Detroit Pistons Lose 13th Game Against Portland Trail Blazers (98-86)

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Tuesday night was a great victory for the Portland Trail Blazers but unfortunate for the Detroit Pistons.

Forward LeMarcus Aldridge led his team to a 98-86 victory finishing the game with 23 points and 11 rebounds.

Center Robin Lopez also finished with 11 rebounds. The second high scorer of the night for Portland was guard Wesley Matthews who finished the game with 19 points. 

Matthews also finished with 5 rebounds along with forward Nicolas Batum and guard Damian Lillard who scored 14 points. Chris Kaman also scored 14 points off the bench.

For Detroit forward Greg Monroe finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. He was the leading scorer of the evening. Monroe, forward Caron Butler who finished with 13 points and 7 rebounds and other players off the bench scored more than the starters scores put together.

Guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 points and center Andre Drummond finished with 10 points and 15 rebounds for the Pistons.

Next up: Portland Trail Blazers host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday and the Detroit Pistons face Phoenix Suns on Friday!
Tamara M. Anderson