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Trail Blazers Fall 118-117 Against Phoenix - Game Recap

Phoenix got 26 points from Chris Paul en route to a 118-117 victory over Portland on Thursday at Phoenix Suns Arena.

Bettors who backed the Suns were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -2.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 237.5.

Phoenix got 21 points from Cameron Payne and another 21 points from Mikal Bridges. Chris Paul contributed 7 assists, while Mikal Bridges cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

The Trail Blazers got a 41-point performance from Damian Lillard, who was supported by 27 points from CJ McCollum. CJ McCollum had 6 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Jusuf Nurkic grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 53-52 at the break.

Phoenix had a 42-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Denver.