The Kings celebrated a win with their fans for the first time this season after Buddy Hield’s hot shooting helped them storm back from a big fourth-quarter deficit. Hield made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 8.8 seconds remaining to lift the Kings to a 128-125 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center. The Kings trailed by 11 with less than six minutes remaining, but Hield said the crowd’s excitement gave them the energy they needed to finish strong.
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Buddy Hield drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 8.8 seconds left as the host Sacramento Kings notched a 128-125 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night to salvage the second contest of a back-to-back between the teams. De'Aaron Fox recorded 30 points and seven assists and Hieldmade seven 3-pointers as part of a 29-point effort as the Kings (24-35) prevailed for just the second time in the past 12 games. Sacramento outscored the Timberwolves 26-12 over the final 5:48.