Kings Beat Knicks For Second Straight Win, T.I. and Tiny Sit Courtside With Owner

NORTH NATOMAS – The Sacramento Kings squeaked out a victory by beating the New York Knicks 99-97 in front of a sellout crowd and a nationally televised game by TNT on Dec. 10. DeMarcus Cousins lead the Kings (9-15) with 27 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Rajon Rondo continued his thrilling play […]

Cousins, Gay each score 23, Kings beat Jazz, end 3-game skid

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Omri Casspi may be tough to bump from the Sacramento Kings’ starting lineup once rookie Willie Cauley-Stein returns from an injury that may keep him sidelined for another month. DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists, and Rudy Gay also scored 23 points as the Kings beat the Utah […]

Kings Beat Mavs 112-98 Before Heading To Mexico

NORTH NATOMAS — There’s no doubt that the Sacramento Kings are a completely different team when DeMarcus Cousins is out with an injury or suspension. The team the Kings needed to be surfaced when Cousins returned to the lineup on Nov. 30 against the Dallas Mavericks. Cousins had 31 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and […]

Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Luke Walton believes the time will come when the Golden State Warriors finally lose a game. “I doubt it, I highly doubt it,” joked NBA MVP Stephen Curry. The defending champions set the record for best start in league history at 16-0, as Curry had 24 points and nine […]

Cousins has 36 to lead Kings past Raptors, 107-101

SACRAMENTO (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins stared at the stat sheet Sunday in the Kings’ locker room, perusing another night’s work where his offensive output was fabulous. Cousins scored 10 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Kings win their third straight game, beating the Toronto Raptors 107-101. […]

Cousins, Rondo help Kings beat Pistons to stop 6-game skid

SACRAMENTO (AP) – The Sacramento Kings shook off a drama-filled day and then shook off one more thing: a painful six-game losing streak. DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and nine rebounds, Rajon Rondo had a triple-double, and the Kings didn’t resemble a team in turmoil in beating the Detroit Pistons 101-92 on Wednesday night. Earlier […]

Kings Lose Season Opener To Clippers, 111-104

NORTH NATOMAS – DeMarcus Cousins played the power forward position against the Los Angeles Clippers during the Sacramento Kings first game of the season and showed off an added piece to his arsenal in the process. The Kings lost 111-104 in a gritty performance at Sleep Train Arena, though Cousins made four of five 3-point […]

Collison’s 18 points lead Kings to 94-90 preseason win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Darren Collison scored 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 16 to lead the Sacramento Kings to as 94-90 preseason victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. The Kings ran off 12 straight points in the fourth quarter and held Portland scoreless for more than 5 minutes in taking a […]

Kings Beat San Antonio To Go 2-1 In Preseason

NORTH NATOMAS – Rudy Gay had 26 points and seven rebounds and DeMarcus Cousins added 17 points, 10 rebounds, and four steals to lead the Sacramento Kings 95-92 past the San Antonio Spurs at Sleep Train Arena on Oct. 8. Marco Bellinelli had 19 points and 4 assists and Rajon Rondo contributed six points, 10 […]

Should the NBA Move to Top 8 Playoff Format?

(NNPA) The NBA is discussing eliminating the guaranteed playoff spot that accompanies division winners, and moving to a new structure that would award playoff berths to the eight teams in the Eastern and Western conferences with the best records. That potential move would remove the automatic bump that division winners receive in playoff seeding; currently, […]