Atlanta 112, Sacramento 96

Date - Friday, November 16, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #71 Rodney Mott, #12 Violet Palmer, #33 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 11814

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 34 24 28 26 112
Sacramento 20 36 14 26 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 4-4 1-2 3-2 W1
Sacramento 2-7 2-3 0-4 L4


Hawks 112, Kings 96: Kyle Korver went 5-for-5 from 3-point range and finished with 22 points and seven rebounds as visiting Atlanta handed Sacramento a fourth straight setback.

Lou Williams added 21 points off the bench and Al Horford collected 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Hawks, who grabbed a big lead in the third quarter and held off the Kings’ attempts at a run in the fourth.

Jason Thompson scored 19, Marcus Thornton had 17 and DeMarcus Cousins collected nine points and 16 rebounds for Sacramento, which failed to carry over the momentum of a big second quarter.

Atlanta jumped out to a 34-20 lead after the first quarter only to have the Kings chop it down to 58-56 at the half with a big second frame. The Hawks made another surge in the third, getting nine points from Korver and seven apiece from Williams and Horford as they outscored Sacramento 28-14 in the frame.

Instead of falling off while the Kings surged in the fourth, Atlanta kept pace and got four straight points from Korver to stretch it to a 105-90 edge with 3:31 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Sacramento has yielded at least 103 points in each of its last three games and has allowed five of its last seven opponents to reach the century mark. … Atlanta finishes its four-game road trip with a 2-2 mark. The Hawks will play seven of their next eight at home. … Cousins was returning after a two-game suspension for his hostile actions toward San Antonio Spurs broadcaster Sean Elliott.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Sacramento
Kyle Korver 22 Scoring Jason Thompson 19
Josh Smith 6 Assists DeMarcus Cousins 7
Al Horford 10 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 16
Louis Williams 9 Free Throws Made Tyreke Evans 3
Ivan Johnson 2 Steals DeMarcus Cousins 2
Josh Smith 3 Blocks N/A

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 112 55.3 8-15 20-27 24 42 5 8 15
Sacramento 96 45.9 8-20 10-14 25 37 0 11 14

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Brooklyn. The Kings have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .167 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Hawks have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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