Portland Defeats Chicago 100-89 - Recap
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points leading the Trail Blazers to a 100-89 victory over Chicago at United Center on Friday.
The Trail Blazers were an 8.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 194.5.
Portland got 18 points from Wesley Matthews and another 16 points from Raymond Felton. Raymond Felton contributed 5 assists, while Nicolas Batum cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Chicago got 22 points from Carlos Boozer in a losing cause and another 19 points from Luol Deng. Joakim Noah contributed 5 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer had 14 rebounds.
Portland trailed at halftime, 53-50.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 45 boards, while Portland only had 35.
Portland heads into a battle against the Thunder. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.