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Trail Blazers Fall 114-83 Against San Antonio - Game Recap
The battle between the Spurs and Trail Blazers didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 114-83 defeat on Thursday at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.
Bettors who backed the Spurs were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +5.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 215.5.
San Antonio got 18 points from Bryn Forbes and another 16 points from Doug McDermott. Dejounte Murray contributed 13 assists, while Jakob Poeltl cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Portland got 16 points from Norman Powell in a losing cause and another 16 points from CJ McCollum. Dennis Smith Jr. contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Jusuf Nurkic had 7 rebounds.
The Spurs hit the break winning 68-47 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored San Antonio as they grabbed 48 boards, while Portland only had 41
Next game, San Antonio takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Boston.