Domantas Sabonis helped with 26 points, 22 rebounds and 8 assists as the Sacramento Kings beat the Golden State Warriors 122-115 on Sunday night.
De’Aaron Fox contributed 22 points, 8 assists and three steals, while Sacramento defeated the Warriors for the first time in three games this season, while Keegan Murray contributed 21 points and three steals. Kevin Huerter scored 17 points and Malik Monk added 12 points and the Kings won their third game in a row.
Stephen Curry scored 27 points and Andrew Wiggins dropped to 0-7 away with 26 points. Jordan Poole added 18 points and Klay Thompson added 17.
The Warriors were injured by 18 turnovers and were unable to stop Sabonis, who had a season-best performance at the tables. Golden State shot from the field with a 46.7 percent shooting percentage and were 16 at 47/47 from behind the arc.
He made 51.6 percent of Sacramento’s shots and was 16 of 37 from the 3-point range. Murray scored five 3-pointers and Huerter scored four.
Sabonis was on one tonight 😧
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) 14 November 2022
The Warriors were nine minutes behind, with nine minutes behind before Curry fired two three-pointers, and Thompson took a hit during a 13-2 increase to take a 5:11 lead 111-109.
Draymond Green’s layup gave the Warriors a 113-110 lead with 4:05 before the Kings took the lead with nine straight wins.
Fox scored on the layup, fired a 3-pointer and buried an outside shooter, and Sabonis scored on kickback as Sacramento took the lead 119-113 with 2:07 left.
Golden State took a 78-72 lead in the third quarter with 8:28 left after Thompson hit two threes in 19 seconds.
Sacramento countered by a second 21-7 run. Sabonis finished the game with a three-pointer and three-pointer shooting, giving the Kings a 93-85 lead with 2:33 left in the quarter.
Murray’s 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left the Kings into the final continent leading 98-91.
The Warriors took the lead early in the fourth quarter, before Murray dried a trailer, Chimezie Metu dunked home and Fox took the lead 107-98 with 9:03 to Sacramento on the layup.
The Kings were leading 64-62 at the timeout as Murray scored 13 points in the first half. Wiggins has 18 halves for Golden State.
Curry had 13 points in the first quarter and the Warriors had a 39-26 lead at the end of the stanza.
Sacramento turned things around with a 21-7 burst to start the second quarter up 47-46. Monk closed the half with a 3-pointer with 6:44 remaining.
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