Kings shock fans and the Heat with 105-97 win

photo from sacbee.com: The Sacramento Kings’ Bogdan Bogdanovic (8) takes a jump shot against the Miami Heat’s Kendrick Nunn (25) at Golden One Center in Sacramento on Friday night By Jeremiah Salmonson SACRAMENTO–The Sacramento Kings faced a tough challenge on the first night of a back to back against the Miami Heat. The Heat areContinue reading “Kings shock fans and the Heat with 105-97 win”

Sacramento Kings podcast with Charlie O: Kings hold their own with 113-109 win over Minnesota

photo from sacbee.com: Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (8) yells at official during game at Golden 1 Center on Thursday, Jan 2, 2020 in Sacramento. On the Kings podcast with Charlie O: #1 The Sacramento Kings (18-31) held their own on their home floor against the Minnesota Timberwolves (15-34) in a 113-109 victory at GoldenContinue reading “Sacramento Kings podcast with Charlie O: Kings hold their own with 113-109 win over Minnesota”

Kings outwork the Wolves, then survive the fourth quarter in 113-109 win

SACRAMENTO–The NBA trade deadline can hatch some absurd scenarios and head-scratching juxtapositions, a couple of which found their way into Golden 1 Center on Monday night. The lottery-bound Kings and Timberwolves are unlikely to stand still come Thursday afternoon, but you have to wonder what it is either club will come up with to swingContinue reading “Kings outwork the Wolves, then survive the fourth quarter in 113-109 win”

Kings bow to King James and the Lakers 129-113; L.A.’s Davis finishes on top with 21

The Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James (23) drives on the Sacramento Kings Harold Barnes (40) at Golden One Center in Sacramento Saturday night photo from bleacherreport.com By Jeremiah Salmonson SACRAMENTO–The Kings were coming off a great win against the other LA team the Los Angeles Clippers. The Kings played a great game and managed toContinue reading “Kings bow to King James and the Lakers 129-113; L.A.’s Davis finishes on top with 21”

Kings defy the odds and beat the Clippers in LA 124-103

By Charlie O. Mallonee After being blown out by the Oklahoma City Thunder on their homecourt in Sacramento on Wednesday night, the Sacramento Kings traveled to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers in the back end of a back-to-back on Thursday night. The Kings chances of winning were just 37.3 percent. Sacramento has notContinue reading “Kings defy the odds and beat the Clippers in LA 124-103”

Kings come back to earth on return to Sacramento in 120-100 loss to the Thunder

By Morris Phillips SACRAMENTO–Two segments of basketball–one exhilarating, one dreadful–separated only by the Kings’ successful, five-minute overtime on Monday in Minneapolis, go along way to explaining the lost 2019-2020 season for Sacramento. In the final 5:42 of regulation on Monday, the Kings scored 33 points, making shots from everywhere, in belief they could overcome anContinue reading “Kings come back to earth on return to Sacramento in 120-100 loss to the Thunder”

Sacramento Kings podcast with Charlie O: Kings-Wolves go back and forth in overtime

The Minnesota Timberwolves Jarrett Culver (23) drives on the Sacramento Kings DeWayne Dedmon (13) on Monday night at Target Center in Minneapolis On the Kings podcast with Charlie O: #1 It went into overtime and the Kings (17-29)  pushed the envelope at the Target Center home of the Minnesota Timberwolves (15-32) and got over theContinue reading “Sacramento Kings podcast with Charlie O: Kings-Wolves go back and forth in overtime”

Hield, Kings shock the Wolves with fourth quarter, overtime blitz

By Morris Phillips Buddy Hield coming off the bench? Yeah, that’s working quite nicely. After shooting poorly over an extended period dating back to December which in part prompted coach Luke Walton to take his leading scorer out of the starting lineup, Hield put on a good face and took his demotion in stride. ButContinue reading “Hield, Kings shock the Wolves with fourth quarter, overtime blitz”

The Kings play defense and beat the Bulls 98-81 on Friday in Chicago

By Charlie O. Mallonee @Charlieo1320 The long national nightmare is over for “Sacramento Proud” as their team’s six-game losing streak has come to an end in Chicago. The Kings (16-29) downed the Bulls 98-81 on Friday night at the United Center. The last time the Kings won a basketball game was on January 7th inContinue reading “The Kings play defense and beat the Bulls 98-81 on Friday in Chicago”

Royalty Flushed: Kings drop sixth straight in Detroit,127-106

By Morris Phillips Losing streaks are hard enough to digest, and the individual moments within those streaks even more so. For the Kings, losing at the middling Pistons, the ninth-ranked team in the Eastern Conference, for their sixth straight loss while allowing Detroit 19 points more than their season average may rank as the nadirContinue reading “Royalty Flushed: Kings drop sixth straight in Detroit,127-106”