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Rudy Gobert tips in George Hill’s airball at the overtime buzzer to give the Utah Jazz a 110-109 victory over the Kings. If not for Gobert’s heroics, center Cauley-Stein would have been the Kings’ player of the game for his late-game defense and two key free throws.
While tanking helps the Kings keep their draft pick, the players don’t want to fail. Sacramento is just three games behind Denver for the West’s final playoff spot, and the team has enough veterans who believe that’s worth pursuing.
Projected starters, broadcast information and keys to Monday’s game against the Denver Nuggets.
Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets with 31 points and 14 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as Denver lost 112-102 to the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Saturday behind Kemba Walker’s 27 points.
A by-the-numbers look at the Kings’ loss to the Utah Jazz on Sunday at Golden 1 Center.