Kings take the lead late in fourth to down the Heat 102-96
The Kings rallied to defeat the Miami Heat 102-96 on Friday night at Golden 1 Center in the first game for both Harrison Barnes and Alec Burks in a Sacramento uniform. Here’s how the new acquisitions fared.
Shooting: 3 of 9, 2 of 4 3-pointers, 4 of 4 free throws
“They showed me a lot of love and it was nice, especially with the chaos of the last 24 hours,” the Kings forward said of the fans. “To be able to come out here and get a warm reception like that and get a win with these guys, that was a good feeling.”
Shooting: 4 of 5, 0 of 1 3-pointers, 1 of 1 free throws
“Alec got to the basket very well, made some nice savvy plays – just knowing where to be in the right place at the right time,” Kings coach Dave Joerger said. “It complimented what needed to be done.”
Buddy Hield led the Kings (29-26) with 23 points. Josh Richardson led the Heat (25-28) with 21 points.