Portland 101, Sacramento 79

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 10:00 PM
Location - Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #42 Eric Lewis, #73 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 20350

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 25 21 19 14 79
Portland 23 23 28 27 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 1-1 1-0 0-1 L1
Portland 2-0 2-0 0-0 W2

Recap


Gerald Wallace scored 25 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 24 to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 101-79 victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.
 
Portland (2-0) trailed by 12 points late in the second quarter, but rallied to tie the game at 46 at halftime. The Trail Blazers took control in the third quarter and built a nine-point lead on two occasions.
 
Portland scored the first six points of the fourth quarter to go ahead 80-65 and the lead reached 21 points with just over two minutes to play. Eleven players scored for Trail Blazers.
 
Sacramento (1-1) wasn't able to repeat the performance that resulted in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.

DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings with 16 points and 11 rebounds, but Marcus Thornton, who scored 27 points against the Lakers, was held to 14. Tyreke Evans managed only four points after scoring 20 on Monday.
 
Portland has won 10 of the last 11 meetings against Sacramento. The Kings' first seven games and nine of their first 10 are against teams that made the playoffs last season.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Portland
DeMarcus Cousins 16 Scoring Gerald Wallace 25
Tyreke Evans 3 Assists Raymond Felton 6
DeMarcus Cousins 11 Rebounds Marcus Camby 9
Isaiah Thomas 3 Free Throws Made Gerald Wallace 8
Travis Outlaw 1 Steals Raymond Felton 2
DeMarcus Cousins 2 Blocks Kurt Thomas 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 79 37.8 3-16 14-22 11 42 4 1 20
Portland 101 44.7 3-18 22-28 25 44 8 6 10

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game at home against Denver. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Kings have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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