INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and 14 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Indiana Pacers 110-93 on Friday night.
Samuel Dalembert had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Francisco Garcia scored 16 points and Marcus Thornton added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Kings, who have won four of their last seven.
Sacramento guard Tyreke Evans returned after missing 19 games with left foot plantar fasciitis and finished with six points and eight assists in 17 minutes.
Danny Granger led the Pacers with 20 points.
Indiana missed an opportunity to strengthen its grip on the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Pacers entered the contest with a three-game lead over Milwaukee and Charlotte.
The Associated Press