NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 25 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 22 and Ben McLemore finished with 20 and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their worst loss of the season Tuesday, 124-86.
The Kings scored the first four points and never trailed. They built the lead to 16 after the first quarter and to as many as 30 in the second and eventually won by 38.
Alexey Shved led the Knicks with 15 points. Jason Smith and Shane Larkin had 13 each.
After shooting only 35 percent (7-for-20) from the field in the first quarter, the Knicks were even worse in the second, going 6-for-24 for 25 percent.
Their previous worst loss was by 28 points to Charlotte, 110-82, on Jan. 10.
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