Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/6/12
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings' home opener went well on the court, but not so well above it. DeMarcus Cousins scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Aaron Brooks scored six points down the stretch to lift the Kings over the Golden State Warriors 94-92 Monday night at sold-out 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 Curry missed a desperation 3-pointer off an inbounds pass at the buzzer. The 28th season opener in the California capital came with a lot of uncertainty, specifically if the Kings would remain in the city long term amid speculation that club owners Joe and Gavin Maloof want to move. The loyal Sacramento fan base received glimpses of just how outdated the arena is. Three black tarps on the overhead jumbotron, covering the logos of sponsors that declined to renew deals, fell to the floor due to a bad tape job. The first fell to m...
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