Sacramento Kings point guard Tyreke Evans (13) goes up for the basket against Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the third quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100. (PHOTO: US PRESSWIRE)
SACRAMENTO, CA - Tyreke Evans netted 23 points, including two critical three-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Sacramento Kings held on for a 107-100 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday at Sleep Train Arena.
DeMarcus Cousins put home 25 points and ripped down 13 rebounds, while Jason Thompson added 13 points on 6-of-11 from the field and 10 rebounds for the Kings, who put the brakes on a three-game slide.
John Salmons contributed 12 points and seven assists and Aaron Brooks gave 11 points in the triumph.
Kyle Lowry dropped in a game-high 34 points, including a perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line, while Mickael Pietrus finished with 21 and six rebounds for the Raptors, losers in eight of their last nine contests. DeMar DeRozan and Ed Davis donated 14 and 13 points, respectively, in the setback.
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