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Kings hang on for 110-107 win over Minnesota

By Jason Jones

Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams, enthusiastic after dunking against the Minnesota Timberwolves on New Years Day, will be back in action with his teammates on Sunday against the Detroit Pistons.
Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams, enthusiastic after dunking against the Minnesota Timberwolves on New Years Day, will be back in action with his teammates on Sunday against the Detroit Pistons.

MINNEAPOLIS – With their two leading scorers on the bench having fouled out, the Kings held on for a 110-107 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Thursday night at Target Center.

Darren Collison made two free throws with 2.5 seconds to play and Troy Daniels’ three point attempt just before the buzzer was well short.

DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay both fouled out in the fourth quarter. Cousins finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Gay had 21 points, six rebounds, five assists and a career-high eight turnovers.

Collison had 21 points for the Kings (14-19) and Derrick Williams had 17 points in his first start of the season.

Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota (5-26) with 27 points.

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