The Blazers lost for the first time since a 100-79 road defeat to the San Antonio Spurs on Dec. 2. They won their next 13, including two over the Jazz, and were three victories away from tying the franchise record.
"It was a great month for us. We lost the first game of the month and the last game of the month. Anytime you do that, I think that's a sign of a young team maturing," said Brandon Roy, who scored 17 points for Portland.
Blazers coach Nate McMillan was attending a family funeral and not with the team.
Pistons 114, Bucks 69 -- Richard Hamilton scored 22 points and Chauncey Billups added 13 points and 12 assists, helping host Detroit rout Milwaukee for its ninth consecutive win. The Pistons have won 17 of 19.
Magic 112, Bulls 110 -- Hedo Turkoglu hit a fadeaway jumper with seven-tenths of a second left in overtime, lifting visiting Orlando over Chicago. The Bulls lost for the first time in three games since Jim Boylan became interim head coach. Chicago's Ben Gordon scored 39 points.
Consecutive announced sellout crowds for the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills.