Perth Wildcats hammer Kings in Sydney

Last updated 18:59 24/02/2013

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Perth Wildcats banished the Sydney Kings  from the NBL top four with a 97-71 demolition at the Kingdome today.

The Wildcats never looked back after leaping out to a blistering  20-2 start to the game, leaving the Kings scrambling in catch-up  mode on their way to their eighth straight loss.

Perth continued to find momentum-killing baskets in an outing  where they shot 61 per cent (37-of-61), connected on 14  three-pointers, and notched their sixth consecutive win.

Shawn Redhage (23 points) and Damian Martin (13 points, nine  assists, four rebounds) kick-started the Wildcats in the opening  moments when they combined for nine of their team's 11 unanswered  points, while Kevin Lisch finished with 19 points and eight  assists.

Ben Madgen led Sydney with a 13-point third quarter on his way  to 28 points and Aaron Bruce had 10 points as the Kings reverted to  fifth place.

The Kings were unable to score from their first 11 attempts in a  disastrous opening to the game as the red-hot Wildcats connected on  their first five shots on their way to streaking ahead 25-11 at  quarter-time.

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