NBA Game Summary - Golden State at Sacramento
(Wednesday, November 28th)
Final Score: Golden State 103, Sacramento 96
Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Monta Ellis had 22 points and Stephen Jackson 21, including two three-pointers late in the fourth quarter, as the Golden State Warriors beat the Sacramento Kings, 103-96, at ARCO Arena.
Trailing 96-92, Golden State closed the game with an 11-0 run. Jackson began the surge drilling back-to-back triples, the second with 1:21 remaining for a 98-96 lead.
The Kings then missed three consecutive shots before Ellis made two from the charity stripe to push the Warriors lead to 100-96 with 27 seconds left.
Sacramento's Ron Artest then missed a three with 21 ticks remaining and Golden State sealed the win with free throws down the stretch.
"We are going to get it back our next game," Artest said. "That's most important. We play again on Saturday (vs. Houston)."
Baron Davis had 19 points and six assists for the Warriors, who have won four straight and seven of eight. Andris Biedrins contributed 13 points and 13 rebounds and Al Harrington donated 12 points for Golden State.
"Ron Artest was killing us, so we put Al on him and we got stops," Jackson said. "We broke them down in the fourth quarter and started playing defense."
Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Artest had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Kings, who have lost four of five. Beno Udrih added 16 points and Brad Miller finished with 10 points and 18 boards for Sacramento, which shot just 34.5 percent.
Golden State led 29-25 after a sloppy opening 12 minutes in which the Kings committed eight turnovers in the first nine minutes.
Martin scored 19 first half points and Sacramento led 55-53 at the break.
Trailing 75-71 late in the third quarter, the Kings went on an 8-0 spurt, highlighted by an Artest trey and took an 82-81 edge into the fourth frame.
Sacramento finished with 20 turnovers, Golden State 17...The Kings outrebounded the Warriors 56-46...Sacramento's Mikki Moore had 10 points and eight rebounds...The Warriors have won three of their last four contests at Sacramento.
11/29 02:32:06 ET