Gay scores 25 points, Kings rally to beat Nuggets 115-106

DENVER (AP) — The Sacramento Kings didn’t need another dominant effort from DeMarcus Cousins to beat the Denver Nuggets again. Rudy Gay had 25 points and nine rebounds, Seth Curry scored 17 points and the Kings rallied past Denver 115-106 on Saturday night to sweep the three-game season series. Darren Collison had 14 points and […]

Golden State Warriors Bounce Back At Home, Down Trail Blazers 136-111

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors rebounded from the Boston Celtics loss and restarted their home-court winning streak by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 136-111 on April 3 in front of a 19,596 sellout crowd. Stephen Curry had 39 points, six rebounds and seven assists and Draymond Green added 22 points, 10 rebounds, and […]

THE FINAL FOUR IS SET

The Month of March is nearly over and with it, that frenzied period termed “March Madness”.  Come April 1st, the four remaining teams that started play on March 9th, will meet in Houston, Texas as The Final Four, to play for the National Championship. The 2016 “Road To The Final Four” Tournament has been one […]

Cauley-Stein scores 21 points, Kings beat Mavs 133-111

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Slumping Dallas is in jeopardy of missing the playoffs. In the locker room, the lingering question is: Do the Mavericks care enough to do anything about it? Rookie Willie Cauley-Stein followed a breakout offensive performance with 21 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Sacramento […]

Cold Shooting Dooms Elk Grove, While Chino Hills BALL Out Sleep Train Arena To Win State Title

NORTH NATOMAS — De La Salle played the slow-down game with Chino Hills in the first half of the CIF Boys’ Open Division state championships on March 26. The strategy didn’t work in the second half. On the shoulders of three high-scoring brothers, Chino Hills kept its undefeated season in intact and claimed the Open […]

Rihanna to be honored at BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’ event

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna will be honored at BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” awards. The singer will receive the Rock Star Award at the annual event honoring black women, BET announced Monday. “Black Girls Rock!” will tape April 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. The show will air April […]

Cousins Returns To Lineup After Suspension, Kings Bows To Jazz 108-99

NORTH NATOMAS — DeMarcus Cousins returned from a one-game suspension, but the Sacramento Kings still fell victims to the Utah Jazz, losing 108-99 at Sleep Train Arena on March 13 in front of 17, 023 fans. Cousins, suspended for a verbal tirade of coach George Karl near the end the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers […]

LeBron James Plays His Last Game In Sleep Train Arena, Cleveland Claims 120-111 Victory

NORTH NATOMAS — LeBron James had 25 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists and Kyrie Irving added 30 points and four assists to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Sacramento Kings 120-111 at Sleep Train Arena on March 9. The game was the last time James would play in the facility where he played his […]

Rondo, Kings end 22-game skid in Dallas with 104-101 win

DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo hoped for cheers but probably knew better going into his first game in Dallas since an ugly split with the Mavericks last season. The Sacramento guard heard plenty of boos — almost every time he touched the ball — until the fourth quarter, when some in the crowd headed home […]

Chris Rock brings diversity issue front and center at Oscars

(AP) – With deft timing and an impactful blend of humor and searing commentary, host Chris Rock took the bull by the horns at the Oscars, attacking the diversity crisis roiling the industry and not letting go all night long. Rock didn’t merely acknowledge the elephant in the room. From his first words to his […]