Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Sacramento 109-91
The Trail Blazers got a 28-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who added 12 rebounds as Portland ran past Sacramento 109-91 on Wednesday at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 199.5.
Portland got 18 points from Nicolas Batum and another 17 points from Damian Lillard. Damian Lillard contributed 11 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Kings got a 19-point performance from John Salmons, who was supported by 12 points from Isaiah Thomas. Isaiah Thomas had 6 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while Chuck Hayes grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 62-44 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 53 boards, while Sacramento only had 35.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.