NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Sacramento
(Monday, November 26th)
Final Score: Sacramento 112, San Antonio 99
Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Beno Udrih scored a career-high 27 points and Mikki Moore added a season-high 17 points as the Sacramento Kings handled the San Antonio Spurs, 112-99, at ARCO Arena.
Ron Artest ended with 20 points and Brad Miller had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Kings, who ended a three-game slide. John Salmons recorded 12 points and six boards and Kevin Martin had 10 points and seven rebounds for Sacramento, which ended a five-game slide to the Spurs, defeating the team for the first time since April 5, 2006.
Tim Duncan ended with 15 points and Fabricio Oberto recorded 13 points and six boards for the Spurs, who had a five-game win streak halted and lost for just the third time in 15 outings this season. Tony Parker tallied 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for San Antonio, which was playing its third game in four nights and sixth contest in 11 nights.
Trailing 56-54 after Bruce Bowen hit a three-pointer with 8:41 left in the third quarter, the Kings ran off 15 straight points during a 19-2 run to take control. Moore scored seven points during the surge, capping it with a layup at the 4:13 mark for a 73-58 cushion.
Sacramento eventually carried an 86-73 lead into the fourth quarter, and after staving off a brief San Antonio run, the club ran away with the win.
Manu Ginobili's three-pointer with 4:50 left drew the Spurs within 99-92, but that was it for the defending champs. Salmons banked home a jumper with 3:55 left and Moore's dunk with 3:28 on the clock extended the lead back to double digits, 103-92.
Udrih, a former Spur, added a driving layup nearly a minute later to end a 6-0 surge and give the Kings a 13-point lead.
Bowen ended with 10 points for the Spurs, who had won four straight in Sacramento.
The Spurs led 23-22 after one quarter, but went into halftime trailing 52-48.
San Antonio's last loss in Sacramento was on March 14, 2003...Ginobili had only nine points...The Kings hit 55.1 percent of their field goals, going 5-of-12 from three, while also hitting 21-of-23 free throws...San Antonio hit 44.8 percent of its shots, going 9-of-25 from three...The Spurs hit only 12-of-20 free throws.
11/27 00:47:47 ET