The Sacramento Kings just managed to edge out the Toronto Raptors by the final score of 107-100. Sacramento snapped a three game losing streak to improve to 5-12 on the season, while sending the Raptors to 4-15.
Sacramento and Toronto were tied at 29-29 before the Kings outscored the Raptors 26-18 in the second. Toronto responded with a 29-23 run in the third to cut the lead of the Kings to two, but Sacramento just managed to edge out Toronto in the 4th quarter 28-24 to hold on for the win.
DeMarcus Cousins led the way for Sacramento by scoring 25 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. Tyreke Evans added 23 points, Jason Thompson had a double-double by grabbing ten boards and scoring 13 points, John Salmons added 12 points and seven assists, and Aaron Brooks put up 11 points.
Kyle Lowry led the Raptors with 34 points, 11 assists and five rebounds. Mickael Pietrus contributed 21 points, Demar DeRozan added 14, and Ed Davis scored 13 and rebounded 11 off the bench.