Spurs Fall 98-90 Against Portland - Game Recap
Damian Lillard went off for 29 points and added 7 rebounds leading Portland over San Antonio, 98-90, on Thursday at Rose Garden.
The Trail Blazers were a 7-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 200.5.
Portland got 22 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 12 points from J.J. Hickson. Nicolas Batum contributed 8 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Spurs got a 21-point performance from Tony Parker, who was supported by 16 points from Tim Duncan. Manu Ginobili had 7 assists in a losing cause for San Antonio, while Tiago Splitter grabbed 7 rebounds.
Portland led at halftime, 49-45.
Portland had a 40-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Portland heads into a battle against the Hornets. San Antonio, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.