OKC falls 94-93 to Sacramento after CP3 Misses Final Shot
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Bogdan Bogdanovic made a 3-pointer with 13.4 seconds remaining, and the Sacramento Kings overcame an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 94-93 on Wednesday night.
Both teams committed turnovers with the game tied in the final minute before Shai Gilgeous-Alexander hit two free throws to put the Thunder up 93-91 with 31.6 seconds left.
Bogdanovic, who missed five of his first six 3s, got the ball outside the arc and paused as Oklahoma City defender Dennis Schroder went flying past him trying for a block. Bogdanovic then hit a 28-foot jumper to give Sacramento the lead.
Chris Paul missed a shot from the elbow for the Thunder as time expired.
Buddy Hield had eight of his 23 points in the fourth quarter for the Kings. Bogdanovic scored 17 and Marvin Bagley III added 11 points and six rebounds after missing the previous 22 games with a broken right thumb.
Schroder had 17 points to lead six Thunder players in double figures. Paul wasn’t one of them. Oklahoma City’s point guard had eight points, 12 assists and seven rebounds.
The Thunder had won three straight.
Sacramento trailed by 14 early in the third but made a late run and cut the gap to 71-69 following back-to-back 3s by Hield, who had missed six of his first seven attempts from beyond the arc.
Thunder: Schroder’s three 3-pointers in the first half matched that of the entire Sacramento team. Oklahoma City finished with 13 3s. . Steven Adams had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Kings: Bagley’s first shot was an airball. He finished 5 of 13. . Hield missed nine of his first 11 shots. . Sacramento had only three assists in the first half and finished with 12.
Thunder: End their four-game road trip Saturday in Denver. Oklahoma City lost all four games to the Nuggets last season.
Kings: Host the New York Knicks on Friday. Sacramento won the first game between the teams this season, 113-92 at Madison Square Garden.
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