Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/17/13
SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Kings received strong contributions from three starters and a timely boost from reserve guard Jimmer Fredette Wednesday night . That was just enough to hold on for a 95-94 victory over the Washington Wizards before an announced crowd of 11,611 at Sleep Train Arena. The victory enabled the Kings to close out their five-game home stand with two straight wins, while the Wizards opened their five-game road swing with a disappointing defeat. The Kings (15-24) were led by DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans and John Salmons, who each scored 21 points. Cousins led all rebounders with 16, while Evans contributed eight rebounds and eight assists. Fredette was the last member of the Kings to get in the game, but his 12 points and spacing created on the floor helped Sacramento get over the hump. "Jimmer did a good job because he didn't think he was going to get into the game," said Evans. "Everybody (other than Travis Outlaw) had been (substituted) in. But I to...
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