Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Phoenix 109-71
|Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Phoenix 109-71|
Phoenix was run off the court by the Trail Blazers on Friday as Portland blasted the Suns 109-71 at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points for Portland and Gerald Wallace chipped in with 17 points. Jamal Crawford had 10 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 20 boards.
The Suns got a 12-point performance from Grant Hill, who was supported by 10 points from Sebastian Telfair. Steve Nash had 7 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Marcin Gortat grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers hit the break leading 47-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 58 boards, while Phoenix only had 41.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.