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Kings 105, Warriors 79

January 31, 2001

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)_ Chris Webber had 28 points, 12 rebounds and four steals Tuesday night as the Sacramento Kings routed the Golden State Warriors 105-79.

It was the third straight win for the Kings, who own the best record in the Western Conference at 30-12. The Kings are an NBA-best 19-4 at home and have beaten the Warriors three straight games this season.

Golden State, which has lost 14 of 15 games at Arco Arena, has dropped three straight and 10 of 13. The Warriors shot 32-of-101.

Webber had the first six points of the fourth quarter as Sacramento scored 15 straight points, taking a 96-61 lead with 8:22 remaining.

Webber, who scored 10 third-quarter points, blocked Adam Keefe’s shot and dribbled the length of the court for an emphatic dunk in the final seconds, putting the Kings ahead 81-61.

Peja Stojakovic scored 16 points and Jason Williams had 15 points and nine assists for the Kings. Reserve Scot Pollard had 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Antawn Jamison scored 14 of his 18 points in the first half for Golden State and Larry Hughes had 17 points.

Leading by 16 points, the Kings ran off 10 straight points in the third quarter. Stojakovic made a 3-pointer to finish the run, putting Sacramento ahead 73-47 at the 7:13 mark.

Webber had it going in the first half, scoring 16 points as the Kings took a 57-39 lead. Williams had 10 points and Stojakovic scored nine for Sacramento, which outscored the Warriors 22-10 in the second period.

Jamison scored 14 first-half points for the Warriors, who made just 3-of-24 shots in the second quarter.

Notes: Golden State rookie center Marc Jackson had a strained left groin and did not play. ... Williams had six assists and no turnovers in the first quarter. ... Golden State’s bench missed 12 of 13 shots in the opening half. ... The Kings had nine turnovers through three quarters and finished with 12.

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