The Kings lose the final game of their road trip in Memphis 119-115

by Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings had to fly home from Memphis licking their wounds after losing the final three games of their four-game road. On Saturday night, the Kings dropped the final game of the road swing to the Grizzlies 119-115. The game was never as close as the final score might imply.Continue reading “The Kings lose the final game of their road trip in Memphis 119-115”

Kings get over the Warriors 100-79

By Charlie O. Mallonee @Charlieo1320 After losing to the NBA’s worst team — the New York Knicks — on their home court on Friday night, the Sacramento Kings (12-14) needed to bounce back into the win column in a big way versus the Golden State Warriors (5-23) on Sunday night in the brand-new Chase CenterContinue reading “Kings get over the Warriors 100-79”

Kings surprise the Rockets on a last-second 3-point prayer

By Charlie O. Mallonee  The Sacramento Kings shocked the 18,055 fans at the Toyota Center in Houston — when with one-second left to go in the game — Nemanja Bjelica put up a 33-foot, 3-point jump shot that went in for the winning basket. The Kings players ran off the bench to mob Bjelica, whileContinue reading “Kings surprise the Rockets on a last-second 3-point prayer”

The Kings get burned by the Suns 124-95 in their NBA season opener

by Charlie O. Mallonee The hopes and dreams of the Sacramento Kings hit a brick wall at 100 mph when they were blown out in their 2019-20 season opener in Phoenix by the Suns 124-95 on Wednesday night. The Suns did make upgrades to their team personnel in the offseason, but no one has themContinue reading “The Kings get burned by the Suns 124-95 in their NBA season opener”

Fast And Furious: Kings run past the Jazz 128-115 in Salt Lake City

photo from sacbee.com: Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) attempts to steal the ball from Utah Jazz guard Emmanuel Mudiay, left, in the first half of a preseason game Monday in Salt Lake City. By Morris Phillips The Sacramento Kings have won just 21 regular season games in Salt Lake City… in 34 seasons. Not good,Continue reading “Fast And Furious: Kings run past the Jazz 128-115 in Salt Lake City”

NBA Basketball in Mumbai: Pacers beat Kings 132-132 in OT

The NBA goes to Bollywood! By Charlie O @Charlieo1320 The first-ever NBA game was played in Mumbai, India on Friday night between the Indiana Pacers and the Sacramento Kings. Well, it was Friday night if you were in Mumbai. If you were in Sacramento, the game tipped off at 6:30 AM, so it was bagelsContinue reading “NBA Basketball in Mumbai: Pacers beat Kings 132-132 in OT”

Marvin Bagley III pops up in wiretaps about payments to recruit him to key schools

  by Charlie O. Mallonee Multiple reports have the name of Marvin Bagley III appearing in transcripts of wiretaps that indicate payments were needed to steer him to USC to play his college basketball. The money would have come from an athletic shoe company and would have been funneled through an assistant coach or aContinue reading “Marvin Bagley III pops up in wiretaps about payments to recruit him to key schools”

Kings miss 40 wins by just five points!

by Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings went to Portland on Wednesday night with the opportunity win their 40th game of the 2018-19 season which would have been the first time a Kings team had recorded 40 wins since 2005-06. Much to the chagrin of the multitude of Kings fans, the 40th win did notContinue reading “Kings miss 40 wins by just five points!”

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

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 anContinue reading “Kings never trail in their 117-104 win over the Cavaliers on Thursday night”

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

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