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Two of the league's top rebounding teams face off when the Portland Trail Blazers (46.0 RPG) take on the Philadelphia 76ers (46.0 RPG) at Moda Center. The Trail Blazers have been a dominant team this year, coming in with a 26-7 record. Over in the other locker room, the 76ers are 10 games below .500 on the year and sport a record of 11-21. This game will begin at 10:00 pm EST and it will be covered by TCN-PHI and CSN-NW.

The Trail Blazers look for another win today after dominating the Bobcats, 134-104. Damian Lillard had 24 points, 7 assists and 2 steals for Portland. Meanwhile, the 76ers are coming off a win against the Kings, 113-104. Thaddeus Young was the team's top scorer, accumulating 28 points. This is the second game of the year between these two teams, with the Trail Blazers winning the first matchup, 139-105. LaMarcus Aldridge put up a double-double in that victory with 20 points and 16 rebounds.

The high-powered offense of Portland (first in the NBA with an offensive efficiency of 110.7) will square off against the porous defense of Philadelphia (29th in the league with a defensive efficiency of 187.1), a matchup that should favor the Trail Blazers.


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