Both teams are chasing a spot in the Western Conference playoffs. The Kings pulled even with the Pelicans in the standings and now are 2 1/2 games behind eighth-place Memphis with four games remaining. A team needs to be in ninth place and within four games of the eighth-place team to force a playoff.
Sacramento led 49-39 after one quarter, the most points the Kings have scored in any period since moving to Sacramento for the 1985-86 season. Bodganovic scored 19 points in the quarter and made 5 of 6 3-pointers.
The Kings led 77-70 at halftime and extended the lead to 117-103 at the end of the third quarter.
Pelicans: Shot 64%in the first three quarters. ... Williamson scored 11 points in the third quarter on 5 for 6 shooting. ... Lonzo Ball had nine points and 11 assists.
Kings: Shot 78% in the first quarter. ... Bogdanovic reached his career-high point total in the third quarter. ... Had just eight turnovers. ... Outscored the Pelicans 24-17 at the free-throw line.
Pelicans: Play the Washington Wizards on Friday.
Kings: Play the Brooklyn Nets on Friday.
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