Sacramento Defeats Portland 104-103 - Recap
Sacramento earned a 104-103 victory over Portland on Sunday, getting 23 points from DeMarcus Cousins at Power Balance Pavilion.
Sacramento won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 210.5.
Marcus Thornton had 20 points for Sacramento and Tyreke Evans chipped in with 20 points. Isaiah Thomas had 8 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Portland got 31 points from Wesley Matthews in a losing cause and another 19 points from Raymond Felton. Jonny Flynn contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while J.J. Hickson had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 54-46 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-37.
Next game, Sacramento takes its act home to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face Phoenix.