Jazz 105, Kings 100, OT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Karl Malone scored 30 points and had 10 rebounds Tuesday night as the Utah Jazz won their eighth straight game, 105-100 in overtime over the Sacramento Kings.
Malone scored on consecutive drives to the basket early in the overtime, erasing a two-point Kings lead and putting the Jazz ahead for good. Fast-break layups by Greg Foster and Bryon Russell gave Utah a 103-97 lead with 1:25 left.
A 3-pointer by Predrag Stojakovic pulled the Kings to 103-100. Sacramento missed two 3-pointers in the final minute. Two free throws by Jeff Hornacek sealed the victory for Utah, which rallied from a 13-point deficit in the fourth period.
Russell made five 3-pointers and had 24 points for Utah. John Stockton had 12 points and nine assists. Hornacek also scored 12 points.
Corliss Williamson scored 22 points for the Kings. Vlade Divac had 17 points and 13 rebounds. Chris Webber added 16 points and 16 rebounds.
Stockton, who missed a shot with one second left in regulation, tied the game at 95, making two free throws with 11.9 seconds remaining. Webber had given the Kings a brief lead, converting a short jumper for a 95-93 advantage.
Utah center Greg Ostertag committed a flagrant foul against Divac at 7:04 of the third quarter and was ejected from the game. Webber and Williamson both confronted Ostertag after the play and received technical fouls.