The AP reports: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points, Joel Przybilla added 10 points and 14 rebounds, and the Blazers beat the Clippers 87-72 on Saturday night to tie for third place in the Western Conference. The Trail Blazers needed a late rally to beat the lowly Clippers, who were up by two with 7:44 remaining. The win came a day after Portland beat the Lakers at home… Eric Gordon had 18 for the Clippers, who have lost seven of their last eight. Los Angeles, down most of the game, took its first lead since the first quarter when Gordon scored on a layup to make it 68-66.