MINNEAPOLIS - The Kings held Minnesota to 36.8 percent shooting, but put the Timberwolves on the free throw line 36 times, of which 26 were made.
That's a big reason why the Kings are now 0-2. The Kings committed 34 fouls after committing 29 in their season-opening loss at Chicago.
Isaiah Thomas led the Kings with 20 points and Marcus Thornton had 15 points off the bench. The Kings shot 36 percent and had only 12 turnovers, but the fouling was excessive again.
J.J. Barea led Minnesota (1-0) with 21 points.
It was a rough night for the two Kings the team want to be the cornerstones of the franchise .
Tyreke Evans shot 3 for 14 for six points. DeMarcus Cousins had 11 points and four rebounds and was limited to 25 minutes because of foul trouble.
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