by Tony Renteria
The battle for last place in the Pacific Division continued Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena as the Sacramento KIngs(26-48) took a nice second half lead and held on in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angles Lakers(25-49) 107-102.
The Kings win their second game in a row by some high scoring by forward Rudy Gay, Gay finished with 31 points in just under 43 minutes. Gay has be averaging 20.2 ppg since his arrival in Sacramento. DeMarcus Cousins chipped in with 20 points and ten rebounds.
The Lakers are already looking forward to next season with star Kobi Bryant out with injury. The Lakers were led by guard Jodie Meeks with 21 points. The Lakers had beaten the Kings all three times they had faced this season before tonight.
The Lakers head to Dallas on Friday while the Kings host Golden State on the same day.