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Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Utah 100-89

Utah was victimized by Wesley Matthews for 30 points as the Trail Blazers defeated the Jazz 100-89 in NBA action on Thursday.

Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 188.5.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points for Portland and Andre Miller chipped in with 16 points. Andre Miller had 10 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 20 boards.

The Jazz got a 19-point performance from Deron Williams, who was supported by 17 points from Paul Millsap. Deron Williams had 8 assists in a losing cause for Utah, while Al Jefferson grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 46-41 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 39 boards, while Portland only had 34.

Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face Memphis.