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Trail Blazers lead the Kings 85-75 going to the fourth.
Heading to the fourth quarter, Kings trail Portland 85-75
Clear path for Casspi. 2 plus the ball.
Omri went straight soccer player right there....
Kings are down 82-67
Andre Miller is called for a tech. Not nearly the same cheers that George Karl's techs receive.
A technical foul has now been issued to Andre Miller after an awful turnover. Kings were on a nice run, quickly evaporated.
Technical on Andre Miller.
The Kings are making their move in the third. Trail the Blazers 76-67.
Starting backcourt for the Kings only has 2 turnovers so far - 2 from McLemore, none for McCallum. Team only has 9.
Rudy Gay, Ray McCallum spark the Kings to cut Portland lead to 9. With Jason Thompson marred w/ 5 fouls on bench, Kings likely to go small
Ray McCallum pulled of a move in the paint that looks like something Andre Miller would do. Kings down 74-65 after Ray finds Hollins
That's 5 fouls on JT in 14 minutes. Two in the third quarter defending LaMarcus Aldridge
Kings open the second half with a shot-clock violation. That's not good.
After one turnover in the first quarter, the Kings had 7 in the second quarter and are shooting 43.5% for the game. 51.1% for Portland.
Kings down 64-50 at half. Rudy Gay with 12 points and 3 rebounds. Ben McLemore 12 points and McCallum and Miller each with 8.
Kings with work to do, trail Portland 64-50 at halftime. Both Rudy Gay and Ben McLemore each with 12pts, Andre Miller 8pts, 4ast off bench
Kings down 64-50 at half. Gay/McLemore each with 12 points. Matthews/Aldridge with 14 pts each for Portland.
Flagrant foul 1 on Robin Lopez for the shove of Reggie Evans
Flagrant 1 stands. Questionable result. No play on the ball.
Robin Lopez and Reggie Evans get heated after Lopez shoved Evans for beating him to a rebound.
Flagrant 1. Under review.That might be it for Lopez.
Rudy Gay is yelling at Robin Lopez. We may have a review here on a late call.
Ryan Hollins called for SWEEPING THE LEG.
Former King Alonzo Gee with a 3 to give Portland a 52-43 lead.
Ryan Hollins is called for a tech from the bench.
Technical issued to Ryan Hollins. Kings having a hard time getting out of their own way. Somehow, Portland isn't running away with this.
Ryan Hollins called for a technical from the bench.
Andre Miller! Stop itttttt! What a pass.
7-0 run by the Kings. 44-41 Portland leads with 5 minutes before halftime
Derrick Williams sprinting the floor for the dunk. Miller with 8 points and 4 assists in 12 minutes.
Portland has pushed the lead back up to 44-34.
That was ambitious, Omri.
Ben McLemore's 3 cuts Portland's lead to 3, but Meyers Leonard answers on the other end. 10pts for McLemore
Ben McLemore lifts the roof on Sleep Train with another 3-ball. Kings within 3.
Myers Leonard just got swatted on a 3-point attempt. Perhaps the slowest release in the history of the NBA.
A little energy in the building. Kings cut the lead to 34-28.
McLemore with a quick 5 to start the second quarter. Kings cut lead to 6 at 34-28.
Throwing balls autographed by mascots? How do you know I didn't sign them?
Kings trail Portland 34-23 after the 1Q. 8 points for Gay. POR: 10 points, 5 rebs for Aldridge. Each team with one turnover.
1st quarter could have been a lot worse. Blazers lead Kings 34-23 after ugly start, Kings shot 35% for much of quarter, now at 44%
Andre Miller is providing a spark. 6 points on 3/4 shooting in 5 minutes. Kings trail 34-23 after 1Q.
27-13 Blazers. 19-2 run.
George Karl is cheered for his second technical foul as Kings coach.
Tech on Karl. Horrible offense foul call against Andre Miller.
Thompson has two fouls.
Jason Thompson just picked up his second foul. Portland on a 15-0 run.
14-0 run by Portland
Wes Mathews is beating up on Ben McLemore. Karl turns to Omri Casspi.
8-0 run by Portland to take a 16-11 lead. Karl calls timeout.
Game tied at 9 with 8:04 left in the first. No turnovers for either team yet
Very nice interior pass by Jason Thompson to Rudy Gay.