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Klay Thompson’s big third quarter sparks 109-86 rout of Kings

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, center, drives between Sacramento Kings guard Arron Afflalo (40) and forward DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Oakland, Calif.
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, center, drives between Sacramento Kings guard Arron Afflalo (40) and forward DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Associated Press

Player of the game: Klay Thompson had 35 points, including seven 3-pointers, as the Golden State Warriors ended the Kings’ four-game winning streak with a 109-86 win Wednesday night at Oracle Arena.

Turning point: The Warriors outscored the Kings 42-15 in the third, led by Thompson’s 17 points. The Warriors used a 22-0 run to go up 82-59 and put the game away. The Kings shot 5 of 23 with six turnovers in the third. The Warriors shot 14 of 20.

X-factor: The Kings made 6 of 13 3-pointers in the first half but missed their first 10 in the second half. The Warriors were 4 of 18 in the first half from 3-point range but connected on 9 of 18 in the second half.

Injuries: Arron Afflalo left after the second quarter with right glute and hamstring tightness. Malachi Richardson went down with a leg injury late and had to be helped off the court.

Records: Kings 24-33, Warriors 47-9

The Kings lost 109-86 to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena as the NBA heads into the All-Star break

The Sacramento Kings added two more players to their list of injured during Wednesday’s 109-86 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena after Arron Afflalo and Malachi Richardson both left the game with injuries.

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