NBA Game Summary - Golden State at Sacramento|
(Wednesday, February 19th)
Final Score: Golden State 101, Sacramento 92
Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - David Lee recorded a double-double with
23 points and 11 rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors take a 101-92 win
over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday.
Klay Thompson added 18 points and Stephen Curry finished with 13 points and
eight assists for the Warriors, winners in two of their last three.
"I love the way my guys responded. Took care of the basketball on the road
which is a huge step especially in us trying to get better but I thought we
really showed a lot of guts," Warriors coach Mark Jackson said. "They bounced
back. They took the lead. We responded, just a total team effort."
Earlier on Wednesday, the Warriors acquired guard Steve Blake from the Los
Angeles Lakers in exchange for MarShon Brooks and Kent Bazemore.
Isaiah Thomas scored a game-high 26 points and dished out seven assists and
Travis Outlaw scored 18 points off the bench for the Kings, losers in four of
their last five.
"We seemed hell bent on giving them as many possessions as possible," said
Kings coach Michael Malone.
Sacramento also completed a trade Wednesday, sending Marcus Thornton to the
Brooklyn Nets for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.
Andre Iguodala's layup 2 1/2 minutes into the third quarter gave the Warriors
a 65-50 lead. The Kings countered with a 17-6 burst to pull within four, but
the Warriors quickly ended their drought with four straight points to make it
a 75-67 game.
The Kings then scored nine straight to take a 76-75 lead. Thomas scored six
points on the flurry.
Golden State took over in the middle part of the fourth as a 15-5 run opened
up a 94-84 lead and the Kings never got closer than six the rest of the way.
The Warriors led 30-26 after 12 minutes and owned a 59-50 lead at the break.
Golden State outscored the Kings 52-32 in the paint ... The Warriors scored 22
points off 21 Sacramento turnovers ... The Warriors went just 3-for-19 from 3-
point range ... Quincy Acy pulled down 12 rebounds in the loss.
02/20 02:47:24 ET