Kings fire coach George Karl after 1 full season

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings fired coach George Karl on Thursday after his first full season with the team, setting the stage for the team to hire its ninth coach since last making the playoffs in 2006. General manager Vlade Divac announced the move a day after the Kings wrapped up another disappointing […]

NBA Games Are History In “Arco Arena,” Kings Sneak Past OKC 114-112

NORTH NATOMAS — It’s now official. The Sacramento Kings played their final NBA game in Arco Arena where the team was housed in North Natomas since the facility opened on Nov. 8, 1988. For the celebration, the Kings brought more than 50 players, coaches, and former members of the WNBA’s Sacramento Monarchs to close out […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kings Failed To Stop San Antonio’s “Machine,” Lose 108-92

NORTH NATOMAS — Before the Sacramento Kings played the San Antonio Spurs in a nationally televised game at Sleep Train Arena on Feb. 24, head coach George Karl referred to the southwest team from Texas as a well-oiled “machine.” The Spurs, for the fifth straight time, showed the Kings just how mechanical they are by […]

Sacramento Kings Still Have Chance To “Make Some Noise” In 29 Games

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings let go assistant coach Vance Walberg from his duties on Wednesday, Feb. 17, nearly a year after hiring him to work alongside of head coach George Karl. The move, two days before the Kings take on the Denver Nuggets at Sleep Train Arena, was necessary, said Vice President of […]