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David Lee had 22 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists and rookie Klay Thompson scored a career-best 31 points to lead the short-handed Golden State Warriors past the Sacramento Kings, 111-108 on Saturday night.
Two turnovers by the Kings and another by the Warriors in the final minute finished off a sloppy game and handed Golden State the season series 3-1 in the Northern California rivalry. Thompson's previous career high of 27 points came three days earlier in a win at New Orleans.
DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points and 18 rebounds, and Tyreke Evans scored 16 points for the erratic Kings, who had won three of their last four and started to show progress under former Warriors coach Keith Smart. Instead, Sacramento is still stuck at the bottom of the Pacific Division and four games back of Golden State.
The inconsistent effort typified two undermanned teams stuck at the bottom of the division.
Sacramento clamped down defensively and held Golden State scoreless for almost 3 minut...
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Golden State Warriors (20-26) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (22-26)
When: 9:00 PM Sunday March 25, 2012
Where: Rose Garden, Portland, OR
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