Kings at Heat: Jason Thompson shows no quit on put-back dunk (GIF)

Dec 15, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings power forward Jason Thompson (34) dunks the ball above Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons (25) during the third quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Houston Rockets 106-91. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Sacramento Kings headed out east tonight to try and get themselves a much-needed win over one of the best teams in the NBA in the Miami Heat, who are coming in very confident after their win over the Indiana Pacers a few nights ago.

Through over three quarters, it doesn’t seem as if they’re going to get that win as the Heat are holding a commanding lead, but that doesn’t mean that the Kings haven’t had their moments.

In the second half, power forward Jason Thompson showed no quit on a play, which ended in his favor.

After initially missing a turnaround hook shot down low, Thompson stayed with the play–and the ball–and ended up following up another missed shot with a punishing put-back slam for the two points:

The Kings may have only won seven games so far this season, but you wouldn’t be able to tell that with the hustle that Thompson showed on this particular play.


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