Ray McCallum’s putback at the buzzer gave the Sacramento Kings a 93-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.
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Blake Griffin scored 27 points, DeAndre Jordan added 21, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 117-101 on Saturday to earn their franchise record-tying 56th victory of the regular season.
Rudy Gay scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Ray McCallum had 27 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Wednesday night.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he’s impressed with the proposal for a new arena for the Sacramento Kings.
Jodie Meeks made two huge 3-pointers in the final minutes to finish with 19 points, lifting the Los Angeles Lakers past the Sacramento Kings 106-100 Friday night in what was expected to their last game before Kobe Bryant returns.
Jamal Crawford had a season-high 31 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds off the bench to help the Los Angeles Clippers to a 104-98 overtime victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
Reserve forward Xavier Henry scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, Pau Gasol had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 100-86 Sunday night.
The Clippers and the Kings were both mad about the 20-point difference in their game. The Clippers were angry about blowing a big lead; the Kings didn’t like being in that kind of hole and nearly digging themselves out only to lose.
Chris Paul had 26 points and 10 assists for his third straight double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers came back after blowing a 15-point lead in the second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 110-101 on Friday night.
Travis Outlaw scored 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 104-86 preseason victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Shaquille O’Neal spent the first part of the century smashing Sacramento’s dreams of an NBA championship. Now he wants to spend the next part doing anything he can to build the Kings into a winner.
The larger-than-life figure that teased and tormented the Sacramento Kings for so long is now the biggest name to join the franchise’s new ownership group.
Antawn Jamison scored 27 points, Metta World Peace added 22, and the Los Angeles Lakers won without Kobe Bryant, beating the Sacramento Kings 113-102 Sunday night for their sixth victory in seven games.
Kobe Bryant wasn’t in uniform when the Los Angeles Lakers tipped off Sunday night against the Sacramento Kings, missing his first game of the season to rest his sprained left ankle.