Marcus Thornton scored 19 points, while DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Sacramento Kings over the winless Los Angeles Lakers, 103-98 Friday night.
Blake Griffin had 27 points and 14 rebounds, Randy Foye scored 25 points while hitting seven 3-pointers, and the surging Los Angeles Clippers moved within a half-game of the Pacific Division lead with a 109-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.
Hold on to those cowbells, Kings fans. It’s not over yet. When the Maloof brothers, mayor Kevin Johnson and David Stern announced late in February that a new deal was struck to keep the Kings in Sacramento, there was much celebration.
Building a new arena for the Sacramento Kings has never been closer to reality.
In a joint statement released Wednesday, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and NBA Commissioner David Stern said they have agreed to a “work plan” in hopes of reaching a deal to finance a new arena by the March 1 deadline. Johnson, Stern and the Maloof family, which owns the Kings, will meet during this weekend’s All-Star festivities in Orlando, Fla.
Christopher Hansen is making a $290 million proposal to his hometown that could be the impetus for a new sports arena that could bring the NBA and NHL to Seattle.
The Sacramento Kings have recalled rookie forward Tyler Honeycutt from Reno of the NBA Development League.
The Sacramento Kings say DeMarcus Cousins has demanded a trade and has been told to stay away from the team.
Despite an injured wrist, Kobe Bryant nearly led the Los Angeles Lakers to an impressive season-opening victory.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is calling his meeting with NBA Commissioner David Stern and other executives a “productive conversation” about the city’s efforts to help finance a new arena.
Sacramento Kings owners Joe and Gavin Maloof are growing increasingly optimistic that the city will approve an acceptable financing plan for a new arena by the March 1 deadline to keep the franchise from relocating.
A task force established by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson recommended a rough plan Thursday to raise $400 million to build a downtown arena, a key step in the city’s efforts to keep the NBA’s Kings.
The Sacramento Kings used their 2nd round pick on UCLA’s Tyler Honeycutt.
Kings owners Joe and Gavin Maloof say they are “optimistic” that Sacramento can help finance a new arena after a feasibility study was released at a special City Hall meeting.
Just before his meeting with NBA owners to decide the fate of the Sacramento Kings, Kevin Johnson clicked on the television and found an unlikely source of inspiration.