The Sacramento Kings put on an impressive show on Monday night, outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers in the second-highest scoring game ever. The Kings won the game, 134-131, in a thrilling finish that saw the Clippers miss a potential game-tying three-pointer in the final seconds.
The Kings were led by De’Aaron Fox, who scored a career-high 39 points. Fox was unstoppable, shooting 14-of-25 from the field and 9-of-11 from the free-throw line. He also had eight assists and seven rebounds.
Buddy Hield was also a key contributor for the Kings, scoring 27 points and grabbing seven rebounds. Marvin Bagley III added 18 points and nine rebounds, and Harrison Barnes had 17 points and seven rebounds.
For the Clippers, Kawhi Leonard led the way with 31 points and 11 rebounds. Paul George added 28 points, and Lou Williams had 21 points off the bench.
The Kings and Clippers combined for 265 points, making it the second-highest scoring game in NBA history. The highest scoring game in NBA history was a triple-overtime game between the Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets in 1983, which ended with the Pistons winning 186-184.
The Kings will look to build off this big win as they continue their push for a playoff spot.