Player of the game: Darren Collison led the Kings’ fourth-quarter comeback as Sacramento defeated the Denver Nuggets 115-106 on Saturday night at Pepsi Center. Collison finished with 14 points and eight assists as seven Kings scored in double figures, led by Rudy Gay with 25.
Turning point: The Kings found their way in the fourth quarter, using a 16-2 run to lead 105-97 with 6:07 to play. They stayed in front the rest of the game, outscoring the Nuggets 31-18 in the fourth.
X-factor: Seth Curry came off the bench, because George Karl wanted a scorer with the second unit, and responded with 17 points and matched his career-high with five assists.
Records: Kings 31-46, Nuggets 32-46
Key injuries: The Kings were without Marco Belinelli (sore right foot), Omri Casspi (right hamstring strain), DeMarcus Cousins (rest) and Rajon Rondo (rest).