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NBA Game Summary - Brooklyn at Sacramento

6:28 AM, Nov 14, 2013   |    comments
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Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Marcus Thornton scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Sacramento Kings in a 107-86 rout of the Brooklyn Nets at Sleep Train Arena.

Isaiah Thomas added 19 points and Greivis Vasquez had 17 points and 12 assists for the Kings, who snapped a five-game skid.

Brook Lopez scored 16 points to go with nine rebounds, while Deron Williams and Shaun Livingston finished with 13 points apiece for the Nets, who are off to a disappointing 2-5 start.

The Kings led 23-19 after a back-and-forth first quarter.

Thornton, who buried four 3-pointers, capped a 19-5 run with a trey from the corner to give Sacramento a 41-23 lead just past the midway point of the quarter.

Brooklyn clawed its way back into the game as Paul Pierce buried a pair of free throws to make it 43-36 with 2:10 remaining, but the Kings closed the half with a 9-4 flurry for a 52-40 spread.

Sacramento's lead swelled to 23 several times in the third quarter, and Brooklyn couldn't get closer than 13 the rest of the way.

GAME NOTES:
Sacramento scored 20 points off 15 Brooklyn turnovers, while giving it away just seven times ... The Kings' bench outscored the Nets' reserves 57-29 ... The Nets shot just 37.8 percent (31-for-82) and went just 3-for-13 from 3- point range.

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