Sacramento Kings center Kosta Koufos, left, and guard Garrett Temple defend against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Denver. Koufos scored a season-high 18 points, and Temple scored all eight of his points in the fourth quarter as the Kings ended a two-game losing streak.
Sacramento Kings center Kosta Koufos, left, and guard Garrett Temple defend against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Denver. Koufos scored a season-high 18 points, and Temple scored all eight of his points in the fourth quarter as the Kings ended a two-game losing streak. David Zalubowski The Associated Press
Sacramento Kings center Kosta Koufos, left, and guard Garrett Temple defend against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Denver. Koufos scored a season-high 18 points, and Temple scored all eight of his points in the fourth quarter as the Kings ended a two-game losing streak. David Zalubowski The Associated Press
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Kings start 2017 with skid-busting win in Denver

January 03, 2017 09:50 PM

UPDATED January 04, 2017 08:05 AM

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