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CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his 40th career triple-double, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 120-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 32 points for Cleveland. The point guard was 13 of 21 from the field and tied his career high with 12 assists. It was James' first triple...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Cousins needs some help

The Sacramento Kings are slowly falling out of the playoff picture in the Western Conference. If you asked me earlier this year who would be the 8th seed in the West, the Utah Jazz would definitely have come to mind, but Sacramento also stood out too. They bolstered their team so much in the off-season, or so I thought. Granted, their record is 21-30, which isn’t that bad in the...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley's 25 points helps Celtics beat Kings

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings 128-119 on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games. ''Whenever you get a chance to run up and down and move the ball like we did tonight, it's fun,'' Bradley said. ''And not...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Players In The NBA

Caron Butler, Kings: 2.7 ppg, 1.2 rpg in 9.6 minutes per game (9 games,1 start)Andre Drummond, Pistons: 17.3 ppg, 15.0 rpg in 33.6 minutes (51 games and starts); will compete in slam dunk contest on All-Star Saturday Night (Feb. 13)Rudy Gay, Kings: 17.9, 6.8 rpg, 1.8 apg in 33.6 minutes (44 games...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
4 days ago

Bulls-Kings Preview

Although the losses continue to mount, the Chicago Bulls are trying to stay positive. The Sacramento Kings are feeling confident after ending a four-game losing streak without their All-Star. The slumping Bulls try to win in a venue in which they haven't played well lately when they visit a Kings team uncertain to have DeMarcus Cousins on Wednesday night. After being three games...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gay scores 32 to lead Kings over Bucks, 111-104

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Rudy Gay had 32 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 111-104 on Monday night. Sacramento won minus All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, who sprained his left ankle in Saturday's loss at Memphis. The Kings are 2-7 this season without Cousins, with both wins coming against...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks at Kings

The promise of a season-high winning streak has disappeared during an agonizing slump for the Sacramento Kings. The story is a similar one for the Milwaukee Bucks.Though they at least received some good news regarding DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings are in the midst of their longest losing streak since the opening two weeks of the season and will try to claw out of it when the skidding...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks-Kings Preview

The promise of a season-high winning streak has disappeared during an agonizing slump for the Sacramento Kings. The story is a similar one for the Milwaukee Bucks. Though they at least received some good news regarding DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings are in the midst of their longest losing streak since the opening two weeks of the season and will try to claw out of it when the skidding...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings willing to trade Rudy Gay

The Sacramento Kings (20-26) are reportedly willing to listen to trade offers for small forward Rudy Gay. This has been a rumored possibility for a while now, but ESPN’s Marc Stein provided some perspective as to what the Kings are looking for out of any potential deal that would send Gay packing: “Sacramento is said to be seeking a quality young player in return if it parts...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings reportedly are willing to trade Rudy Gay, but there is a condition

One of the most surprising teams in the NBA this season has been the Sacramento Kings. Led by all-star DeMarcus Cousins, point guard Rajon Rondo, and forward Rudy Gay, the Kings are in the thick of the playoff race in the Western Conference. But the Kings feel like they need a little bit more and are willing to part with one of their stars to make that happen. According to Marc Stein...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Memphis Grizzlies Need To Tread Lightly

It's about that time of year again for Grizzlies fans--that January season when they feel the team isn't good enough to compete with the best of the best and begin to demand the front office make moves to put the team in a competitive position. The problem is that strategy has yet to bear fruit for Grizz nation.Last year, it was Jeff Green, the year prior Courtney Lee, another...
Via The Sports Quotient
14 days ago  |  Discuss

McCollum helps Trail Blazers beat Kings 112-97

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) C.J. McCollum scored 18 points, Damian Lillard had 15 points and 12 assists and Portland shut down red-hot DeMarcus Cousins in the Trail Blazers 112-97 win over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. Portland had seven players score in double figures. Gerald Henderson scored 15 points, while Mason Plumlee had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Blazers. Cousins...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings @ Portland Trail Blazers – Game Preview & Prediction

Welcome to the first part of the Portland Trail Blazers Weekly Preview. Due to time constraints today, I can only preview tonight’s game. I’ll take a look at the other two games on the Blazers’ schedule later this week. Apologies for the weird format this week Now, on to tonight’s game! Tuesday, Jan 26: vs. the Sacramento Kings, 7:00 PM, CSNNW The Skinny: Normally, a team...
Via Oregon Sports News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets-Kings Preview

DeMarcus Cousins and Kemba Walker have turned in the two highest-scoring outputs in the last week and they sound pretty similar as to what's their motivation. These rising stars will be the focal point Monday night when Cousins seeks to lead the Sacramento Kings to their first six-game win streak in 11 seasons as they host Walker's Charlotte Hornets. Cousins had a career high...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: new year, new team

The kings are rolling. Their recent performances have carried them into a New Year record of 6-3 and landed them in second for highest scoring team throughout the NBA this month. Last night they achieved their third consecutive win with a 112-93 victory over Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. Big man DeMarcus Cousins continues to flourish as he has currently scored 29 points...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' Divac reportedly 'not returning calls' from other NBA GM's

You've heard the trade rumors involving Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins. More recently, you've seen headlines surrounding Rudy Gay as trade bait for the Kings.But how can Sacramento make a trade if their general manager is not even returning telephone calls? According to's Brian Windhorst on The Lowe Post, front offices around the NBA are generally frustrated by Divac's inability...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Kings should trade Rudy Gay for Ryan Anderson

Over the offseason, the Sacramento Kings considered putting some of their key players on the trading block. DeMarcus Cousins was rumored to be on the move in the offseason, but that rumor soon died off. However, Rudy Gay has been in several trade talks over the past couple of years and now that opportunities are arising, the Kings may go through with trading him. There have been...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings trade rumors involving Rudy Gay

Trade rumors regarding Sacramento Kings forward, Rudy Gay, have continued to circulate. Recent teams involved in this trade talk include Chicago and the Los Angeles Clippers. The freshest one to surface involves the New Orleans Pelicans. With the trade deadline just a month away, general managers are undeniably active. Teams on the cusp of a playoff run could be searching for an...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans have reportedly discussed a Rudy Gay trade with Kings

The Pelicans may have won two straight, but there's a belief within the organization that a talent upgrade is needed in order for the team to climb out of its early-season hole and make a legitimate run at earning a postseason spot. New Orleans GM Dell Demps has admitted to looking into trade possibilities, but declined to name specific players the team may have been targeting....
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings snap shorthanded Clippers' 10-game win streak

LOS ANGELES — Without DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin inside, the Clippers were forced to shoot jumpers. The Sacramento Kings were on the perimeter contesting shots and disrupting their looks. DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Omri Casspi added 17 points and the Kings stopped Los Angeles' 10-game winning streak with a 110-103 victory on Saturday night. "It's a big...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers' 10-game win streak ends in 110-103 loss to Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Omri Casspi added 17 points and the Sacramento Kings stopped the Los Angeles Clippers' 10-game win streak with a 110-103 victory on Saturday night. J.J. Redick scored 22 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and reserve Jamal Crawford added 20 points for the Clippers, who were tied with the idle Spurs for longest active...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Have Been Offered Eric Gordon, Alonzo Gee For Rudy Gay

The Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans have discussed a trade centered around Rudy Gay. The Kings reportedly are unwilling to move forward on a package that would net the team Eric Gordon and Alonzo Gee. Gay is in the first season of a three-year extension with the Kings.
Via RealGM
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite trade rumors, Rudy Gay remains focused and hits a game-winner

Sacramento's Rudy Gay may have been the focus of recent trade rumors, but he remained focus for a game-winning shot against Utah on Thursday night.Rumors swirling around The Internet on Thursday afternoon suggested that the dynamic forward had become "available" for trade, specifically with a report the Kings offered Gay to New Orleans for Ryan Anderson. Gay, 29, is on the book for...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers-Jazz Preview

Already struggling to control the glass, the Utah Jazz suffered another significant hit to their frontcourt when Trevor Booker took a blow to the head. Now two of their top three rebounders could be sidelined against the woeful Los Angeles Lakers in Salt Lake City on Saturday night. The Jazz (17-22) own a plus-1.3 rebounding margin on the season, but have posted a minus-6.7 mark...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay Unworried About Latest Trade Rumors

Rudy Gay is unfazed by a report linking him to a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans for Ryan Anderson. Gay has also been linked to the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers. “Just another day in the life,” said Gay. Gay is on a three-year, $40 million contract he signed a year ago as an extension with the Sacramento Kings. Gay is playing more power forward than he has in his career.
Via RealGM
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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