Cleveland 118, Sacramento 124

Date - Monday, January 14, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #63 Derek Richardson, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 12194

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 24 33 30 31 118
Sacramento 31 38 24 31 124

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 9-31 4-12 5-19 L3
Sacramento 14-24 11-10 3-14 W1

Recap


Kings 124, Cavaliers 118:
DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 14 rebounds and Marcus Thornton scored 20 points as host Sacramento snapped a four-game losing skid.

Tyreke Evans scored 18 points, Jimmer Fredette tallied 16 and John Salmons added 14 as the Kings ended a six-game home losing streak to Cleveland.

Dion Waiters scored a career-best 33 points on 12-of-18 shooting for the Cavaliers, who dropped to 5-19 on the road. Tristan Thompson had 17 points and 15 rebounds, C.J. Miles scored 17 and Kyrie Irving added 15 for Cleveland.

Sacramento led 31-24 after one quarter and led by as many as 13 in the second en route to a 69-57 halftime lead. The Kings shot 56.3 percent in the half.

Cleveland rattled off the first eight points of the second half and eventually pulled within 97-94 on a 3-pointer by Waiters with 7:37 to play. Sacramento got its lead back to nine on Fredette’s 3-pointer with just over four minutes remaining and held on down the stretch.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Sacramento went 29-of-33 from the free-throw line with Cousins sinking all 12 of his attempts. … The 124 points are the most Cleveland has allowed this season. … Fredette and Thornton each connected on three of Sacramento’s nine 3-pointers.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   Sacramento
Dion Waiters 33 Scoring DeMarcus Cousins 26
Dion Waiters 5 Assists DeMarcus Cousins 6
Tristan Thompson 15 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 14
Tyler Zeller 7 Free Throws Made DeMarcus Cousins 12
Kyrie Irving 3 Steals DeMarcus Cousins 2
Tyler Zeller 4 Blocks DeMarcus Cousins 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 118 47.8 8-16 22-30 18 38 5 6 10
Sacramento 124 51.2 9-19 29-33 24 40 7 8 13

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Washington. The Kings have a W/L % of .357 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .111 after a win and .258 after a loss.