The Sacramento Kings had Tyreke Evans manage 15 points and DeMarcus Cousins put in 17 points and 10 rebounds. Jason Thompson had 13 points off the bench. That was about it.
The Philadelphia 76ers used a dominant third quarter to cruise to victory against the Kings on the road. Elton Brand had a nice double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds, Jrue Holiday contributed 17 points, six rebounds and eight assists, Evan Turner managed 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. It was ultimately the passing efficiency of the Sixers that overwhelmed the Kings, with 30 assists to 10 turnovers compared to 16 assists to 15 turnovers. Philly outscored Sacramento 32-18 in the third quarter and cruised the rest of the way.
The Kings had Jimmer Fredette start at point guard. He had as many turnovers as assists and one more turnover than field goal makes (2 for 7). John Salmons shot 3 for 10, J.J. Hickson 1 for 5, and Travis Outlaw was 1 for 8. Francisco Garcia 3 for 9, Isaiah Thomas 3 for 8.