Denver vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 102-96
|Denver vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 102-96|
Portland earned a 102-96 victory over Denver on Saturday, getting 18 points from Robin Lopez at Moda Center.
The Trail Blazers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 12-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Portland got 17 points from Damian Lillard and another 16 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Nicolas Batum contributed 6 assists, while Nicolas Batum cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Denver got 16 points from Kenneth Faried in a losing cause and another 16 points from Randy Foye. Randy Foye contributed 4 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried had 10 rebounds.
Portland led at halftime, 56-48.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-40.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.