Portland Defeats Denver 107-106 - Recap
Portland got 24 points and 14 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge en route to a 107-106 victory over Denver on Friday at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 203.5.
Portland got 18 points from Rudy Fernandez and another 18 points from Andre Miller. Andre Miller contributed 9 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Denver got 30 points from Danilo Gallinari in a losing cause and another 20 points from Wilson Chandler. Ty Lawson contributed 6 assists for the Nuggets, while Nene Hilario had 11 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers hit the break leading 49-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-47.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hawks. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.