Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Memphis 97-84
|Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Memphis 97-84|
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points leading the Trail Blazers to a 97-84 victory over Memphis at Rose Garden on Tuesday.
The Trail Blazers were a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 187.5.
Jamal Crawford had 15 points for Portland and Wesley Matthews chipped in with 13 points. Jamal Crawford had 4 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 22 boards.
The Grizzlies got a 20-point performance from O.J. Mayo, who was supported by 11 points from Rudy Gay. Mike Conley had 7 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Marreese Speights grabbed 6 rebounds.
Portland led at halftime, 47-43.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-39.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Grizzlies will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.