Cleveland vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 108-96
The Cavaliers were burned for 32 points by LaMarcus Aldridge on Wednesday as the Trail Blazers picked up a 108-96 win at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 212.5.
Portland got 28 points from Damian Lillard and another 15 points from Wesley Matthews. Mo Williams contributed 7 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
The Cavaliers got a 25-point performance from Luol Deng, who was supported by 21 points from Kyrie Irving. Kyrie Irving had 4 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Anderson Varejao grabbed 14 rebounds.
Portland led at halftime, 54-50.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-42.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Denver.