DALLAS — American Airlines Center was once the most hostile road arena for the Sacramento Kings.
Zach Randolph scored 22 points, Bogdan Bogdanovich added 19 and the Kings used a big first half to beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-109 on Tuesday night.
Sacramento has won four of five in Dallas after losing 22 in a row here from 2003 to 2016.
“We were sharing the ball,” Randolph said. “Once we were moving the ball, we were getting attacks. That’s what good teams do — move the ball.”
While the Kings were taking charge early, the Mavs played like a team that was starting the All-Star break one game early.
Randolph scored 18 in the first half, helping Sacramento to a 65-44 lead at the break. The Kings dominated the paint in the first two quarters, scoring 40 points, while the Mavericks shot just 35 per cent.
At one point in the second quarter, coach Rick Carlisle replaced his entire lineup, only to see the Kings beat the Mavs to two offensive rebounds that resulted in a Garrett …read more