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O.J. Mayo had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Vince Carter scored 23 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks rallied from 17 points down to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-112 in overtime Thursday night.
Shawn Marion added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Mavericks snap a four-game losing streak. Dallas, which had lost 10 of 11, finished its short road trip 1-2.
With the franchise's possible sale and relocation to Seattle on the minds of Kings fans, DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and nine rebounds before getting ejected in overtime for elbowing Carter in the face. Tyreke Evans scored 20 points and Isaiah Thomas had 18 points for the Kings, who lost their third straight game.
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The ongoing saga between the Kings and the city of Sacramento appears to have come to a conclusion, although fans and mayor Kevin Johnson are unlikely to be happy about the result.
The Maloof family was finalizing an agreement Wednesday to sell the Kings to a Seattle ownership group, sources told Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. The group, headed by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Dallas Mavericks ended their five-game losing streak Thursday night with a 117-112 overtime victory over the Sacramento Kings before an announced crowd of 14,011 at Sleep Train Arena. It was the Kings' first game since news broke Monday that they might be sold to a group in Seattle. The Kings held a 71-54 lead in the third quarter, but the Mavericks...
The Sacramento Kings could soon be the Seattle SuperSonics if the rumors of a franchise sale are true.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Kings' owners, the Maloof family, are nearing a deal to sell the franchise for $500 million to a group led by hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen and Microsoft chairman Steve Ballmer.
The Seattle group would then move the...
Aaron Brooks has been in an awkward spot since news surfaced that the Sacramento Kings could be sold and moved back to his hometown of Seattle.
The Kings guard has no answers for family and friends who have been calling and texting for information. Even the excitement his brother, Alvertis, had when he showed up for a visit evaporated once he realized those in Sacramento might feel...
Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
A source told ESPNDallas.com that the Mavs have been among the teams in contact with Oden’s agent, Mike Conley Sr., while the 7-footer rehabs from his third microfracture surgery and takes classes at Ohio State.
via Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas
(Photo Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) I was still holding out hope, all the way until midway through the fourth quarter I was still holding out hope. Not just that the Mavericks would come back after squandering a 10 point lead late in the third against the Clippers. Not just that Dirk would return to his [...]
The Maloofs are finalizing an agreement to sell the Sacramento Kings to the Hansen-Ballmer led Seattle group, sources tell Yahoo! Sports. The deal will sell the Kings for approximately $500 million, with the Seattle group seeking relocation to Key Arena for the 2013-’14 season.
No agreement signed, but one source describes deal as “1st and goal at 1.” Maloofs history of changing...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento Kings couldn't figure out how to put the hammer down on the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night at Sleep Train Arena. Given the looming possibility of a team sale and move to Seattle, it made sense that the Kings appeared to be in disarray. Initially, the Kings appeared to ignore the specter of upheaval, but the Mavericks ended their five...
The ebb and flow of trade discussions is beginning to wax for DeMarcus Cousins. With rumors about Rudy Gay beginning to pick up, Cousins is going to the back of the line as far as media interest goes -- then again Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports has been awfully quiet lately...
Cousins trade interest should pick up again though if he continues to play well and teams forget...
I think it’s safe to assume that most people were too busy watching Wesley Matthews drive a stake through the heart of the Miami Heat to take heed of the #LeaguePassAlert out of Sacramento. Don’t worry, folks; we’ve got you covered!
Storyline: The Kings, on a two-game losing streak, came into this home game in the midst of an unusual situation. Not every day is it reported...
Good news Seattle – if the rumors hold any water, you’re getting an NBA team again. And now the bad news – it’s the Sacramento Kings. Sorry. According to a report from Yahoo Sports, the owner of the Kings, the infamous Maloof family, is negotiating with a group led by Microsoft Chairman Steve Ballmer [...]
People with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday that investor
Chris Hansen has contacted the Maloof family about buying the