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Rockets Fall 125-112 Against Portland - Game Recap

Damian Lillard scored 36 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Portland on Wednesday, leading the Trail Blazers to a 125-112 victory over Houston at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.

The Trail Blazers were a +5.0-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 242.5.

CJ McCollum had 22 points for Portland and Trevor Ariza chipped in with 21 points. Damian Lillard had 11 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Carmelo Anthony was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

The Rockets got a 39-point performance from Russell Westbrook, who was supported by 18 points from James Harden. Russell Westbrook had 6 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Russell Westbrook grabbed 10 rebounds.

Portland led at halftime, 71-60.

The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 50 boards, while Houston only had 39

Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Dallas.