NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Ryan Anderson scored 27 points and the New Orleans Hornets survived a second half without Anthony Davis in a 114-105 victory over Sacramento on Monday.
Anderson scored 17 points in the second quarter, making 5 of 8 3-point attempts, when the Hornets raced to a 64-39 halftime lead.
Greivis Vasquez added 19 points and Eric Gordon had 16 points for the Hornets, who have won three of four.
Davis sat out the second half with a left ankle sprain. It is the same ankle he injured earlier in the year that sidelined him for 11 games.
DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings with 29 points and 13 rebounds. Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points, and Tyreke Evans had 16 on the day the NBA announced the team's owners had a deal to potentially move the franchise to Seattle.
The Hornets shot 53.1 percent in the first two quarters, setting a season high for points in a first half.
New Orleans packed its defense in the paint, denying Sacramento the entry pass and forcing the Kings to move to the outside, where they struggled. Sacramento shot 34 percent in the first half and had nine turnovers.
The Hornets led by as many as 27, but with Davis out, the Kings were able to cut the deficit to single digits on several occasions in the second half. But the Hornets' 25-10 edge in second-chance points proved too much to overcome.
New Orleans outrebounded Sacramento 49-36.