The fans came to watch De’Aaron Fox and Lonzo Ball square off for the first times as professionals Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center. “It’s not all about Fox and Ball, it’s about Kings and Lakers,” Frank Mason said after another solid performance. Coming into Wednesday night, the Sacramento Kings ranked first in the league in bench scoring at 48.1 points per game.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are in rebound mode, a theme that has defined their early season. In many respects, the Sacramento Kings can relate. On the strength of a 54-39 rebounding advantage, Los Angeles posted a 103-94 home victory over the Chicago Bulls…
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The Denver Nuggets overcame “adverse circumstances” to beat the Sacramento Kings 114-98 in a game played without head coach Michael Malone, Paul Millsap and Wilson Chandler and one night after a disastrous showing in Los Angeles. The Nuggets are now 10-7 overall and 3-5 on the road.
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It’s a term the Sacramento Kings coaching staff has used since the beginning of training camp to describe the bigs on the roster. On Monday night at Golden 1 Center, the team’s lack of strength inside was on full display as the Denver Nuggets crushed them on the glass. “I think we’re 29th in the league for rebounding, so that’s a little bit of our makeup of how our team is made,” Dave Joerger said following the Kings’ 114-98 loss.
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SACRAMENTO — Denver Nuggets starting power forward Paul Millsap is out for Monday’s game at the Sacramento Kings, according to the team’s most recent injury report.
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Rinse and repeat. After shocking the Portland Trail Blazers Friday evening at Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings hopped on a plane where they’ll face the same team on the second night of a home-and-home back-to-back.Dave Joerger shook up his lineup
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The Boston Celtics, fresh from an impressive win over the reigning NBA champions, will put their 14-game winning streak on the line when they travel to play an Atlanta Hawks team fresh off a record victory. The Celtics (14-2) defeated Golden State 92-88 on Thursday to end the Warriors’ seven-game winning streak. Atlanta (3-12) is coming off a 126-80 victory over the Sacramento Kings, the largest margin of victory in franchise history.
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Coming off one of the worst performances in franchise history, the Kings return to Golden 1 Center to host the Portland Trail Blazers in the first game of a home-and-home on back-to-back nights. Sacramento’s 46-point loss to the lowly Hawks set a new low point in the season. The Kings lacked effort and intensity against an Atlanta team that came into the game at just 2-11 on the season.
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Now that they’re back home after a three-game road trip they’ll never tell their grandchildren about, the Sacramento Kings simply hope they don’t give the home fans a reason not to jeer them. Back on friendly grounds, the Kings open a back-to-back set against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Golden 1 Center with only one goal in mind — show something. Sacramento (3-11) lost all three games by a combined 91 points on an East Coast trip to New York, Washington and Atlanta.
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No excuses, from top to bottom, the Sacramento Kings have to be better. After a three-game eastern swing that included blowout losses in New York, Washington and Atlanta by a combined 91 points, the Kings have hit a new low. “We owe Sacramento, our fans, better than what we’re showing them, like tonight,” veteran point guard George Hill said following the team’s 46 point loss to the Hawks on Wednesday evening.
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The Sacramento Kings — the franchise that hasn’t won more than 33 games for a decade and hasn’t reached the playoffs since Corliss Williamson was still on the roster — are still not good at basketball. The Kings feature a cache of recent first-round pi…
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You wouldn’t have known it by John Wall’s performance on Monday night against the Sacramento Kings when he dropped a game-high 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting with nine assists, but the Wizards’ star point guard was playing through a good deal of pain. Wall is now 22-for-42 from three against them in 14 career games.
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Don’t tell that to the Sacramento Kings. Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Marcin Gortat scored 18 and Washington beat Sacramento 110-92 on Monday night for its third straight win. In two games against the Kings, he has 40 points and is 9 for 10 from long distance.
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The Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 110-92 on Monday night at Capital One Arena. Wizards are on a roll: It was just under a week ago that Marcin Gortat boldly proclaimed the Wizards’ situation as a “s***hole” out of frustration following another loss to a team they know they are better than. On Monday, the Wizards again took care of business against a team unlikely to be playing in the postseason come April.
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Willie Cauley-Stein looks at himself and Kristaps Porzingis and sees his shortcomings. If that were true, Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein would be a stud. After Kristaps Porzingis singlehandedly outscored the Kings’ starters through three q…
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Back after a one-game absence to rest, Kristaps Porzingis picked up where he left off in his last game and helped the New York Knicks get another big win at home. Porzingis scored 34 points, Courtney Lee added a season-high 20 and the Knicks beat the Sacramento Kings 118-91 Saturday night for their fourth straight home victory. After reaching the 40-point mark for the first time in his career last Sunday, Porzingis missed New York’s loss at Orlando on Wednesday night due to ankle and elbow injuries.
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The Sacramento Kings hit a home run when they signed veteran Garrett Temple to a three-year, $24 million contract in the summer of 2016. After years of bouncing all over the world trying to keep his NBA dream alive, Temple finally found a place to call…
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Coming off their first two-game winning streak of the season, the Sacramento Kings were staring at yet another bit of fortune heading into their Saturday night showdown against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Unfortunately for the Kings, however, it seems Kristaps Porzingis will suit up against them. Porzingis, who missed New York’s 112-99 loss at Orlando on Wednesday with ankle and elbow injuries, is expected to return against Sacramento.
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Vince Carter is staring into his NBA twilight and fondly remembers his years as a Toronto Raptor. A grayer, wiser and gravity-bound Vince Carter is still alive and kicking from his hammock underneath the cool shade of the Sacramento Kings bench. Of cou…
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De’Aaron Fox made a 19-foot jumper with 13.4 seconds remaining to lift the Sacramento Kings over Philadelphia 109-108 on Thursday night, ending a five-game winning streak for the 76ers that marked their longest in six years. Philadelphia center Joel Embiid missed a shot from the free throw line as time expired. Two nights after rallying from 17 points down to upset Oklahoma City and snap a seven-game skid, Sacramento (3-8) pulled off another stunner by closing the game with a 7-0 run.
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