NBA Game Summary - Sacramento vs. LA Lakers|
(Thursday, October 25th)
Final Score: Sacramento 94, LA Lakers 82
San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - DeMarcus Cousins recorded a double-double
with 20 points and 13 rebounds, as the Sacramento Kings defeated the Los
Angeles Lakers, 94-82, on Thursday in the final preseason contest for both
Isaiah Thomas also netted 20 points and Tyreke Evans followed with 14 points
for the Kings, who open the regular season in Chicago on Oct. 31 against the
Devin Ebanks paced Los Angeles with 14 points, while Dwight Howard added nine
points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Lakers finished the preseason 0-8.
Los Angeles was again without Kobe Bryant, who missed his second consecutive
game with a bruised right foot. The 14-time All-Star is questionable for
Tuesday's season-opener against the Dallas Mavericks.
Sacramento held a slim 40-39 edge at the break, but the Kings shot over 60
percent from the field in the third and outscored the Lakers by 16 in the
frame en route to the victory.
10/26 01:00:47 ET