Trail Blazers Down Detroit 100-78 - Match Report
The battle between the Trail Blazers and Pistons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Detroit was handed a 100-78 defeat on Tuesday at Rose Garden.
The Trail Blazers were a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 191.5.
Portland got 19 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 17 points from Nicolas Batum. Marcus Camby contributed 6 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Detroit got 17 points from Rodney Stuckey in a losing cause and another 15 points from Austin Daye. Richard Hamilton contributed 4 assists for the Pistons, while Austin Daye had 8 rebounds.
Portland led at halftime, 53-45.
Portland had a 45-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Portland heads into a battle against the Thunder. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.