Utah Jazz: A near-perfect December
Portland's 13-game winning streak ended Monday night:
Dec. 3 at Memphis W, 106-105
Travis Outlaw's jumper at the buzzer gives Blazers their first road victory.
Dec. 6 vs. Miami W, 112-106
Blazers nearly blow a 16-point lead, but Brandon Roy scores 25 points.
Dec. 9 vs. Milw. W, 117-113, OT
Bucks lead by six with two minutes left regulation and by four late in OT.
Dec. 11 at Utah W, 97-89
Martell Webster scores a career-high 25; Utah shoots only 38.2 percent.
Dec. 12 vs. Golden State W, 105-95
LaMarcus Aldridge is hurt but Joel Pryzbilla has 15 points, 10 rebounds.
Dec. 14 vs. Utah W, 99-91
Roy finishes with 29 points; Utah goes 0-for-13 from the three-point line.
Dec. 16 at Denver W, 116-105
Channing Frye scores a season-high 20; first win in Denver since 2003.
Dec. 17 vs. New Orleans W, 88-76
Hornets shoot 34 percent and don't score for six minutes in the fourth.
Dec. 19 vs. Toronto W, 101-96
Aldridge returns from foot injury; Blazers overcome late seven-point
Dec. 21 vs. Denver W, 99-96
A 16-2 run at the start of the fourth quarter helps Portland beat the
Dec. 25 vs. Seattle W, 89-79
They shoot 38 percent, but Roy (17) and Frye (12) lead a balanced attack.
Dec. 28 vs. Minnesota W, 109-98
Blazers squander most of a 19-point lead against four-win Timberwolves.
Dec. 30 vs. Philadelphia W, 97-72
They bury the 76ers with 18 straight points at the start of the fourth
Dec. 31 at Utah L, 111-101
The streak ends as the Blazers are outrebounded 40-31 and outscored in the paint 62-22.