LOS ANGELES, Calif. Weston McKennie Jersey . - The Sacramento Kings never beat the Los Angeles Clippers in four games last season. They made sure that wouldnt happen again with a dominant fourth quarter.DeMarcus Cousins had 34 points and 17 rebounds, Rudy Gay added 25 points, and the Kings handed the poor-shooting Clippers their first loss in three games this season, 98-92 on Sunday.We definitely earned that one, said Cousins, who was singing in the shower afterward.The Kings rallied from a 10-point deficit in the third quarter and outscored the Clippers 28-18 in the fourth. They took the lead for good on a layup by Gay with just under six minutes to play.Weve just been holding our ground, said Darren Collison, who had 14 points against his old team. This is definitely a confidence booster.Blake Griffin and Spencer Hawes both scored 17 points to lead five Clippers in double figures. Chris Paul had 16 points and 11 assists after spraining his foot early, J.J. Redick had 12 points, and Jordan Farmar added 10.The Clippers struggled offensively for the third straight game, shooting 33 of 88. They were 9 of 31 from 3-point range, with Matt Barnes, Paul and Redick combining to miss a slew in the fourth.It finally caught up with us, Paul said. Were getting great looks, weve got the right people shooting. Shots just not falling.Griffin took just five shots in the second half.I did a poor job of setting the tone early, he said. I missed a lot of easy ones.Even new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer couldnt exhort his team to victory, his fists clenched, his face red and his lips forming the words, Lets go! from his baseline seat.The Clippers led by two early in the fourth, when their second unit got things going. But the starters returned and couldnt make a difference.In the third, the Clippers led by 10, but the Kings chipped away. Gay scored seven straight to whittle the Kings deficit to single digits.The empty possessions were because we went into style points, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. We had a wide-open 3-point shot; instead we flip it to J.J. and get nothing. Then we flip up a finger-roll lob and they steal it. Now its a different game.The Kings held the Clippers to 0 of 12 from 3-point range in the fourth.Cousins scored the Kings first eight points of the game, and he had 11 points in the third when they cut a 10-point deficit to four heading into the fourth.We played great on both ends of the floor, shared the ball well, communicated well, Cousins said. This was a good team effort all the way around.Sacramentos Ben McLemore received a flagrant-1 for pulling Griffin down from behind midway through the first. Griffin was on a breakaway when McLemore yanked on his jersey, sending Griffin to the court, where he landed at McLemores feet near the basket support. Cousins was trailing on the play, and the referees quickly moved in to separate the players.INJURED PAULPaul sprained his left foot in the first half, but stayed in the game, playing a total of 37 1/2 minutes. He was limping afterward and groaned slightly while sitting down and getting up again.TIP-INSKings: Collison spent last season with the Clippers as Pauls backup before leaving for a starting role and more money in Sacramento. He said it wasnt too tough facing his old team, adding, If I had been with them longer I probably would feel a little different. Rivers said he knew by mid-season that Collison wouldnt be back and there was nothing the team could have done to keep him. C Ryan Hollins followed Collison north, and the team also has former Clipper Reggie Evans.Clippers: G Jamal Crawford had an X-ray on his sore left ribs, which was negative, but he is doubtful for Monday. He got hit by the Lakers Robert Sacre in the second half of Fridays game. ... F Glen Davis missed his third straight game with a strained right groin.UP NEXTKings: At Denver on Monday.Clippers: Host Utah on Monday in their fourth game in five nights. Brenden Aaronson Jersey . Minutes after the previously winless Colts got their first win, 27-13 over Tennessee, team vice chairman Bill Polian said the four-time league MVP will not play this season though he has begun throwing to teammates at the team complex. Daniel Lovitz Jersey . Parnell will be out much longer if it turns out he needs surgery. But first, he will try resting for two weeks before beginning a throwing program that could last up to a month, general manager Sandy Alderson said.TORONTO -- The Rochester Knighthawks went on an 11-goal run that began late in the second quarter and went into the third, in a 17-9 victory over the Toronto Rock in National Lacrosse League action on Saturday. Cody Jamieson had five goals and five assists for Rochester (5-2), while Dan Dawson was all over the scoresheet with 10 assists. Stephen Keough had four goals, and Joe Walters three for the Knighthawks. Cory Vitarelli had two goals, and Rochester got singles fromm Scott Campbell, Mike Accursi and Johnny Powless. USA Soccer Pro Shop. Colin Doyle scored three of his four goals for the Rock (3-4) in the opening quarter. Stephen Leblac scored twice, while Patrick Merrill, Rob Hellyer, Garrett Billings completed the scoring for Toronto. Rochester goalie Matt Vinc made 54 saves. Toronto goalie Zac Boychuk stopped 10 of 13 shots in relief of Nick Rose, who allowed 14 goals on 33 shots before being pulled in the third quarter. ' ' '
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