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I will just let the CBSSports.com breakdown of JaVale McGee‘s latest antics paint the picture for you: During the second half of a close Wednesday night game against Sacramento, McGee decided to goaltend a shot by Kings guard Francisco Garcia deep into the stands well after the attempt had reached its pinnacle. The result was [...]
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Sacramento's last shot to remain an NBA city appears headed for another overtime.
NBA Commissioner David Stern and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said Wednesday they have agreed to a "work plan" in hopes of reaching a deal to finance a new arena by the March 1 deadline. Johnson, Stern and the Maloof family, which owns the Sacramento Kings, will meet during this weekend...
After Jimmer Fredette’s brother T.J. Fredette ripped Kings coach Keith Smart on Twitter earlier in the week, everyone had to expect Jimmer to be unhappy. The Kings are not having a good season, and Jimmer has played very limited minutes. That has obviously bothered T.J., who called Smart an “interim coach” and said “he should be an assistant at best.” Both Jimmer and T...
Sacramento's efforts to build a new arena for the Sacramento Kings have never been closer to becoming a reality.
The city, the NBA and the Kings announced a tentative deal Monday to finance a new arena that would keep the team in California's capital. The City Council is expected to vote on the plan March 6.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, NBA Commissioner David Stern and...
National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern on Tuesday said the Sacramento Kings owners have agreed to make a substantial contribution to the city's $387 million arena deal, but he did not disclose how much. Stern said he expects negotiations between the league and city to continue into the weekend.
This is going to be a bit disorganized so I'll just say these are the notes as I was watching the game after it was over. (Yes I knew the Kings won.)
Some notes about the 4th quarter (fairly scattered as these are rough notes):
Isaiah handoff to Chuck Hayes with 6:33 remaining in the 4th for a layup; this puts Kings up 5.
After 2 Wiz 3's (one by Roger Mason & Jordan...
WASHINGTON It's been said more than once that if the Kings are to win games, Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins need to lead the way.
Harry E. Walker MCT
Isaiah Thomas is fired up in the fourth quarter, when he scored 10 of his 18 points. The rookie point guard has 78 points in his first four starts.
Haraz N. Ghanbari Associated Press
Sacramento's Jason Thompson...
With the Heat up late in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings, Udonis Haslem had a nice put back slam on a Mike Miller missed three, which got the Miami bench all riled up, the most notable of which was LeBron James, who used the occasion to break out some of the weirdest dance moves ever showcased on a basketball floor.
I’m pretty sure he did...
In a show of unity and optimism, Sacramento and the NBA say a deal is within reach on a new downtown arena for the Kings.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announces Wednesday that the arena "term sheet" will come to a council vote March 6.
ORLANDO, Fla. — During Wednesday night's game between the Sacramento and Washington, Kings center DeMarcus Cousins threw a laser of a cross-court pass — right to Wizards guard John Wall. For a moment, it was as if the pair forgot that they were no longer teammates at Kentucky. But despite ...
WASHINGTON - The Kings finished their six-game road trip 1-5. Hardly a record to brag about, there was a lot learned on the trip.
Sacramento Kings' Isaiah Thomas, front, tries to get past Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Cleveland. Thomas scored a team-high 23 points. The Cavaliers won 93-92.
The Kings played a little defense in the third, holding the Wizards to 35 percent shooting to get back in the game.
Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins, center, moves toward the basket in front of Washington Wizards center JaVale McGee, left, and teammate Nick Young during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
Marcus Thornton scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half, rookie Isaiah Thomas had 16 of his 18 after halftime, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Washington Wizards 115-107 Wednesday night in a nonstop points-fest that looked like an All-Star game preview - minus the All-Stars.
Marcus Thornton scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half, rookie Isaiah Thomas had 16 of his 18 after halftime, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Washington Wizards 115-107 Wednesday night in a nonstop points-fest that looked like an All-Star game preview _ minus the All-Stars.
During last night's Kings/Wizards game, Sacramento's Francisco Garcia attempted to drive the lane for a third-quarter bucket.Wizards center JaVale McGee decided to swat the ball into the third row and got called for an obvious goal-tending violation: After that block, McGee was promptly benched by head coach Randy Wittman.