NBA: Kings end losing streak to Warriors in 100-79 rout

Field Level Media via Reuters

Posted at Dec 16 2019 01:04 PM

Yogi Ferrell (3) of the Sacramento Kings handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. Noah Graham, NBAE via Getty Images/AFP

Bogdan Bogdanovic recorded 25 points, five rebounds and five assists off the bench to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 100-79 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night in San Francisco.

Buddy Hield scored 19 points and Marvin Bagley III added 17 points as the Kings won for the fourth time in their past five games. Harrison Barnes tallied 15 points as Sacramento ended a five-game losing streak to the Warriors.

Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and notched a season-high six steals for Golden State. Damion Lee scored 13 points and Alec Burks had 11 for the Warriors, who lost their fourth straight game to drop their NBA-worst record to 5-23.

Sacramento shot 60.3 percent from the field, including 10 of 22 from 3-point range, while overcoming a season-worst 27 turnovers. Bogdanovic was 9 of 11 from the field and made 4 of 5 from 3-point range, while Hield made 8 of 11 shots overall.

The Warriors committed 20 turnovers and shot 39 percent from the field, including 6 of 25 from long range. Golden State was outrebounded, 38-26.

Sacramento shot 59.4 percent from the field in the first half while taking a 51-42 lead. Hield scored 14 in the half.

The Kings led, 26-18, after the end of the first quarter and opened the second with a 10-2 spurt to take a 16-point advantage. Golden State scored the next 10 points to stay within range, but Hield ultimately drained a 3-pointer in the closing seconds for the nine-point lead.

It was again a nine-point margin after D'Angelo Russell knocked down a 3-pointer with 9:26 left in the third quarter before Sacramento erupted with a 16-2 burst. Richaun Holmes scored back-to-back baskets to end the surge and make it 74-51 with 4:41 remaining.

Bogdanovic's driving basket with 0.1 seconds left sent the Kings into the fourth quarter with a 79-59 lead.

Bogdanovic made two 3-pointers in a 21-second span as Sacramento took a 90-65 advantage with 7:37 remaining. The game remained one-sided as the Warriors fell to 2-10 at home.

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