Knicks29282028 -- 105Kings16252529 -- 95

Larry Brown finally got his first victory in six games as New York's coach, with rookie Channing Frye scoring 19 points.

Stephon Marbury had 17 points and seven assists for the Knicks, who jumped out to a big early lead and hung on late to halt their worst start in 18 years during Brown's first season in charge of his hometown team.

New York

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 240:0141-7617-245-392233105Barnes 13:151-40-00-3122Davis 27:040-33-40-4123Curry 20:336-114-51-80516Richardson 24:533-42-20-33211Marbury 39:227-113-60-27417Rose 27:280-10-01-6130Ariza 33:366-100-01-56613Butler 2:391-20-00-1002Frye 18:538-133-32-60519Robinson 9:273-50-00-1136Crawford 22:336-122-40-02116Lee 0:180-00-00-0000

Percentages: FG .539, FT .708. Three-Point Goals: 6-7, .857 (Richardson 3-3, Crawford 2-2, Ariza 1-1, Marbury 0-1). Blocked Shots: 4 (Rose, Frye, Richardson, Curry). Turnovers: 21 (Marbury 6, Crawford 4, Curry 4, Ariza 3, Rose 3, Frye). Steals: 15 (Ariza 4, Marbury 2, Davis 2, Butler, Rose, Frye, Richardson, Robinson, Barnes, Curry). Technical Fouls: Robinson, 12:00 second; Rose, 6:59 second; Curry, 6:02 third. Flagrant fouls: Robinson, 6:59 second.

Sacramento

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 240:0128-6732-417-36232495Stojakovic 44:438-1711-121-82331Abdur-Rahim 39:594-96-93-136514Miller 30:574-73-41-43511Wells 29:052-91-31-2035Bibby 37:375-126-60-27218Thomas 11:521-41-10-2133Martin 12:492-42-21-2016Skinner 12:241-11-20-1103Hart 20:351-41-20-2324

Percentages: FG .418, FT .780. Three-Point Goals: 7-24, .292 (Stojakovic 4-11, Bibby 2-6, Hart 1-2, Abdur-Rahim 0-1, Miller 0-2, Martin 0-2). Blocked Shots: 3 (Abdur-Rahim 2, Skinner). Turnovers: 21 (Miller 6, Abdur-Rahim 6, Martin 3, Wells 3, Stojakovic, Bibby, Skinner). Steals: 9 (Bibby 4, Miller 2, Abdur-Rahim 2, Martin). Technical Fouls: Hart, 12:00 second; Abdur-Rahim 2, 47.8 fourth. Ejected: Abdur-Rahim, 47.8 fourth.

A: 17,317 (17,317). T: 2:19.