Al Jefferson supplied 27 points and nine rebounds for Charlotte, which downed the Kings for the eighth time in 11 meetings.
Gerald Henderson helped out with 16 points.
Sacramento fell for the seventh time in 10 games despite 26 points and 11 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins.
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