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Sacramento Kings Notes, Quotes 2009-11-03

Sacramento Kings Notes, Quotes 2009-11-03,

--The Kings' start was a nightmare realized for the Maloof family, sitting courtside watching with raised eyebrows. With only one of their first two home games sold out as part of their Sellout 2009 initiative and a dire need to generate some excitement locally, the ownership family of Joe, Gavin, George, and Mama Maloof saw the Kings trail 17-4 less than seven minutes in. The Kings would recover to lead 56-54 at halftime.

--Memphis is 2-26 against the Kings in Sacramento.

--The Kings' bench outscored Memphis, 67-14.

--The Kings were 2-5 in overtime games last season.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "He showed why everybody thinks he can be such a good player, but it wasn't his skills, it was his heart that he showed tonight. That's the only way we're going to be a respectable team is we have to fight and scratch and have that be our trademark. He showed he's capable of that tonight." -- Kings coach Paul Westphal on third-year center Spencer Hawes in his team's win over Memphis.

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Added: November 3, 2009


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