The Sacramento Kings came out red hot in Oklahoma City, pinning a 40 point first quarter on the Thunder. But even after shooting a scorching 82 percent from the field through the first 12 minutes, it wasn’t enough to stop Oklahoma City, who came away with a 118-110 victory.
, the NBA’s leading scorer, finished with 32 points and nine rebounds in the victory. The Kings did a nice job of limiting Russell Westbrook
, who finished with only 13 points, six assists and eight rebounds. Daequan Cook
gave the Thunder a nice lift of the bench in James Harden's
absence (consussion). Cook scored 19 points on 4-for-7 shooting from long range.
DeMarcus Cousinsmatched Durant’s 32 after nearly missing the game due to suspension. The Kings starting center learned he was eligible to play shortly before the loss after his 13th
technical of the season was rescinded. After struggling through a miserable year, Travis Outlaw
had a break out game. He scored 20 points, grabbed seven rebounds and made four steals. Forward Jason Thompson
scored 22 points and Tyreke Evans
added 18 as the Kings dropped to 21-44 on the season.
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