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SACRAMENTO -- It was a game that reminded some of the way the NBA used to look. The Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors had an old-fashioned shootout displaying the best of offensive basketball and a modicum of defense here and there. When it was over, the Kings were left standing with a 131-127 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night before an announced crowd of 12,885 at Sleep Train Arena. The victory ended a five-game losing streak for the Kings (8-17). The Warriors (18-8) lost their second game in as many meetings to Sacramento despite 32 points from Stephen Curry and 29 by David Lee, who also had eight rebounds. The Kings got 24 points from DeMarcus Cousins, 23 by Aaron Brooks, 19 from Marcus Thornton and 17 by John Salmons. Brooks and Thornton combined to score the bulk of the Kings' points down the stretch by playing off each other, setting up wide-open three-point attempts. Brooks scored a season-high and maybe more importantly helped...
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The Sacramento Kings are playing horrible basketball right now. They give up the third most points in the league at 102, and on offense they don’t share the ball, they’re dead last at assists per game with 18.5. “They know that they’re playing terrible basketball right now,” a source told NBC Sports. They also that part of that problem is not having Isaiah Thomas as...
Although the 2012-13 NBA season is currently on its way to the mid-point, the 2012 calendar year is coming to a close and we here at A Royal Pain (along with the rest of the FanSided network) wanted to reflect on the best moments of the 2012 year.
For the purple and black loyalists, it’s been a trying time. Between poor on-court play, a disastrous ownership and the emotional roller...
DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, Aaron Brooks added 23 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by outlasting the Golden State Warriors 131-127 on Wednesday night.
After blowing a 15-point lead, Brooks made a pair of 3-pointers in the final minutes to help Sacramento pull away. Both teams shot 50 percent, while the Kings had a season high in points and...
Less than a year to go!
This is still all hypothetical, but it sure is nice to be able to look forward to the Northwest original back in the NBA soon.
With a good your core, the Sacramento Kings have the building pieces already in place to be a contender in the aging Western Conference.
By the time they roll into town as the Sonics, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, and the likes...
oe Lacob spoke about Andrew Bogut's microfracture surgery, which was kept secret for several months.
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer Mark Jackson jokes that when he saw Stephen Curry return to the court for the first time since the point guard's most recent right ankle surgery, he thought he could ''really be a better coach this year.''
The truth, as even Jackson admits, is that nobody is questioning the...
The Warriors will need a healthy Andrew Bogut to reach their full potential.credit: http://wp.me/p2e4wn-2z9
The Golden State Warriors are off to a very impressive and surprising 16-8 start, with the vast bulk of the games being won without their big off-season acquisition Andrew Bogut. Even more impressively, they just completed the best 7 game road trip in franchise history, going...
Two teams this NBA season have shaken off last year's struggles, fully embraced the tenets of their now Coach of the Year candidate head coaches and turned a history of dysfunction into a state of basketball bliss.
The New York Knicks are the sexier version of the two -- the high-octane scoring machine with an MVP-worthy superstar and a stage bathed in the bright lights of New...
David Lee had 26 points and nine rebounds, Klay Thompson finished with 19 points and the Golden State Warriors brought their surprising road run home with a 103-96 victory over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
After going 6-1 on the season's longest road stretch, the Warriors built a 14-point lead in the second quarter and held off the Hornets late. Golden...
Warriors reuse "Jingle Bells" footage.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- David Lee had 26 points and nine rebounds, Klay Thompson finished with 19 points and the Golden State Warriors brought their surprising road run home with a 103-96 victory over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
After going 6-1 on the season's longest road stretch, the Warriors built a 14-point lead in the second quarter and held off...