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Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers Recap - Trail Blazers Win 124-121
Portland got 51 points from Damian Lillard en route to a 124-121 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday at Visa Athletic Center.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 229.0.
Portland got 20 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 16 points from CJ McCollum. Damian Lillard contributed 7 assists, while Mario Hezonja cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 34 points from Josh Richardson in a losing cause and another 20 points from Alec Burks. Josh Richardson contributed 6 assists for the 76ers, while Matisse Thybulle had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 67-58 at the break.
Philadelphia had a 48-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Phoenix.