Hornets Drop 6th Straight

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points and 19

rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings erased an 18-point deficit en

route to a 100-92 victory over the slumping New Orleans Hornets on

Monday night.

Tyreke Evans scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter,

when Sacramento took its first lead on Marcus Thornton's free throw

with 6:24 left. Isaiah Thomas scored 17, including a 31-foot 3 with

2:15 to go that gave the Kings a 94-88 lead. Thornton added 12


Greivis Vasquez scored 20 points and Marco Belinelli 18 points

for New Orleans, which has lost six straight. Emeka Okafor scored a

season-high 19 points and Chris Kaman added 10 points, 12 rebounds

and two blocks in his return from a weeklong absence while the

Hornets tried to trade him.