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Former Cat DeMarcus Cousins impresses yet again in loss

The Sacramento Kings were simply outplayed for the majority of the game by the Atlanta Hawks through three quarters, trailing 77-63. They exploded for 39 points in the fourth as the Hawks let off the gas, but they were never seriously threatened. The big positive of the game was the hopeful future of the Kings. DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans combined for 53 points, including a stretch during the 4th quarter when they scored 21 straight points. Cousins finished with 24 points on 11 of 22 shooting, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.

DeMarcus Cousins

- photo by Jose Luis Villegas | SacBee.com

The were simply outplayed for the majority of the game by the Atlanta Hawks through three quarters, trailing 77-63. They exploded for 39 points in the fourth as the Hawks let off the gas, but they were never seriously threatened.  The big positive of the game was the hopeful future of the Kings. DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans combined for 53 points, including a stretch during the 4th quarter when they scored 21 straight points. Cousins finished with 24 points on 11 of 22 shooting, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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