Sunday , Apr , 16 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Kings clinch playoff spot with win over Hornets

Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) – Mike Bibby scored 23 points to lead the
Sacramento Kings over the Hornets, 96-79, and secure a spot in the upcoming
Western Conference playoffs.

Bonzi Wells added 16 points and Ron Artest had 13 points, six rebounds and six
assists for the Kings, who have won two in a row and can at best clinch the
seven seed if the Lakers lose their season finale and Sacramento wins its

Chris Paul had 12 points and seven assists for the Hornets, who have lost two
straight and four of five.