Kings vs Hornets Final: 96-80 - Recap
|Kings vs Hornets Final: 96-80 - Recap|
Tyreke Evans scored 27 points for Sacramento on Sunday, leading the Kings to a 96-80 victory over New Orleans at Power Balance Pavilion.
The Kings were a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 183.5.
Sacramento got 25 points from Marcus Thornton and another 13 points from John Salmons. Jimmer Fredette contributed 5 assists, while Chuck Hayes cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 17-point performance from Trevor Ariza, who was supported by 14 points from Chris Kaman. Jarrett Jack had 8 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Chris Kaman grabbed 15 rebounds.
The Kings hit the break trailing 40-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Orleans had a 60-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Sacramento takes its act on the road to face Memphis looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Utah.