Portland 100, Indiana 80

Date - Wednesday, January 23, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #11 Derrick Collins, #29 Mark Lindsay, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 18934

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 17 15 27 21 80
Portland 20 24 26 30 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 26-17 16-3 10-14 L1
Portland 21-21 14-8 7-13 W1


Trail Blazers 100, Pacers 80: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and host Portland snapped a six-game losing streak by sinking Indiana.

Rookie Damian Lillard scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and J.J. Hickson added 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Trail Blazers also halted a four-game skid on their home court.

Paul George had 22 points and David West added 21 for the Pacers, who lost for only the third time in 10 games and dropped its fourth consecutive game in Portland.

Aldridge was 12-of-17 from the floor as the Trail Blazers shot a sizzling 56.4 percent and became the third team to shoot better than 50 percent vs. Indiana. He had 14 points in the second quarter, including the last eight in a 22-4 spurt as Portland built a 44-32 halftime edge.

Indiana trimmed a 13-point deficit to six late in the third quarter before Lillard converted a pair of three-point plays to extend the lead to 80-69 entering the fourth. The Trail Blazers opened the final quarter by scoring the first six points and the lead never got under double digits thereafter.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Hickson had his 24th double-double of the season for Portland, which had set an NBA record by having its previous 10 games decided by six points or fewer. ... Indiana managed only 32 points in the first half, the fewest of any opponent of the Trail Blazers this season. ... Aldridge surpassed Sidney Wicks for ninth place on the franchise career list with 3,504 field goals made.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Portland
Paul George 22 Scoring LaMarcus Aldridge 27
George Hill 3 Assists Nicolas Batum 8
Paul George 7 Rebounds J.J. Hickson 13
David West 5 Free Throws Made LaMarcus Aldridge 3
D.J. Augustin 2 Steals Nicolas Batum 1
Roy Hibbert 1 Blocks LaMarcus Aldridge 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 80 37.5 6-23 14-17 16 34 2 8 13
Portland 100 56.4 2-11 10-12 29 42 4 4 17

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game at home against L.A. Clippers. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Pacers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .765 after a loss.
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