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Warriors coach Steve Kerr out with COVID-19, Brown steps in

May. 09, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday evening and will be replaced by associate head coach Mike Brown on the bench for Golden State in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Memphis Grizzlies. Kerr, 56, had been...

Kings announce hiring of Mike Brown as new coach

May. 09, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

The Sacramento Kings officially announced the hiring of Mike Brown as their new head coach with hopes he can end the NBA's longest playoff drought ever. General manager Monte McNair said Monday that Brown was picked to replace interim coach Alvin Gentry. The Kings fired Gentry after...

AP source: Kings hire Mike Brown as new coach

May. 08, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to hire Golden State assistant Mike Brown as their head coach. A person familiar with the decision confirmed on Sunday that Brown will take over the franchise with the longest playoff drought in NBA history. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...

Kings fire interim coach Gentry, miss playoffs for 16th year

Apr. 11, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings fired interim coach Alvin Gentry on Monday, a day after the franchise missed the playoffs for an NBA-record 16th straight season. The 67-year-old Gentry was promoted from associate head coach to interim coach when the Kings fired Luke...

Kings hang on to beat Suns 116-109 in regular-season finale

Apr. 11, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Sacramento Kings just finished a dismal year, which has been a common theme for the franchise over the last 16 seasons. Interim coach Alvin Gentry said one look at their final opponent, the NBA-best Phoenix Suns, should provide hope that good times can come soon....

George leads Clippers past Kings for 4th straight victory

Apr. 10, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George put the Western Conference on notice that he is ready for the play-in tournament, and hopefully beyond. George scored 23 points, tied a career high with 12 assists and added eight rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers won their fourth straight game,...

Celebrities go online to voice support for Ukraine

Apr. 08, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of inter-generational stars from film, TV, sports and music — including Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Jon Bon Jovi, Jonas Brothers and Billie Eilish — have signed up for a social media campaign to show support for Ukraine. The Global...

Pelicans beat Kings 123-109, clinch play-in spot in West

Apr. 06, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — CJ McCollum and Jaxson Hayes each scored 23 points and the New Orleans Pelicans clinched a spot in the Western Conference play-in tournament, beating the Sacramento Kings 123-109 on Tuesday night. Brandon Ingram added 17 points, eight assists and seven...

Warriors win second straight, beat struggling Kings 109-90

Apr. 04, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points, Jordan Poole added 22 and the Golden State Warriors held off the Sacramento Kings 109-90 on Sunday night. Nemanja Bjelica had season highs of 19 points and 12 rebounds to go with his six assists in the Warriors’ second...

Barnes scores 25 in Kings' 2nd win over Rockets in 3 days

Apr. 01, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Houston Rockets 122-117 on Friday night. The Rockets and Kings were playing each other for the second time in three days following Sacramento’s 121-118 win on Wednesday. “I...