Sleep Train Arena will host a showdown between the Portland Trail Blazers (108.7 PPG), the NBA's best defensive shooting team, and the Sacramento Kings. The Kings currently hold a 10-22 record and haven't been able to win consistently. On the opposite side, the Trail Blazers have been playing at a high level and enter the game with a 26-8 record. This game is slated to start at 10:00 pm EST and CSN-NW and CSN-CA will be providing coverage of the contest.
The Kings are regrouping after their loss to the Bobcats, 113-103. DeMarcus Cousins stuck out for Sacramento, recording 26 points and 11 rebounds to earn his 20th double-double of the year. Meanwhile, the Trail Blazers are feeling some disappointment after the bitter 101-99 loss at the hands of the 76ers. However, LaMarcus Aldridge had a solid game, registering his 20th double-double so far this year with 29 points and 14 rebounds. The Trail Blazers have won both contests against the Kings this season, including a 96-85 victory in their last matchup. In the loss, DeMarcus Cousins had a double-double with 33 points and 12 rebounds.