Kings 104, Clippers 98
Jan. 19, 2000
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Chris Webber had 30 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday night as the Sacramento Kings withstood a fourth-quarter rally to win their sixth straight game, 104-98 over the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Clippers continued to struggle, losing their sixth straight game and 10th in their last 11. Los Angeles is 3-18 on the road this season.
Trailing by 17 points early in the fourth quarter, the Clippers twice reduced the lead to a basket, the final time when Lamar Odom's 3-pointer made it 100-98 with 31 seconds remaining.
Jason Williams and Webber both made two free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the victory, the 10th in 12 games for the Kings.
Nick Anderson had 19 points for the Kings and Vlade Divac had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Williams added eight points and 12 assists.
Maurice Taylor scored 22 points for Los Angeles and Odom had 19 points and 14 rebounds. Michael Olowokandi added 14 points and 15 rebounds before fouling out in the fourth quarter.
Jon Barry halted the Clippers' 17-2 run in the fourth quarter, hitting a 3-pointer to give Sacramento a five-point lead. Webber followed with a basket from short range and Barry added two free throws, putting the Kings ahead 98-90 with 3:23 left.
After the Kings opened the third quarter with a jumper from Predrag Stojakovic, the Clippers quickly reduced the 17-point deficit. Eric Murdock scored the final seven points of the run, cutting it to 91-89 with 5:48 remaining.
Despite sloppy play early in the third quarter, the Kings later had an 11-2 run, taking an 83-63 lead on Anderson's 3-pointer with 3:05 left.
Anderson scored 10 third-quarter points, making all four of his shots, including two 3-pointers. Webber added nine points as the Kings took an 87-72 lead into the fourth period.
Webber had 16 points and six rebounds, helping the Kings take a 57-47 lead into halftime.
Notes: The Clippers opened the game missing their first seven shots and trailed 10-0. ... Sacramento had three first-half turnovers, then committed six in the first five minutes of the third quarter. ... Williams had six assists in the third period. ... Odom scored the Clippers' first six points of the fourth quarter, then went to the bench with his fifth foul.