The Trail Blazers got a 26-point performance from Brandon Roy as Portland ran past Phoenix 101-94 on Friday at US Airways Center.
The Trail Blazers were a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 202.5.
Portland got 23 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 16 points from Wesley Matthews. Andre Miller contributed 9 assists, while Marcus Camby cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Phoenix got 24 points from Steve Nash in a losing cause and another 17 points from Grant Hill. Steve Nash contributed 5 assists for the Suns, while Steve Nash had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 61-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 39 boards, while Portland only had 36.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Minnesota.