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ROCKETS VS. KINGS OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 136   --   90 Sacramento Kings
REG SEASON: 129-89 PLAYOFFS 7-1

Rockets vs. Kings Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1968 San Diego 0 - 7 Cincinnati   1969 San Diego 4 - 2 Cincinnati
1970 San Diego 2 - 4 Cincinnati   1971 San Diego 3 - 1 Cincinnati
1972 Houston 4 - 0 Cincinnati   1973 Houston 0 - 4 Kansas City-Omaha
1974 Houston 2 - 2 Kansas City-Omaha   1975 Houston 4 - 0 Kansas City-Omaha
1976 Houston 2 - 2 Kansas City   1977 Houston 2 - 2 Kansas City
1978 Houston 2 - 2 Kansas City   1979 Houston 3 - 1 Kansas City
1980 Houston 0 - 2 Kansas City   1981 Houston 2 - 4 Kansas City
1982 Houston 3 - 3 Kansas City   1983 Houston 1 - 5 Kansas City
1984 Houston 2 - 4 Kansas City   1985 Houston 5 - 1 Kansas City
1986 Houston 4 - 2 Sacramento   1987 Houston 5 - 1 Sacramento
1988 Houston 4 - 2 Sacramento   1989 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento
1990 Houston 4 - 0 Sacramento   1991 Houston 3 - 1 Sacramento
1992 Houston 3 - 1 Sacramento   1993 Houston 4 - 0 Sacramento
1994 Houston 4 - 0 Sacramento   1995 Houston 3 - 1 Sacramento
1996 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento   1997 Houston 4 - 0 Sacramento
1998 Houston 4 - 0 Sacramento   1999 Houston 3 - 0 Sacramento
2000 Houston 1 - 3 Sacramento   2001 Houston 0 - 4 Sacramento
2002 Houston 0 - 4 Sacramento   2003 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento
2004 Houston 0 - 4 Sacramento   2005 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento
2006 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento   2007 Houston 3 - 0 Sacramento
2008 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento   2009 Houston 3 - 0 Sacramento
2010 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento   2011 Houston 3 - 1 Sacramento
2012 Houston 3 - 0 Sacramento   2013 Houston 2 - 1 Sacramento
2014 Houston 2 - 2 Sacramento   2015 Houston 3 - 0 Sacramento
2016 Houston 3 - 1 Sacramento   2017 Houston 4 - 0 Sacramento
2018 Houston 2 - 1 Sacramento    

Rockets vs. Kings Playoff History
YEAR ROUND ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1981 Conference Finals Houston 4 - 1 Kansas City Kings
1986 First Round Houston 3 - 0 Sacramento Kings

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Kings

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 128, Rockets 110 : Fourth Quarter Follies
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 18, 1999 IN HOUSTON
    Sacramento runs away with it in 4th, Rockets now worst in the West
  • Kings 110, Rockets 105 : Rocks slide to 2-10
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 21, 1999 IN SACRAMENTO
    5th straight loss as Webber, Williams lead Kings 110-105
  • Kings 110, Rockets 93 : 30 TURNOVERS
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 11, 2000 IN SACRAMENTO
    Rocks cough up ball 30 times, Kings roll 110-93 in Arco Arena
  • Rockets 102, Kings 99 : BackCourt Heaven
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 2, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Steve, Shandon, Mobley, Moochie lead Rockets over Kings

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 88, Rockets 81 : Sacked by Kings
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 28, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Cold shooting, turnovers the story as Kings rule Rockets court 88-81
  • Kings 111, Rockets 98 : King Webber Crushes Rocks
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 8, 2000 IN SACRAMENTO
    Webber scores 35, 18 boards as Kings defeat Rockets 111-98
  • Kings 84, Rockets 81 : Caught in the C-Webb
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Big comeback, final minute collapse as Rockets fall to Webber, Kings
  • Kings 125, Rockets 109 : ROYALLY SCREWED
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 20, 2001 IN SACRAMENTO
    Refs toss Francis for flashy dunk, Kings toss Rockets 125-109

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 113, Rockets 77 : Rout Reversal
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 19, 2001 IN SACRAMENTO
    Tables Turned on Rockets: Sacramento Clobbers Houston by 36
  • Kings 89, Rockets 84 : Rockets Low On Ammo
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 27, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    With guards down & out, Rockets come close but fall 89-84 to Kings
  • Kings 110, Rockets 87 : Kings Trample Rocks
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 19, 2002 IN SACRAMENTO
    Houston looks weak in Sacramento as CWebb, Kings cruise 110-87
  • Kings 101, Rockets 74 : LAUGHER
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 28, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets embarrassed by Kings in front of home crowd 101-74

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 103, Rockets 84 : A ROYAL BEATING
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 1, 2002 IN SACRAMENTO
    Rockets take it on the chin in Sacramento in 103-84 blowout loss
  • Rockets 103, Kings 96 : Kings Reign Ends
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 10, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Francis-Yao combo too strong as Rockets slam Sacramento jinx
  • Rockets 105, Kings 89 : Kings For A Day
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 2, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Offense clicks again as Rockets steamroll Webber-less Kings
  • Kings 109, Rockets 108 : Painfully Close
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 23, 2003 IN SACRAMENTO
    Francis' three at buzzer just off as Kings escape Rocket comeback

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 103, Rockets 74 : Pretenders? Kings Crush Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 28, 2003 IN SACRAMENTO
    Brad Miller scores 29 points as Kings roll over Rocks 103-74 in Sacramento
  • Kings 99, Rockets 94 : Rockets Slip At Home To Kings
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 28, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Despite blazing-hot shooting from Jim Jackson, Rockets fall 99-94 to Sacramento
  • Kings 100, Rockets 95 : Wasted Opportunity In Sacramento
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 21, 2004 IN SACRAMENTO
    Skid hits 3 as Rockets blow early 17-point lead on road, fall to Kings 100-95
  • Kings 99, Rockets 94 : Rockets Blow Yet Another
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 4, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    5th loss in 6 games comes as Rockets choke in final minutes, fall to Kings

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 104, Kings 101 : Rockets Rally, Knock Off Kings
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 6, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Rocks force overtime where Yao, Ward keep Kings at a distance, 104-101
  • Kings 102, Rockets 96 : Turnovers Topple Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 23, 2004 IN SACRAMENTO
    Yao coughs it up twice late as hot-shooting Rockets fall in Sacramento 102-96
  • Kings 117, Rockets 111 : Webber Steals One From Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 28, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Forward's three at end of regulation forces OT where Kings win 117-111
  • Rockets 111, Kings 96 : Houston Rocks Kings
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 13, 2005 IN SACRAMENTO
    T-Mac leads balanced effort as Rockets jet out to big 111-96 win in Sacramento

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 98, Kings 89 : Barry Nice Opener
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 2, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Jon Barry comes off the bench to aid Yao, T-Mac in 98-89 win over Kings
  • Rockets 106, Kings 95 : Coming On Late
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 8, 2005 IN SACRAMENTO
    Rockets use late 17-0 blitz to pull out victory over Kings in Sacramento
  • Kings 88, Rockets 80 : Kings Topple Backup Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 11, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets B-Team not strong enough for Kings in 88-80 home loss
  • Kings 86, Rockets 77 : Kings Knock Off Jokers
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 9, 2006 IN SACRAMENTO
    Rafer Alston misses all 11 shots as Rockets fall to Sacramento 86-77

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 115, Kings 111 : Rockets Continue Winning Ways
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2007 IN SACRAMENTO
    Rafer joins offensive party as T-Mac's 37 helps Rockets knock off Kings in OT
  • Rockets 109, Kings 104 : McGrady Fuels Rocket Comeback
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 13, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    T-Mac helps Rockets force OT, pull out win late despite Ron Artest's 39 points
  • Rockets 112, Kings 106 : McGrady Ends 3-Game Slide
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 8, 2007 IN SACRAMENTO
    T-Mac returns to go off for 40 in Sacramento as Rockets edge Kings 112-106

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 107, Rockets 99 : Kings Rule Rockets 107-99
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 1, 2007 IN SACRAMENTO
    T-Mac, Yao not enough in Sacramento, Rockets fall to .500 (9-9)
  • Rockets 89, Kings 87 : Novak Bails Out Rockets
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 13, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Forward hits late three, keeps Rockets from huge collapse in win over Kings
  • Rockets 108, Kings 100 : Rafer Breaks Slump, Leads Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 24, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Point guard leads way with 28 as Rockets hold off Kings rally to take 108-100 win
  • Kings 99, Rockets 98 : T-Mac, Rockets Come Up Short
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 1, 2008 IN SACRAMENTO
    McGrady's shot at the horn no good as Rockets fall 99-98 in Sacramento

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 107, Kings 96 : Yao Continues Hot Streak
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 19, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Center hits 11-13 shots for 30 points to lead Rockets past Kings 107-96
  • Rockets 94, Kings 82 : King in the Middle
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 11, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Yao's 24 points, 18 boards lead Rockets in easy 94-82 home win over Kings
  • Rockets 115, Kings 98 : Rockets Erupt in Second Half
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 9, 2009 IN SACRAMENTO
    Artest, Yao fuel third quarter burst as Rockets sack Kings 115-98

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 109, Rockets 100 : Rockets Slip In Sacramento
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 13, 2009 IN SACRAMENTO
    Ariza and Battier not enough as young guns lead Kings past Rockets
  • Rockets 113, Kings 106 : Scola, Landry Step Up Large
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 21, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets PFs combine for 42 points, 19 boards in 113-106 win over Kings
  • Kings 84, Rockets 81 : Painful Homecoming
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 3, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets can't shoot, rebound as Landry's 22 points, 10 boards crown Kings
  • Rockets 117, Kings 107 : Houston Sacks Sacramento
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2010 IN SACRAMENTO
    Martin's 39, Ariza's 29 boost Rockets to 117-107 win, winning 2010 record

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 118, Kings 105 : Rockets Blast Kings 118-105
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 14, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Scola's 23 lead Rockets to home win over Kings, Jermaine Taylor traded
  • Rockets 102, Kings 93 : Hill Anchors Defense Late
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 19, 2010 IN SACRAMENTO
    Martin's 22, Hill's 4 blocks propel Rockets past Kings in final minutes
  • Rockets 123, Kings 101 : Rockets Crack .500 Mark
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 7, 2011 IN SACRAMENTO
    Houston continues hot shooting, destroys Kings 123-101 in Sacramento
  • Kings 104, Rockets 101 : Unexpected: Rockets Fall to Kings
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 5, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    104-101 home loss to Sacramento devastating for Rockets in playoff chase

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 103, Kings 89 : Lowry, 'Bert Crush Kings
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Dalembert's 21 points, 16 boards power Rockets past Kings 103-89
  • Rockets 113, Kings 106 : Rockets Outlast Kings
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 26, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    After miserable first half, Rockets bounce back, topple Kings 113-106 in OT
  • Rockets 104, Kings 87 : Lee, Rockets Rout Kings
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 8, 2012 IN SACRAMENTO
    Lowry makes long-awaited return as Lee's 25 paces Rockets attack in 104-87 win

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 117, Rockets 111 : Kings Bomb Rockets Late
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 10, 2013 IN SACRAMENTO
    Sacramento closes final 7:35 of the fourth on a 29-14 run, beat Rockets 117-111
  • Rockets 112, Kings 102 : Another Winning Season
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 3, 2013 IN SACRAMENTO
    Parsons, Harden make big returns and Asik, Lin and Terrence Jones step up in 112-102 win
  • Rockets 121, Kings 100 : Harden, Rockets Topple Kings
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 14, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets back in 6th spot after Harden's 29 powers Rockets to 121-100 win

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Kings 106, Rockets 91 : Rockets Flat In Sacramento
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 15, 2013 IN SACRAMENTO
    20 missed threes, 16 missed free throws burn Rockets in 106-91 loss to Kings
  • Kings 110, Rockets 106 : Rockets Slip At Home
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 31, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Bad loss as Rockets can't contain Cousins late in 110-106 home loss to Kings
  • Rockets 119, Kings 98 : Rockets Finally Topple Kings
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 22, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Howard combine for 50 as Rockets take down injured Kings 119-98
  • Rockets 129, Kings 103 : Harden, Rockets Rout Kings
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 25, 2014 IN SACRAMENTO
    Harden explodes for 43, sits out the fourth in 129-103 laugher in Sacramento

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 102, Kings 89 : They Just Keep Winning
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 26, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Canaan, Motiejunas post career-highs, Harden plays strong D to beat Kings
  • Rockets 113, Kings 109 : HARDEN TAKEOVER
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 11, 2014 IN SACRAMENTO
    The Bearded One goes for 44 points, takes over game late in OT win
  • Rockets 115, Kings 111 : HARDEN COOKS UP 51!
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 1, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Rockets hold off Cousins, Kings, tie Memphis for the #2 seed

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 116, Kings 110 : Harden's 43 Propels Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 6, 2015 IN SACRAMENTO
    Harden gets help from Ariza, Thornton, Capela in 116-110 win over Kings
  • Rockets 120, Kings 113 : Rockets Top Rondo, Kings
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 5, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Dwight outplays Cousins as Rockets hit 16 threes, win 120-113 at home over Kings
  • Kings 107, Rockets 97 : Same Song And Dance
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 15, 2015 IN SACRAMENTO
    Turnovers, missed shots, rebounding burn Rockets in 107-97 loss in Sacramento
  • Rockets 116, Kings 81 : Rockets Clinch Playoff Berth
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 13, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    After rout of short-handed Kings, Rockets will face Golden State as the 8th seed

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 117, Kings 104 : BOMBS AWAY!
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 25, 2016 IN SACRAMENTO
    Rockets set NBA record by shooting 50 threes, beat Kings 117-104
  • Rockets 132, Kings 98 : 22 MADE THREES!
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 14, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Rockets continue red-hot streak, torch short-handed Kings
  • Rockets 105, Kings 83 : Rockets Wallop Kings
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 31, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Anderson, Gordon get team back on track in easy 105-83 win at home
  • Rockets 135, Kings 128 : ROCKET TUNE-UP
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 9, 2017 IN SACRAMENTO
    Anderson sparks Rockets from long range in 135-128 win over Kings

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE KINGS:

  • Rockets 105, Kings 100 : Rockets Start 2-0
    BOX SCORE | OCTOBER 18, 2017 IN SACRAMENTO
    Capela, Rockets gut out win in Sacramento to stay undefeated
  • Rockets 100, Kings 91 : Harden, Rockets Beat Kings
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 14, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets take a 10-game winning streak and a 44-13 record into the All-Star break
  • Kings 96, Rockets 83 : Viper Rockets Fall to Kings
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 11, 2018 IN SACRAMENTO
    Everyone rests as D-League Rockets fall 96-83 in Sacramento to Kings

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