Recap - Wizards Defeat Portland 98-95
|Recap - Wizards Defeat Portland 98-95|
Nene Hilario scored 24 points leading the Wizards to a 98-95 victory over Portland at Rose Garden on Monday.
Washington was an underdog by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 195.5.
Washington got 24 points from Martell Webster and another 13 points from Emeka Okafor. Martell Webster contributed 6 assists, while Emeka Okafor cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Portland got 18 points from Damian Lillard in a losing cause and another 17 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Nicolas Batum contributed 11 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 51-50 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 44 boards, while Portland only had 42.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Indiana.