Recap - Grizzlies Defeat Portland 98-81
|Recap - Grizzlies Defeat Portland 98-81|
Zach Randolph scored 23 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Memphis on Tuesday, leading the Grizzlies to a 98-81 victory over Portland at Rose Garden.
Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 198.5.
Memphis got 19 points from Mike Conley and another 15 points from Marc Gasol. Mike Conley contributed 7 assists, while Zach Randolph cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Portland got 27 points from LaMarcus Aldridge in a losing cause and another 16 points from Damian Lillard. Wesley Matthews contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 61-46 at the break.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-40.
Next game, Memphis takes its act on the road to face Sacramento looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Toronto.