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Blazers finish preseason with win over Kings, 118-115

Regular season begins on Thursday

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Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins, right, shoots over Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins, right, shoots over Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Photo Gallery

PORTLAND — C.J. McCollum scored 21 points, Zach Collins had a double-double and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Sacramento Kings 118-115 on Friday to close out the NBA preseason.

The Kings’ Frank Mason III missed a runner as time ran out.

Collins, a first-round pick last year, had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Reserves Meyers Leonard had 17 points and Nik Stauskas 15.

All five starters scored in double figures for Sacramento with Buddy Hield and Yogi Ferrell scoring 19 apiece and second overall pick Marvin Bagley III adding 15.

Damian Lillard went 2 for 10 from the field and scored seven points for Portland (3-2 preseason).

Portland’s first-round pick Anfernee Simons, expected to play in the G League, missed his only shot in five minutes of play but he had 26 points in the four previous games.

REGULAR-SEASON OPENER: Portland hosts the Lakers on Thursday at the Moda Center.

Trail Blazers 118, Kings 115

SACRAMENTO (115) — Hield 4-11 10-10 19, Bagley III 7-11 0-0 15, Cauley-Stein 5-8 4-4 14, Mason 4-12 3-4 14, Ferrell 7-15 3-4 19, Jackson 3-8 3-3 9, Bjelica 4-7 0-0 10, Labissiere 0-1 2-2 2, Giles III 2-10 3-4 7, McLemore 2-7 1-2 6. Totals 38-90 29-33 115.

PORTLAND (118) — Layman 3-7 3-3 10, Collins 7-12 0-1 15, Nurkic 3-7 4-4 10, Lillard 2-10 1-3 7, McCollum 7-16 4-5 21, Leonard 7-8 0-0 17, Swanigan 1-2 0-0 2, Curry 4-9 0-0 10, Simons 0-1 0-0 0, Stauskas 4-10 3-3 15, Baldwin IV 1-2 2-2 4, Turner 0-3 7-8 7. Totals 39-87 24-29 118.

Sacramento 20 35 33 27—115

Portland 32 25 32 29—118

3-Point Goals—Sacramento 10-24 (Mason 3-5, Bjelica 2-3, Ferrell 2-6, McLemore 1-2, Hield 1-2, Bagley III 1-3, Jackson 0-3), Portland 16-38 (Stauskas 4-7, Leonard 3-4, McCollum 3-7, Curry 2-4, Lillard 2-7, Layman 1-3, Collins 1-3, Nurkic 0-1, Simons 0-1, Swanigan 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Sacramento 37 (Bjelica 9), Portland 48 (Collins 10). AssistsSacramento 22 (Mason 8), Portland 28 (McCollum, Turner 6). Total Fouls—Sacramento 27, Portland 28. Technicals—Sacramento coach Kings (Defensive three second), Portland coach Trail Blazers (Defensive three second), Collins. A—16,521 (19,393).

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