Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Dallas 127-111
LaMarcus Aldridge poured in 30 points for Portland on Saturday, as they defeated Dallas 127-111 at American Airlines Center.
The Trail Blazers were a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 214.5.
Portland got 21 points from Nicolas Batum and another 16 points from Robin Lopez. Damian Lillard contributed 10 assists, while Robin Lopez cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Dallas got 18 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 15 points from Monta Ellis. Shane Larkin contributed 4 assists for the Mavericks, while Samuel Dalembert had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 71-52 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 55 boards, while Dallas only had 30.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Cleveland.