Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sacramento Kings: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sacramento Kings: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sacramento Kings: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The Portland Trail Blazers (10-9) play against the Sacramento Kings (12-12) at Golden 1 Center

Game Time: 10:00 PM EST on Wednesday November 24, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers 121, Sacramento Kings 125 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings gameday live: Tyrese Haliburton urges fans to ‘stay with us’ after win over Blazers. New, notes, quotes, analysis from Sacramento’s win over Portland.
sacbee.com/sports/nba/sac…3:17 AM
Kyle Draper @KyleDraperTV
What a win by the @sacramentokings over the @Portland Trail Blazers. The atmosphere was electric and I had a blast calling the game with @kaytechris #NBA #Sacramento @ Golden 1 Center instagram.com/p/CWsPF4MLadK/…2:54 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Marvin Bagley III helps spark the Kings off the bench with his extended playing time in Wednesday’s 125-121 win over the Trail Blazers. He talks about his big 3-pointer to seal the victory and about the drama to begin the season.
FULL VIDEO: https://t.co/20BEVfNuTG pic.twitter.com/WsNE22G8Pp2:49 AM

Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
“It takes a whole village to do what we’re trying to get done.”
Inside the locker room with Coach Gentry after the W. pic.twitter.com/RVv27YfjvI2:42 AM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Davion Mitchell on Damian Jones, Marvin Bagley and everyone stepping up: pic.twitter.com/XMlQixZkMN1:59 AM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Alvin Gentry on Alex Len telling him to leave Damian Jones in the game: pic.twitter.com/JRDO5GuH4B1:52 AM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings rookie Davion Mitchell says seeing everyone “smiling and talking” after this win over the Blazers is “a real good thing for our locker room.” – 1:32 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Interim Kings coach Alvin Gentry ends his postgame news conference by saying: “I’m too old for this … I haven’t been to bed in two days.” – 1:20 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
According to Alvin Gentry, Alex Len told him to leave Damian Jones in the game down the stretch. – 1:15 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings coach Alvin Gentry says X-rays were negative for Harrison Barnes and “our doctors are pretty optimistic that everything’s going to be fine.” – 1:12 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
X-rays were negative on Harrison Barnes’ right foot. – 1:12 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
X-Rays negative on Harrison Barnes foot – 1:11 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Marvin Bagley III when asked if he regretted refusing to go into the Suns game and if this feels like a fresh start: “It was a great game tonight. Past is the past. I’m not worried about it. I’m worried about us getting this win tonight. We needed it.” – 1:10 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
“I’m happy for him. He helped us in a big way tonight.” -Marvin Bagley on Damian Jones – 1:05 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
“It wasn’t the prettiest, but we figured it out.” -Tyrese Haliburton – 12:54 AM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
FINAL: Kings defeat Trail Blazers 125-121
👑 @Buddy Hield 22 pts, 4 rebs
👑 @De’Aaron Fox 21 pts, 6 asts
👑 @Davion Mitchell 16 pts, 3 asts pic.twitter.com/sKoh7ud2eA12:48 AM

Portland Trail Blazers @trailblazers
Final 📊
Dame: 32p/10a/6r
Nurk: 28p/17r/5a
Norm: 22p/2r/2s
Nas: 16p/3r
CJ: 13p/6a/5r
Larry: 5p/4r
DSJ: 3p/4a/2r/2s
Cody: 2p/4r – 12:44 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Tyrese Haliburton was asked if he had a message for the fans during his courtside interview after the game.
“Stay with us,” he said. “Stay with us.” – 12:41 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Go with what’s working. Short-handed and in need of someone to step up, Alvin Gentry went deep to the bench and came up with gold to pick up his first win as coach of the Kings. Here are six quick thoughts from the 125-121 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. – 12:40 AM
Portland Trail Blazers @trailblazers
We’re thankful we have a day off tomorrow.
#RipCity pic.twitter.com/34yrKtbDxC12:40 AM

Casey Holdahl @CHold
Kings 125, Blazers 121: FINAL. Blazers 1-7 on the road this season. 28 points, 17 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal for @Jusuf Nurkic. 32 points, 10 assists, 6 rebounds for @Damian Lillard. 22 points, 2 rebounds for @Norman Powell. 16 points for @Nassir Little. – 12:40 AM
Michael Gallagher @MikeSGallagher
Kind of ridiculous defense from Davion on Dame to close. Kings ran higher coverage and Dame had Davion on his hip throughout the fourth.
He needs to play more. – 12:40 AM
Mike Richman @mikegrich
Starting to think the Blazers are a bad road team. – 12:39 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Alvin Gentry wins his first game as Kings interim head coach, Sacramento tops the Trail Blazers 125-121. Kings snap the losing skid. – 12:39 AM
Richaun Holmes @Rich_Holmes22
YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!! – 12:39 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings beat the Blazers 125-121. Much better effort than we’ve seen from this team in a while. Started the game without Richaun Holmes. Finished it without De’Aaron Fox and Harrison Barnes. Good win for Sacramento. – 12:38 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
One good win brings out the “Sac-ra-mento” chants – 12:38 AM
Aaron J. Fentress @AaronJFentress
With Golden State and Utah up next, the Blazers could easily return home from this three-game trip at 10-11. – 12:38 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Jusuf Nurkic fouls out after CJ McCollum slapped with a 5 second violation. Portland derailing and the Kings taking advantage – 12:36 AM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Nurkic fouls out with 28 points, 17 rebounds and 5 assists in 32 minutes. – 12:35 AM
Kevin Pelton @kpelton
It’s a Marvin Bagley revenge game, but not against the Blazers. Against Luke Walton. – 12:31 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Big time three from Marvin Bagley and that might be the dagger. Kings up 121-114 with 30.5 to play. Blazers burn the timeout.7 points and 8 boards for Bagley in his 18 minutes off the Kings bench – 12:30 AM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Man, gotta love the bench guys stepping up. Damian Jones has been in since 6:22 in the 3rd….Bagley has given them some nice minutes, too. – 12:29 AM
Aaron J. Fentress @AaronJFentress
Marvin Bagley. Lol. The Blazers create stars on the road. – 12:29 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Another huge 3-pointer by Marvin Bagley III. Kings lead 121-114 with 30.5 seconds to play. – 12:29 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Fans are on their feet for the final minute of this Kings-Blazers game. They’re having a little fun inside Golden 1 Center tonight. – 12:28 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Bagley for three. Golden 1 is on fire. – 12:28 AM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
54-23 Kings bench outscoring Blazers bench pic.twitter.com/zjqKUAnW7G12:28 AM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Off Night vs. Dame Time – 12:26 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Davion Mitchell is feeling it. 16 points. – 12:25 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Damian Jones with one of the Kings best second chance opportunities of the season with that dunk. – 12:25 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Damian Jones just dunked in Jusuf Nurkic’s face to put the Kings up 116-111 with 2:10 to go. – 12:25 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
DAMIAN JONES HAMMER. – 12:25 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Mitchell abuses McCollum again. 114-111 Kings with 3:04 remaining. – 12:22 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Bagley clearly had a foot in the lane. Challenge unsuccessful. – 12:22 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Buddy 3-ball. 112-108 Kings. – 12:19 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
So no Richaun Holmes, no De’Aaron Fox and no Harrison Barnes the rest of the way for the Kings, who cling to a 109-108 lead over the Trail Blazers with 3:49 to go. – 12:17 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Marvin Bagley defending Damian Lillard leading to a Blazers turnover. pic.twitter.com/bTy7ULKT9o12:16 AM
Tony Mejia @MejiaDinero
De’Aaron Fox getting tossed was a wild scene. Wouldn’t stop talking – 12:14 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Harrison Barnes will not return – right foot injury – 12:14 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Harrison Barnes (right foot) – will not return – 12:14 AM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Kings says Barnes will not return tonight (right foot). – 12:13 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Marvin Bagley with a huge tip in and-1. – 12:13 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings F Harrison Barnes (right foot) will not return to tonight’s game against the Blazers. – 12:13 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
De’Aaron Fox issued a second technical and tossed with 6:06 to play. Kings lead Blazers 106-105 – 12:12 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
De’Aaron Fox has been ejected after picking up a second technical. – 12:12 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
tech on De’Aaron Fox – 12:11 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Technical foul on De’Aaron Fox now. – 12:11 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Bagley 3-ball. 106-100 Kings. – 12:10 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Buddy Hield with the triple. 103-100 Kings. – 12:09 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Marvin Bagley had the tough turnover, but he’s rebounding well here in the second half. 2 points, 6 boards. – 12:07 AM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Damian Jones giving the Kings some good minutes tonight. – 12:06 AM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
The Damian Jones game. – 12:04 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Kings a comedy of errors to start the 4th – 12:03 AM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Black Falcon leading the charge with 9 pts and 3 rebs in the 3rd 🦅 pic.twitter.com/mPp5cTwioa11:59 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Kings up 93-92 headed to the 4th. Sacramento getting the better of a low scoring 3rd 24-21. – 11:57 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Kings 93, Blazers 92: end of third quarter. 26 points, 16 rebounds for @Jusuf Nurkic. 25 points, 8 assists for @Damian Lillard. 15 for @Norman Powell, 11 for @Nassir Little. – 11:55 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Kings lead 93-92 heading to the fourth. Fox leads with 21 points, but five other Kings in double-figures. – 11:54 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings lead the Blazers 93-92 heading into the fourth quarter. Can they close this one out? – 11:54 PM
Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
It’s kinda wild how good Tyrese Maxey has been this season…
one of seven guys averaging at least 3 assists/turnover, min. 30 minutes a game (THJ, CP3, Maxey, Dejounte, Derrick White, Smart, Dame)
Those other six guys are 25 or older; Maxey just turned 21 this month – 11:54 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Buddy Hield with the block on McCollum. – 11:53 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Big shot for Harrison Barnes. The Kings need him to wake up. All tied at 85-85. – 11:44 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Go between the legs @Cody Zeller! – 11:42 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Alvin Gentry, seeking for solutions vs. Jusef Nurkic, goes to Damian Jones as Alex Len picks up a 4th foul. – 11:38 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Damian Jones sighting. – 11:37 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Tristan Thompson with another big boy rebound and putback. – 11:33 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Now the Blazers are in the penalty with 7:21 to play in the third quarter. Good thing we’re bussing to SF tonight, we’re gonna be here a while. – 11:32 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Moe Harkless spoke up to Nurkic. Good for someone to show some aggression to the Bosnian Beast who has been torturing the Kings – 11:30 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings-Blazers is getting a little heated. Maurice Harkless and Jusuf Nurkic go nose to nose. Double technicals. – 11:30 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Kings and @kpgreatersac are proud to have opened three courts at McClatchy Park, LeVar Burton Park and at Royer Park. 🤝 pic.twitter.com/s5MOV6lJxh11:29 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Double tech on Harkless and Nurkic. – 11:29 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Harkless and Nurkic going at it. – 11:29 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
And now the Kings are in the penalty, primarily because they have to keep fouling @Jusuf Nurkic11:27 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Kings do not have the bodies to check @Jusuf Nurkic tonight – 11:25 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Fourth foul on Len. Fourth team foul 10:26 remaining in 3Q. – 11:24 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Third foul on Len. – 11:23 PM
Jay Allen @PDXjay
The #Blazers scored a season-high 71 points in the first half. The Kings scored 69, which is a season-high for a Portland opponent in a first half. – 11:22 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Larry Nance Jr. gets the start in place of Robert Covington (ejected — hostile act) – 11:21 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
HALFTIME: It’s a track meet inside @Golden1Center. Kings trails Trail Blazers 71-69
👑 @De’Aaron Fox 19 pts, 5 asts
👑 @Alex Len 12 pts, 2 rebs, 2 asts
👑 @Moe Harkless 10 pts, 4 rebs pic.twitter.com/O85P3BDVKE11:13 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Trail Blazers lead the Kings 71-69 at the half. Sacramento’s pace was improved in that first half. De’Aaron Fox leads the way with 19 & Alex Len with 12 in the starting role for Richaun Holmes. Damian Lillard with 17 for Portland. – 11:10 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Blazers 71, Kings 69: 19 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists for @Jusuf Nurkic. 17 points, 6 assists for @Damian Lillard. 13 points for @Norman Powell. Blazers now without Anfernee Simons (upper respiratory) and Robert Covington (ejected). – 11:08 PM
Jay Allen @PDXjay
First time in Robert Covington’s nine NBA seasons that he’s been ejected. – 11:08 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Robert Covington’s “hostile” act was tossing his facial mask near midcourt at the feet of the official. – 11:08 PM
Aaron J. Fentress @AaronJFentress
Powell drills a three to give the Blazers a 71-69 lead at halftime. Not much defense being played tonight. Nurkic has 19. Lillard with 17. – 11:07 PM
Rob Schaefer @rob_schaef
Nikola Vucevic said Bulls need to stress playing with more intensity and focus in third quarters — calling back to Portland game as an additional example to tonight
“We can’t do that. We have to play for 48 minutes… We’re a good team when we do that.” – 11:06 PM
Brad Townsend @townbrad
Nurkic finished tonight’s first half against SAC with 19 points and 14 rebounds. And 2 assists for good measure. – 11:06 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Blazers take a 71-69 lead into the half. Fox leads Kings with 19 points. Harkless and Len in double-figures. Nurkic and Lillard doing damage for Blazers. – 11:06 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Home for the Kings
Home for the Pistons
Road vs Kings
Lakers have a chance to build some real momentum over the next week. – 11:06 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Robert Covington ejected for a hostile act to an official, and after review, officials confirmed it as hostile. – 11:04 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
After review, the Blazers’ Robert Covington has been ejected for a hostile act against an official. – 11:04 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Robert Covington has been tossed from the game for a hostile act against an official. – 11:04 PM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Covington gets ejected for throwing his face mask at an official. – 11:03 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
They are not going to eject Dame for that. No way. – 11:02 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Buddy Hield bricks the tech. – 11:00 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Technical foul on Damian Lillard, but Buddy Hield missed the free throw. – 11:00 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
technical foul slapped on Damian Lillard. – 11:00 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Tech on Lillard. – 11:00 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
De’Aaron Fox with 17 first half points (7/10), really heating up in the second quarter, tied the game at 59-59 with 2:58 before the half. Damian Lillard matching him with 17 for Portland – 10:56 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
If you had Alex Len and Moe Harkless scoring 10 point each in the first half, you win. – 10:53 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Elk Grove native Dylan Carlson, the young star with the St. Louis Cardinals who was a finalist for NL Rookie of the Year, seated courtside rooting on his hometown Kings tonight. – 10:51 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Moe Harkless has 10 points. – 10:50 PM
Aaron J. Fentress @AaronJFentress
Nurkic went 7 of 9 for 14 points and had 10 rebounds in the first quarter. That’s pretty ridiculous. – 10:49 PM
Jay Allen @PDXjay
Jusuf Nurkic is the first @Portland Trail Blazers player with a double-double in the first quarter since LaMarcus Aldridge on Feb. 1, 2014 against the Raptors. #RipCity10:47 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Davion Mitchell is up to 9 points. He’s attacking the rim. – 10:42 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Dame’s averages might be higher at Oracle, but I think he plays his best road basketball here in Sacramento. And it’s usually in front of a large crowd of family/friends since the tickets are much more reasonable here. – 10:42 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Davion Mitchell is going right at CJ McCollum. – 10:37 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings trail the Blazers 36-32 at the end of the first quarter. Jusuf Nurkic has been a monster with 14 points and 10 rebounds in the opening period. – 10:35 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Blazers 36, Kings 32: end of first quarter. 14 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists for @Jusuf Nurkic. 5 points, 3 assists for @Damian Lillard. POR shooting 64 percent, SAC shooting 50 percent. – 10:35 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Kings trail the Blazers 36-32 after 1Q. Double-double for Nurkic. Alex Len leads Kings with 8 points. – 10:34 PM
Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
precious was big and starters stepped up 2nd half but really like what the bench has given the raps as a whole the last three games now. shifted momentum against the kings and then against both the warriors and grizzlies didn’t let the team break when the team was bent. – 10:32 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Alex Len with an And-1. Kings needed that to stop the bleeding. – 10:30 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
First quarter double-double for @Jusuf Nurkic, whose fiancé and future in-laws are in Sacramento for tonight’s game. – 10:29 PM
Portland Trail Blazers @trailblazers
Nurk has a double-double.
It’s the first quarter. – 10:29 PM
Jay Allen @PDXjay
The @Jusuf Nurkic has 14 pts. and 9 rebs. in the 1st quarter against the Kings. It’s the most he’s scored in a quarter this season. #RipCity10:28 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Marvin Bagley III into the game. – 10:27 PM
Jason Quick @jwquick
Best Nurkić has played this season. Has 14 points and 7 rebounds in first 9 minutes at Sacramento and looks confidant, fluid. – 10:26 PM
Mike Richman @mikegrich
Dennis Smith Jr is a really good defensive player – 10:25 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Nurkic is crushing the Kings. 14 points, 6 rebounds with 3:42 remaining in 1Q. – 10:23 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Blazers go on a 14-2 run to take a 26-24 lead late-ish in the first quarter. They’re still giving themselves double-digit holes to contend with, but they’re getting quicker at digging out. – 10:23 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
All 5 starters are on the board for Kings. 22 points in 5 minutes. – 10:19 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Hot start for the Kings, who lead the Blazers 18-12 after 3:49. Sacramento is 7 of 10 from the field and 3 of 4 from 3-point range. – 10:16 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Len to Harkless. Kings lead 18-12 with 8:11 remaining in 1Q. – 10:15 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
The Kings are the aggressor early. 46 minutes to go. 9-4 Kings. – 10:13 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Fox from 16-feet. 2-0 Kings. – 10:11 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Richaun Holmes (right eye) is a late scratch for the Kings – 10:06 PM
Portland Trail Blazers @trailblazers
Starting 5 in Sactown.
0⃣ @Damian Lillard
3⃣ @CJ McCollum
2⃣4⃣ @Norman Powell
3⃣3⃣ @Robert Covington
2⃣7⃣ @bosnianbeast27
#RipCity | @stormxio pic.twitter.com/bgKdotlGsP10:03 PM

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Lou King is in Sacramento and on the active roster tonight. – 9:59 PM
Allen Sliwa @AllenSliwa
Lakers get a much needed W, 124-116 in OT…10-10 on the Season…Lebron carries the LakeShow
-LBJ 39pts 6ast 5rebs
-Russ 20pts 5ast 7rebs
-Monk 17pts 8rebs
-Melo & Ellington 14pts each
Next Game, Fri vs Kings at Staples…Have a Good Thanksgiving Laker Fans
@ESPNLosAngeles9:58 PM
Kamenetzky Brothers @KamBrothers
Anthony Davis for Buddy Hield: Who says no, @Harrison Faigen ? AK – 9:54 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Tonight’s Starting Lineup powered by @Verizon ⬇️
👑 @De’Aaron Fox
👑 @Tyrese Haliburton
👑 @Harrison Barnes
👑 @Moe Harkless
👑 @Alex Len pic.twitter.com/SQgYkurY0d9:54 PM

Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Which outfit do you love more 👇
❤️ for @Tyrese Haliburton
🔁 for @Damian Jones
@MichelobULTRA | #ULTRADrip #JOYWINS pic.twitter.com/J38jwZScjp9:41 PM

Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Alex Len will take Richaun Holmes place in the starting rotation tonight vs. Trail Blazers. – 9:37 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings starters vs. Blazers:
G – De’Aaron Fox
G – Tyrese Haliburton
F – Harrison Barnes
F – Moe Harkless
C – Alex Len – 9:35 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Starters:
G – De’Aaron Fox
G – Tyrese Haliburton
F – Harrison Barnes
F – Moe Harkless
C – Alex Len – 9:32 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
Richaun Holmes (right eye contusion) – OUT – 9:32 PM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Richaun Holmes officially out tonight with a right eye contusion.
Alex Len will start in his place. – 9:31 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Tonight is Native American and Indigenous Heritage Night, presented by @CacheCreekCR! pic.twitter.com/T6Cv5BEb0U9:15 PM

Jamie Hudson @JamieHudson_
Blazers announce:
Anfernee Simons (upper-respiratory illness) is out for tonight’s game at Sacramento. – 9:06 PM
Aaron J. Fentress @AaronJFentress
Anfernee Simons is out for tonight at Sacramento. pic.twitter.com/IgLJ6dW6Dm9:03 PM

Portland Trail Blazers @trailblazers
🏀 #RipCity vs @Sacramento Kings
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Casey Holdahl @CHold
Chauncey Billups says @Anfernee Simons, who is questionable with an upper-respiratory illness, has been feeling under the weather for the last few days and that he’s a game-time decision versus Kings. – 8:36 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings coach Alvin Gentry is really emphasizing pace, saying “we want to be a running team” and “we can’t become a halfcourt team, especially in the fourth quarter.” – 8:33 PM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham
Alvin Gentry said Richaun Holmes is questionable and probably won’t play after getting poked in the eye in the loss to Philly. – 8:30 PM
James Ham @James_HamNBA
According to Alvin Gentry, Richaun Holmes is questionable with an eye issue and it’s very likely he does not play tonight. – 8:30 PM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Richaun Holmes is unlikely to play tonight after getting poked in the eye, according to interim coach Alvin Gentry. – 8:30 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings coach Alvin Gentry says Richaun Holmes is questionable for tonight’s game after taking a shot to the eye in Monday’s game. “I would say he’s probably not going to play tonight.” – 8:30 PM
Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Kerr says Iguodala (knee soreness) is unlikely for Friday’s game vs. Blazers. He still hasn’t been able to get back on the court yet. – 8:24 PM
Jay Allen @PDXjay
The #Blazers say Anfernee Simons is questionable for tonight’s game in Sacramento with an upper-respiratory illness. @RipCityRadio6208:02 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Team Hoodie or Team Crewneck? 🤔   
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Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Davis had yet to miss a game this season, though he did leave the Portland game after 7 minutes (stomach illness).
Vogel said that they will play some zone, and that both centers (DJ, DH) will be needed. LeBron is also capable of “doing all of it” on defense. – 5:39 PM
Ben McLemore @BenMcLemore
Just watched Venom 2 for the first time and now I’m even more excited to watch the new Spider man!!! – 5:27 PM
Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings
Pop @Tristan Thompson coming in sturdy for your #WallpaperWednesday
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Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Trail Blazers’ Greg Brown does between-the-legs dunk. In NBA game. nba.nbcsports.com/2021/11/24/tra…5:01 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
Portland’s downtown has its issues, but at least, as far as I know, you can still buy beer in convenience stores, unlike here in Sacramento – 4:51 PM
Scott Howard-Cooper @SHowardCooper
Just finished the recently released “Jerome Kersey: Overcoming the Odds.” Kerry Eggers (@Kerry Eggers) wrote the book Kersey deserved, full of emotion and insight on the unlikely path from Longwood College to 11 yrs as a #Blazers favorite and a title with the #Spurs. Really good. pic.twitter.com/sGAuiVzia14:40 PM

Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux
New @RealGM Radio podcast! @JonathanTjarks and I discuss the Kings firing Luke Walton, the Suns’ November win streak, which team situations we are watching most closely and much more : basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/264801…4:21 PM

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