The Kings defeated the Lakers in the season finale for both injury depleted squads 122-99 at Staples Center on Wednesday night.
Ben McLemore led Sacramento with 24 points while Derrick Williams added a season-high of 22 points to lead the Kings to the win.
Ray McCallum (19), Carl Landry (14), Nik Stauskas (14), Jason Thompson (12) and Ryan Hollins (12) rounded out the Kings double-figure scorers. Stauskas added a career-high five assists while David Stockton and McLemore added seven assists and McCallum finished with six dishes.
The Lakers were paced by Jabari Brown’s career-high 32 points while Vander Blue (15), Jordan Hill (12), Ryan Kelly (12), Carlos Boozer (10) rounded out the Lakers leading scorers.
The Kings put up 67 points in the first half, led by 14 at intermission and were up by 19 entering the the fourth quarter.
Sacramento’s offense sizzled with 30 assists on 46 field goals while only committing 10 turnovers. The Kings shot 55 percent overall including 8-for-17 from 3-point range.
Wednesday was the fifth consecutive game without DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay, who were shut down for the season due to a concussion and a sore right foot, respectively.
Sacramento was 6-17 without Cousins, 4-10 without Gay and 2-3 without the tandem in the lineup this season.
The Kings (29-53) exceeded their win total of the previous two consecutive seasons by one game and end the season with a modest two-game winning streak.
The Kings finish the road portion of their schedule with a 11-30 record and take the season series 3-1 over the Lakers (21-61), who finish with the worst single season winning percentage in franchise history.
Sacramento also finishes 11-19 under George Karl.
STANDOUT PERFORMER: Tri-MVPs of Ben McLemore, Derrick Williams and Ray McCallum combined for 65 points in the win.
TURNING POINT: The Kings offense flowed the entire night against the Lakers porous defense.
Kings -- C DeMarcus Cousins (sore right foot), F Rudy Gay (concussion), F Omri Casspi (gastroenteritis), F Reggie Evans (right thumb sprain) and G Darren Collison (core muscle injury) and F Eric Moreland (left shoulder labral tear) were out.
Nik Stauskas (mid back sprain) was probable and made his first career start.
Lakers -- G Kobe Bryant (right rotator cuff surgery), G Wayne Ellington (right shoulder separation), G Wesley Johnson (left ankle sprain), G Jeremy Lin (sore left knee), G Ronnie Price (right elbow surgery), F Julius Randle (tibia fracture, right leg), F/G Nick Young (fracture, left kneecap) and G Jordan Clarkson (right ankle sprain) were out.
The Kings have a busy offseason working to improve on a 29-win season.