Indiana 92, Portland 97

Date - Saturday, January 22, 2011 10:00 PM
Location - Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #72 Kevin Cutler, #55 Bill Kennedy
Attendance - 20563

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 28 25 17 22 92
Portland 19 27 21 30 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 0-0 0-0 0-0 L4
Portland 0-0 0-0 0-0 W5

Recap

LaMarcus Aldridge continued his stellar play with 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 97-92 comeback victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Saturday.

Nicolas Batum scored 23 points as Portland (25-20) won its season-high fifth consecutive contest and reached five games above .500 for the first time.

Danny Granger scored 24 points but couldn’t prevent Indiana (16-24) from losing its fourth straight game.

Portland trailed by seven points at halftime before limiting the Pacers to 39 second-half points.

Wesley Matthews added 19 points and nine assists for Portland, which was 10-of-20 from 3-point range with Batum going 5-for-8. Rudy Fernandez had three 3-pointers as part of a solid performance that included 11 points, six rebounds and eight assists. Fernandez played 36-plus minutes after Andre Miller left the contest early with an upset stomach.

The double-double performance was the eighth of the month for Aldridge, who is making a run at landing a spot on the Western Conference All-Star team.

Darren Collison and Mike Dunleavy scored 14 points apiece and Roy Hibbert had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Indiana.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Portland
Danny Granger 24 Scoring LaMarcus Aldridge 25
Darren Collison 7 Assists Wesley Matthews 9
Roy Hibbert 10 Rebounds LaMarcus Aldridge 12
Jeff Foster 6 Free Throws Made LaMarcus Aldridge 9
Darren Collison 2 Steals Rudy Fernandez 2
Jeff Foster 2 Blocks Dante Cunningham 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 92 47.4 6-18 14-18 16 42 5 7 19
Portland 97 42.2 10-20 17-20 29 39 3 8 15

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Denver . The Pacers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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