Memphis vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 102-89
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 22 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Portland on Tuesday, leading the Trail Blazers to a 102-89 victory over Memphis at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 188.5.
Rudy Fernandez had 18 points for Portland and Nicolas Batum chipped in with 16 points. Andre Miller had 8 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Memphis got 17 points from Mike Conley in a losing cause and another 13 points from Sam Young. O.J. Mayo contributed 3 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marc Gasol had 10 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 42 boards, while Portland only had 39.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Memphis, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.