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Cousins plays hero in Kings' victory over Timberwolves


Posted Thursday July 15, 2010 12:46AM

DeMarcus Cousins sealed the Sacramento Kings' 79-78 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on a hook shot with 2.9 seconds left in the final game of the night at COX Pavilion in the 2010 NBA Summer League on the campus of UNLV.

Cousins paced the Kings with 22 points and 12 rebounds, while Dionte Christmas and Donte Greene each added 13. Wayne Ellington had a game-high 24 points for the Timberwolves while Lazar Hayward chipped in 14.

Cousins had 12 points and eight rebounds in the first half. Lazar Haywood, Deon Thompson and Wayne Ellington each had eight points for Minnesota.

The Kings maintained their lead throughout the third, finishing the quarter up three 53-50. The Timberwolves rallied, grabbing a six-point lead with 2:45 left in the game before the Kings went on a 9-2 run to finish the game.

The Kings (3-0) will try to stay unbeaten on Friday at 3:00 p.m. PT against the Toronto Raptors. The Timberwovles (0-2) will return to action on Friday at 7:00 p.m. PT against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Kings
Timberwolves
     
    • 47.7%

    • 46.4%

    • 36.4%

    • 38.5%

    • 61.9%

    • 69.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
SAC MIN
Total Rebounds 10 4
Offensive Rebounds 9 6
Turnovers 25 22
Fast Break Pts: 11 12
Biggest Lead: 9 6
Points in the Paint: 36 32
SAC MIN
p Cousins   22 Ellington   24
rb Cousins   12 Thompson   7
a 2 players   5 Pargo   6
s Cousins   4 Ellington   2
b 4 players   1 4 players   1
Sacramento Kings (3-0)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Greene G-F 27:12 5-8 1-3 2-2 +7 2 1 3 3 5 0 3 0 0 13
H. Whiteside F-C 27:59 2-6 0-0 2-4 +1 2 5 7 0 2 1 2 1 1 6
D. Cousins C 34:37 9-17 0-0 4-7 -1 2 10 12 5 2 4 5 1 0 22
R. Thompson G 11:12 1-3 0-1 2-2 +5 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 4
T. Rice G 29:30 4-7 1-3 1-1 +2 0 4 4 5 1 1 5 1 0 10
C. Atchley   17:21 1-4 0-0 0-0 +2 1 2 3 0 5 0 2 0 0 2
D. Downey   10:30 0-3 0-0 0-0 -1 0 5 5 2 2 0 3 0 1 0
O. Casspi   24:05 5-10 1-2 2-4 -8 2 2 4 0 3 1 1 0 1 13
D. Christmas   17:34 4-7 1-2 0-1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 9
W. Chism   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
L. Cummard   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Landesberg   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Sloan   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Ellis DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Hill DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Johnson DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   200 31-65 4-11 13-21   9 29 38 15 22 7 25 4 4 79
  47.7% 36.4% 61.9%   team rebs: 10 total to: 26
Minnesota Timberwolves (0-2)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
L. Hayward F 31:37 5-14 1-4 3-3 -4 0 4 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 14
D. Thompson F 23:24 5-10 0-1 0-2 -7 2 5 7 0 5 0 5 0 1 10
P. O'Bryant C 23:38 2-6 0-0 0-0 -6 1 5 6 2 4 1 1 1 0 4
W. Ellington G 31:56 9-17 2-4 4-6 0 0 2 2 3 2 2 4 0 0 24
J. Pargo G 28:40 3-8 1-3 0-0 -6 0 1 1 6 5 1 3 0 1 7
C. Simmons   18:26 2-3 0-0 0-0 +7 1 4 5 0 2 1 5 1 1 4
L. Westbrook   11:20 3-4 1-1 0-0 +5 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 7
G. Stiemsma   14:32 0-0 0-0 0-0 +4 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
J. Smith   12:02 1-4 0-0 2-2 +3 1 0 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 4
M. Charlo   04:25 2-3 0-0 0-0 -1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
W. Johnson   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Takeuchi   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Flynn DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Johnson DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   200 32-69 5-13 9-13   6 25 31 15 29 6 22 4 4 78
  46.4% 38.5% 69.2%   team rebs: 4 total to: 22

inactive

  • Kings: --
  • Timberwolves: --

technical fouls

  • Kings: Cousins
  • Timberwolves: Stiemsma

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 16
  • Times Tied: 8

arena stats

  • Arena: Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, NV
  • Officials: #66 Haywoode Workman, #0 Tiara Cruse, #38 Greg Dandridge
  • Attendance: -
  • Duration: 1:47
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standings
w
l
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h
a
SAC
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4
2
4-2
0-2
4-0
MIN
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1
4
1-4
1-3
0-1
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
SAC
Cousins 14.5
Cousins 9.8
Cousins 1.8
Whiteside 2.3
Cousins 1.5
MIN
Ellington 15.8
O'Bryant 7.0
Ellington 2.2
O'Bryant 1.8
2 players 1.2