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While an offensive surge has made the Sacramento Kings competitive lately, their defense keyed perhaps their best win of the season their last time out.
The Kings will try to carry their momentum to Thursday night when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves, who haven't won on the road in more than five weeks.
Sacramento (24-44) has averaged 113.1 points - 13.4 above its season mark - while going 5-6 in its last 11 contests. The Kings lost three of those games by seven points or less, and another was a 141-129 double-overtime defeat at NBA-leading Miami on Feb. 26.
They continued their recent tear Tuesday, shooting 50.7 percent from the field and 14 for 28 from 3-point range in a stunning 116-101 home victory over the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Clippers.
Marcus Thornton made 6 of 10 from 3-point range and finished with a team-high 25 points off the bench. Fellow reserve Toney Douglas added 19 for the Kings, who have scored 115.8 per game while winning six of nine at ...
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DeMarcus Cousins spewed a couple of “choice words” as he approached and banged the table where the Kings TV play-by-play man, Grant Napear, was still telecasting live after the Kings win over the Clippers on Tuesday night. When asked about what was said, Cousins laughed it off, but judging by Napear’s tweet, he probably isn’t a fan of the afternoon radio show where Napear...
So by my count approximately nine days elapsed since DeMarcus Cousins had his last incident. That improvement right?
According to Bleacher Report, the Sacramento Kings volatile power forward had an unpleasant encounter with Kings broadcaster Grant Napear, following an impressive victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night.
Apparently, Napear, has been known to criticize...
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Sac Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins can be rather, how should the HQ say this, "emotionally involved" with his on-court play. But when Kings play-by-play guy and Sacramento sports talk show host Grant Napear may have said some disparaging things on his show... Cousins remembered...
And finally got his opportunity the other night to respond...
Marcus Thornton had 25 points, Toney Douglas scored 17 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings rallied from eight down in the final 11 minutes to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 116-101 on Tuesday night.
DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans added 17 points apiece for the Kings, who beat the Pacific Division-leading Clippers for the first time in more than two years....
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Marcus Thornton had 25 points, Toney Douglas scored 17 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings rallied from eight down in the final 11 minutes to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 116-101 on Tuesday night.
DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans added 17 points apiece for the Kings, who beat the Pacific Division-leading Clippers for the first time...
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is now taking his infamous volatility to the team's broadcasters. After Tuesday night's home victory over the Clippers, Cousins ran over to the announce table and appeared to say something to Kings play by play man Grant Napear, pounding his fist on the desk. (Via Sactown Royalty)
Cousins' issues with Napear apparently stems...
After the NBA instituted the anti-flopping rules and fine system, it seems that players have been less likely to flop than in the past.During Tuesday night's Clippers/Kings game, Los Angeles guard Chris Paul did his best acting job to try and get an offensive foul called on Sacramento center DeMarcus Cousins.As Cousins was heading back up the court after a Clippers miss, Paul...
Isaiah Thomas had 24 points and six assists, Tyreke Evans scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter Thursday night and the Sacramento Kings earned their third straight home win, holding off the slumping Minnesota Timberwolves 101-98.
The Kings are 6-5 over the last three weeks and their 19 home wins are the most over the previous three seasons.
Nikola Pekovic had 18 points...
Remember when the NBA came out with stern language about flopping? (P)layers will face the possibility of stiff punishment for trying to trick the referees into a foul that wasn’t warranted. Commissioner David Stern issued an edict that he hopes will make flopping go the way of the four-corner offense and the short shorts.
The rule change hasn’t stopped league golden boy Chris...
It wouldn't be a week here at That NBA Lottery Pick without an impressive slam dunk from Clippers forward Blake Griffin.Earlier tonight against the Sacramento Kings, Blake showed off his athleticism as he threw down an impressive baseline reverse slam dunk: