Tag Archives: Buddy Hield

Kings never trail in their 117-104 win over the Cavaliers on Thursday night

April 5, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Kings won their 39th game of the 2018-19 season on Thursday night as they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-104. It was not an easy win. The Kings had to earn this victory. The Cavs are not a great team, but they are professional basketball players who belong on an […]

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Rockets make it “rain” 3-pointers, crush the Kings 130-105 on Tuesday night

April 2, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Kings goal of finishing the season with a 41-41 record took a serious hit on Tuesday night when the Houston Rockets beat them 130-105 at the Golden 1 Center. The young, upstart Kings never held a lead in the game. The win gave Houston a four-game season-series sweep […]

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Kings fall hard in the “Big Easy” as Pels pull out a last-second 121-118 win

March 29, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings are now on the verge of mathematical elimination from playoff contention after losing to the Pelicans in New Orleans 121-118 on Thursday night. The Kings chances of making the playoffs were remote, but now, they are non-existent. The Kings are just 14-23 on the road after the loss […]

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Kings sweep season series with Mavericks with a 125-121 win on Tuesday night

March 27, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings trailed the Mavericks by eight points with 4:48 to in the game on Tuesday night in Dallas. The Kings then tied the game at 116-all with 1:33 remaining in the contest. Sacramento then took the lead on a Buddy Hield 25-foot 3-point jump shot, and the Kings never […]

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The term “ugly loss” was redefined as Nets come back to beat Kings 123-121

March 20, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee Sacramento — At the end of three quarters on Wednesday night, the Sacramento Kings held a 25 point lead over the visiting Brooklyn Nets, 103-78. The Kings largest lead of the night had been 28 points. All of the fans in the Golden 1 Center were settling in and getting ready for […]

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Kings crush the Bulls 129-102 on St. Patty’s Day

March 17, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings broke up a three-game losing streak on Sunday by devouring the hapless Chicago Bulls 129-102 before a delighted sellout crowd at the Golden 1 Center. After returning home from a very disappointing four-game road trip that saw the team pick up just one victory, the young Kings were […]

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The playoffs are “slip, sliding away”: Kings lose to Boston 126-120

March 14, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee On Thursday night, the Sacramento Kings record fell under .500 for the first time since January 8th when they lost to the Boston Celtics 126-120. The Kings are now 33-34 on the season after this loss on the road. They are now 1-2 on the four-game road trip with one game […]

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The Kings playoff dreams take a hit as they lose to the Celtics 111-109

March 6, 2019

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By Charlie O SACRAMENTO– Wednesday night began with great hope for the Kings as they learned Kyrie Irving would not be playing for the Celtics due to a left thigh contusion. The betting lines immediately changed making the Kings the favorites minus two points. The other advantage the Kings had going into the game with […]

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Kings In No Mood For Losing: Beat Knicks and Stay Above .500

March 5, 2019

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By Morris Phillips SACRAMENTO — The Kings are still in the Western Conference playoff race, but nothing states that fact better than a win.The Kings were fortunate enough to survive the pesky New York Knicks on Monday at Golden 1 Center. Sacramento never trailed after the first quarter, but they never felt comfortable, even the […]

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Fun Without Winning One: Kings compete in overtime loss to the league-leading Bucks

February 28, 2019

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By Morris Phillips SACRAMENTO–When you compete this hard–for 48 minutes and overtime–it’s the last thing you want to hear. But there was Eric Bledsoe, basking in the glow of hand delivering the road win for Eastern Conference-leading Bucks, and wanting to say something conciliatory towards the Kings after one of the best, and most competitive […]

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