Kings 106, Clippers 93
Feb. 28, 2001
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Peja Stojakovic had 25 points and Vlade Divac added 24 points and 12 rebounds as the Sacramento Kings scored the first 14 points in overtime to beat the Los Angeles 106-93 Tuesday night.
The Kings took immediate control in overtime. Divac scored on a short hook, Scot Pollard muscled inside for a three-point play and Stojakovic scored on a layup following Doug Christie's steal, putting Sacramento ahead 96-89 at the 3:37 mark.
All-Star forward Chris Webber missed his eighth straight game. The Kings, who outscored the Los Angeles 17-4 in the extra period, are 5-3 in Webber's absence.
Jeff McInnis scored a career-high 33 points for the Clippers, who have lost five straight games to the Kings. Lamar Odom had 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and Eric Piatkowski had 15 points.
Piatkowski made two free throws, putting Los Angeles in front 88-86 with 56 seconds left in regulation. Vlade Divac helped pull the Kings even, making two free throws, tying the game 89-89 with 15.7 remaining. Sean Rooks missed a 17-footer with one second left, sending the game into overtime.
Stojakovic brought the Kings back from a five-point deficit, driving in for a 3-point play and hitting a short flip along the baseline, tying the game 86-86 with 1:24 left.
Odom scored seven straight points and McInnis made a 3-pointer and added a jumper as the Clippers went ahead 84-79 with 3:40 remaining.
Pollard had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Bobby Jackson scored 16 on 6-of-6 shooting, and Christie added 10 points.
Notes: The Clippers have 20 victories this season, the most they have had in the last four years. ... The Kings biggest lead in the first half was two points. ... In an earlier win over the Clippers, Webber had 33 points and 11 rebounds. ... McInnis made 6-of-7 shots and scored 12 points in the opening half, helping Los Angeles take a 48-47 lead.