Sacramento Kings defeat Milwaukee Bucks, 96-95
PLAYER OF THE GAME: As Brandon Jennings said correctly, this was about the rookie of the year candidate whose team won the game.
And so Tyreke Evans gets the award after producing 24 points and seven rebounds and making a strong drive to the basket for the winning reverse layup with nine-tenths of a second remaining. "My focus was on the game tonight and getting a win," Evans said.
PLAY OF THE GAME: Evans inbounded the ball on the key play and got it back. He drove...
It's Boston star Kevin Garnett one night, and a few nights later it's Portland power forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
If that's not enough, how about Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum and power forward Pau Gasol?
Milwaukee Bucks power forward Ersan Ilyasova has defended all four of those players in the last few weeks as his National Basketball Association education continues.
And it's fair to say the 22-year-old from Turkey is making good progress.
Tyreke Evans had the last word in the much-anticipated rookie duel at the Bradley Center on Saturday night.
Unfortunately for Brandon Jennings and the Milwaukee Bucks, that meant their third straight heartbreaking defeat.
The 6-foot-6 Evans made a sweet ball fake for a reverse layup with nine-tenths of a second remaining, lifting the Sacramento Kings to a 96-95 victory over the Bucks.
Evans and Jennings lived up to their billing as the leading contenders for the N...