Sacramento 108, Utah 97

Date - Saturday, November 24, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #73 Tre Maddox, #49 Tom Washington, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 12239

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 29 27 19 22 97
Sacramento 23 28 32 25 108

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 7-7 5-0 2-7 L1
Sacramento 4-9 4-4 0-5 W1

Recap


Kings 108, Jazz 97: Tyreke Evans scored 27 points and Jason Thompson added 16 and nine rebounds as host Sacramento earned a split of the home-and-home series.

DeMarcus Cousins contributed 14 points and nine boards before being ejected in the third quarter for receiving two technical fouls while Aaron Brooks chipped in 13 points for the Kings, who won for just the second time in eight games.

Randy Foye scored a team-high 17 points and Al Jefferson and Jamaal Tinsley added 14 apiece for Utah, which had its three-game winning streak snapped.

Utah led by six after one quarter, as Foye scored 13 of the Jazz's 29 points, and held a five-point advantage at the half. After Tinsley opened the third quarter with a 3-pointer to put Utah ahead by eight, Sacramento went on an 11-2 run for a 62-61 edge with 8:04 remaining.

The Jazz regained the lead and stayed in front until Brooks buried his second 3-pointer of the quarter to put the Kings ahead for good 74-72 with 3:13 left. Evans completed a three-point play to give Sacramento an eight-point advantage after three quarters, and Utah never got closer than four points in the fourth.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Marcus Thornton had nine points for Sacramento, marking only the second time in 13 games this season he failed to reach double figures. ... Jazz G Mo Williams was held out of the lineup with a sprained right foot suffered in Friday's contest. ... After going 3-of-15 from 3-point range on Friday, Utah made 11 of 25 shots from beyond the arc, with Foye and Tinsley hitting four apiece.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Sacramento
Randy Foye 17 Scoring Tyreke Evans 27
Jamaal Tinsley 7 Assists Tyreke Evans 5
Paul Millsap 8 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 9
Gordon Hayward 5 Free Throws Made Tyreke Evans 9
Earl Watson 4 Steals Aaron Brooks 4
DeMarre Carroll 2 Blocks Chuck Hayes 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 97 40.5 11-25 22-30 23 38 4 11 18
Sacramento 108 54.1 6-16 22-32 19 37 2 8 14

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Kings have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game at home against Denver. The Jazz have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.