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|Oden's Big Game Helps Portland Rout Chicago
|PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Greg Oden tied a career-high with 24 points and LaMarcus Aldridge also had 24 to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Chicago Bulls 122-98 Monday night.
Oden, the first pick of the 2007 NBA draft, missed one of his eight shots from the field and added 12 rebounds. Aldridge pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds.
The Blazers had five players score in double figures. Brandon Roy had 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, while Andre Miller scored 16 and Rudy Fernandez 13.
Luol Deng scored 25 points and John Salmons added 22 for the Bulls.
Portland's 122 points was a season-high and the Trail Blazers outrebounded the Bulls 47-27.
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