The Kings failed to secure a road win, falling to the Magic at the Amway Center 119-114 on Friday.
Victor Oladipo led Orlando with 32 points to go along with 10 assists. Channing Frye (22) and Tobias Harris (19) were major contributors for the Magic, operating without center Nikola Vucevic, who was out due to injury.
Rudy Gay led Sacramento with 39 points, while DeMarcus Cousins secured his 36th double-double of the season with 29 points and 12 rebounds.
Sacramento gave up 119 points to a Magic team that averages 95 points per night and allowed 13 3-pointers, including six by Frye.
With Sacramento clinging to a two-point lead, a late 3-pointer with 28 seconds left by Harris proved devastating, giving Orlando a 113-111 lead.
Gay hit a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining, but Harris made two free throws for Orlando to maintain the lead at 117-114. Sacramento turned the ball over on the subsequent possession, and Harris went back to the free throw line to secure the win 119-114.
A Nik Stauskas 3-pointer at the 6:45 mark of the fourth quarter gave Sacramento its first lead of the night at 100-99, but the Magic responded to take back the lead 108-105.
However, a key turning point was the reversal of a Harris 3-pointer that after review revealed that the shot occurred after the shot clock had expired, which resulted in a tie game at 105 with 2:52 remaining in the fourth quarter.
Gay completed an old fashioned 3-point play by making a free throw, giving the Kings the lead again at 106-105 after the review.
The Kings allowed Orlando to score 68 in the first half led by Oladipo’s 19 first-half points. Sacramento countered with 20 from Gay and 17 from Cousin,s but the Magic led 68-57 at intermission.
The Magic outscored the Kings by 32-20 in the paint, 15-0 in fast break points and shot 66 percent from the floor, including 7-for-13 points from 3-point range.
The Kings trailed by as many as 18 points in the third quarter before getting back into the game.
Gay reached 30 points -- his third 30 point performance of the season -- before the fourth quarter commenced, helping the Kings cut deficit down to a two possession game, 92-86 heading into the fourth quarter.
Sacramento (21-39) falls to 8-20 on the road and is now 3-5 under George Karl, while Orlando (20-43) snaps a four-game losing streak.
The Kings fall to 12-15 in back-to-back games and 7-7 in the first game of back-to-back scenarios.
Jason Thompson surpassed Peja Stojakovic and is now the Kings leader in games played in the Sacramento era at 519.
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Victor Oladipo was devastating with a double-double of 32 points and 10 assists.
After the Kings took their first lead of the night at 100-99, Orlando outscored Sacramento 20-14 the rest of the way.
Kings -- C DeMarcus Cousins (left ankle sprain) was probable and played.
Magic -- G Luke Ridnour (strained right hamstring), C Nikola Vucevic, (left ankle sprain) and Devyn Marble (detached retina, left eye) were out.
The Kings face the Heat Saturday in the second of a back-to-back and game four of a eight game road trip.