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Hield scores 28 points to push Kings past Grizzlies 102-99

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Buddy Hield watched Mike Conley put on an impressive shooting display for three quarters. Then he spoiled Conley's big night with his own hot streak.

Hield made four of his six 3-pointers over the final 8 1/2 minutes and scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the Sacramento Kings rally for a 102-99 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.

Hield finished with 28 points. De'Aaron Fox had 14 points, eight assists and made two key free throws down the stretch for Sacramento.

''We had a lot of grit and a lot of fight,'' Hield said. ''Guys wanted it. We played together and we just had fun. We made some shots and we got some stops.''

The Kings trailed 82-75 with 9 minutes left when Hield started to heat up. He scored 11 consecutive points for Sacramento, including three straight 3s, to cut the gap to 90-86.

Marc Gasol made two free throws to give Memphis a 97-93 lead with 2:20 left, but Sacramento responded with nine straight points. Hield sparked the decisive run with a 3-pointer and made two foul shots to make it 102-97 with 3.9 seconds remaining.

''He's a scorer and at some point in every game a scorer's going to get on a roll,'' Fox said of Hield. ''It's bound to happen. There's a lot of guys in the league that can really do that, and he's the guy on our team that really does that well.''

Bogdan Bogdanovic had 14 points for the Kings, who had dropped three of four. Willie Cauley-Stein added 12 points and 13 rebounds.

The end of the game was delayed briefly after Hield was called for goaltending on a Shelvin Mack layup. Officials reviewed the play and put .5 seconds back on the clock, but Gasol had already retreated to the locker room and had to be called back out to finish the game.

''At the end of the game we made too many mistakes defensively,'' Gasol said. ''They took that momentum and finished the game on their terms.''

Conley had 23 points and seven rebounds for Memphis, which has lost five straight and seven of eight. Conley also tied his career high with seven 3-pointers, two shy of the Grizzlies' single-game record.

Temple scored 17 points against his former team while Gasol and Jaren Jackson had 12 points apiece.

Memphis has been held under 100 points in eight consecutive games and 10 of 11.

''The entire second half we made mistake after mistake after mistake,'' coach J.B. Bickerstaff said. ''We didn't deserve to win this game. It's time for all of us to be fed up with what's going on, hold ourselves accountable.''

Iman Shumpert scored 11 consecutive points in the second quarter to help the Kings trim a 19-point deficit to 53-40 at halftime. Shumpert had missed the previous three games for a variety of reasons, including a right hip contusion.

TIP-INS

Grizzlies: Memphis made 16 3-pointers, one shy of the franchise record. ... Joakim Noah did not play for a second straight game due to right heel soreness.

Kings: The 40 points were Sacramento's season low for a half. ... Nemanja Bjelica picked up a technical foul in the second quarter and a Flagrant 1 foul in the third. ... Marvin Bagley III continues to be sidelined by a left knee bone bruise. The second overall pick has not played since getting hurt early against Golden State on Dec. 14. Bagley is scheduled to be re-evaluated next week. ... Bogdanovic was back in the lineup after sitting out Wednesday with a sore right foot.

OVER 1,000

Conley added to his franchise record for career 3-pointers and now has 1,003.

COMEBACK KIDS

The Kings have won four games this season when trailing entering the fourth quarter.

''That's a Memphis team that needed to get this one, they knew it, they were locked in,'' Sacramento coach Dave Joerger said. ''I don't know but maybe we stole one.''

UP NEXT

Grizzlies: Play at the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.

Kings: Host New Orleans on Sunday. The Pelicans scored 149 points against Sacramento when the teams played in October.

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Key Players
M. Gasol
33 C
D. Fox
5 PG
31.7 Min. Per Game 31.7
18.2 Pts. Per Game 18.2
7.4 Ast. Per Game 7.4
3.5 Reb. Per Game 3.5
43.9 Field Goal % 47.8
44.4 Three Point % 48.2
76.5 Free Throw % 72.1
+ 2 Shelvin Mack made layup, assist by Wayne Selden Jr. 0:00
+ 1 Buddy Hield made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:03
+ 1 Buddy Hield made 1st of 2 free throws 0:03
  Personal foul on Jaren Jackson Jr. 0:03
  Defensive rebound by Willie Cauley-Stein 0:05
  Marc Gasol missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:07
+ 1 Willie Cauley-Stein made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:13
+ 1 Willie Cauley-Stein made 1st of 2 free throws 0:13
  Personal foul on Jaren Jackson Jr. 0:13
  Defensive rebound by Willie Cauley-Stein 0:13
  Mike Conley missed jump shot 0:15
Team Stats
Points 99 102
Field Goals 37-80 (46.3%) 33-88 (37.5%)
3-Pointers 16-32 (50.0%) 15-41 (36.6%)
Free Throws 9-10 (90.0%) 21-29 (72.4%)
Total Rebounds 48 59
Offensive 8 12
Defensive 36 30
Team 4 17
Assists 24 25
Steals 7 10
Blocks 8 5
Turnovers 18 9
Fouls 25 16
Technicals 0 1
23 PTS, 7 REB, 5 AST
28 PTS, 8 REB, 1 AST
1234T
away team logo Grizzlies 16-16 3221212599
home team logo Kings 17-15 24162537102
Team Stats
away team logo Grizzlies 16-16 PPG RPG APG
home team logo Kings 17-15 PPG RPG APG
Key Players
M. Conley PG PPG RPG APG FG%
B. Hield SG 20.7 PPG 5.0 RPG 2.5 APG 45.8 FG%
Top Scorers
M. Conley PG 23 PTS 7 REB 5 AST
B. Hield SG 28 PTS 8 REB 1 AST
46.3 FG% 37.5
50.0 3PT FG% 36.6
90.0 FT% 72.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
M. Conley 23 7 5 8/18 7/11 0/0 1 32 1 1 2 1 6 0 40
G. Temple 17 4 2 6/9 3/5 2/2 3 37 2 1 3 0 4 -7 25
M. Gasol 12 8 5 3/12 2/5 4/4 3 37 0 2 6 2 6 -2 26
J. Jackson Jr. 12 6 2 5/8 1/2 1/1 6 24 1 3 2 1 5 -4 24
K. Anderson 10 6 2 5/7 0/1 0/0 3 33 1 0 1 0 6 -1 20
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
M. Conley 23 7 5 8/18 7/11 0/0 1 32 1 1 2 1 6 0 40
G. Temple 17 4 2 6/9 3/5 2/2 3 37 2 1 3 0 4 -7 25
M. Gasol 12 8 5 3/12 2/5 4/4 3 37 0 2 6 2 6 -2 26
J. Jackson Jr. 12 6 2 5/8 1/2 1/1 6 24 1 3 2 1 5 -4 24
K. Anderson 10 6 2 5/7 0/1 0/0 3 33 1 0 1 0 6 -1 20
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
S. Mack 11 1 4 4/11 1/3 2/3 1 25 2 1 2 0 1 -10 21
J. Green 8 9 1 4/8 0/1 0/0 3 27 0 0 1 3 6 -1 18
W. Selden Jr. 6 2 3 2/5 2/3 0/0 2 16 0 0 0 1 1 +5 14
M. Brooks 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 +2 0
J. Carter 0 1 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 +3 0
J. Noah - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Parsons - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
O. Casspi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Stephens - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Y. Watanabe - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Brooks - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Rabb - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 99 44 24 37/80 16/32 9/10 25 236 7 8 18 8 36 -15 188
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
B. Hield 28 8 1 9/24 6/13 4/5 2 38 1 0 2 2 6 +2 37
D. Fox 14 2 8 4/11 2/3 4/6 4 32 5 1 3 0 2 +7 35
W. Cauley-Stein 12 13 4 5/9 0/0 2/3 0 36 1 0 0 3 10 +3 34
I. Shumpert 11 0 1 3/7 2/6 3/4 1 20 1 0 0 0 0 -2 14
K. Koufos 4 8 0 2/7 0/0 0/0 1 15 0 2 0 4 4 -5 14
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
B. Hield 28 8 1 9/24 6/13 4/5 2 38 1 0 2 2 6 +2 37
D. Fox 14 2 8 4/11 2/3 4/6 4 32 5 1 3 0 2 +7 35
W. Cauley-Stein 12 13 4 5/9 0/0 2/3 0 36 1 0 0 3 10 +3 34
I. Shumpert 11 0 1 3/7 2/6 3/4 1 20 1 0 0 0 0 -2 14
K. Koufos 4 8 0 2/7 0/0 0/0 1 15 0 2 0 4 4 -5 14
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
B. Bogdanovic 14 1 4 3/9 3/7 5/8 0 27 1 0 2 0 1 +5 22
N. Bjelica 11 6 3 4/13 2/9 1/1 4 35 1 2 2 2 4 +13 24
J. Jackson 8 3 0 3/5 0/2 2/2 2 22 0 0 0 1 2 -7 11
Y. Ferrell 0 1 4 0/3 0/1 0/0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 -1 9
B. McLemore - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
F. Mason III - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Labissiere - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
W. Gabriel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. Randolph - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
H. Giles - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Bagley III - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 102 42 25 33/88 15/41 21/29 16 235 10 5 9 12 30 +15 200