SportsKings Claim Revenge Over Warriors, Earn Playoff Spot

Kings Claim Revenge Over Warriors, Earn Playoff Spot

April 17, (THEWILL)- The Sacramento Kings emerged victorious over the Golden State Warriors, earning their spot in the NBA playoff race with a 118-94 triumph. This victory sets the stage for a high-stakes encounter against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, with the final playoff berth on the line.

The loss spells the end of the Warriors’ postseason aspirations. Keegan Murray’s standout performance, recording 32 points and nine rebounds, was a driving force behind the Kings’ success. Supported by the efforts of De’Aaron Fox, Harrison Barnes, and Domantas Sabonis, the Kings exhibited their offensive firepower throughout the game.

Entering half-time with a 54-50 lead, the Kings continued to dominate, with three players – Murray, Sabonis, and Fox – reaching double digits. The Warriors, led by Jonathan Kuminga’s 12 first-half points, struggled to find their rhythm, as Steph Curry and Klay Thompson were held in check. Thompson’s scoreless performance and Curry’s 22-point outing were ultimately not enough to keep the Warriors’ season alive.

The Kings have, therefore, secured a chance to write a new chapter in their rivalry with the Pelicans, setting the stage for a captivating clash on Friday.

Victory for the Kings serves as a testament to their resilience and determination. As they gear up for the crucial matchup against the Pelicans, the Kings have an opportunity to solidify their place in the NBA playoff landscape.

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Jude Obafemi is a versatile senior Correspondent at THEWILL Newspapers, excelling in sourcing, researching, and delivering sports news stories for both print and digital publications.

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