Friday , Dec , 12 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Kings travel to Utah

Salt Lake City, UT (Sports Network) – Sacramento plays its first game on the
road in over three weeks tonight when the Kings travel to Utah to take on the
Jazz in a Western Conference duel.

Earlier this season, Sacramento knocked off the Jazz, 118-110, at Utah.

The Kings played eight straight at home from November 21 to December 9, and
finished the homestand at 7-1.

Peja Stojakovic scored 26 points to lead the Kings to a 105-95 win over the
Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday at ARCO Arena.

Mike Bibby contributed 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the
Kings, who have won 10 of their last 11 games. Sacramento also improved to
12-1 at home this season.

Anthony Peeler contributed 14 points, Vlade Divac added 13 and Brad Miller
chipped in 12 in the win.

The Kings are 2-4 on the road this season.

Matt Harpring had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead the Jazz over the New
York Knicks, 95-73, on Wednesday at the Delta Center.

Greg Ostertag recorded his fifth double-double of the year with 16 points and
12 boards for the Jazz, who ended a two-game skid. Andrei Kirilenko had a
great all-around effort, notching his sixth double-double with 10 points and
12 rebounds. He also had six assists, six steals and five blocks.

Three others finished in double figures on Wednesday for Utah with DeShawn
Stevenson and Raja Bell each netting 14. Raul Lopez scored 12 and was one
assist and one rebound away from his first-career triple-double.

Sacramento has been dominant over the Jazz, winning three straight and 10 of
the last 11 meetings between the squads. The Kings have won seven straight
after losing its last 13 at Utah.