Clippers Down Portland 122-117 - Match Report
|Clippers Down Portland 122-117 - Match Report|
Blake Griffin poured in 36 points for Los Angeles on Wednesday, as they defeated Portland 122-117 at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Trail Blazers against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 218.5.
Jamal Crawford had 25 points for Los Angeles and Chris Paul chipped in with 20 points. Chris Paul had 12 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Trail Blazers got a 25-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who was supported by 21 points from Damian Lillard. Nicolas Batum had 7 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Nicolas Batum grabbed 7 rebounds.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-32.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.