Houston vs Portland Recap - Trail Blazers Win 100-85
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Portland over Houston, 100-85, on Sunday at Rose Garden.
The Trail Blazers were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 199.5.
Nicolas Batum had 21 points for Portland and Wesley Matthews chipped in with 14 points. Marcus Camby had 8 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Rockets got a 15-point performance from Kevin Martin, who was supported by 12 points from Courtney Lee. Kyle Lowry had 4 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Patrick Patterson grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 54-48 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 47 boards, while Houston only had 40.
Portland heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Denver.