Golden State Warriors Emerged "Serious" To Beat Sacramento Kings 112-96
Patrick McCaw Taken To Hospital After Hard Fall
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots over Sacramento Kings' Justin Jackson. at Golden 1 Center. Sacramento, Calif. Publicity Agents photo art by T. Ray Harvey. March. 31, 2018.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Sacramento, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors were determined not to lose to the Sacramento Kings three times this season. The Kings had already beat the Ws twice on their home court.
The Warriors easily beat the Kings 112-96 on Saturday at Golden 1 Center. During the process, the Warriors beat Sacramento for the second time on their turf this season to even the score 2-2.
“We saw a serious team tonight. They did not mess around,” said Kings head coach Dave Joerger. “They were locked in. We went through stretches where our offense struggled and they hurt us on defense.”
Kevin Durant scored 15 points in the first quarter on his way to 27 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, and one blocked shot. Klay Thompson, returning from an eight-game hiatus, had 25 points, two rebounds, and one assist for the Warriors (55-21).
The Warriors are now 15-5 when holding their opponents under 100 points. Buddy Hield came off the bench to lead the Kings (24-53) with 19 points, four assists, and two steals.
De’Aaron Fox added 15 points, eight assists, two blocked shots, and three rebounds. Bogdan Bogdanovic and Willie Cauley-Stein had 12 points each.
The Kings will conclude their back-to-back on the road against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 1. The Warriors at home to play the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
| Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter became the 10th player in NBA history to appear in 1,400 games.
| Golden State Warriors, Patrick McCaw was taken to UC Medical Center in Sacramento after he was fouled by Vince Carter. McCaw was cutting on a layup with 41.8 seconds left in the third quarter when the incident happened.
“No updates. He was taken to the hospital,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said after the game. “It was scary. He was in a lot of pain. Vince felt horrible. He was out there next to him. Everybody felt bad. All we can do is hope we get a positive response from the hospital.”
By T. Ray Harvey | PA Public Information Officer and Photographic Artist
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T. Ray (Antonio) Harvey is a Public Information Officer and Photographic Artist for Publicity Agents. Harvey is also the author of The HOMICIDAL HANDYMAN OF OAK PARK: MORRIS SOLOMON JR.