The Thunder withstood a furious rally by the Kings in the fourth quarter, escaping with the win when Isaiah Thomas' jumper at the buzzer came up short.
Sacramento had five players in double figures, but lost its fifth in a row. Thomas led the Kings with 24 points, including 21 in the final quarter during which Sacramento outscored the visitors 30-19.
Thomas scored seven points in a 13-0 run in the final quarter that pulled Sacramento to within five. His running hook shot in the final minutes cut the Thunder's lead to 97-95.
Thomas had a chance to tie the game as time ran out, but his fadeaway try missed the mark.
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