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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.
DeMarcus Cousins had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help Sacramento hold off the winless Detroit Pistons for a 105-103 victory.
A year ago, in a shortened NBA season, the Kings opened 4-10 and never got themselves headed in a positive direction. That cost coach Paul Westphal his job early in the season and the Kings finished 22-44 overall after Keith Smart took over.
Smart has posted positive reminders throughout the locker room, and the ''relax'' sign resonates with second-year point guard Isaiah Thomas.
''When we started 0-3 it was a reminder for us to relax,'' said Thomas, who was one o...
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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 [...]
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 →
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- DeMarcus Cousins had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings hold off the winless Detroit Pistons for a 105-103 victory Wednesday night.
The Kings took the lead for good early in the second quarter and won their second consecutive game. Strong bench play and the inside game of Cousins proved pivotal in the fourth when the lead was cut to...
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...
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...
Kings rookie Thomas Robinson was ejected from Pistons vs. Kings Wednesday night for throwing an elbow to the neck of Pistons forward, Jonas Jerebko. Not sure what prompted Robinson to start throwing bows. A flagrant 2 is an automatic one-game suspension. Robinson apologized on Twitter for the foul. Kings win 105-103 and the [...]
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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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...
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...
Tweet The Sacramento Kings are without rookie forward Thomas Robinson for tonight’s game against the San Antonio Spurs as he’s serving the first of a two-game suspension for this elbow to Jonas Jerebko of the Detroit Pistons. DeMarcus Cousins is in the lineup for head coach Keith Smart and didn’t waste any time putting [...]
SACRAMENTO -- DeMarcus Cousins scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Aaron Brooks scored six points down the stretch to lift the Sacramento Kings over the Golden State Warriors 94-92 Monday night at Sleep Train Arena. It was the Kings' first victory of the season after they opened with three losses on the road. The win wasn't sealed until Golden State's Stephen...