Portland vs Sacramento Wrap - Portland Wins 96-85
|Portland vs Sacramento Wrap - Portland Wins 96-85|
The Trail Blazers got a 22-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who added 14 rebounds as Portland ran past Sacramento 96-85 on Saturday at Sleep Train Arena.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 198.5.
Portland got 21 points from Wesley Matthews and another 12 points from Robin Lopez. Damian Lillard contributed 6 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Sacramento got 33 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ben McLemore. Greivis Vasquez contributed 5 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 12 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers hit the break leading 45-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-33.
Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head home to face Brooklyn.