Sacramento Kings Team Report – February 1
=== Sacramento Kings Team Report – February 1 ===
(Sports Network) – Brad Miller scored 28 points and tied a career-high with
17 rebounds to lead Sacramento over Seattle, 110-103, in a Pacific Division
matchup at KeyArena on Saturday.
Peja Stojakovic tallied a team-high 29 points for the Kings, who have won
three in a row. Sacramento finished up a six-game road swing at 4-2.
The game was knotted at 102-102, but Vlade Divac threw down a two-handed dunk
with 1:42 to play and the Kings led the rest of the way. Divac finished with
Twelve seconds later Seattle’s Ray Allen was fouled, but only made one of the
two free throws and the Sonics trailed 104-103.
The game then went scoreless until there was just 11.7 seconds remaining when
Stojakovic hit a pair from the stripe to increase the Kings edge to 106-103.
On the ensuing possession, Allen had a decent look from three-point range that
would have tied it, but the ball bounced out and Seattle was forced to foul
Miller sealed the victory with two points from the foul line to make it a
five-point game with only 7.8 seconds left.
This was the third meeting of the season between the teams. The Kings crushed
Seattle, 130-99, on January 4, 2004, while the Sonics beat Sacramento, 104-93,
three days later at KeyArena.
The Kings are 12-9 on the road this season.
Sacramento is off until Tuesday when it hosts Seattle.