SACRAMENTO, March 14 (UPI) --
The Golden State Warriors traded Monta Ellis
to Milwaukee Tuesday and then followed up with a 115-89 win over Sacramento.
The shorthanded Warriors had six players in double figures as they absorbed the news that Ellis had been traded to the Bucks along with Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown for Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson.
The Warriors were also without Stephen Curry, who sat out with a sprained ankle. David Lee, Brandon Rush and Nate Robinson all scored 17 to lead Golden State to its third win in a row.
DeMarcus Cousins scored 19 points and had 12 rebounds for the Kings, who have lost two consecutive games. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and Isaiah Thomas had 15.
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