Portland 93, L.A. Lakers 86

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 8, 2011 10:00 PM
Location - Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #36 David Jones, #12 Violet Palmer, #15 Bennett Salvatore
Attendance - 20697

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Lakers 21 26 15 24 86
Portland 21 32 21 19 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 55-24 29-10 26-14 L4
Portland 47-33 29-11 18-22 W2

Recap


LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the host Trail Blazers opened the second half with a 21-5 run in sending the Los Angeles Lakers to their fourth straight loss, 93-86 on Friday.

Gerald Wallace added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Wesley Matthews had 18 points, including the first six during the decisive run for the Trail Blazers. Andre Miller chipped in 13 assists and 12 points.

Portland (47-33) maintained its half-game lead over New Orleans for sixth in the West and won for the first time in four games against Los Angeles this season.

Kobe Bryant scored 24 points, and Lamar Odom had 14 rebounds and 13 points for the Lakers (55-24), whose lead over third-place Dallas in the West is down to one game.

The Lakers are averaging 87 points during the losing streak.

Portland went on a 19-2 run, led by three 3-pointers by Wallace, to take a 55-43 lead midway through the second quarter.

Bryant scored the last 14 Lakers points of the first half, including four 3-pointers in the final 2:26, as Los Angeles cut the deficit in half and trailed 53-47 at halftime.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   Portland
Kobe Bryant 24 Scoring LaMarcus Aldridge 24
Kobe Bryant 4 Assists Andre Miller 13
Lamar Odom 14 Rebounds Gerald Wallace 13
Ron Artest 4 Free Throws Made Gerald Wallace 7
Andrew Bynum 2 Steals LaMarcus Aldridge 2
Andrew Bynum 2 Blocks LaMarcus Aldridge 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 86 39.5 11-25 7-14 14 52 4 6 17
Portland 93 45.5 6-21 17-20 28 41 5 8 9

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .587 after a win and .588 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Lakers have a W/L % of .782 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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