LOS ANGELES (AP/CBS13) — De’Aaron Fox scored 36 points, Buddy Hield added 22 and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Clippers 113-110 on Sunday for their fourth straight victory.
Fox put on a clinic by adding 7 assists and 4 rebounds.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: When Could You See Another Economic Relief Payment?
De'Aaron Fox today vs Los Angeles
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The Kings are 7-1 since suffering a 19-point drubbing by the Clippers on Jan. 20.READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400
Lou Williams scored 23 points off the bench for the Clippers, who dropped two in a row for the first time this season. Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 10 rebounds as LA played without injured Paul George. The Clippers’ reserves outscored the starters, 57-53.
Neither team led by more than nine points in the back-and-forth affair that featured 11 ties.
Nicolas Batum’s potential tying 3-pointer missed in the closing seconds for the Clippers.
Williams’ pair of free throws tied the game for the last time at 103-all. From there, the Kings stayed in front. Leonard cut Sacramento’s lead to 107-106, but Harrison Barnes scored off his own offensive rebound.
Rookie Tyrese Haliburton hit back-to-back 3-pointers that put the Kings ahead by five early in the fourth. Williams scored five points in a 7-0 run that put the Clippers ahead 97-95.
Fox answered with consecutive 3-pointers to take back a 103-101 lead for the Kings.MORE NEWS: Police Warn Of Fake Jewelry Scammer Roaming Woodland, Yolo County
Los Angeles rallied from a seven-point deficit in the third to lead 80-79, helped by nine straight points from four different players. Fox scored Sacramento’s final six points of the quarter.