The week of May 2-7 saw former Oklahoma guard Trae Young average a double-double, and fellow former OU guard Buddy Hield helped his team win three games while former Sooner forward Blake Griffin’s team went on a recent slump. With the NBA season concluding in eight days, Griffin’s Brooklyn Nets have a 43-24 record and are the third seed in the Eastern Conference. Young’s Atlanta Hawks are 37-31 and sit in fifth place in the East.
Davis came off the bench to score a team-high 24 points for the Kings (29-38), who had won four in a row to get within 2 ½ games of the Spurs. Davis made 10 of 16 from the field and 4 of 8 from 3-point range. Delon Wright had 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for Sacramento.
Dejounte Murray scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sacramento Kings 113-104 on Friday night to end a five-game losing streak and strengthen their hold on the final playoff spot in the West. DeMar DeRozan had 25 points, Murray added seven assists and six rebounds, and Keldon Johnson scored 16 for San Antonio.