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Postgame notes: Isaiah Thomas the latest King to leave a game in loss at Utah

Published: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 - 10:19 pm
Last Modified: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm

By the end of the night DeMarcus Cousins was in Sacramento, Rudy Gay was watching in his warmups and Isaiah Thomas was on a training table being treated for an illness.

That was the aftermath of the Kings’ 106-99 loss to the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena.

Cousins never made the trip (sprained left ankle). Gay (strained left Achilles) was a late scratch. Thomas left the game in the third quarter.

“(Thomas) felt a little nauseous before the game,” said Kings coach Michael Malone. “Threw up at halftime and right now he’s not feeling very well. Hopefully it’s just a 24-hour thing and we’ll get home and he’ll feel better.”

The Kings play Memphis at home on Wednesday before playing Dallas and San Antonio on the road.

Offense hadn’t been a problem without Gay and Cousins but that would change if the Kings also didn’t have Thomas.

Malone said he’s hopeful all three will be available Wednesday.

• Even without Cousins, the Kings managed to score 52 points in the paint.

• Derrick Williams was a rebound short of matching his career high of 16 rebounds.

• Jason Thompson had a solid showing (19 points, 11 rebounds) but was hampered by five fouls that took him out the game early in the fourth quarter.


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