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Golden State’s bench pounds Kings

Score: Warriors 121, Kings 96

Records: Kings 17-30, Warriors 38-8

Player of the game: Golden State point guard Stephen Curry had 23 points and nine assists to lead a balanced attack.

Turning point: The Kings led 20-10 with 6:06 left in the first quarter after a three-pointer from Ben McLemore. The Warriors closed the quarter on a 19-2 run and never trailed again, leading by as many as 27.

Key stat: The Warriors’ bench outscored Sacramento’s reserves, 61-12.

X-factors: Andre Iguodala and Marreese Speights each had 17 points off the bench. Speights also had eight rebounds and three assists.

Injury update: Kings center DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 11 rebounds despite playing with a sprained left ankle.

Up next: The Kings host Dallas on Thursday.

Jason Jones