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With Tyreke Evans back in the lineup and getting the job done from 3-point range, the Sacramento Kings just returned to the win column.
Orlando Magic rookie coach Jacque Vaughn knows that Evans and the Kings are improving from beyond the arc, but he's more concerned about stopping them from getting into the paint.
Sacramento will try to win two in a row for just the second time this season Friday night when the Magic look to bounce back from one of the worst 3-point shooting efforts in franchise history.
After missing the previous two contests with a bruised left knee, Evans hit two late 3s and finished with 23 points Wednesday as the Kings ended a three-game slide with a 107-100 home victory over Toronto.
The fourth-year guard has never been known for his outside touch - he's a career 25.8 percent 3-point shooter - but he's 7 for 15 from beyond the arc while averaging 20.3 points in his last seven games.
"I'm happy for (Evans), especially on his outside sh...
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This is certainly not the year three that DeMarcus Cousins had in mind going into the season. His scoring and rebounding numbers are down from last year and he just looks miserable out there. Of course, that could also be because he plays for the 5-12 Sacramento Kings. It’s one of those situations where you wonder if a talented player would thrive in a different situation. If...
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...
The nightmare of having the Sacramento Kings leave the City of Sacramento isn't over yet, as it's being reported that the president of Comcast is still negotiating with the NBA to move the team to Virginia Beach, VA.According to Virginia Pilot, it's "unknown" which NBA is being swayed to move from their current location, but according to some sources it...
The owners of the Sacramento Kings — the Maloof brothers — have been negotiating to move the team out of Sacramento. The family lost most of its fortune in the recession and, being short on funds, is shopping for sweeter deals from cities looking to lure the team away from SacTown.
Last year there was all the talk about moving the team to Anaheim. The latest negotiations involve...
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.
In a blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, Cousins scored only 8 points on 3-for-9 shooting...
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...
This is certainly not the year three that DeMarcus Cousins had in mind going into the season. His scoring and rebounding numbers are down from last year and he just looks miserable out there.
Of course, that could also be because he plays for the 5-12 Sacramento Kings. It’s one of those situations where you wonder if a talented player would thrive in a different situation. If...
SACRAMENTO -- Kings coach Keith Smart found out 30 minutes before Friday night's game against the Orlando Magic that swingman Tyreke Evans left knee would keep him out of the contest. So Smart began the game with veteran Francisco Garcia playing for Evans and never stopped making moves until he found the right combination. Most of the fourth quarter that combination consisted...
DeMarcus Cousins had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and reserve guard Isaiah Thomas also scored 17 to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Orlando Magic 91-82 on Friday night.
After squandering an 11-point lead in the third quarter, the Kings regrouped in the fourth behind the strong play of their backups. Led by Thomas, who scored 11 points in the period, reserves played for much of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- DeMarcus Cousins had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and reserve guard Isaiah Thomas also scored 17 to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Orlando Magic 91-82 on Friday night.
After squandering an 11-point lead in the third quarter, the Kings regrouped in the fourth behind the strong play of their backups. Led by Thomas, who scored 11 points in the period, reserves...
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