Sacramento played well for 40 minutes, but the defense was a major issue over the final eight minutes. The losing streak is now at nine. The Sacramento Kings played hard but came up short in a 122-114 loss to the Phoenix Suns.
The Kings are bad. The Sacramento Kings extended their losing streak to eight games with a 123-111 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. They’ve now lost eight consecutive games on two separate occasions this season.
The Kings haven’t been in the playoffs since 2005-06, and helping end that postseason drought is one of the goals that Richaun Holmes has set for himself. Another goal of his is making an All-Defensive Team this season.
Seven losses in a row for the Kings. De’Aaron Fox continued his mastery of the New Orleans Pelicans. The rest of his team didn’t. The New Orleans-born Fox dropped 43, raising his season average against the Pelicans to 41 points per game for the season, while adding six assists and earning 15 trips to the line.
Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield will miss Monday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans due to an undisclosed illness. The Sacramento Bee 's Jason Anderson reported the illness isn't COVID-19-related...
The organization will honor frontline workers by hosting 1,600 of them for the April 20 game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Sacramento Kings will have some fans in the building for the stretch drive of the season.
It’s safe to say the Sacramento Kings have hit a rough patch. Not all of the six straight losses have been a disaster, farm from it. But the Kings were clearly frustrated after Saturday’s 128-112 loss to the mighty Utah Jazz.
Kings head coach Luke Walton isn’t interested in taking over at Arizona, writes Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee. Two decades ago, Walton was a star player for the Wildcats, who created a vacancy by firing Sean Miller today.
The Sacramento Kings intend to waive shooting guard DaQuan Jeffries to create a roster spot, according to James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area. Jeffries, 23, is 6-foot-5 and appeared in just 18 games this season after playing in 13 last year.
Sacramento Kings trade for Delon Wright, immediately upgrading their backup guard position. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Sacramento will send guard Cory Joseph, in addition to two second-round picks.
While Bagley is still putting up some decent numbers in his own right (13.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game this season), he has missed a lot of time due to injury and has cratered overall since his rookie year.
This will likely surprise many that felt like Sacramento was ready to give up on its season and get some long-term value in exchange for two players who would likely generate interest on the trade market.
Walton is in his second season as Kings head coach with two years and $11.5 million left on his contract with the team. But Sacramento is faltering again this season, currently sitting 13th in the West with a 14-22 record.
Following Wednesday night’s loss against the Kings, the Los Angeles Lakers have fallen to 24-13 in the West, 3.5 games back from the first seed. With the Purple and Gold struggling with Anthony Davis on the shelf, it’s looking increasingly likely that they’ll make a move ahead of this month’s trade deadline.