The Trail Blazers got a 28-point performance from Nicolas Batum as Portland ran past Miami 92-90 on Thursday at Rose Garden.
The Trail Blazers were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 195.5.
Portland got 20 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 18 points from Wesley Matthews. Damian Lillard contributed 8 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Miami got 29 points from Chris Bosh in a losing cause and another 18 points from Dwyane Wade. LeBron James contributed 9 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James had 10 rebounds.
Portland trailed at halftime, 52-39.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face Sacramento.