Sac 25 26 27 19 97
Cha 20 26 30 17 93
Date of game: 1/19/2013

Recap: Charlotte vs. Sacramento

Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Marcus Thornton scored 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins notched a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Sacramento Kings edged the Charlotte Bobcats, 97-93, at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Tyreke Evans added 16 points to go with four assists and Isaiah Thomas finished with 15 points for the Kings, winners in three of their last four games.

Jason Thompson scored 11 points in the victory.

"Our guys did a good job of moving the ball and making that extra pass tonight," Kings coach Keith Smart said of his team's 24 assists.

Ramon Sessions scored 16 points, Gerald Henderson had 15 and Kemba Walker dropped in 14 points to go with 10 assists for the Bobcats, who have dropped six of their last seven.

Hakim Warrick and Ben Gordon added 12 points apiece in the setback.

Charlotte outscored the Kings, 14-10 for 9 1/2 minutes of the fourth quarter to take a 90-88 lead. Sacramento, though, scored the next six points of the game to go up 94-90 with 44 seconds left. Evans' layup provided a two-point edge with 1:19 left, and he followed it with another lay-in.

Sessions' 3-point play pulled the Bobcats within 94-93 four seconds later, but the Kings held Charlotte scoreless the rest of the way.

Thomas made a pair of free throws with 18.4 seconds left, and Walker missed a potential tying 3-point shot in the closing seconds. Thomas then made 1-of-2 from the foul line with 2.4 seconds to go.

"It was definitely a tough one," Charlotte forward Jeff Adrien remarked. "We battled the whole night. We just have to be able to figure out how to win those close ones. There have been a couple of them."

Sacramento led 25-20 after the first quarter and took a 51-46 lead into the break. The Bobcats outscored the Kings, 30-27, to cut the lead to 78-76 entering the final frame.

Game Notes

Sacramento outscored Charlotte, 50-32, in the paint ... The Bobcats had 15 turnovers leading to 19 points ... Charlotte went 26-of-38 from the free throw line.

Dorm Report: Rooting for the lesser of two evils

I really do try my best not to hate anyone, seeing as how that word can be thrown around rather easily, which is why it was so tough watching the Florida State-Louisville game on Thursday night.

NASCAR News
Can Harvick, Keselowski rebound in the Chase at Texas?

Keselowski and Harvick are currently ranked seven and eighth, respectively, in the eight-driver Chase field for the Eliminator Round. The third round in the playoffs began last Sunday at Martinsville, the only short track on the Chase schedule.

Texans' Clowney questionable vs. Eagles

Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is back on the team's injury report, with the 2014 No. 1 overall pick questionable to play in Sunday's home game against Philadelphia.

Top Shelf: Josefson delivers on 'Devil's Night'

In a fitting twist of fate, the New Jersey Devils finally ended their NHL record run of shootout losses on Oct. 30, or as some folks call it, "Devil's Night."

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.