Found March 20, 2013 on
Vinny Del Negro
Los Angeles Clippers
Marcus Thornton had 25 points, Toney Douglas scored 17 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings rallied from eight down in the final 11 minutes to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 116-101 on Tuesday night.
DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans added 17 points apiece for the Kings, who beat the Pacific Division-leading Clippers for the first time in more than two years.
They did it behind a stellar effort off the bench from Thornton and a smothering defense that held Los Angeles to just five buckets in the final quarter.
Blake Griffin had three of them and finished with 26 points, four rebounds and five assists for the Clippers. Los Angeles has lost four of its last seven.
Thornton went 7 of 14 from the floor and made six 3s but it was Douglas, the midseason acquisition from Houston, who came up biggest for Sacramento. He made three straight 3s after the Clippers pulled within 98-96 then added four free throws in the final 1:30 to help seal the win.
Cousins, who missed ...
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DeMarcus Cousins spewed a couple of “choice words” as he approached and banged the table where the Kings TV play-by-play man, Grant Napear, was still telecasting live after the Kings win over the Clippers on Tuesday night. When asked about what was said, Cousins laughed it off, but judging by Napear’s tweet, he probably isn’t a fan of the afternoon radio show where Napear...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Marcus Thornton had 25 points, Toney Douglas scored 17 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings rallied from eight down in the final 11 minutes to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 116-101 on Tuesday night.
DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans added 17 points apiece for the Kings, who beat the Pacific Division-leading Clippers for the first time...
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is now taking his infamous volatility to the team's broadcasters. After Tuesday night's home victory over the Clippers, Cousins ran over to the announce table and appeared to say something to Kings play by play man Grant Napear, pounding his fist on the desk. (Via Sactown Royalty)
Cousins' issues with Napear apparently stems...
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While an offensive surge has made the Sacramento Kings competitive lately, their defense keyed perhaps their best win of the season their last time out.
The Kings will try to carry their momentum to Thursday night when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves, who haven't won on the road in more than five weeks.
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