nba Game Recap
Recap - Jazz Defeat Portland 111-80
The battle between the Jazz and Trail Blazers didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 111-80 defeat on Sunday at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.
Bettors who backed the Jazz were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -16.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 220.0.
Juancho Hernangomez had 22 points for Utah and Rudy Gobert chipped in with 18 points. Mike Conley had 5 assists for the Jazz, while Rudy Gobert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Portland got 20 points from Reggie Perry in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ben McLemore. Keon Johnson contributed 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Reggie Perry had 8 rebounds.
The Jazz hit the break winning 52-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
Utah had a 60-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.