Portland vs Cleveland Recap - Trail Blazers Win 119-116
Damian Lillard went off for 36 points and added 8 rebounds leading Portland to a 119-116 win over Cleveland on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Trail Blazers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 4.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 205.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Portland got 26 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 19 points from Wesley Matthews. Damian Lillard contributed 10 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Cleveland got 25 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 25 points from Dion Waiters. Kyrie Irving contributed 10 assists for the Cavaliers, while Andrew Bynum had 9 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers hit the break trailing 59-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 56 boards, while Cleveland only had 44.
Portland heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.