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Garrett Temple talks about the importance of closing out games after his team's 102-100 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers.
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Garrett Temple talks about the importance of closing out games after his team's 102-100 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Player of the game: DeMarcus Cousins had 30 points, seven rebounds and five assists and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 20.9 seconds left as the Kings beat the Philadelphia 76ers 102-100 Monday night at Golden 1 Center. The Kings have won a season-best four in a row.

Turning point: Sacramento trailed 80-72 before Rudy Gay led a 13-0 run by scoring nine points

X-factor: The Kings outscored the 76ers 32-23 in the fourth quarter, extending their streak of 30-point fourth quarters to four.

Records: Kings 14-17; 76ers 7-23

Jason Jones

Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins walked away from the Kings 102-100 victory over Phildelphia with a great deal of respect for the Phildelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid. This was the first time that Cousins has been able to play against Embiid, a

Sacramento Kings guard Ty Lawson said that the Kings are playing differently now than at the beginning of the season. During the recent stretch of victories, now a 4-game win streak, after winning 102-100 against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday,

Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger on Kings victory against 76ers and Rudy Gay's first game back, Dec. 27, 2016.

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