Dallas Falls 106-104 to Trail Blazers - Recap
Portland got 29 points and 13 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge en route to a 106-104 victory over Dallas on Tuesday at Rose Garden.
The Trail Blazers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 3-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
J.J. Hickson had 26 points for Portland and Wesley Matthews chipped in with 17 points. Damian Lillard had 8 assists for the Trail Blazers, while J.J. Hickson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Dallas got 26 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 17 points from Darren Collison. O.J. Mayo contributed 9 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion had 9 rebounds.
Portland trailed at halftime, 59-42.
Portland had a 46-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Golden State.