Kings center DeMarcus Cousins had a big double-double and Sacramento just held on to beat the Golden State Warriors.
The Sacramento Kings held on to beat the Golden State Warriors 94-92. The Warriors cut a double digit lead in the fourth quarter to one point, but Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry missed potential go-ahead/game-winning jumpers and the Kings held on.
The Kings were led by DeMarcus Cousins, who had a monster game. Cousins shot 10-16 from the field to pile on his 23 points, and also grabbed 15 rebounds, and had a pair of steals and blocks each. Marcus Thornton added 16 points off the bench, Aaron Brooks had a strong fourth quarter and finished with a dozen points, and Isaiah Thomas added ten.
The Warrors had four starters in double figures, with Klay Thompson leading the way with 22 points, David Lee adding 20, and Andrew Bogut and Stephen Curry contributing 12 points each.
The Kings won their first game of the season to improve to 1-3 on the season, while the Warriors fell back to .500 at 2-2.