The Sacramento Kings and Alexander Vezenkov recorded their sixth straight NBA regular season win. The Kings prevailed 129:113 over the Dallas Mavericks (35:26, 35:29, 37:31, 22:17) at the American Airlines Center in Texas.
The best Bulgarian basketball player finished the match with 7 points in 13 minutes on the court. To these he added 1 more tackle, 1 assist and an umbrella. He only played about four minutes in the first half. Then he appeared in a game with a score of 88:86, and with him in their ranks, the Kings made a great run, with which they increased the difference to almost 20 points, and thus decided the meeting.
With the win, Sacramento moved into fourth place in the interim Western Conference standings with an 8-4 record, while Dallas is fifth at 9-5.
Vezenkov appeared on the floor for the first time at the end of the first quarter, but did not perform particularly well. He excelled with an umbrella, but also committed one foul and one foul. He only played about four minutes. Then he entered the game in the third part at 88:86 in favor of his team. He assisted Keegan Murray, who made a three-pointer. for 107:96, and in the last three minutes of the meeting, he scored seven consecutive points to fix the final 129:113 in favor of the Californians.
Domantas Sabonis led the winners with 32 points. To them he added 13 rebounds and 6 assists. Fellow Kings star De’Aaron Fox scored 30 points and added 6 assists. Keegan Murray had 17 points and Chris Duarte had 13.
Luka Doncic scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Dallas. Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. finished with 17 points.