Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Minnesota 109-94
The Trail Blazers grabbed a 109-94 win over the Timberwolves on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Damian Lillard at Rose Garden.
Portland was a favorite by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 197.5.
Portland got 18 points from J.J. Hickson and another 17 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Eric Maynor contributed 12 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Minnesota got 23 points from Derrick Williams in a losing cause and another 18 points from Luke Ridnour. Ricky Rubio contributed 9 assists for the Timberwolves, while Ricky Rubio had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 51-44 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 55 boards, while Minnesota only had 47.
Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Miami.