Sacramento 121, New Orleans 110

Date - Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #34 Kevin Cutler, #13 Monty McCutchen
Attendance - 14275

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 28 20 25 37 110
Sacramento 35 30 30 26 121

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 27-52 16-23 11-29 L2
Sacramento 28-50 20-20 8-30 W1

Recap

Kings 121, Hornets 110: John Salmons scored 22 points while Jason Thompson and Marcus Thornton added 20 apiece as Sacramento salvaged the finale of its five-game homestand.

Thompson grabbed eight rebounds and Isaiah Thomas chipped in 15 points for the Kings, who snapped their five-game losing streak at home.

Eric Gordon scored a game-high 23 points while Robin Lopez and Brian Roberts each contributed 20 for New Orleans, which completed a 1-4 road trip.

Sacramento used a late 10-0 run to build a 35-28 lead after one quarter, and Thornton scored 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting in the second as the Kings took a 17-point advantage into the break. Thornton recorded eight of those points during a 13-0 burst midway through the period.

The Kings ended the third with a 13-4 spurt to increase the lead to 95-73. They scored the first six points of the fourth, and Jimmer Fredette hit a pair of 3-pointers to push the advantage to 29 points before cruising the rest of the way.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Hornets were attempting to sweep the Kings for the first time since 1996-97, when the franchise was based in Charlotte. ... New Orleans has lost 10 of its last 11 road games. ... Sacramento F Patrick Patterson missed his second straight contest with a sore lower back.


 

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Sacramento
Eric Gordon 23 Scoring John Salmons 22
Eric Gordon 7 Assists Toney Douglas 6
Anthony Davis 10 Rebounds Jason Thompson 8
Robin Lopez 6 Free Throws Made John Salmons 6
Eric Gordon 2 Steals Toney Douglas 3
Anthony Davis 2 Blocks DeMarcus Cousins 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 110 48.7 6-18 28-35 19 41 5 6 19
Sacramento 121 55.3 10-20 17-23 26 37 7 10 12

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Kings have a W/L % of .321 after a win and .380 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against L.A. Clippers. The Hornets have a W/L % of .321 after a win and .353 after a loss.