The Sacramento Kings hosted the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. For the first half of the game, it appeared that the Kings would be outgunned once again, but in the end they were able to bounce back and take the 103-100 victory, keeping Milwaukee winless on the road.
The Kings trailed 58-37 at halftime, but scored over 30 points in both the third and fourth quarters, in addition to holding the Bucks to just 18 points in the fourth. Still, Milwaukee held a 100-99 lead as with just 18 seconds remaining in regulation. Tyreke Evans drew a foul on Stephen Jackson and sank both free throws to put the Kings up 101-100, after which Jackson missed a 19-foot jumper with 0:05 left on the clock. Evans drew another foul with two seconds left and made both of his free throws again to put the game away.
Two Sacramento players managed to record double-doubles on Thursday. Evans had 26 points and 10 rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins scored 19 points and picked up 15 boards. Marcus Thornton led all Kings scorers with 27 points.