Bogdanovic comes through in the clutch for Kings' wild win in Memphis
BOGI'S BIG BUCKET
Finishing strong. The Sacramento Kings picked up their 26th win of the season Friday evening in Memphis, taking down the Grizzlies by a final of 94-93 in a wild finish.
With the Kings trailing by one with 16.7 seconds remaining, Justin Jackson drilled a triple from the corner to put Sacramento up.
Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks answered with a 3-ball of his own with 6.4 remaining to give Memphis the lead back.
With 1.1 seconds remaining, Bogdan Bogdanovic knocked down a jumper from the top of the key and then stole the inbounds pass on the other end to seal the win.
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STANDOUT PERFORMER I
Cauley-Stein came up big. The third-year big attacked the rim for most of the night, finishing with 18 points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals in the victory.
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STANDOUT PERFORMER II
Hield managed to stuff the stat sheet for Sacramento, finishing the evening with 14 points, six assists and five rebounds. On the down side, Hield turned the ball over five times in 34 minutes of action.
STANDOUT PERFORMER III
Welcome back to the NBA MarShon Brooks. After playing in China for the last three seasons, Brooks has posted huge numbers in his return to the league. Against Sacramento he managed to score 23 points on 11-for-20 shooting and added eight rebounds.
Bogdanovic’s shot, followed by a big-time steal helped Sacramento escape with a narrow road victory in Memphis.
Garrett Temple and Skal Labissiere are both out with left ankle sprains. Zach Randolph and Kosta Koufos sat out as healthy scratches. Iman Shumpert has yet to suit up for Sacramento due to knee rehab and plantar fasciitis and Harry Giles (knee rehab) is out for the season.
The Kings travel to San Antonio following the game where they’ll face off with the Spurs on Monday evening. They return home to finish the season Wednesday at Golden 1 Center against the Houston Rockets.