Recap: Sacramento Kings Lose Preseason Finale Against The Los Angeles Clippers
By Rafe Wong/FanSided via A Royal Pain
The Golden 1 Center hosted its second game tonight as the Sacramento Kings faced off against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Tonight’s game was also televised on ESPN for the entire country to see. Unfortunately, this means that the national audience saw the Kings fall to their division foe by a score of 92-89.
The Kings started out hot as they lead the Clippers 30-26 at the end of the first quarter. But as the game progressed, the Clippers had their way with the Kings for the majority of the contest. Sacramento tried to make an epic comeback as they trailed by only 3 points in the final seconds of the game, but they just ran out of time.
Notable players from the purple and white were DeMarcus Cousins who recorded 23 points and 8 rebounds, Kosta Koufos who scored 10 points, and Ben McLemore who posted 11 points, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds.
Tonight’s game concludes the preseason for the Kings, as they finished with a record of 3-3. Their next game will be their regular season opener against the Suns in Phoenix next Wednesday. Their official home opener and christening of the Golden 1 Center will take place on October 27th against the San Antonio Spurs.