Denver vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 111-102
The Trail Blazers got a 25-point performance from Wesley Matthews as Portland ran past Denver 111-102 on Thursday 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 201.5.
Raymond Felton had 23 points for Portland and Jamal Crawford chipped in with 22 points. Raymond Felton had 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Nuggets got a 25-point performance from Ty Lawson, who was supported by 19 points from Arron Afflalo. Andre Miller had 8 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Nene Hilario grabbed 9 rebounds.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-30.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Clippers. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.