Martin Helps Kings Outscore Reeling Raptors

Sacramento jumps out early as Toronto falls to 0-4 on road trip
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Mar 17, 2008 2:06 AM CDT
Sacramento Kings guard Beno Udrih, from Slovenia, center drives through Toronto Raptors defenders Rasho Nesterovic, left, from Slovenia, and Jamario Moon, right, last night. The Kings won 106-100.    (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
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(Newser) – Kevin Martin scored 32 points as the Sacramento Kings beat the Toronto Raptors 106-100 last night, reports the Toronto Globe and Mail. Ron Artest also had 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Kings handed the Raptors their fourth straight loss on this road trip. The Raptors are 2-7 in the nine games since star forward Chris Bosh injured his knee.

The Kings out-rebounded Toronto 50-36 and put the game away with a 15-2 run in the third quarter. Jason Kapano led the Raptors with 26 points, and scored 10 in a row to spark a 16-2 in the second period that kept Toronto in the game. The Kings were the Raptors best shot at a win on the road trip, which concludes tonight in Utah (28-3 at home).