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Bogdanovic scores 27, Kings beat Blazers 123-111

Bogdan Bogdanovic had 27 points and eight assists, Buddy Hield scored 22 off the bench and the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-111.
Credit: AP
Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, right, drives against Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 7, 2020. Sacramento won 123-111. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Bogdan Bogdanovic had 27 points and eight assists, Buddy Hield scored 22 off the bench and the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-111.

With both teams chasing Memphis for the final Western Conference playoff spot, the Kings won for the fourth time in five games. 

The Kings went 21 of 39 on 3-pointers, tying a franchise record for made 3s. They won in Portland for the first time since Dec. 12, 2012. 

Hassan Whiteside led the Blazers with 19 points and 11 rebounds.

WELCOME BACK:

Richaun Holmes returned to the Kings lineup on Saturday after missing the last 25 games due to a shoulder injury. He played with a minutes restriction, posting 10 points and pulling down eight rebounds in his 19 minutes off the Sacramento bench. 

UP NEXT:

The Toronto Raptors are in Sacramento awaiting the Kings to return from Portland. Both teams will meet up at Golden 1 Center on Sunday evening with tip-off set for 6:00 p.m.