Portland 94, New Orleans 86

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 10, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #18 Matt Boland, #17 Joe Crawford, # Kevin Scott
Attendance - 14421

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Portland 21 21 28 24 94
New Orleans 19 27 21 19 86

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Portland 15-12 11-3 4-9 W1
New Orleans 4-23 2-14 2-9 L8

Recap


Jamal Crawford scored a season-best 31 points and had eight assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 94-86 victory over the host New Orleans Hornets on Friday.

Raymond Felton scored 18 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and Gerald Wallace added 14 points apiece as Portland won for just the fourth time in 13 road games.

Trevor Ariza had 23 points and nine rebounds for New Orleans, which has lost eight straight and dropped to 4-23.

Ariza’s three-point play tied the score at 81 with 4:11 to play, but the Hornets then went nearly 3 1/2 minutes without scoring.

Aldridge’s 19-footer with 3:30 to play gave Portland the lead, and Nicolas Batum hit two free throws with 1:18 remaining to make it a two-possession game.

New Orleans led 46-42 at halftime and boosted the margin to nine midway through the third quarter on a dunk by Emeka Okafor.

Portland outscored the Hornets 22-10 over the final six minutes to take a 70-67 lead into the final quarter.

Okafor had 13 points, while Al-Farouq Aminu and Marco Belinelli each scored 12 for New Orleans.

Top Game Performances

Portland   New Orleans
Jamal Crawford 31 Scoring Trevor Ariza 23
Jamal Crawford 8 Assists Greivis Vasquez 7
LaMarcus Aldridge 7 Rebounds Trevor Ariza 9
Jamal Crawford 9 Free Throws Made Trevor Ariza 5
Nicolas Batum 5 Steals Greivis Vasquez 5
Gerald Wallace 3 Blocks Xavier Henry 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 94 51.5 4-17 20-25 24 33 9 10 16
New Orleans 86 44.0 3-16 17-25 20 37 1 10 19

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Utah. The Hornets have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .091 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .357 after a win and .769 after a loss.
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