SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Tray Lyles scored a season-high 24 points, Harrison Barnes scored 15 of 20 points in Sacramento’s record first quarter, and the Kings scored against short-handed Memphis Monday night. They beat the Grizzlies 133-100.
The Kings made 12 3-pointers in just 13 attempts in the first quarter, tying an NBA record for 47 points. But Sacramento didn’t finish the game until he beat Memphis 33-10 in the fourth quarter.
Lyles was 6-8 out of the 3-point range for the Kings (27-19), who have won seven of their last eight games.
“Good,” said Lyles. “We have one more game on Wednesday. Let’s see if we can redo it.”
Domantas Sabonis had 14 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his sixth triple-double of the season. Sabonis leads the NBA with 36 double-doubles.
Keegan Murray also had 20 points and De’Aaron Fox had 17 points and 10 assists.
“It’s a great team win,” Kings coach Mike Brown said. “I thought we were good defensively in the second half.”
Desmond Bain scored 21 points in Memphis (31-16) playing without Ja Morant and Stephen Adams. The Grizzlies have lost three in a row following his 11-game winning streak.
Brandon Clark said, “They shot the ball really well tonight. We didn’t have an answer.”
Jaren Jackson Jr. had 19 points and Dillon Brooks had 13 points and 6 assists. The Grizzlies will visit Golden State on Wednesday.
“We have to focus on playing better against Golden State,” Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said. “
Grizzlies: Tyus Jones starts for Morant and has 12 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds.
Kings: Sacramento missed C Chimezie Metu due to a left knee contusion. … The Kings recorded his season-high 25 turnovers.
Kings: Host Toronto on Wednesday.
Grizzlies: Travel to face the Warriors on Wednesday.