September 14, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Greg Oden had 20 points and 12 rebounds in his second consecutive strong performance, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to an 89-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night in a preseason game.
Juwan Howard scored 14 points for the Blazers (2-0), Brandon Roy had 13, Jerryd Bayless 11 and Andre Miller added 10.
Kevin Martin made five 3-pointers and scored 28 points for the Kings (0-2). Rookie Tyreke Evans scored 14 points.
After averaging only 8.9 points in an injury-shortened rookie season, Oden had 18 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's preseason opener at home against the Kings. He was even better a night later, shooting 7 of 13 and making 6-of-7 free throws in 26 minutes.
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