Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/23/12
A familiar foe The Portland Trail Blazers have already played the Sacramento Kings twice in the 2012-13 season, but they’re preparing for a home-and-home series in which they will see the team from California’s capital two more times in their next two games. Matchup: Portland (13-12) @ Sacramento Kings (8-18) Venue: Sleep Train Arena Time: 6:00 PM PT Date: Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 The road hasn’t been too kind to the Blazers this season, but a matchup against the 8-18 Kings could be just what the team needs to bolster their record away from the Rose Garden. Aaron Brooks drives the baseline against Damian Lillard. (Photo: Don Ryan/AP) Game Notes/How They Match Up The Blazers and the Kings have faced off in two games that couldn’t have had more different results. In game one, Portland nabbed a 103-86 victory. In game two, Sacramento got their revenge 99-80. The strange part about these two games is that each win came from the road team. Portland’s road struggles weren’t on display the first
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