The Kings trailed by seven points after the first quarter but rallied during the final game of their home stand to defeat Chicago 103-88.
The Kings improved to 7-5 -- and 4-2 at home -- while the Bulls dropped to 8-4, suffering their first road loss of the season.
Sacramento entered the fourth quarter with a 12-point lead, but the Bulls cut the deficit to eight with 4:28 to go on a Jimmie Butler turnaround jumper.
That was close as Chicago would get.
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The Kings outscored the Bulls 14-8 after a Joakim Noah technical foul that coincided with his fifth foul at the 4:30 mark of the third quarter.
Seven of the 14 points in the run came from Darren Collison, who had nine total points in the quarter while DeMarcus Cousins scored 10 points.
In contrast to Sacramento’s loss in Oklahoma City without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Kings were able to get the win while the Bulls toiled without Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol due to injury.
Sacramento held the Bulls to 18 points on 38.1 percent shooting from the floor in the second quarter, helping it lead by five points at halftime.
Derrick Williams provided a spark off the bench, scoring 10 points in the first half while Rudy Gay led Sacramento into the locker room with 13 points.
Cousins led the Kings with 22 points and 14 rebounds, while Gay contributed points in the winning cause.
Butler would lead the Bulls with 21 points, while Mike Dunleavy, Taj Gibson and Aaron Brooks each scored 12 points apiece.
STANDOUT PERFORMER: DeMarcus Cousins’ double double of 22 points and 14 rebounds paced Sacramento.
TURNING POINT: Sacramento outscored the Bulls 30-18 in the second quarter, turning a seven-point first quarter deficit into a five-point halftime lead.
INJURY REPORT: For Sacramento: F Rudy Gay (right Achilles tendinitis), C DeMarcus Cousins (left hip flexor tightness) and PF Jason Thompson (left quadriceps tendinitis) all reported as probable and each would start.
For Chicago: C/F Pau Gasol (left calf strain) and G Derrick Rose (left hamstring) did not play. Jimmy Butler (left thumb strain) listed as probable and started for the Bulls.
WHAT'S NEXT: The Kings begin a four-game road trip in Minnesota on Saturday.