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SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins and the Detroit Pistons' Greg Monroe, two up-and-coming centers, looked forward to facing off in the paint Wednesday, having compared each other's careers since entering the NBA as first-round picks in 2010. On this night, Cousins earned the win despite Monroe's impressive statistical performance. With Cousins producing 21 points and 11 rebounds and hitting a crucial free throw with two seconds left, the Kings held on for a 105-103 win at Sleep Train Arena. Monroe recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, but he said he'd have preferred a victory. He had Detroit's first triple-double since 2004 and the NBA's first this season. "Frustrating because we're close," Monroe said. "We did a lot of things well, but we have to focus on defense. We score 100 points, we should win." Sacramento (2-3) broke the 100-point barrier for the firs...
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Sacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson was ejected from Wednesday night's game with the Detroit Pistons after blatantly elbowing Jonas Jerebko in the jaw. Continue reading →
Yes, the Detroit Pistons are still winless after 5 games, but Greg Monroe had a phenomenal stat line after Wednesday’s night game against the Sacramento Kings. Monroe had another terrific night against DeMarcus Cousins and was efficient all night long, in which he was able to connect with the open man throughout the game and [...]The post NBA Star Of The Night: Greg Monroe appeared...
The Sacramento Kings held a “blackout” promotion for their home opener last night, giving away free black shirts and glow sticks to fans to celebrate the opener. Unfortunately, this clueless old guy thought the”blackout” promotion gave him permission to wear blackface.
Yikes…this might have been acceptable back in his day, but the times have changed. Might want to read...
Tweet Followers of Sacramento Kings forward Thomas Robinson’s Twitter account saw this late last night. Apologize for my actions mistakes happen I take full responsibility lost my cool will never happen again ! — thomas robinson (@Trobinson0) November 8, 2012 It was in response to this play during yesterday’s game against [...]
Jason WhitneyDeMarcus Cousins has become an absolute beast in his third season as a pro. In this highlight, Cousins shows his athleticism and versatility by playing the passing lane and stealing the pass intended for Kawhi Leonard. Cousins then decides to take it upon himself and dribble coast to coast. Not only does he get down the court in three dribbles, he finishes with a thunderous...
After three straight road losses to open the season, the Sacramento Kings are back home, where a sign in their locker room reminds them not to panic: ''Relax, it's only November.''
November might turn out to be a pleasant month after all for the young Kings, who demonstrated no panic Wednesday night in winning their second straight tight game.
In the 4th quarter of Wednesday night’s Kings-Pistons game, Thomas Robinson and Jonas Jerebko got tangled up as Robinson boxed Jerebko out for a rebound. Then for some reason or other, Robinson elbowed Jerebko right in the throat and instantly, Robinson’s night was over.
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Sacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson (Kansas University) was ejected from their game against the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night after this violent elbow to the throat of Jonas Jerebko. Why Robinson did this is unclear, since Jerebko hadn’t done anything to provoke him other than playing tight defense. It looks as thought Robinson merely just snapped, and I would be willing...
In his first two years in the NBA, DeMarcus Cousins has been a bit of a mystery. There’s no arguing his talent and his productivity. The former Kentucky big man shows glimpses of being able to be absolutely dominant, but then there are times where he looks completely checked out.
The 22-year-old center is a powerful player. He is stronger than most post players, and can usually...
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The Denver Nuggets finally have that monkey off of their back with their first win of the season against the winless Detroit Pistons, but a win is a win. During the Tuesday night Nuggets-Pistons game, JaVale McGee was throwing down slams left and right, watch the following compilation. Looked like the Detroit Pistons feet were [...]The post JaVale McGee’s Slams Vs. Detroit Pistons...
Jonas Jerebkpo was fighting for position under the basket in the Detroit Pistons' loss to the Sacramento Kings last night. He was battling Thomas Robinson until Robinson put an end to that battle, and his night, in one swift motion. Robinson threw his right elbow high and hard into Jerebko. Jerebko fell to the court clutching his throat and was examined by the Pistons...
Coming off their first loss of the season, the San Antonio Spurs look to get back to winning against a team they've dominated in recent years.
The Sacramento Kings have won both of their home games, but they'll have a tall task trying to make it three in a row Friday night against a Spurs team that has won eight straight at Sleep Train Arena.
San Antonio (4-1) has had its...
Greg Monroe delivered 27 points and 10 rebounds on Tuesday night, shaking off a trio of sluggish games to start the season. Continue reading →
After losing their first game in the regular season, the San Antonio Spurs (4-1) will look to bounce back on the winning track as they visit the Sacramento Kings (2-3).
The Spurs are coming off a 106-84 loss to the Clippers mostly due to 20 turnovers and allowing the Clippers to shoot 55% for the game. As for the Kings, they are coming off a narrow 105-103 win over Detroit...