Sacramento 111, Toronto 108

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, November 1, 2010 10:00 PM
Location - Arco Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #52 Pat Fraher, # Marat Kogut
Attendance - 17317

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 33 29 24 22 108
Sacramento 16 35 27 33 111

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 1-2 1-1 0-1 L1
Sacramento 3-1 1-0 2-1 W2

Recap

Tyreke Evans scored 23 points and rookie DeMarcus Cousins added 16 as the Sacramento Kings came from behind to defeat the Toronto Raptors, 111-108, in their home opener Monday night.

Beno Udrih scored 17 points and Samuel Dalembert pulled down 14 rebounds off the bench for the Kings, who improved to 3-1.

Trailing, 83-69, late in the third period, Sacramento used a 14-3 run to pull within 86-83 on Luther Head’s 3-pointer with 10:56 to play. The Kings finally tied it at 93-93 on Cousins’ layup just under four minutes later and grabbed their first lead when Omri Casspi knocked down a 3-pointer to make it 96-95 with 5:56 left.

Linas Kleiza responded with a 3-pointer to put the Raptors back on top, but Cousins scored six points during an 11-1 spurt, giving Sacramento the lead for good. Toronto battled back within 109-108 with 13 seconds left, but Udrih knocked down a pair of free throws to seal it.

Andrea Bargnani scored 28 points and DeMar DeRozan added a career-high 24 for Toronto, which led 33-16 after the first quarter.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Sacramento
Andrea Bargnani 28 Scoring Tyreke Evans 23
Jose Calderon 5 Assists Tyreke Evans 5
Reggie Evans 19 Rebounds Samuel Dalembert 14
DeMar DeRozan 10 Free Throws Made Luther Head 6
Andrea Bargnani 1 Steals Tyreke Evans 2
Andrea Bargnani 2 Blocks Francisco Garcia 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 108 45.9 9-21 21-29 19 42 3 3 15
Sacramento 111 47.7 5-12 22-27 15 40 4 5 11

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Kings have a W/L % of .500 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Raptors have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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