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Derrick Williams has 10 points. He had 11 all season before tonight.
Williams ole defense is only covered up by how Noah blew that layup.
Play is delayed to clean up spilled popcorn on the basket. Can't have guys slipping on butter.
Hot buttered popcorn spilled all over the baseline. Cmon, national audience tonight watching Sac and this is why we can't have nice things.
Kings up 80-68 after 3Q. Cousins 16p, 11r, 4a. Collison 13p, 9a.
Headed to 4th in Sacramento, Kings lead shorthanded Bulls 80-68.
Former King Aaron Brooks has 12 points, 4 assists off the bench for Chicago.
Rudy Gay, who has been questionable for right Achilles tendinitis over past couple games, but has played has been icing foot on bench
We've got a Darren Collison vs. Aaron Brooks duel going on now.
Cousins to the bench. Kings lead 78-66 with a min left in the 3Q.
Cousins just picked up his fourth foul.
Cousins called for his third foul. Runs to the other end and gets in a defensive stance.
20 assists against 10 turnovers for the Kings.
Collison with 9 assists tonight. The Kings have 20 for the game.
“MVP-MVP-MVP!” chants from the Sacramento crowd for Cousins.
Cousins started the game 1-of-7 from the field. Now 6-for-13 with 14 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists.
Bulls call timeout down 72-61, 3:19 left in the third. Bulls unhappy with the refs. Boogie has 14 points, 10 rebs, 4 assists.
Cousins with the double-double. That’s 5 straight and 9 in 12 games.
With Noah out, Kings feed Cousins in the post. Goes right through the double-team.
Joakim Noah flustered, frustrated, now issued a tech. Can't have a happy day in this building evidently. An ejection for the ages last yr
Noah just picked up his 5th foul and a tech. This time he didn't hit the refs with F-bombs like last season when he was ejected here.
Joakim Noah is MELTING DOWN.
That’s only the second foul on DeMarcus Cousins.
Rookie Nik Stauskas has yet to play tonight for the Sacramento Kings.
Apologies, Ryan Hollins had a flagrant 1 before the half. Accidentally typed 2, which would have resulted in ejection.
Derrick Williams back to the table.
Oh BTW, Go Bears, good job against Syracuse.
Kings up 52-47 at half. 13 points for Gay, 10 for Williams and 8 for Casspi. Butler has 10 points to lead Chicago.
Ryan Hollins brief appearance results in a flagrant 2.
Ryan Hollins just called for a flagrant 1. 2 FTs for Hinrich and possession for the Bulls with 2.8 secs before halftime.
Flagrant 1 for Hollins.
Ryan Hollins had a heart to heart at half court with Hinrich. Veteran guard not too happy with the Kings big.
When are they going to show the Raiders score on the big screen here?
Couldn't help myself, had to point out the weird irony to Mike Bibby of him once again replacing Jason Williams. Jwill cancelled Monday
Derrick Williams has 10 points off the bench. HIs best Utrecht of play of the season, easily. Kings up 47-41, 2:09 before halftime.
That’s 10 points for Derrick “difference maker” Williams.
Bulls are still a lot of fun to watch and potent even without Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol. Really admire coach Thibodeau and his team
Left for dead, Derrick Williams has played well in his eight minutes. 8 points and 2 assists.
Meanwhile Mirotic has four fouls in 8 minutes. Bulls up 33-30
Derrick Williams drives at Mirotic and draws a foul on a make. BEnch goes crazy for him. Kind of play coaches have wanted to see forever
Malone is not pleased with how easy Chicago is scoring at the rim. Noah just dunked with little resistance.
Kings down 29-22 after the first. Cousins shot 1/7 in the quarter.
Bulls are 5/9 on 3s to open the game.
Malone said he was starting Ray McCallum in a 3 guard set against Pelicans on Tuesday if Rudy Gay couldn’t go.
Derrick Williams is also in the game.
Ramon Sessions and Derrick Williams into the game.
Mike Bibby seated courtside with Kings majority partner Vivek Ranadive. Weber doing game for TNT. Just received huge ovation during timeout
Chris Webber now getting the standing-O from the crowd.
Ramon Sessions will check in after this timeout. Kings trail 20-17, 2:51 left in the first quarter.
Malone is staggering the minutes for Gay and Cousins tonight. Kings need one of those guys on the floor at all times.
Good to see Cousins recognize the defense was collapsing. Found McLemore for the open 3-ball.
Standing ovation from the Sacramento crowd for Mike Bibby who is in attendance tonight.
McLemore has left Dunleavy wide open twice. 2/2 from 3-point land.
Joakim Noah jumper attempts are a good thing for the Sacramento Kings.
Hinrich picks up a tech for getting tangled up with Cousins. What kind of world are we living in when the tech in not on Cousins?
Kurt Hinrich just called for a tech trying to bait Cousins.
Noah tried to take Cousins off the dribble and was turned away.
The Cousins-Dunleavy feud is so weird
TNT game tonight in Sacramento. Late start, but Chris Webber and Marv Albert calling the game.
Brad Miller and family moved back to Sac. They had returned to Indiana when ex-King retired, but headed out West again after brutal winter
For Sacramento: Darren Collison, Ben McLemore, Rudy Gay, Jason Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins
Rookies Nik Stauskas and Bulls' Doug McDermott sat on press table chatting before game. Asked who was better shooter, pointed toward other
Starting for the Bulls tonight: Hinrich, Butler, Dunleavy, Gibson and Noah.
Starters: Collison, McLemore, Gay, Thompson, Cousins. CHI: Hinrich, Butler, Dunleavy, Gibson, Noah.