SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Earl Boykins scored nine of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, rallying the Milwaukee Bucks to an 84-79 victory over the skidding Sacramento Kings on Thursday night.
The win was the second straight for the Bucks, who outscored the Kings 22-15 in the fourth period. It was the seventh straight loss for Sacramento.
Andrew Bogut had 15 points and 13 rebounds, Keyon Dooling added 14 points and John Salmons had 12 for the Bucks.
Beno Udrih had 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Kings, who shot 36 percent. Samuel Dalembert fouled out late in the fourth quarter with 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Sacramento committed 25 turnovers and squandered a fourth-quarter lead for the third straight game. The Kings have lost 21 of 23 and own the NBA’s worst record (5-22).
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