Kings take down Trail Blazers
Portland, OR (Sports Network) - John Salmons and DeMarcus Cousins each recorded a double-double as the Sacramento Kings used a dominant second half to down the Portland Trail Blazers, 99-80, at the Rose Garden.
Salmons and Cousins scored 19 points apiece, while Salmons added 11 assists and Cousins pulled down 12 rebounds for the Kings, who earned their first road win of the season.
Aaron Brooks netted 14 points, Jason Thompson and Francisco Garcia each poured in 12 and Travis Outlaw contributed 11 in Sacramento's third straight win overall.
LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds, and J.J. Hickson had 14 points and 15 boards for Portland, which dropped its second straight.