Player of the game: C.J. McCollum continued his mastery over the Kings this season with 30 points, making 5 of 10 from three-point range, in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 115-107 win Tuesday night at Sleep Train Arena.
Turning point: McCollum’s three-pointer with 2:54 to play capped a 10-2 run that gave the Trail Blazers a 106-96 lead. The Kings had cut Portland’s lead to 91-90.
X-factors: The Trail Blazers shot just 43 percent but outscored the Kings 26-9 in second-chance points and scored 24 points off 19 turnovers. The Kings were outrebounded 49-34.
Records: Kings 31-47, Trail Blazers 42-37
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Key injuries: The Kings were without Omri Casspi (hamstring), Marco Belinelli (foot) and Rudy Gay, Darren Collison and Kosta Koufos (rest).