Portland 84, New Orleans 77

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 16, 2012 3:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, #55 Bill Kennedy, # James Williams
Attendance - 14758

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Portland 20 17 27 20 84
New Orleans 15 20 16 26 77

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Portland 8-5 6-1 2-4 W1
New Orleans 3-10 1-6 2-4 L4

Recap


LaMarcus Aldridge collected 22 points and nine rebounds as the visiting Portland Trail Blazers snapped a three-game slide with a 84-77 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Monday.

Nicolas Batum added 19 points off the bench and Raymond Felton made up for a poor shooting effort with 12 assists for the Blazers.

The Hornets have dropped four straight and 10 of their last 11.

Aldridge, who was named as a finalist for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team on Monday, scored 10 points during a 17-4 run to start the third quarter, putting Portland on top, 54-39.

Aldridge added six more points over the first five minutes of the fourth quarter to keep Portland clear.

New Orleans had one last run in it, drawing to within 79-71 with 2:45 left, but Batum buried a 3-pointer and Wesley Matthews hit a jumper to seal the victory.

Jarrett Jack scored 21 points and Emeka Okafor chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, who committed 17 turnovers and went 0 for 9 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

Portland   New Orleans
LaMarcus Aldridge 22 Scoring Jarrett Jack 21
Raymond Felton 12 Assists Greivis Vasquez 6
LaMarcus Aldridge 9 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 10
Nicolas Batum 5 Free Throws Made Jarrett Jack 9
Raymond Felton 3 Steals Gustavo Ayon 2
LaMarcus Aldridge 1 Blocks Gustavo Ayon 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 84 47.2 6-20 10-15 25 37 1 9 17
New Orleans 77 41.2 0-9 21-28 16 40 6 9 19

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Hornets have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .111 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Atlanta . The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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