Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/8/12
Home again The Portland Trail Blazers have been away from the Rose Garden the past seven games, so a six-game stretch at home is a welcomed part of their schedule. Matchup: Portland (8-11) vs. Sacramento Kings (6-12) Venue: Rose Garden Arena Time: 7:00 PM PT Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 The Trail Blazers will have the crowd behind them for the first time in weeks, but they’ll have to finish the game with a win if they want the support to keep flowing their direction. Game Notes/How They Match Up The Trail Blazers are returning to the Rose Garden for the first time since Nov. 23. The Blazers and the Kings have already played once this season, and that matchup belonged to Portland from start to finish. The first time these two faced off, the Blazers won the contest 103-86; however, Sacramento was without their man in the middle, DeMarcus Cousins. Cousins is the kind of player who often times has an all-or-nothing kind of game. Either his head is in it or it’s not, and if it is, yo...
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