Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/15/13
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacrament Kings didn't dominate, but they held on for a 124-118 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night at Sleep Train Arena before an announced crowd of 12,194. DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings (14-24) with 26 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. Marcus Thornton scored 20 off the bench, Tyreke Evans had 18, and reserve Jimmer Fredette added 16. Rookie Dion Waiters scored a career-high 33 points for Cleveland (9-31). Sacramento ended its four-game losing streak thanks to balanced scoring. Six Kings players reached double figures, as the offense produced the victory. The Kings surrendered a season-high 128 to the Miami Heat in a loss Saturday night. Cleveland entered the game averaging 94.4 points. The Kings did a solid job on Cleveland's second-year point guard Kyrie Irving, who was limited to a 15 point on 6-of-19 shooting. Defending Waiters was another story. The fourth pick of the 2012 draft was close to unstoppable no matter the defender. W...
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