Sacramento 115, Washington 107

Date - Wednesday, February 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #77 Karl Lane, #42 Eric Lewis
Attendance - 17085

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 29 31 28 27 115
Washington 34 34 21 18 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 0-0 0-0 0-0 W1
Washington 0-0 0-0 0-0 L4


: Tyreke Evans and Marcus Thornton each scored 22 points to help Sacramento snap a six-game losing streak while sending Washington to its fourth straight loss.

Rookie Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 16 points and 16 rebounds as the Kings used a late run to win for the first time in eight tries at the Verizon Center.

Jordan Crawford had 32 points off the bench to pace the Wizards. John Wall finished just shy of a triple-double with 21 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds.

Trailing by a point entering the fourth, Thomas hit a jumper for the lead and Chuck Hayes later had a layup for the Kings’ 100-95 advantage. Roger Mason and Crawford answered back with consecutive 3-pointers to put the Wizards back in front 101-100.

Thomas later had a pair of layups, Thornton added a layup and Hayes hit two free throws during a 8-0 spurt that gave Sacramento a 112-103 edge with 1:49 to play. Francisco Garcia helped ice it with a 3-pointer for a 10-point cushion late.

Washington committed 20 turnovers, leading to 27 points.

The Wizards scored the first seven points of the second quarter to grab a 41-29 lead. Crawford hit a jumper, Shelvin Mack had a jumper and Crawford added a layup and free throw. Washington led 68-60 at the half.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Kings forward John Salmons missed his second straight game with a hip injury. … Crawford had 21 points at halftime. … The Kings had dropped their last six on the road before the win. … This was both teams’ last game prior to All-Star weekend.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Washington
Tyreke Evans 22 Scoring Jordan Crawford 32
Isaiah Thomas 6 Assists John Wall 11
DeMarcus Cousins 16 Rebounds JaVale McGee 10
Tyreke Evans 6 Free Throws Made Jordan Crawford 5
Marcus Thornton 3 Steals John Wall 3
Francisco Garcia 3 Blocks John Wall 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 115 44.8 4-17 25-27 18 47 6 11 10
Washington 107 48.8 9-23 16-27 22 44 6 8 20

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Utah. The Kings have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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