LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- Antawn Jamison
and Steve Blake
combined for nine 3-pointers Sunday and the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers got past Sacramento 113-102.
Jamison went 5-of-8 from long range en route to 27 points while grabbing nine rebounds for the Lakers, who were playing without injured stars Kobe Bryant (ankle) and Pau Gasol (foot).
Blake canned four treys, ending with 16 points and eight assists, while Metta World Peace donated 22 points.
Steve Nash provided a double-double of 19 points and 12 assists as Los Angeles moved a full game ahead of Utah for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot with its sixth win in seven games.
Isaiah Thomas netted 26 points and Patrick Patterson added 22 for the Kings, who were outscored 30-20 during the decisive third period.
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