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Golden State Warriors
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings certainly are not a juggernaut. However, they are showing a combination of unselfish play, ball movement and accurate marksmanship that is a recipe for success. The Kings had six players score in double figures, and they used an assortment of player combinations to outscore the struggling Boston Celtics and take a 118-96 victory Sunday night before 15,305 at the Sleep Train Arena. The Kings (11-19) won their third straight home game, while the Celtics (14-16) lost their third consecutive road game. Sacramento scrapped its way to a 56-38 advantage on points in the paint while also creating a large disparity in field-goal percentage. The Kings hit 53.7 percent of their shots while limiting the Celtics to 41.9 percent success from the floor. Isaiah Thomas scored a game-high 27 points for the Kings, and John Salmons added 23. Six-foot-11 power forward Jason Thompson scored a season-high 20 points. Center DeMarcus Cousins recorded the first ...
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Take all DeMarcus Cousins rumors with teaspoons of salt, but Kentucky Sports Radio (solid reporting on all matters University of Kentucky) says that a source close to D.M.C. says four teams are in play.
Today KSR (Kentucky Sports Radio) has spoken with a source close to Demarcus Cousins both that confirms trade talks are ongoing and Cousins is hoping a deal will be worked out...
Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans is getting a second opinion on his sore left knee.
Evans did not travel with the Kings on Monday to Detroit, where they begin a four-game road trip Tuesday. Instead, Evans is scheduled to visit with Dr. Steve Lombardo in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Evans has missed 12 games this season because of his nagging knee. He averaged 15.1 points, 4.8 rebounds...
The early word from the DeMarcus Cousins trade watch, according to the latest rumbles on the personnel grapevine, is that Kings co-owners Gavin and Joe Maloof remain reluctant in the extreme to part with their young big man, especially at a time when — after three suspensions already this season — Cousins’ trade value isn’t exactly on the upswing.
Front-office sources say...
While his name has frequented NBA trade rumors recently, the Sacramento Kings are hesitant to trade big man DeMarcus Cousins, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.The early word from the DeMarcus Cousins trade watch, according to the latest rumbles on the personnel grapevine, is that Kings co-owners Gavin and Joe Maloof remain reluctant in the extreme to part with their young big man, especially...
The Celtics need a big man. But so do a bunch of other teams, so acquiring one could be problematic.
Enter DeMarcus Cousins.
The beleaguered Kings forward has been ticking people off recently, but his talent level is undeniable. And according to Kentucky Sports Radio, the Celtics are one of the teams looking to acquire Cousins.
The C’s, Mavericks, Magic and Bobcats are reportedly...
Did I not sufficiently put to rest any thoughts of DeMarcus Cousins in green yesterday? Maybe Sacramento Kings GM Geoff Petrie will today (via PBT)
Reached Monday morning, Petrie said Cousins is not on the block.
“You can put that one to rest,” Petrie said. “He’s not going anywhere. You can lay that to rest. Some of that stuff lives in its own reality.”
Petrie said the...
The Sacramento Kings announced Monday that guard Tyreke Evans is getting a second opinion on his sore left knee. He is visiting Dr. Steve Lombardo in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Evans did not travel with the team on its current four-game road trip, which starts Tuesday against the Detroit Pistons. Evans is scoring 15.1 points per game with 4.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 18 games...
DeMarcus Cousins was suspended one game by the Sacramento Kings for his actions in an altercation with head coach Keith Smart. He was suspended for kicking O.J Mayo in the groin. He was fined for getting into an altercation with broadcaster Sean Elliot. He's been a mess. And the Kings may not want to deal with it much longer. They could look to trade him. As we mentioned...
Isaiah Thomas got the start Friday night and scored 11 points with 4 assists, a steal and three 3-pointers in 29 minutes. The move to start him actually makes logical sense, which is strange since we’re talking about the Sacremende Kings here. Well, my league sources tell me Sacramento’s New Year’s resolution is to stop pissing off NBA fans so much. So there you have it. Can...
Rondo's return did not help things at all.
Remember the game back in March against Kings? Oh, OK, then you didn't have to see this one. In case you don't remember how that one ended, well, Celtics lost again as they were not able to handle a depleted Kings backcourt. No Aaron Brooks, no Tyreke Evans, no Marcus Thornton (in second half)? No problem. They had Isaiah Thomas...
The New York Knicks have been the king of the buzzer beaters this season but this time it happened to them. The Knicks have a 105-103 lead and the Sacramento Kings had the ball with about 13 seconds left in the game.
After a missed shot the Kings won the battle for the rebound and the ball fell into the hands of James Johnson. Johnson made a three pointer as time expired to give...
After consecutive wins over a pair of first-place teams, the Detroit Pistons are beginning to play with some confidence on their home floor.
The short-handed Sacramento Kings have also turned it around at home, but they've been woeful on the road as they begin a four-game trip.
The Pistons seek their fourth straight victory at The Palace on Tuesday night when they open 2013...