The Blazers played well for three quarters, but they scored only 11 points in the final period as they lost to the Sixers 79-88. It was the second game of a four-game road trip for the Blazers, who have dropped four straight. Wesley Matthews led the Blazers with 26 points. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 20 points and added 12 rebounds. Portland’s bench was managed to score 10 points together.
Elton Brand scored 18 points while Jrue Holiday and Andres Nocioni added 11 each to help the Sixers past the Blazers.