Tisdale expects more from Kings
By Staff Reports
Dec 7, 1990
The Sacramento Kings haven't won three consecutive
games since the 1988-89 season, but that didn't stop forward
Wayman Tisdale from predicting it could happen Saturday
against the Detroit Pistons.
The Kings earned their first back-to-back home victories
since last January on Thursday night by defeating the visiting
Washington Bullets 104-86 in a National Basketball Association
"Everything felt right when we first came out," Tisdale
said. "We tried to set the tone in the first five minutes.
We have a good chance of beating Detroit if we play as we
The former Washington High School and University of Oklahoma
star connected on 12 of 13 field-goal attempts and was 3-for-3
from the free-throw line to lead Sacramento with 27 points.
Travis Mays added 26 points, and Rory Sparrow contributed 18.
Bernard King led the Bullets with 25 points.
In other games:
Houston 116, Charlotte 110
At Houston, Akeem Olajuwon scored 39 points, grabbed 20
rebounds and blocked six shots to lead the Rockets.
LA Lakers 83, Minnesota 73
Sam Perkins scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter,
which started with the score tied, and the visiting Lakers
picked up their eighth consecutive victory. Magic Johnson
scored 21 points for Los Angeles and became the 40th player
in NBA history to reach the 16,000-point plateau.
Seattle 105, Miami 103
The SuperSonics' Sedale Threatt hit a tie-breaking free
throw with 49.7 seconds remaining after the Heat was called
for a technical foul for illegal defense, and visiting Seattle held on.