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Pro Sports Daily:
By Martin McNeal, The Sports Xchange SACRAMENTO -- Desperation was the companion of the Sacramento Kings and the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. Both teams badly needed a victory and saw a vulnerable opponent. In the end, though, Kings guard Tyreke Evans made back-to-back three-pointers in the fourth quarter and also slowed Toronto's Kyle Lowry to lead Sacramento to a 107-100 victory before an announced crowd of 12,476 at Sleep Train Arena. Evans had missed the two previous games with a bruised left knee and admitted to beginning the game sluggishly. "I felt a little rusty," he said, "after not playing for a few days. "But I started feeling better as the game went on. I always have to be aggressive. It's up to me and DeMarcus (Cousins) to lead this team." Evans was one of five starters to reach double-figures, scoring 23 points. Cousins scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while power forward Jason Thompson had 13 points and 10 reb...
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Former number 5 overall NBA Draft pick DeMarcus Cousins admitted in an interview with the Sacramento Bee that he has been awful this season, saying that he had lost his confidence. Said Cousins: “We’re losing. I don’t feel like I made improvements from last year. I really don’t have any confidence at all. I’m just [...]
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is a player with the physical tools needed to become a star in the NBA, but he has yet to take significant strides in his third season as a pro. In fact, his numbers are down from last season and he says his mind is not in the right place.
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SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings needed a late change in defensive assignments to control Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and pull out a win Wednesday night. Kings guard Tyreke Evans made back-to-back 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and also slowed Lowry to lead Sacramento to a 107-100 victory before 12,476 fans at Sleep Train Arena. Lowry scored a season-high 34 points...
The Sacramento Kings and Toronto Raptors have scuffled in recent years as two of the NBA's worst teams. This season looks no different.
Both will look for improved defense as they try to snap slumps Wednesday night, with the Kings hoping to avoid a fourth straight loss while handing the Raptors an eighth in a row on the road.
The clubs are in last place in their respective...