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Stojakovic lifts Kings to comeback win over Houston

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Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - poured in a game-high 29 points to lead the Sacramento to a 100-95 win over Houston at ARCO Arena. added 20 points and handed out seven assists, as Sacramento won its sixth straight home game. posted a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds in the winning effort.

"That's life," Webber said referring to the crowd booing him throughout the game. "You come back after 10 months, you're hurt, and they want to ride you like that, what can you do? It's definitely changing my focus, changing my outlook."

paced the with 23 points, as Houston lost its third straight overall and ninth in a row at Sacramento. and chipped in 17 and 16 points, respectively, for the .

"You want every game, and this is definitely one of the games that we let slip away," Francis said. "Hopefully we can learn a lesson from this, that execution is very important, because I don't think we executed late."

Sacramento won its fourth straight over the after losing the previous two meetings in the series.

The led 88-82 with 6:37 remaining in the game following a pair of free throws by Francis. But the responded by scoring the next seven points, capped by 's three-pointer, to go up by one with 4:28 left.

answered at the other end of the court with a three of his own to put Houston back on top at 91-89.

However, Sacramento outscored the 11-4 in the final 2:13, highlighted by threes from Stojakovic and , to grab the win.

"We were not at our best when we needed our best," Houston head coach Jeff Van Gundy said. "We missed a lot of layups. ... We have to have more resolve, and we don't have resolve to finish right now."

It marked the 44th time this season that the scored at least 100 points in a game, while improving to 37-7 in those contests.

Taylor scored six points and Francis added five as the raced out to an 18-6 lead at the midway point of the first quarter. Both teams traded baskets the rest of the frame and Houston held a 26-18 lead after one.

Houston opened the second quarter with an 11-3 run, keyed by four points from , to take a 37-21 advantage.

The extended their lead to 40-23 moments later on a Jackson three, but Sacramento went on a 12-1 spurt to pull within six with 4:31 to go until halftime. Stojakovic, who netted eight during the flurry, capped it with a three-pointer from the left wing.

Houston reeled off the next seven points, including five from Mobley, to go back up by double-digits at 48-35. The ' lead stayed above double- digits the rest of the period, as they held a 54-44 edge at the intermission.

Taylor's jumper in the lane staked Houston to a 60-50 lead two minutes into the

third quarter. The , though, used a 12-2 spurt, capped by Stojakovic's three, to knot the game at 62 apiece with 6:38 remaining in the frame.

Stojakovic drained another three with 3:36 left to put the up 71-70, but Houston scored the final six points of the frame to take a 76-71 edge into the fourth quarter.

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