Kings beat Bulls 80-61, advance to semifinals

Kings beat Bulls 80-61, advance to semifinals
July 19, 2014, 7:45 pm
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Ben McLemore finished the game with 11 points, four rebounds, and three assists. (USATSI)


The Sacramento Kings defeated the Chicago Bulls 80-61 in the quarterfinals of the NBA's Summer League in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday.

Ben McLemore (11 points), Quincy Acy (10 points), MarShon Brooks (11 points), Jared Cunningham (10 points) and Brendan Lane (10 points) all scored in double-digits for Sacramento.

McLemore scored five points and dished out one assist to put the Kings ahead 16-11 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Lane contributed by grabbing four defensive rebounds, and Brooks chipped in with seven points to help put the Kings up 42-29.

Later the Kings would go on a 13-3 run to start the fourth quarter. With two minutes remaining in the game, they held held their largest lead with the score at 80-57. 

Chicago's Tony Snell led all scorers with 20 points.

With the 80-61 win, Sacramento improves to 4-1 and will face the Washington Wizards in the semifinals on Sunday at 5 p.m.