Trail Blazers vs Nets Final: 96-89 - Recap
Portland got 27 points from LaMarcus Aldridge en route to a 96-89 victory over New Jersey on Saturday at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 185.5.
Portland got 23 points from Nicolas Batum and another 19 points from Andre Miller. Andre Miller contributed 8 assists, while Marcus Camby cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Nets got a 32-point performance from Brook Lopez, who was supported by 13 points from Sasha Vujacic. Devin Harris had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Jersey, while Kris Humphries grabbed 10 rebounds.
Portland trailed at halftime, 53-46.
Portland had a 40-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Golden State.