The Cavaliers shot an impressive 55.3% from the field in the first half at Sacramento, one of few encouraging signs in this game, but the Kings put more points on the board. Their 51 bests the Cavs 45 as Cleveland had its best offensive quarter in nearly twelve quarters. The last time the Cavs scored 27 points in a quarter was the opening period Harangody with 11, and Daniel Gibson also contributed 8 off the bench for a total of 19 between the two reserves.
Just five turnovers for the Kings for the half, as anothe3r rookie DeMarcus Cousins chipped in 11 points to go with 8 rebounds. Udrih, Garica, and Marcus Thorton all have 9 points for the Kings.