Portland 102, Chicago 94

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, November 18, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #34 Kevin Cutler, #26 Pat Fraher, #71 Rodney Mott
Attendance - 20242

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 30 13 25 26 94
Portland 23 28 22 29 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 5-5 3-3 2-2 L2
Portland 5-5 3-3 2-2 W3

Recap

Trail Blazers 102, Bulls 94: Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum scored 21 points apiece while LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 and 13 rebounds as host Portland extended its winning streak to three games.

Damian Lillard contributed 16 points and J.J. Hickson and Ronnie Price each chipped in 10 for the Trail Blazers, who have won five straight home meetings with the Bulls.

Nate Robinson scored a team-high 18 points off the bench and Joakim Noah recorded 16 points and 15 boards for Chicago, which fell to 1-2 on its season high-tying five-game road trip.

Portland led by 15 with 8:29 remaining in the third quarter as Lillard buried a 3-pointer. The Bulls cut the deficit to five by the end of the period and forged a 73-73 tie with 10:50 left in the fourth on a three-point play by Taj Gibson.

The Trail Blazers used a 14-2 run to put away the game, with Matthews capping the burst on a pull-up jumper with 5:04 to play. Matthews and Price had five points apiece during the spurt.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Lillard scored on a dunk with 1.9 seconds remaining in the game, earning some choice words from several members of the Bulls. ... Noah fell two assists shy of a triple-double. ... Chicago has allowed over 100 points in each of its last four games. ... Batum was 5-of-10 from 3-point range after hitting 5 of 8 shots from beyond the arc against Houston on Friday. ... Chicago has dropped nine of its last 11 visits to the Rose Garden.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Portland
Nate Robinson 18 Scoring Nicolas Batum 21
Joakim Noah 8 Assists Ronnie Price 5
Joakim Noah 15 Rebounds LaMarcus Aldridge 13
Taj Gibson 5 Free Throws Made LaMarcus Aldridge 6
Luol Deng 2 Steals Damian Lillard 3
Taj Gibson 2 Blocks Wesley Matthews 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 94 49.3 4-16 16-18 25 35 3 9 19
Portland 102 49.4 9-22 15-20 15 34 1 8 16

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Phoenix. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Houston . The Bulls have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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