Veteran Carmelo Anthony, who dropped a team-high 25 points, after the game said what it means to get back a team leader and how it affected their game. All five Blazers starters scored in double figures. Carmelo Anthony 25 points, Whiteside 24/16 rebounds, Lillard 22 in his return. McCollum 22 points, Ariza 15 points. The Blazers improved to 28-35. Final score: Portland Trail Blazers 125-104 Washington Wizards.