Kings Fizzle Out Vs. Rockets, 116-110The Sacramento Kings continued to struggle in their third game without All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, falling at home to the Houston Rockets, 116-110.
James Harden's 43 points paced the Rockets(3-3), 17 of which came in a second quarter that left the Rockets with an 11-point halftime advantage. Harden also chipped in a game-high 13 assists and made 13-of-16 from the foul line. Clint Capela had a career-high 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 blocks for the Houston. Former King Marcus Thornton scored 16 points in his return to Sacramento.