PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brandon Roy scored 19 points and hit a clinching jumper with just over two minutes left, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to an 88-81 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
The Kings pulled to a 74-all tie in the final quarter, but Roy's jumper with 2:07 remaining made it 85-78 and all but sealed it for the Blazers, who have won five straight against the Kings.
Tyreke Evans had 18 points for the Kings, who have lost three straight overall. Carl Landry finished with 17 points and eight rebounds.
Roy added eight rebounds for Portland. Nicolas Batum and Andre Miller each scored 14 points.
Marcus Camby returned after sitting out the Blazers' last game, a 118-106 loss at Denver, with a sprained left ankle.
Portland acquired Camby in a trade with the Clippers last month to help Juwan Howard at center in the absence of Greg Oden and Joel Przybilla. The Blazers lost both their big men to knee injuries earlier this season.
Portland opened the fourth quarter with a 73-62 lead, but Francisco Garcia hit a 3-pointer to touch off a 10-0 run capped by Evans' layup that closed the Kings to 73-72.
Jason Thompson's layup tied it at 74, but Camby made an 18-foot jumper to keep Sacramento at bay.
Miller's falling-down jumper put the Blazers up 81-76, before Landry hit a pair of free throws to make it 81-78 with 3:35 left. After Batum hit a layup, Roy made his jumper and Portland pulled away.
The Blazers led by as many as 10 points early in the game before the Kings went ahead 21-16 on Beno Udrih's pull-up jumper and a 3-pointer.
The Blazers took back the lead when Rudy Fernandez's 3-pointer made it 34-33, and they stretched it to 40-33 after Howard's dunk.
Portland opened its biggest lead at 52-40 on LaMarcus Aldridge's layup and free throw, but Landry dunked to close out the half at 52-42.
Landry's jumper narrowed it to 58-56 midway through the third quarter. Landry, acquired from the Rockets in a three-team, nine-player trade last month, had scored at least 20 points in the last three games.
NOTES: Przybilla had surgery Monday evening to repair his re-ruptured right patella tendon. Przybilla was first injured in December and had surgery, but he was re-injured this past Saturday when he slipped in the shower at his home Wisconsin. No timetable has been set for his return. ... Former Blazer Bill Walton was honored with a throwback jersey as Portland continued its 40th anniversary celebration.