Portland, Indiana square off at Conseco Fieldhouse
(Sports Network) – The Portland Trail Blazers will resume their road trip
tonight when they take on the Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Portland is 1-1 on its current six-game swing and suffered a 102-94 overtime
loss against Milwaukee on Wednesday. Jarrett Jack netted a career-high 30
points and dished out 10 assists, while Zach Randolph chipped in 20 points and
grabbed 14 boards for the Blazers, who have lost six of their last seven.
The Trail Blazers will also visit Toronto, Philadelphia and Memphis on their
road trip and are 3-7 away from the Rose Garden this season.
Indiana, meanwhile, halted a three-game losing streak with Wednesday’s 94-80
home win over the Orlando Magic.
Al Harrington and Stephen Jackson each scored 26 points to lead the Pacers,
who have won three straight at home and are 5-2 as the host this season.
Jermaine O’Neal had 11 points and 11 rebounds, while Jeff Foster contributed
eight points and tied a career-high with 18 boards and four steals.
The Pacers defeated Portland on November 28 of this season and have won six
straight and nine of the last 15 meetings.
Portland has lost three in a row, four of five and six of its last eight trips
to Conseco Fieldhouse.