NBA Game Recap - New Orleans at Sacramento
Thu Aug 6, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

NO
125
SAC
140
F
IND
99
PHO
114
F
MIA
116
MIL
130
F
LAC
126
DAL
111
F
POR
125
DEN
115
F
LAL
97
HOU
113
F

Aug 6, 2020, 1:30 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

T

New Orleans (29-39)

39

31

33

22

125

Sacramento (29-39)

49

28

40

23

140

Bogdanovic's career-high 35 lead Kings past Pelicans 140-125
Thu Aug 6, 2020 8:30 PM

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Bogdan Bogdanovic scored a career-high 35 points to help the Sacramento Kings beat the New Orleans Pelicans 140-125 on Thursday.

De'Aaron Fox had 30 points and 10 assists and Harrison Barnes added 22 points for the Kings, who got their first win in four tries since the restart. The Kings shot 54%.

Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram each scored 24 points for the Pelicans. Williamson made his first eight shots and ended up making 10 of 12 overall in just under 22 minutes.

JJ Redick scored 18 points and Jrue Holiday added 17 for the Pelicans, who shot 57%. New Orleans fell to 1-3 in the restart.

Both teams are chasing a spot in the Western Conference playoffs. The Kings pulled even with the Pelicans in the standings and now are 2 1/2 games behind eighth-place Memphis with four games remaining. A team needs to be in ninth place and within four games of the eighth-place team to force a playoff.

Sacramento led 49-39 after one quarter, the most points the Kings have scored in any period since moving to Sacramento for the 1985-86 season. Bodganovic scored 19 points in the quarter and made 5 of 6 3-pointers.

The Kings led 77-70 at halftime and extended the lead to 117-103 at the end of the third quarter.

TIP-INS

Pelicans: Shot 64%in the first three quarters. ... Williamson scored 11 points in the third quarter on 5 for 6 shooting. ... Lonzo Ball had nine points and 11 assists.

Kings: Shot 78% in the first quarter. ... Bogdanovic reached his career-high point total in the third quarter. ... Had just eight turnovers. ... Outscored the Pelicans 24-17 at the free-throw line.

UP NEXT

Pelicans: Play the Washington Wizards on Friday.

Kings: Play the Brooklyn Nets on Friday.

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Leaders

New Orleans PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
K. Williams 0 3 0 1 0 0
N. Alexander-Walker 0 1 0 1 0 0
Sacramento PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
H. Giles III 0 -5 0 0 0 0
C. Brewer 0 -1 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

NO SAC
Points For 125 140
Field Goals 47/82-57% 50/93-54%
Three Pointers 14/34-41% 16/33-48%
Free Throws 17/23-74% 24/33-73%
Offensive Rebounds 5 13
Defensive Rebounds 25 26
Rebounds 41 52
Blocks 3 3
Steals 4 11
Turnovers 17 8
Points Scored Off Turnovers 13 22
Points in the Paint 52 58
Fast Break Points 2 4
Personal Fouls 26 20
Technical Fouls 0 2
Flagrant Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sat Jan 4 NO 117 @ SAC 115 J. Okafor 2 T. Ariza 5
Thu Aug 6 NO 125 @ SAC 140 J. Hayes 4 D. Jeffries 2

Game Information

Stadium: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
Attendance: 0
Game Time: 2:16