Sacramento Kings defeat Los Angeles Clippers 176-175 in double overtime for second-highest scoring game in NBA history.
Malik Monk scored a career-high 45 points, De’Aaron Fox had the go-ahead basket and finished with 42 as Sacramento Kings prevailed 176-175 against Los Angeles Clippers in double overtime to claim their second-highest scoring game ever recorded in NBA history.
With 1:57 remaining, the Clippers held a 175-169 lead before the Kings scored seven points – including Fox’s jumper with 36.5 seconds left. The Clipper had one final opportunity but missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 44 points for Los Angeles and Paul George added 34.
Russell Westbrook made his Clipper debut after clearing waivers Wednesday. In 39 minutes, he scored 17 points, had 14 assists and five rebounds before fouling out with 1:49 left in the second overtime period.