Trail Blazers Fall 108-107 Against Miami - Game Recap
Chris Bosh went off for 37 points and added 10 rebounds leading Miami to a 108-107 win over Portland on Saturday at Rose Garden.
Miami won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 207.5.
Miami got 16 points from Dwyane Wade and another 12 points from Michael Beasley. Mario Chalmers contributed 9 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Portland got 23 points from Wesley Matthews in a losing cause and another 22 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Nicolas Batum contributed 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Joel Freeland had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 62-58 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 41 boards, while Miami only had 35.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face New Orleans.