Kings Down New Orleans 100-92 - Match Report
|Kings Down New Orleans 100-92 - Match Report|
Sacramento got 28 points and 19 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins en route to a 100-92 victory over New Orleans on Monday at New Orleans Arena.
The Kings were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 182.5.
Tyreke Evans had 20 points for Sacramento and Isaiah Thomas chipped in with 17 points. Isaiah Thomas had 6 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.
New Orleans got 20 points from Greivis Vasquez in a losing cause and another 19 points from Emeka Okafor. Greivis Vasquez contributed 9 assists for the Hornets, while Chris Kaman had 12 rebounds.
The Kings hit the break trailing 52-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Orleans had a 48-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Sacramento heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.