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Kings collapse in third quarter in 111-103 loss to Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks' O.J. Mayo drives past Sacramento Kings' Ben McLemore during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Bucks' O.J. Mayo drives past Sacramento Kings' Ben McLemore during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Milwaukee. AP

Player of the game: Point guard Brandon Knight had 20 points and five assists as Milwaukee won its sixth consecutive home game and eighth in the last nine overall.

Turning point: The Kings trailed 66-64 with 7:08 left in the third quarter when the Bucks went on a 21-5 run to close the quarter sparked by Knight, who had 14 points in the third.

Key stat: The Bucks shot 48.8 percent, while the Kings shot 42.9 percent.

X-factors: Guard O.J. Mayo scored 21 points off the bench for the Bucks, and guard Khris Middleton grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds.

Records: Kings 18-34; Bucks 30-23

Injury update: Kings point guard Darren Collison sat out his fourth game because of a strained right hip flexor.

Up next: The Kings host Boston on Feb. 20, 7 p.m.

Jason Jones

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