Kings produce biggest comeback for 13 years to beat Bulls

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CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Sacramento Kings produced the NBA's biggest come-from-behind win in 13 years when they clawed back a 35-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-98 on Monday.

The Bulls led 79-44 with 8:50 remaining in the third quarter before being outscored 58-19 for the remainder of the game.

"It's unheard of to do what just happened," Sacramento coach Paul Westphal told reporters. "I'm not even sure I believe it, but it sure was fun."

Rookie Tyreke Evans scored nine of his 23 points in the final 2:13 as the Kings (13-14) rallied for the NBA's biggest comeback since the Utah Jazz overcame a 36-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets in 1996, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

"This one stings," Chicago (10-16) coach Vinny Del Negro said. "We got a little bit complacent. It's frustrating but you can't feel sorry for yourself, you have to go out and play."

(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by Patrick Johnston)