SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5 (Ticker) -- Mike Bibby and the Sacramento Kings didn't have a meltdown in the fourth quarter this time around.

Bibby had 23 points and six assists and Kevin Martin added 20 points as the Kings rebounded from rough loss to post a 96-78 triumph over the Utah Jazz.

NBA TV highlights from
The Kings had a horrific fourth-quarter collapse in Friday's 89-79 loss to the Jazz. They went 0-of-20 from the field and scored only 12 points - all on free throws - while being outscored by 22 in the period.

On Sunday, Sacramento could do no wrong, opening the final quarter on a 8-0 run and were never challenged thereafter.

"We got stops when we needed to and that's the main thing," said Bibby, who made 7-of-19 shots. "Our stops turned into transition points."

Rookie Francisco Garcia led the way, scoring nine of his 11 points in the fourth, helping the Kings to a 31-20 edge in points.

"Last game I think we just gave up in the fourth quarter and they were playing defense and being aggressive," said Garcia, who had four of his five blocks in the fourth quarter. "Today we decided to be the aggressive team in the fourth quarter and come at them like they did to us."

Greg Ostertag's two free throws closed the Jazz within 61-56 with 2:31 remaining in the third quarter. But then Sacramento pulled away for good behind a commanding 14-2 run as it held a 75-58 bulge with 8:34 remaining in the fourth. Garcia drained back-to-back 3-pointers during the run.

Brian Skinner scored on a layup with 5:24 left and Garcia's block of a shot by Devin Brown led to a 3-pointer by Ron Artest to give the Kings a comfortable 84-64 advantage.

"We huddled up (entering the fourth quarter) and said remember last time, we were up double figures and let up," Garcia said. "We had to stop them defensively. Defense wins games and I was just trying to be everywhere on the floor."

Artest played despite a painful hip pointer suffered Friday. His warrior-like mentality inspired Sacramento defensively as they held Utah to just 39 percent shooting (29-of-74).

"We've got guys that can play," Artest said. "Whatever I can do out there that's effective and positive, I just try to do."

"I don't know how he played and fought through that," Kings coach Rick Adelman said. "If you saw him yesterday, he was hardly walking, and then he came out here (and played). He doesn't care that he had nine points, he had a real presence on the floor defensively."

Kenny Thomas had 10 points and nine rebounds and Artest added nine points and two steals for Sacramento, which shot 42 percent (31-of-73) overall and blocked 10 shots.

Mehmet Okur scored 25 points and Matt Harpring contributed 14 off the bench for the Jazz, who made just 2-of-11 from 3-point range.

"We gave (Sacramento) everything they needed to get their game going and win the ball game," Jazz coach Jerry Sloan said. "I took the timeout with four minutes left in the fourth because I felt like the guys that were in just weren't going to get the job done."

"They are a veteran team and know how to play basketball, especially on their home court," Okur said. "They were just more aggressive."