Trail Blazers Down Chicago 99-89 - Match Report
Chicago was scorched by LaMarcus Aldridge for 28 points as the Trail Blazers defated the Bulls 99-89 in NBA action on Thursday.
Portland was an underdog by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.
Portland got 24 points from Damian Lillard and another 11 points from Nicolas Batum. Damian Lillard contributed 7 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 21 rebounds.
The Bulls got an 18 -point performance from Joakim Noah, who was supported by 16 points from Carlos Boozer. Nate Robinson had 9 assists in a losing cause for Chicago, while Carlos Boozer grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers hit the break leading 52-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-41.
Portland heads into a battle against the Hawks. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.