Los Angeles vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 105-97
Portland got 20 points from Gerald Wallace en route to a 105-97 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 195.5.
Portland got 18 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 18 points from Wesley Matthews. Raymond Felton contributed 8 assists, while Marcus Camby cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Caron Butler in a losing cause and another 19 points from Chauncey Billups. Chauncey Billups contributed 4 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 54-47 at the break.
Los Angeles had a 39-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Miami.