Sac 27 23 31 22 103
LAL 20 26 29 23 98
Date of game: 10/19/2012

Recap: LA Lakers vs. Sacramento

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Marcus Thornton scored 19 points to lead five Sacramento players in double figures as the Kings kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless during this preseason with a 103-98 victory at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Thornton knocked down 7-of-11 field goal attempts for Sacramento, which received 18 points and 10 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins. Jimmer Fredette and Tyreke Evans each contributed 14 points off the bench, while James Johnson finished with 12 points to help the Kings move to 3-1 thus far on their exhibition slate.

Kobe Bryant poured in 22 points in 29 minutes, but it wasn't enough to prevent the Lakers from falling to 0-5 in preseason play. Pau Gasol and Devin Ebanks each netted 20 points in a losing cause.

The Kings trailed 43-42 late in the first half before Cousins sparked a 9-0 run with six points. Ebanks would halt the surge with a basket from beyond the arc with 1.6 seconds in the second quarter, cutting Sacramento's lead to 50-46.

Los Angeles would pull to within 81-79 on Robert Sacre's layup with 9:52 left, but Fredette sank a pair of 3-pointers during a 12-6 stretch that gave the Kings an eight-point advantage with four minutes remaining.

The teams will square off again Sunday at the Staples Center.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
NASCAR changes qualifying format for Daytona, Talladega

Qualifying for NASCAR national touring series races at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway will no longer feature a pack of cars running together.

Falcons docked a 2016 draft pick for fake crowd noise

The Atlanta Falcons were fined $350,000 and will have to forfeit a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft for using artificial crowd noise during home games for the last two seasons.

Mets acquire reliever Torres from Padres

The New York Mets acquired left- handed pitcher Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later on Monday.

Dubnyk, Atkinson, O'Reilly named NHL weekly winners

Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk, Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson and Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly were selected as the NHL's top players for the week ending March 29.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.