SCOREBOARD
Friday, Jan. 11
Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers (10:30 p.m. EST). The Lakers have won four straight and eight of their last 10.

STARS
Thursday
-John Salmons, Kings, had 28 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to lead Sacramento to a 116-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

FLAME OUT
Mehmet Okur scored 22 points and pulled down 17 rebounds and the Utah Jazz routed the tired and short-handed version of the Phoenix Suns 108-86 Thursday night. Two-time league MVP Steve Nash was home with the flu, Grant Hill was recovering from an appendectomy the day before and Shawn Marion sat behind the bench with a bruised elbow. The Suns had also played an overtime game the night before.

CLIMBING BACK
John Salmons had 28 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to help the Sacramento Kings rally late in the fourth quarter for a 116-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night. Down by 10 points midway through the fourth quarter, the Kings got back in the game with a 10-2 run and pulled ahead behind the clutch play of Salmons, Francisco Garcia and Brad Miller, who had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Rudy Gay scored 31 points for Memphis in a 116-113 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night.

STREAKS
Memphis has dropped 18 consecutive games in Sacramento going back to 1998 when they played in Vancouver.

SPEAKING
``It feels good making a shot like that when you've grown up watching guys like Michael Jordan and dreamed about doing it yourself. I want to be in that type of position.'' - Francisco Garcia, whose 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds left helped the Kings to a 116-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.

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