Shortly after the Kings clinched their first playoff berth in over 15 years, Keegan Murray shared why he believes Sacramento is more than just a playoff team.
The Kings have clinched a spot in the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2006 as they defeated the Trail Blazers 120-80. DeAaron Fox led the Kings with 18 points, six assists, and three rebounds as Domantas Sabonis added 15 points, 12 rebounds and four assists in the victory. Shaedon Sharpe had a career-high 30 points, along with seven rebounds and seven assists for Portland in the loss. The Kings improve to 46-30 with the win, while the Trail Blazers fall to 32-44 with the loss. By clinching a spot in the Playoffs, the Kings have broken a 16-season playoff drought.
The Suns defeated the Timberwolves, 107-100. Devin Booker recorded 29 points and five assists for the Suns, while Kevin Durant added 16 points, eight rebounds, and four assists in the victory. Anthony Edwards led all scorers with 31 points and six assists for the Timberwolves in the losing effort. The Suns improve to 41-35 on the season, while the Timberwolves fall to 39-38.