Tag Archives: Marvin Bagley III

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

April 27, 2019

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  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 a […]

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Kings miss 40 wins by just five points!

April 11, 2019

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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 not […]

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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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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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No brotherly love in Philly: Sixers beat the Kings 123-114 on Friday night

March 15, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee The road to the NBA Playoffs just became a long, uphill battle for the Sacramento Kings after they lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 123-114 on Friday night to wrap up a four-game road trip. The Kings will return home having won just one of those four games. At a bare minimum, […]

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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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Kings steal one on the road downing the Thunder 119-116

February 24, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee The Sacramento Kings entered the homestretch of the NBA season knowing that they needed to really improve their record versus Western Conference teams. As they began the game in Oklahoma City on Saturday night, Sacramento was 16-22 on the season versus Western Conference foes and just 5-12 playing those teams on […]

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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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