Trail Blazers Down Oklahoma City 98-91 - Match Report
The Thunder were burned for 32 points by LaMarcus Aldridge on Friday as the Trail Blazers picked up a 98-91 win at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 192.5.
Nicolas Batum had 19 points for Portland and Andre Miller chipped in with 13 points. Andre Miller had 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Oklahoma City got 25 points from Kevin Durant in a losing cause and another 21 points from James Harden. Russell Westbrook contributed 6 assists for the Thunder, while Kevin Durant had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 59-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 48 boards, while Portland only had 35.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.