George scores 24, Clippers beat Blazers to extend win streak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George scored 24 points, Reggie Jackson added 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers extended their winning streak to five Tuesday night, defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 117-109. Nicolas Batum added a season-high 22 points for the Clippers, who are 6-4 after losing four of their first five to start the season. Damian Lillard led Portland with 27 points and Norman Powell scored 23. Jusuf Nurkic had a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Trail Blazers are winless in their first five road games.