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Gorgui Dieng leads Timberwolves over Kings 105-97

Player of the game: Minnesota forward Gorgui Dieng had 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a 105-97 win over the Kings on Thursday night at Sleep Train Arena. Minnesota swept the season series from the Kings, 4-0.

Turning point: Minnesota outscored the Kings 15-6 to start the fourth quarter and take a 98-84 lead with 6:37 to play.

X-factor: Reserve big man Nemanja Bjelica scored a career-high 18 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, for the Timberwolves.

Records: Kings 31-48, Timberwolves 27-52

Key injuries: Omri Casspi (hamstring) and Marco Belinelli (foot) were out for the Kings, as were DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo (rest).

Who do the Sacramento Kings keep, who do they move, who coaches the team? The team has a lot to figure out. Get Jason Jones' three takeaways after the Kings lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-97 at Sleep Train Arena on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

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