James Anderson added 13 points for the Kings (4-1) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Jordan Clarkson scored 17 points for the Lakers (1-4).
STAR WATCH: Kobe Bryant scored 10 points on 4-for-12 shooting before leaving in the third quarter with a bruise on his left leg. Bryant stayed on the bench for a few minutes after the collision, but eventually went to the locker room. The Lakers had no immediate update on his condition, but it didn't appear to be serious.
KINGS: Rajon Rondo had 11 points and six assists.
LAKERS: Lou Williams scored 16 points off the bench.
RESTING UP: DeMarcus Cousins sat out in part because Sacramento coach George Karl wanted to remind his players not to rely too much on the All-Star center.
UP NEXT: Sacramento faces New Orleans at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky -- Cousins' college town -- on Saturday. The Lakers face the Warriors in San Diego on Saturday.
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