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Tyreke Evans scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and the slumping Sacramento Kings beat the Utah Jazz 108-97 on Saturday night.
The Kings squandered a 13-point lead in a two-point loss Friday in Utah, but this time held on to win for only the second time in eight games.
Jason Thompson had 16 points and nine rebounds for Sacramento, which outscored the Jazz 56-41 in the second half. Aaron Brooks made three 3-pointers and scored 13 points. Sacramento committed 12 first-half turnovers, but had just two after intermission.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was ejected with 1:35 left in the third quarter after arguing over a foul he committed against Enes Kanter. Cousins, the Kings' leading scorer and rebounder, had 13 points and nine rebounds.
Randy Foye scored 17 points and Al Jefferson had 14 for Utah, which had won its previous three games. Jamaal Tinsley also had 14 points and seven assists, while Paul Millsap added 13 points.
Gordon Hayward, who had 23 points and mad...
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SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings overcame the third-quarter ejection of center DeMarcus Cousins to defeat the Utah Jazz, 108-97, Saturday night before 12,239 at Sleep Train Arena. The Kings (4-9) were led by Tyreke Evans' 27 points, while Jason Thompson scored 16 and grabbed nine rebounds. Evans also handed out five assists and grabbed five rebounds. The Jazz (7-7) were...
Nobody will ever forget Gordon Hayward’s halfcourt shot against Duke at the buzzer that just rattled out, sealing a Duke national championship. Hayward has come a long way since his Butler days, and has developed into a much better NBA player than most people predicted. He’s averaging a solid 14 points per game in just his third year, and has become a reliable scorer for a team...
DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins reels in the offensive rebound and puts down the big dunk over the defending, Derrick Favors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b53tx7MbwxE This big dunk came with about 2:30 seconds left in the 3rd quarter and put the Kings up 76-72. The jam was just two of Cousins 14 points on the night. He also chipped in with 9 rebounds...
The Utah Jazz (7-6) overcame a 13-point fourth quarter deficit last night to beat the Sacramento Kings (3-9) 104-102. Gordon Hayward nailed a 22-foot game winner following a Sacramento turnover. AccuScore predicted a score of 102-95 for last night’s game. The data suggested taking the Kings and the points last night, and that’s exactly what the right decision ended up being....
This weekend’s home-and-home series between the Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings should provide fans with plenty of hoops to unwind with after yesterday’s eating bonanza. The Jazz (6-6), who are 4-0 at home, are looking for their third straight victory tonight, while the Kings (3-8) enter the matchup coming off a big win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Utah and Sacramento split...
Raja Bell and the Jazz will agree to a buyout once he finds a veteran's minimum deal from another club.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports!, the Lakers have interest in Utah Jazz guard Raja Bell.
Bell, a feisty defender who played for Coach Mike D'Antoni with the Phoenix Suns, is in the final year of his contract, earning 3.48 million. The Jazz and Bell tried to negotiate a buyout over the summer but were unable to agree to terms. Bell was instead asked not to come...
Gordon Hayward scored 23 points, including the winning basket with 4.5 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 on Friday night.
James Johnson's running jumper at the buzzer bounced harmlessly off the rim as the Jazz (7-6) stayed perfect at home.
Hayward scored 10 in the fourth quarter.
Tyreke Evans led Sacramento (3-9) with 19 points and...
SALT LAKE CITY -- This bench thing seems to be working out for Gordon Hayward. Hayward hit a game-winning jumper with 4.5 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 104-102 Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. In improving to 7-6 overall, the Jazz used a late 17-2 run to overcome a Sacramento team that led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter...
While Tyreke Evans' resurgence has lifted the Sacramento Kings, the Minnesota Timberwolves have yet to reap the full benefit of Kevin Love's return to the lineup.
The Kings hope to get another standout performance from their star guard Tuesday night as they seek a third win in four games and try to deal the Timberwolves a sixth consecutive defeat.
Evans has averaged 21...
Saturday night, The Bulls faced off against the Bucks in Milwaukee and the Kings took on the Jazz at home. The Bulls have been struggling to find an identity in the absence of Derrick Rose. Carlos Boozer finally performed up to the expectations many had for him when he signed with the Bulls. Meanwhile [...]
An impressive fourth-quarter run against the Sacramento Kings helped the Utah Jazz remain undefeated at home.
Now, the Jazz will try to extend their season-high three-game winning streak with a home-and-home sweep Saturday night.
Down by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter on Friday, Utah (7-6) rallied for a 104-102 victory as Gordon Hayward's 22-foot jumper with 4.5...