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Peja Stojakovic scored 23 points, and Shareef Abdur-Rahim and reserve Kevin Martin scored 14 points each to help Sacramento beat Denver for the 18th straight time at Arco Arena.

The Nuggets last won in Sacramento on Jan. 7, 1997.

The Kings had a 10-point lead in the first quarter and kept the advantage in double figures throughout much of the game to improve to 2-4 and snap a two-game losing streak.

Denver

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24032-9019-2514-43182785Anthony 35:074-153-40-16211KenMartin 21:553-87-81-40413Camby 35:049-202-34-171220Lenard 27:493-130-00-4247AMiller 34:243-83-62-4649Johnson 16:361-50-01-4122Najera 21:413-70-03-6036Elson 13:011-32-23-3034Boykins 27:164-102-20-02211Buckner 7:071-10-00-0012

Percentages: FG .356, FT .760. Three-Point Goals: 2-14, .143 (Boykins 1-3, Lenard 1-4, A.Miller 0-1, Najera 0-1, Anthony 0-2, Johnson 0-3). Blocked Shots: 3 (Camby 2, Ken.Martin). Turnovers: 11 (A.Miller 3, Anthony 2, Boykins, Elson, Lenard, Ken.Martin, Johnson, Najera). Steals: 7 (Boykins 3, Anthony 2, Camby, Najera). Technical Fouls: Defensive Three Second, 52.7 first; Ken.Martin, 7:44 third.

Sacramento

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24035-6725-313-392324101Stojakovic 41:156-148-83-61523Abdur-Rahim 40:045-104-60-92414BMiller 45:395-92-20-910212Wells 32:204-95-70-63413Bibby 30:394-121-20-33210Hart 17:213-41-20-2317KevMartin 22:255-62-20-10114Thomas 10:173-32-20-3158

Percentages: FG .522, FT .806. Three-Point Goals: 6-14, .429 (Stojakovic 3-7, Kev.Martin 2-3, Bibby 1-3, Wells 0-1). Blocked Shots: 2 (Stojakovic, Thomas). Turnovers: 16 (Bibby 4, Thomas 4, Wells 3, Stojakovic, B.Miller, Kev.Martin, Abdur-Rahim, Hart). Steals: 5 (Stojakovic 2, Hart 2, Bibby). Technical Fouls: Defensive Three Second, 4:58 second.

A: 17,317 (17,317). T: 2:16.