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Kings lead 89-88, 8:23 to play. Cousins will shoot FTs after the timeout.
Cousins is back in...Hill shouldn't have his way now.
Lakers on a 7-0 run to start the fourth quarter.
Kings yet to score in this quarter.
Kings making Steve Blake look like an All-Star again. His 3 gives Lakers 88-87 lead
Jordan Hill is killing the Kings with offensive rebounds. He's too long, athletic for Chuck Hayes right now.
Jordan Hill is killing the Kings right now. Put a body on him.
Isaiah Thomas with a season-high nine assists. Career-high is 11.
Kings 87, Lakers 81 after 3Q. 17 pts 6 rebs for DMC and McLemore. 14pts 9 asts for Thomas. LAL Gasl 15pts, Blake 9pts 8 asts.
Through three quarters, the Kings lead the Lakers 87-81.
Ben McLemore has 12 points in the third quarter. 17 for the game. Kings lead 87-77 at the 1:10 mark.
Back to back 3s from McLemore pushes the lead back to 10, 87-77.
Williams also has 6 FTs, second only to Cousins in the game tonight.
Derrick Williams has eight rebounds to lead the Kings.
Kings have held Lakers to 8 fastbreak points.
McLemore is defending Blake but the Kings lose Meeks off an off reb. Kings up 74-67 after Meeks' 3.
Cousins just picked up his 4th foul on a charge. Usually good things don't happen with your center leading the break.
Kings 55, Lakers 52 at half. Thomas 14pts 7asts. DMC 13pts 3rbs. LAL: Gasol 10pts 5rbs 3asts. Meeks 10 pts.
Halftime: Kings 55, Lakers 52. Isaiah Thomas - 14 points, 7 assists in 15 minutes off the Kings' bench.
Kings are up 53-50, but Malone isn't happy that the Lakers continue to get open jumpers. The Lakers shooting 51.3%
Late arriving crowd in Sacramento, but the weather is most likely to blame.
Passing is contagious.
Make that 6 assists for Isaiah Thomas in 11 minutes. Just one turnover.
Isaiah Thomas is ballin' tonight. He's playing with a TON of confidence (12 pts and 6 assists in 11 minutes)
Jason Thompson just abused Shawne Williams in the post.
For those who question Isaiah's desire to share the ball, he has 5 assists in 11 minutes of action tonight.
Isaiah Thomas has 12 points and 4 assists in 10 minutes. He's still trying to win that starting job.
That last three Isaiah Thomas attempted and made was at least a good three feet behind the arc.
Kings shooting is down to 40.6%, but they have 10 points off Laker turnovers and the game is tied at 39, 5:49 before half.
Thomas should have 7 assists by my count in five minutes. 3 misses so far.
4 points and 4 assists in 3 minutes for Isaiah Thomas.
Kings 30, Lakers 28 after 1Q. DMC/Salmons each have 8 pts. LAL: Meeks 8 pts, Sacre 7 pts 4 rebs. Kings shot 55.6%, LAL 52.4%
Kings winning the fastbreak battle here early in the game. 13-2 advantage over the Lakers after 1 quarter.
The Salmons Effect. 8 points in 5 minutes. Kings lead 30-28 at the end of 1Q.
And just like that the Lakers commit back to back turnovers and the Kings capitalize. Scored 4 points off turnovers so far.
Isaiah Thomas just woke up the Sleep Train Arena crowd. *Not intended to be funny.
Kings go on 7-0 run out of a timeout to take a 23-22 lead. 2:09 left in the first quarter
Kings with four turnovers here in the first quarter.
And now Sacre picks up his second foul.
Robert Sacre 7, DeMarcus Cousins 4 early. That's not going to work for the Kings.
About 2 minutes in Kings down 8-2. Steve Blake just picked up his first assist with a pass to Sacre. Blake had 12 asts last month vs Kings
The Kings are back to their starting five of Vasquez, McLemore, Williams, Thompson and Cousins for tonight.
"He's as close to 100 percent as you can get." -Coach Michael Malone on DeMarcus Cousins
Robert Sacre is starting tonight over Jordan Hill for the Lakers.
First a Purpleout, then a blackout now a whiteout at Sleep Train Arena tonight vs. the Lakers. http://t.co/Xx8I6j9QCz
The white out in Sacramento looks pretty cool. http://t.co/jZ8h6V0dQF
Hoy hay que ganar.... Lets get a Win....
The Kings have assigned center Hamady Ndiaye to the Reno Bighorns.
I will lift up my eyes to the hills—from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. (Psalm 121:1-2)
Thank God It's Friday!!!
Tonight is the Reno Bighorns' home opener BTW. Ndiaye will be eligible to play in the game vs. Santa Cruz.
The Sacramento Kings have assigned Hamady Ndiaye to the Reno Bighorns.
The Masai/Pete D. connection means you can expect a lot of Sac/Toronto rumors.
When I say Jimmer "talks" I should really say rumors. Talks imply there are...you know..talks.
For those asking, I'm told there's nothing to the Jimmer to Toronto talks.
My boys are definitely playing baseball... That's that pound cake JayZ was talking about
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