Recap - Heat Defeat Portland 107-93
|Recap - Heat Defeat Portland 107-93|
Miami got 38 points from LeBron James en route to a 107-93 victory over Portland on Thursday at Rose Garden.
The Heat were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 198.5.
Miami got 33 points from Dwyane Wade and another 12 points from Mario Chalmers. Dwyane Wade contributed 10 assists, while Udonis Haslem cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Portland got 20 points from LaMarcus Aldridge in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jamal Crawford. LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 4 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 60-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 41 boards, while Portland only had 36.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Minnesota.