Found November 14, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
For a month, Kings coach Michael Malone talked about how Marcus Thornton might thrive like a player he watched his father, Brendan, coach in Detroit. Vinnie Johnson was one of the most prolific bench scorers for the Pistons during the 1980s, helping Detroit win back-to-back NBA championships in 1989 and 1990. He picked up the nickname “The Microwave” for how quickly he could heat up offensively. Wednesday night, Thornton was Malone’s “Microwave” for the first time this season. And for the first time this season, Thornton went on one of his trademark scoring binges to lead the Kings to a 107-86 win over the Brooklyn Nets at Sleep Train Arena. Thornton broke out of his early-season slump by scoring a season-high 24 points off the bench. “If I could have written a script for (Wednesday), it would have played out just how it played out,” Malone said. “Marcus, he was aggressive, he took his shots, he shot the ball with confidence, and I’m very happy for him and I’m happy for our guys...
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