SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 19 (Ticker) -- With the seventh seed still attainable in the Western Conference standings, the Sacramento Kings handled their business in their regular-season finale.

Bonzi Wells scored 23 points and Mike Bibby added 21 as the Kings posted a 111-105 victory over the Seattle SuperSonics.

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Kenny Thomas collected 17 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists and Kevin Martin scored 17 points for Sacramento (44-38), which will finish seventh if the Los Angeles Lakers (44-37) lose to the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets on Wednesday.

"To get to 44 wins from where we came from is pretty good," Kings coach Rick Adelman said. "It's a good way to finish it off. In the fourth quarter, I really give the guys credit, they turned the whole thing around when Jason Hart, Kevin Martin, and Shareef (Abdur-Rahim) came in."

In a close game, the Kings moved in front for good, 103-101, on two free throws by Wells with 4:03 remaining.

After Ray Allen split a pair of free throws on the Sonics' ensuing possession, Abdur-Rahim made a steal which led to a dunk by Thomas, giving the Kings a 105-102 lead with 3:15 to go.

"I'm just happy that we're going to the playoffs," said Thomas, who set his season high in rebounds. "I don't care (who we play). San Antonio is more of a disciplined team and Phoenix likes to get out and run more. If I had a choice, I'd rather play Phoenix, but it looks like right now we're playing San Antonio. We've just got to go down and get one of those (games), if not both."

Wells sank 1-of-2 foul shots and Thomas made a steal and converted a breakaway jam for a 108-102 cushion with 1:59 left.

Sacramento won 17 of its final 20 games at ARCO Arena following a 9-11 start here despite a season-low three points from Ron Artest, who shot just 1-of-11 from the field.

"(Our) confidence is very high," said Martin, who hit 7-of-9 shots to bounce back from a recent slump. "The way we had to play the last 2½ months to get an eighth or a seventh spot, right now we feel like we can play with anybody."

Allen scored 26 points and Nick Collison and Rashard Lewis added 20 apiece for the Sonics (34-47), who host Denver in their season finale Wednesday.

"In the second half I think we kind of dug ourselves into a hole," Collison said. "It wasn't a deep hole, but it was enough."

Luke Ridnour finished with 14 points and a career-high 15 assists for Seattle, which dropped three of four meetings against the Kings this season.