Originally written December 06, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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By Martin McNeal, The Sports Xchange SACRAMENTO -- Desperation was the companion of the Sacramento Kings and the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. Both teams badly needed a victory and saw a vulnerable opponent. In the end, though, Kings guard Tyreke Evans made back-to-back three-pointers in the fourth quarter and also slowed Toronto's Kyle Lowry to lead Sacramento to a 107-100 victory before an announced crowd of 12,476 at Sleep Train Arena. Evans had missed the two previous games with a bruised left knee and admitted to beginning the game sluggishly. "I felt a little rusty," he said, "after not playing for a few days. "But I started feeling better as the game went on. I always have to be aggressive. It's up to me and DeMarcus (Cousins) to lead this team." Evans was one of five starters to reach double-figures, scoring 23 points. Cousins scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while power forward Jason Thompson had 13 points and 10 reb...
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