Posted January 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers returned home from a six-game road trip with a 101-89 win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Gerald Wallace had 20 points and eight rebounds and LaMarcus Aldridge added 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Blazers, who were coming off a 2-4 trip. Portland improved to 7-1 at the Rose Garden, playing there for the first time since Jan. 11. DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and 13 rebounds, his 12th double-double of the season, for the Kings. Jimmer Fredette scored 13 points and Francisco Garcia added 12. Sacramento dropped to 2-9 on the road. The Blazers (10-7) beat the Kings 101-79 on Dec. 27 and have taken 11 of the last 12 in the series. Crawford, averaging 12.3 points per game, has been hot and cold since joining Portland as a free agent in December, but he seems to be finding his range. He scored 24 against Orlando on Jan. 11 and 22 on Wednesday at Atlanta. The last time the two teams met, the Kin...
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