Portland 91, Boston 86

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 10:00 PM
Location - Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #71 Rodney Mott, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 20651

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Boston 23 22 19 22 86
Portland 13 27 24 27 91

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 28-5 17-1 11-4 L1
Portland 20-12 12-3 8-9 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the Portland Trail Blazers have a 12-3 record at home this season. The Boston Celtics are 11-4 while on the road this season.
  • Portland has a streak of 2 straight up wins . The Trail Blazers have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up loss The Celtics have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Steve Blake played 38:51 minutes and scored 21 points. He shot 66.7% from the field and has averaged 14.2 points over the last five games.
  • Paul Pierce played 39:46 minutes and scored 28 points. He shot 43.8 % from the field and has averaged 18.4 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Portland Trail Blazers average 99.0 points per game and hold opponents to 95.0 points per game. The Boston Celtics average 101.0 points per game and hold opponents to 90.8 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Boston   Portland
Paul Pierce 28 Scoring Steve Blake 21
Rajon Rondo 7 Assists Steve Blake 3
Kevin Garnett 8 Rebounds Greg Oden 11
Paul Pierce 14 Free Throws Made Rudy Fernandez 3
Rajon Rondo 3 Steals Greg Oden 3
Glen Davis 1 Blocks LaMarcus Aldridge 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Boston 86 40.3 3-14 29-31 13 29 1 7 13
Portland 91 45.2 6-15 19-25 14 44 4 8 15

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .579 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game at home against Washington. The Celtics have a W/L % of .857 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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