Sacramento Kings Team Report – December 6
=== Sacramento Kings Team Report – December 6 ===
(Sports Network) – The Kings improved to 12-5 on the season, as they
rebounded from a terrible first quarter and defeated the Boston Celtics,
119-105, on Sunday at ARCO Arena. Sacramento got a big game from its
frontcourt in the victory over the Celtics. Center Brad Miller finished with
22 points and 10 rebounds for the Kings, while forwards Peja Stojakovic scored
a game-high 27 points and Chris Webber netted 18 and pulled down 10 boards in
After getting outscored 36-18 in the first 12 minutes of the contest,
Sacramento re-grouped and trimmed Boston’s advantage to eight at the half,
63-55. The Kings came out of the locker room and blitzed the Celtics,
outscoring them 38-17 in the third stanza to take a 13-point lead into the
Sacramento’ starting point guard Mike Bibby played a team-high 39 minutes and
registered 15 points to go along with a game-high 10 assists, while forward
Darius Songaila came off the bench and contributed 14 points and seven
rebounds in 19 minutes of action.
Miller has registered consecutive double-doubles and is averaging 15.4 points
and 8.3 rebounds this season.
The Kings are off until Tuesday when they host the expansion Charlotte
Bobcats. It is the first-ever regular-season contest between the two clubs.
Charlotte is scheduled to host the Kings on March 1, 2005.