Trans. Dec 10 7:58 ET (Dec 10 7:58 ET ) Rudy Gay did not suit up for the Sacramento Kings Monday night. Not that they needed him, they got 32 from DeMarcus Cousins, 31 from Derrick Williams and 24 from Isaiah Thomas as they rolled to an impressive win over Dallas. However, when Gay (and Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray) walked into the building Monday…
DeMarcus Cousins put up 32 points and registered 19 rebounds, while Derrick Williams added 31 points and 5 steals to lead the Sacramento Kings to a victory over the Dallas Mavericks, 112-97. This is the second win in as many games for Sacramento (6-13) after beating Utah on Saturday. Other key performers for Sacramento were Isaiah Thomas with 24 points and 12 assists, and Jason Thompson with 10 points and 7 rebounds. On 9-18 shooting from the field and 3-4 from the free throw line, Monta Ellis put up 21 points for Dallas in the loss.
SACRAMENTO -- DeMarcus Cousins had 32 points and 19 rebounds, and Derrick Williams scored a career-high 31 to pace the Sacramento Kings to a 112-97 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night. Using just 10 players, the Kings enjoyed one of their better games offensively all season. Earlier in the day, the Kings completed a seven-player deal with Toronto that brought them Rudy Gay, Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy. Isaiah Thomas had 24 points and a career-high 12 assists, and Jason Thompson added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Kings.
The steady improvement of rookie Ben McLemore has been a bright spot during an otherwise difficult season for the Sacramento Kings. The Kings have lost four straight at home and will look for McLemore to help turn things around Monday night when they host the Dallas Mavericks. Sacramento (5-13) went on to win 112-102, and McLemore finished with 15 points and nine rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins led the way with 28 points and Isaiah Thomas added 26, including 23 after halftime.