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On Thursday night, an #NBA doubleheader hit NBATV with the Sacramento Kings and #Los Angeles Clippers playing in the nightcap. The home team was able to pick up a hefty win in the NBA preseason matchup thanks to top performances from their All-Star players #Blake Griffin and De'Andre Jordan. Here's a look at the Kings vs. Clippers game recap including star performances, game statistics, and what's coming up next for these two teams on the schedule.

NBA game recap

While Sacramento opened with a 24-22 first quarter, the home team outscored them 22-20 in the second to make it a 44-44 game at the half. The Clippers kept up their trend of outscoring the Kings with a 60-43 second half.

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In the end, Los Angeles had a 104-87 win over the visiting Sacramento Kings.

Leading the way in terms of scoring was Blake Griffin. The All-Star forward was 7-of-13 from the field and had 18 points to go with four boards and four assists. De'Andre Jordan achieved a double-double as he racked up 14 rebounds to go with 13 points. One of the newest Clippers, Lou Williams, started the game and played 26 minutes. He had 14 points while fellow starter Wesley Johnson finished with 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting.

On the other side, the Sacramento Kings got a strong performance from several players but not enough for the win. Zach Randolph led all Kings players with 14 points while Buddy Hield had 12 and Willie Cauley-Stein had 10 points to go with seven rebounds. Rookie Frank Mason III, Bodan Bogdanovic, and Garrett Temple each came off the bench to contribute 13 points apiece, while big man Kosta Koufos snagged 10 rebounds.

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For the game, the Los Angeles Clippers hit their field goals at an impressive rate of 52 percent including a 44 percent rate from downtown. The Kings hit 40.3 percent of their field goals and 46.2 percent of their three-point shots. The home team won the battle of the boards 44-38 and had 21 turnovers compared to 26 for the visiting Kings.

What's up next?

Thursday's loss gives the Sacramento Kings a preseason record of 1-4 overall and 0-3 on the road. On Friday the 13th, Sacramento has the unfortunate luck of another road game, this time against the Golden State Warriors. That game is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

The Los Angeles Clippers are 2-2 overall and 2-1 at home in the preseason. They have to play again tonight as well. The Clippers will host in-state rivals the Los Angeles Lakers at 10:30 PM ET on TNT.