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Tyreke Evans leads Kings past Thunder

Updated: 10 February 2012 15:55 IST

Tyreke Evans scored 22 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat Oklahoma City 106-101 on Thursday, dropping the Thunder to second overall in the NBA.

Tyreke Evans leads Kings past Thunder

Sacramento, California:

Tyreke Evans scored 22 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat Oklahoma City 106-101 on Thursday, dropping the Thunder to second overall in the NBA.

The Kings didn't make a field goal in the final 2 minutes, but still kept the crowd that was dressed primarily in black roaring with approval. Sacramento's final nine points came on free throws, helping the Kings win for the fourth time in five games.

Russell Westbrook scored 33 points, and Kevin Durant added 27 for Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City, at 20-6 a game behind Chicago for the overall lead.

The Thunder squandered an eight-point lead in the fourth quarter, committing six of their 23 turnovers in the period.



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