National Basketball Association
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Portland 101, Sacramento 89
When: 10:00 PM ET, Monday, January 23, 2012
Where: Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials: #6 Tony Brown, #68 Marat Kogut, #32 Eddie F. Rush
Attendance: 20363

Sixth man Jamal Crawford scored 26 points and Gerald Wallace had 20 points and eight rebounds to help the Portland Trail Blazers to an easy 101-89 victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

Portland (10-7) started the first of three consecutive games in three nights with a solid victory, improving to 7-1 at home.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 rebounds and 13 points. Wesley Matthews scored 14.

DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Kings (6-12), who played without Marcus Thornton (thigh) and forward Chuck Hayes (separated shoulder). Jimmer Fredette scored 13 while Donte Green and Francisco Garcia each added 12.

Fredette's jumper with 6:24 remaining in the first half pulled Sacramento to 33-31, but the Trail Blazers went on a 20-7 run to end the half for a 53-38 lead. Crawford had 16 points in the first half and Wallace poured in 15 on 7-of-9 shooting.
Top Game Performances
 
Sacramento   Portland
DeMarcus Cousins 18 Scoring Jamal Crawford 26
Isaiah Thomas 8 Assists LaMarcus Aldridge 5
DeMarcus Cousins 13 Rebounds LaMarcus Aldridge 16
DeMarcus Cousins 4 Free Throws Made Jamal Crawford 6
Tyreke Evans 2 Steals Gerald Wallace 2
DeMarcus Cousins 1 Blocks Marcus Camby 1
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 89 40.0 7-18 18-25 23 36 3 8 14
Portland 101 46.6 7-19 12-21 22 53 2 6 18
Upcoming Games
  • Portland will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Denver. The Kings have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .364 after a loss.