NBA: Portland 124, Brooklyn 80

Feb. 27, 2014 at 1:09 AM   |   Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Mo Williams scored 21 points and Will Barton had 20 for the Portland Trail Blazers, who trounced the visiting Brooklyn Nets 124-80 Wednesday.

Barton also had 11 rebounds, and Nicholas Batum contributed 19 points in the Blazers' fourth consecutive win.

Portland out-rebounded the Nets 53-29. The Blazers' bench outscored the Brooklyn reserves 68-45.

The Blazers led 58-34 at halftime to put the contest out of reach and then added an exclamation point by outscoring Brooklyn 42-21 in the fourth quarters.

Deron Williams led Brooklyn with 12 points and Joe Johnson scored 11. The Nets, who shot 39.5 percent from the field, lost for the second time in three games.

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