Need to know: Mirza Teletovic hit a 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining to give the Nets a 97-95 lead. Sergey Karasev blocked a shot by Ben McLemore as time expired to ensure the win.
Brook Lopez led the Nets in scoring with 18 points.
Deron Williams added 12 points with six assists and two steals. Jarrett Jack and Teletovic each scored 10 points.
What's next: The Nets play the Kings again on Wednesday in Beijing.