Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Boston 109-96
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Portland over Boston, 109-96, on Friday at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 194.5.
Portland got 18 points from Nicolas Batum and another 18 points from Mo Williams. Mo Williams contributed 8 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Boston got 26 points from Jared Sullinger in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jeff Green. Jordan Crawford contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger had 8 rebounds.
Portland led at halftime, 57-51.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-34.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.