Portland Defeats Atlanta 104-93 - Recap
|Portland Defeats Atlanta 104-93 - Recap|
Portland got 28 points from Wesley Matthews en route to a 104-93 victory over Atlanta on Friday at Philips Arena.
Portland was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 201.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Damian Lillard had 22 points for Portland and LaMarcus Aldridge chipped in with 20 points. Nicolas Batum had 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Hawks got a 24-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 21 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague had 7 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Al Horford grabbed 17 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 48 boards, while Atlanta only had 41.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.