Stockton Kings Defeat South Bay Lakers, 126-118
Stockton, Calif. - Tonight, The Stockton Kings (23-19), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, beat the South Bay Lakers (18-24), the NBA G League of the Los Angeles Lakers, by a score of 126-118. Stockton guard Kyle Guy had a game-high 32 points.
Stockton took a strong lead just under the six-minute mark of the first quarter, going on an 11-0 run. They lead by as much as 13 with two minutes remaining in the quarter. Stockton led 37-27 at the end of the quarter. In the second quarter, South Bay outscored Stockton 33-18. South Bay led 60-55, heading into the second half.
In the first half, Guy scored 20 of his 32 points, shooting 6-of-10 from the field and 3-of-4 from three-point range. South Bay forward Reggie Heard scored 12 of his 15 points.
In the third quarter, Stockton forward Robert Franks scored 12 of his 27 points, shooting 4-of-6 from the field. Stockton outrebounded South Bay 18-8. Stockton finished ahead 93-88 at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter, Stockton grew their lead to as much as 15, their biggest lead of the night with under three minutes remaining in regulation. They kept their lead and came out with a 126-118 win over South Bay.
South Bay forward Devontae Cacok led his team in scoring with 27 points and a game-high 15 rebounds. Guard David Stockton added 20 points and four assists.
Guy led Stockton in scoring with 32 points shooting 10-of-23 from the field and 5-of-11 from three-point range. He also added 13 assists and seven rebounds. Forward Franks finished with 27 points, nine rebounds and three assists. Center Eric Mika posted a double-double with 15 points and ten rebounds.
The Stockton Kings will play their next five games at home. They will host the Oklahoma City Blue on Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. On Friday, March 13, they will host the Austin Spurs for "Hella Stockton" night as they celebrate the City of Stockton. The first 2,500 fans will get a free Gabe Flores bobblehead.
Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets.
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