SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points and 15 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat Atlanta 91-88 Thursday night for their fourth straight win and first against the Hawks in nearly eight years.
Rajon Rondo made a clutch basket in the fourth quarter and had his fifth triple double of the season with 11 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for the Kings.
Sacramento had dropped 15 straight games to Atlanta since a 119-107 victory Feb. 20, 2008.
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Ben McLemore had 14 points, Omri Casspi had 13 and Willie Cauley-Stein contributed 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Kings. Sacramento outhustle the Hawks on boards and held a 56-42 edge.
Paul Millsap had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Atlanta, which had its three-game win streak snapped. Dennis Schroder scored 14 points and both Al Horford and Kent Bazemore had 11.