New York Falls 102-91 to Trail Blazers - Recap
The Trail Blazers grabbed a 102-91 win over the Knicks on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Damian Lillard at Rose Garden.
The Trail Blazers were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 195.5.
Portland got 23 points from Nicolas Batum and another 18 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Damian Lillard contributed 6 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
New York got 34 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 16 points from Andrea Bargnani. Kenyon Martin contributed 6 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 56-39 at the break.
Portland had a 46-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.