It’s deja vu all over again.
After defeating the Kings in Sacramento on Saturday and then returning home to best the Raptors in Portland on Monday, the Trail Blazers are back in California’s capital, four days removed from their last visit, to once again play the Kings Wednesday night at Golden1 Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
ALL TIME: Trail Blazers lead, 136-81
PORTLAND HOME: Trail Blazers lead, 88-19
SACRAMENTO HOME: Kings lead, 62-48
LAST PORTLAND WIN: 125-99, 1/9/21 (Sacramento)
LAST SACRAMENTO WIN: 111-123, 3/7/20 (Portland)
CURRENT WIN STREAK: One (Portland)
• The Trail Blazers Jan. 13 game against the Kings is the second of three meetings between Portland and Sacramento this season. The final matchup will come on March 4.
• LAST MEETING: The Trail Blazers defeated the Kings 125-99 in Sacramento on January 9th. Portland has won 13 of the last 17 matchups between the two teams.
• CJ McCollum scored 37 points (13-22 FG, 6-11 3-PT, 5-5 FT) and had three rebounds, three assists and two steals in 29 minutes against Sacramento on January 9th. It was his second-highest scoring game of the season. McCollum’s career-highs in both rebounds (11, Dec. 27, 2015) and blocks (four, Dec. 4, 2019) have come against the Kings.
• Enes Kanter added 11 points and 15 rebounds against the Kings on Jan. 9, recording his fourth double-double of the season. Kanter’s four double-doubles are tops among…