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Portland Defeats Toronto 101-99 - Recap

Toronto was scorched by Carmelo Anthony for 28 points as the Trail Blazers defeated the Raptors 101-99 in NBA action on Tuesday.

The Trail Blazers were a +2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 221.5.

Damian Lillard had 20 points for Portland and Hassan Whiteside chipped in with 14 points. Damian Lillard had 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.

Toronto got 24 points from Kyle Lowry in a losing cause and another 17 points from Serge Ibaka. Kyle Lowry contributed 10 assists for the Raptors, while Serge Ibaka had 11 rebounds.

Portland trailed at halftime, 56-46.

The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 57 boards, while Portland only had 45

Portland heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.