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Damian Lillard scores 28 as Portland Trail Blazers beat Sacramento Kings 109-105

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    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) drives to the basket on Sacramento Kings guard Greivis Vasquez (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) (The Associated Press)

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    Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams (25) dries to the basket past Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) (The Associated Press)

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    Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez (42) drives to the basket on Sacramento Kings forward Chuck Hayes (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) (The Associated Press)

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    Portland Trail Blazers forward Joel Freeland (19) is fouled to Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson (34) as he drives to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) (The Associated Press)

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    Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams (25) drives to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) (The Associated Press)

Damian Lillard scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half, helping the Portland Trail Blazers edge the Sacramento Kings 109-105 in a preseason game on Sunday night.

Lillard had 18 during the third quarter, when the Trail Blazers (4-2) opened a 19-point lead. Reserve Mo Williams added 17 points for Portland.

Patrick Patterson scored 27 points for Sacramento (3-2), and Isiah Thomas had 15. Ben McLemore scored 21 of his 23 in the second half.

Portland outrebounded Sacramento 54-40, led by Nicolas Batum's 11 boards.

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge (sore right knee) and Sacramento forward DeMarcus Cousins (rest) rested. Cousins is the Kings' leading scorer this preseason at 21.3 points per game.