(Portland, OR) -- The Portland Trail Blazers are in sole possession of second place in the Northwest standings after last night's 112-97 win at home over Sacramento. The Blazers' defense was able to hold DeMarcus Cousins to 17 points, after he scored 56 and 48 points in the Kings' previous two games. C.J. McCollum scored 18 points for Portland, and Damian Lillard added 15 with 13 assists. The Blazers will host Charlotte Friday night.