With Former Spur, Kings Humble San Antonio 112-99

Magic defeat 'Blazers, Rockets eclipse Clips
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2007 6:04 AM CST
Sacramento Kings guard Beno Udrih, of Slovenia, right, is fouled by San Antonio Spurs guard Darius Washington during the third quarter of NBA basketball in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Beno Udrih's career-best 8-of-12 shooting for 27 points helped his current Kings take down the defending champion Spurs, who let him go only weeks before. Tony Parker, Udrih's counterpart and former mentor, had 12 points and seven assists in Sacramento's 112-99 triumph over San Antonio, reports the Express News. In other action:

  • Orlando's bench augmented the 21 points from Hedo Turkoglu and 20 from Rashard Lewis to bring the team to an 85-74 defeat of Portland.
  • Just when the Clippers thought their team was healthy, Sam Cassell left the game with an injury and Tracy McGrady slammed home 36 points in a 88-71 Houston victory.