“He’s ultra-athletic,” Rodney Hood said of Donovan Mitchell. “When he gets in the lane, we want him finishing like that. Before long, people will start giving him respect and they’ll spread when he goes to the lane. We need him to keep doing that.”
“What a stud,” Kings coach Dave Joerger said when talking about Mitchell. “He’s playing in an open system with a stretch four so he’s got some space to attack. He gets to any spot he wants on the floor.”
Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 25 points and Willie Cauley-Stein had 26 points and 10 rebounds for the Kings.
George Hill added 20 points and Zach Randolph had 12 for Sacramento. The Kings have lost six straight and 10 of 13.