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NBA Game Summary - Sacramento at Orlando



(Saturday, December 21st)

Final Score: Sacramento 105, Orlando 100

Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Isaiah Thomas and Rudy Gay each scored 23 points to help the Sacramento Kings salvage the final test of their four-game road trip with a 105-100 win over the Orlando Magic.

Marcus Thornton netted 15 points off the bench on 3-of-6 shooting from beyond the arc and DeMarcus Cousins contributed a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the win, Sacramento's third straight against Orlando.

Arron Afflalo led all scorers with 26 points in his return to the lineup after missing Wednesday's loss to Utah with a stomach ailment.

Tobias Harris had 21 points, while Jameer Nelson and Victor Oladipo added 13 and 12, respectively, for Orlando, which has lost four straight games at Amway Center.

When speaking of Thomas, Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn said, "He's a nuisance. He can get in the lane, make shots, and I think he really enjoys competing."

Orlando led 58-56 at the half, but five players scored for Sacramento during a 10-2 spurt to open the third quarter.

Glen Davis then scored two straight buckets for Orlando which ignited an 11-2 run. A Nikola Vucevic layup with 4:53 to play in the frame capped the spurt and gave the Magic a slim 71-68 lead.

The Kings responded when Gay hooked up with Cousins for an alley-oop that was the first bucket of seven straight points for the Kings.

Oladipo helped Orlando return serve with five points during a 6-0 run to end the quarter to retain its two-point advantage into the fourth.

Sacramento gained control of the contest with an 18-4 run in the opening 2:49 of the fourth. Thornton had 11 points during the surge, including three straight 3-pointers to cap the run and help the visitors to a 93-81 lead.

Later, Vucevic fouled out with 2:37 to play after he hacked Cousins during a made layup. Cousins missed the free throw and Sacramento led 100-93.

Orlando pulled within four, 101-97, following four straight points from Harris with 1:30 to play.

Just under a minute later, Thomas dribbled in from the far wing and banked in a 15-foot jumper to increase the lead to six.

Orlando called a timeout but turned the ball over, essentially ending the game on a five second call when Davis couldn't get the ball in bounds.

"We made enough plays obviously to get that win," said Kings head coach Michael Malone. "(I'm) proud of our guys to finish up a disappointing road trip but we didn't hang our heads."

Game Notes

Thomas also had nine assists ... Each team's largest lead was 12 and both scored 34 points in the paint ... The Kings shot 12-for-23 (52.2 percent) from deep ... Vucevic finished with four points and nine rebounds ... Both teams are home on Monday as Orlando will host New York and Sacramento welcomes New Orleans.

12/21 23:28:05 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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