The Sacramento Kings entered tonight’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers being victors of two straight, but their winning streak ended tonight as they fell to their California rival by a score of 101-91.
The Kings started out the game in ideal fashion. After the first quarter, the players in black were able to outscore Los Angeles 30-24, and maintain the lead at 55-45 going into halftime.
But once the second half was in session, the aggressiveness and efficiency for Sacramento suddenly dissipated. The Lakers were able to have their way with Sacramento as they trimmed the Kings’ lead from 10 to 3 at the end of the third quarter.