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DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, Aaron Brooks added 23 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by outlasting the Golden State Warriors 131-127 on Wednesday night.
After blowing a 15-point lead, Brooks made a pair of 3-pointers in the final minutes to help Sacramento pull away. Both teams shot 50 percent, while the Kings had a season high in points and scored more than any team had against the Warriors this season.
Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 32 points in the second half before fouling out, and David Lee had 29 points and eight rebounds in Golden State's worst defensive outing of the season. Only Oklahoma City had shot at least 50 percent against the Warriors.
After going 6-1 on the season's longest road stretch, the Warriors beat New Orleans 103-96 at home on Tuesday night. They returned to the road for the short trip to Sacramento, looking tired and timid on defense from the start.
The most points the Warriors had allowed this season came ...
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Although the 2012-13 NBA season is currently on its way to the mid-point, the 2012 calendar year is coming to a close and we here at A Royal Pain (along with the rest of the FanSided network) wanted to reflect on the best moments of the 2012 year.
For the purple and black loyalists, it’s been a trying time. Between poor on-court play, a disastrous ownership and the emotional roller...
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By the time they roll into town as the Sonics, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, and the likes...
SACRAMENTO -- It was a game that reminded some of the way the NBA used to look. The Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors had an old-fashioned shootout displaying the best of offensive basketball and a modicum of defense here and there. When it was over, the Kings were left standing with a 131-127 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night before an announced...