Sacramento 106, Oklahoma City 101

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, February 9, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Power Balance Pavilion, Sacramento, California
Officials - #11 Derrick Collins, #73 Tre Maddox, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 17317

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 19 36 23 23 101
Sacramento 23 34 19 30 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 20-6 9-1 11-5 L1
Sacramento 10-16 7-4 3-12 W1

Recap


Tyreke Evans scored 22 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and nine rebounds as the Sacramento Kings handed the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder a 106-101 loss on Thursday night.

Marcus Thornton had 15 points, Jason Thompson had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Donte Green added 10 points for the Kings.

Russell Westbrook, who was named as an All-Star reserve, scored 33 points for the Thunder (20-6), who had 23 turnovers. Kevin Durant had 27 points and eight rebounds in a losing effort.

James Harden had 17 points and five rebounds off the bench and Daequan Cook scored 11.

Oklahoma City took a 95-87 lead with 5:56 left on Cook's 3-pointer. The Kings scored seven unanswered points and rallied to 95-94 lead on Thornton's 3-pointer.

Durant made it 97-94, but Thornton tied it with another 3-pointer from the right corner. Cousins made one of two free throws before Westbrook scored from the top of the key with 1:19 remaining. Green gave the Kings a 100-99 lead on two free throws.

Westbrook stepped out of bounds with 49 seconds left for his seventh turnover. Evans made one of two free throws for a 101-99 lead and Durant missed a 3-pointer from 26 feet.

Cousins added two more free throws, giving the Kings a four-point edge and Evans added two more to seal the victory.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Sacramento
Russell Westbrook 33 Scoring Tyreke Evans 22
Nick Collison 3 Assists Tyreke Evans 5
Serge Ibaka 9 Rebounds Jason Thompson 10
Kevin Durant 7 Free Throws Made Tyreke Evans 6
Kevin Durant 2 Steals Tyreke Evans 4
Serge Ibaka 10 Blocks J.J. Hickson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 101 48.1 7-18 20-26 13 40 17 6 23
Sacramento 106 40.4 7-20 19-26 21 46 4 13 12

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Phoenix. The Kings have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Thunder have a W/L % of .762 after a win and .800 after a loss.
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