Sacramento 96, Portland 81

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 24, 2011 10:00 PM
Location - Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #39 Kevin Fehr, #51 Leroy Richardson, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 20488

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 25 20 25 26 96
Portland 20 23 22 16 81

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 10-32 6-16 4-16 W1
Portland 25-21 16-6 9-15 L1

Recap

Tyreke Evans scored 26 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 96-81 road  victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.

The Kings (10-32) used defense to snap Portland's five-game winning streak and end their own run of nine losses to the Trail Blazers (25-21).

Sacramento limited LaMarcus Aldridge to nine points, snapping his streak of double-digit scoring at 25 games. He was last held under 10 points on Dec. 4.

Overall, the Kings held the Blazers to less than 40 percent (34-of-86) from the field. They allowed just 16 points in the pivotal fourth quarter.

Reserve Carl Landry had 14 points and seven rebounds, rookie DeMarcus Cousins and Beno Udrih each scored 14 points and Omri Casspi added 12 for Sacramento.

Wesley Matthews scored 21 points, Andre Miller added 18 and Nicolas Batum 16 with nine rebounds for Portland.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Portland
Tyreke Evans 26 Scoring Wesley Matthews 21
Tyreke Evans 6 Assists LaMarcus Aldridge 5
DeMarcus Cousins 8 Rebounds Nicolas Batum 9
Tyreke Evans 6 Free Throws Made Nicolas Batum 2
Jason Thompson 3 Steals Andre Miller 3
Samuel Dalembert 4 Blocks Dante Cunningham 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 96 50.0 5-9 15-20 19 44 5 9 18
Portland 81 39.5 5-15 8-11 16 39 6 6 19

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game at home against Boston. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .560 after a win and .524 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Kings have a W/L % of .111 after a win and .273 after a loss.
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