SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) – Buddy Hield made a 3-pointer moments after Indiana’s Domantas Sabonis had a basket taken away following a replay review, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Pacers 127-122 on Monday night.
Hield finished with 18 points on six 3s as the Kings won for the second time in seven games. Harrison Barnes had a season-high 30 points and eight rebounds, and De’Aaron Fox added 21 points and nine assists.READ MORE: Firefighters Make All-Out Effort to Contain Explosive River Fire Near Colfax
The Kings held a one-point lead when Sabonis went up underneath the basket and was credited with a bucket when Richaun Holmes was called for goaltending with 1:25 remaining. The call was overturned after a lengthy review.
After Hield’s 3 made it 121-117, Indiana’s Victor Oladipo missed from beyond the arc. Fox then scored on a soaring one-handed dunk.
Sabonis had 28 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers. Malcolm Brogdon added 24 points, while Oladipo and Doug McDermott scored 21 apiece.
Fox made a buzzer-beating 3 to end the first half with the Kings up 65-64. It came 10 seconds after Brogdon’s 3-pointer over the outstretched arm of the 6-foot-10 Holmes.
Swipa beats the buzzer 🚨 pic.twitter.com/TjyxuSxgwQ
— Kings on NBCS (@NBCSKings) January 12, 2021
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Pacers: McDermott had 13 points in the second quarter on 5-of-6 shooting . Myles Turner followed an offensive rebound with a tomahawk dunk in the first half. … Pacers coach Nate Bjorkgren won a challenge in the fourth quarter after Turner was initially called for his fourth foul. The call was overturned and the foul rescinded.
Kings: Holmes had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks. … Sacramento has scored 60 or more points in the first half of five of its 11 games.
Pacers: Visit the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night.
Kings: Host the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. It will be the second game in four days between the teams, after the Blazers won 125-99 on Saturday.
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