Golden State Warriors Defy History, Defeat OKC 96-86 To Reach NBA Finals

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors not only set a regular-season record with 73 wins against nine losses. The defending champion became the 10th team in NBA history to come back from a 3-1 deficit in a playoffs series. The Warriors knocked off the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 at the Oracle on May 30 to […]

Golden State Warriors Stave Off Elimination, Down OKC Thunder 120-111

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors didn’t let themselves or their hometown fans down. The champions beat the Oklahoma City Thunder with a decisive 120-111 victory on May 26 at The Oracle to stay alive in the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. Facing elimination, the Warriors will now play the Thunder in Game 6 on OKC’s […]

OKC Thunder Snatches Game 1 In Western Conference Finals, Beat Warriors 108-102

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oklahoma City Thunder languished behind for most of Game 1 in the Western Conference Finals, down by double-digits three-quarters of the way. But in the last 12 minutes, the Thunder, the squad that eliminated San Antonio in the second round, found a path to beat the NBA champions, which eradicated a […]

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 […]