NBA Game Summary - Charlotte at Sacramento
(Wednesday, February 28th)
Final Score: Sacramento 135, Charlotte 120
Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Kevin Martin scored 36 points to lead Sacramento over Charlotte, 135-120, at ARCO Arena.
Mike Bibby added 30 points and was 7-of-10 from beyond-the-arc for the Kings, who have won two of their past three games. John Salmons chipped in with 15 points, five rebounds and five assists, while Brad Miller finished with 14 points and six rebounds.
Gerald Wallace tallied 31 points with six boards and nine assists for the Bobcats, who lost three consecutive games. Raymond Felton added 22 points, while Matt Carroll had 19 points.
Sacramento entered the fourth quarter with a eight-point lead and continued to keep the Bobcats at arm's length. Bibby stuck consecutive threes to give the Kings a 118-106 cushion with 4:25 left.
Then, Francisco Garcia hit a pair of free throws and Bibby stuck yet another three to make it 123-108 and seal the game.
The Kings took a slim 31-28 advantage after the opening stanza and extended their lead to four, 62-58, at intermission.
Sacramento continued to extend its lead in the third quarter and took a 96-88 edge into the final frame.
Sacramento is 17-12 at home this season...The Bobcats are just 9-20 on the road this season...The Kings finished a sizzling 14-of-22 from three-point range and shot 63 percent for the game.
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