Trail Blazers run past Rockets

Trail Blazers run past Rockets

Travis Outlaw drained 23 points off the bench to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Houston Rockets 96-87 on Tuesday night.

Portland covered as 8.5-point home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 185-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Brandon Roy scored 20 points for the Trail Blazers, who got 14 points from Martell Webster in the payday.

Aaron Brooks dropped 19 points for Houston, while reserve Kyle Lowry went for 12 points and eight assists for the Rockets.