Tag Archives: Buddy Hield

Kings For a Half: Nuggets pick it up after the break in 120-118 win over Sacramento

February 14, 2019

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By Morris Phillips The Sacramento Kings may have run wild in the first half on Wednesday night, but the third quarter belonged to the Denver Nuggets–with Isaiah Thomas in his debut, without Coach Mike Malone who was ejected, and MVP candidate Nikola Jokic reaching into his bag of tricks. The Nuggets overcame an 11-point halftime […]

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The Kings pull one out of the fire as they beat the Heat 102-96 on Friday night

February 8, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee Kings head coach Dave Joerger summarized the game on Friday night with one word — discombobulated! With two new players in the rotation and two key players traded to other teams, getting into sync was difficult for the Kings on Friday night. Sacramento took their first lead of the contest with […]

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Updated story with video: Kings lose 2 players, get 2 new players and lose to the Rockets 127-101

February 6, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee Updated with interviews and trade information:¬†Sacramento — It was a wild and crazy Wednesday night for the Sacramento Kings. Two hours before game time, the Kings completed a three-team with the Houston Rockets and the Cleveland Cavaliers that sent Iman Shumpert to the Rockets. The Kings will receive shooting Alex Burks […]

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Lucky Seven: Kings home win streak continues in wire-to-wire win over the Spurs

February 4, 2019

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By Morris Phillips SACRAMENTO — The stoic looks on the faces of Spurs’ head coach Gregg Popovich and his assistants Ettore Messina and Becky Hammon said plenty, if not all. The methodical Spurs and their experienced coaching staff have found few answers for the youthful and deep Sacramento Kings thus far this season. Not on […]

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The Kings feast on some home cooking as they crush the Hawks 135-113

January 31, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings returned to their home court on Wednesday night after going 2-6 on their longest road trip of the season. The team was in need of a rowdy home crowd and a big win. Things started off rough The Atlanta Hawks entered the game with a 16-33 record, but […]

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Clippers lead the game wire-to-wire, down the Kings 122-108 on Sunday

January 27, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee Have you ever had one of those days at the office when you show up and you feel that your rhythm is just a half a beat off? For you “old schoolers,” everyone in the workplace is moving at 45 rpm while you are dragging at 33 1/3 rpm. The was […]

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No Kawhi–no problem! Raptors beat Kings 120-105 Tuesday night

January 22, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee The Toronto Raptors handed the Kings their second consecutive loss in two days as they downed Sacramento 120-105 at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night. This was the second game of a back-to-back set that began in Brooklyn on Monday. The Nets beat the Kings 123-94 on MLK Day. Battle of the […]

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Kings bounce back Saturday with a 103-101 “ugly” win over the Pistons on the road

January 19, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee The Kings began their longest road trip of the year on Thursday night with a disappointing 114-95 loss in Charlotte. That was a game that should have gone in the win column for the Kings on this six-city road swing. Sacramento had the table set for them on Saturday night going […]

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Rise of the Bench Mob: Reserves push Kings past road-weary Blazers, 115-107

January 15, 2019

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By: Morris Phillips SACRAMENTO — Yogi, Bogie and Bags sounds like a Saturday morning cartoon, but the Portland Trail Blazers weren’t laughing on Monday night. The Kings got a big night from their bench, who outscored the Sacramento starting five 58-57. All those different contributors signaled doom for the Blazers, who appeared sluggish less than […]

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It was a heck of a basketball game on Saturday night: the Warriors squeaked by the Kings 127-123

January 6, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee Sacramento — The sellout crowd of 17583 fans at the Golden 1 Center on Saturday was treated to a real example of an NBA game in this new era as they saw the Golden State Warriors hold off the upstart Sacramento Kings 127-123. Not only was it an exciting contest, but […]

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