Recap - Pacers Defeat Portland 100-87
|Recap - Pacers Defeat Portland 100-87|
The Trail Blazers were burned for 25 points by Danny Granger on Friday as the Pacers picked up a 100-87 win at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Indiana won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 192.5.
Roy Hibbert had 15 points for Indiana and Tyler Hansbrough chipped in with 13 points. Darren Collison had 7 assists for the Pacers, while Jeff Foster was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Portland got 19 points from Rudy Fernandez in a losing cause and another 14 points from Nicolas Batum. Rudy Fernandez contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 10 rebounds.
The Pacers hit the break leading 60-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 58 boards, while Portland only had 39.
Indiana heads into a battle against the Nets. Portland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.