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Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III (35) and Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) go for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Heat rally late, top Kings 118-113 in overtime

Jan. 20, 2020 9:00 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat never led in the fourth quarter. And they won anyway. Kendrick Nunn scored 25 points, James Johnson added 22 on 9-for-11 shooting and the Heat improved their NBA-best home record to 19-1 by beating the Sacramento Kings 118-113 in overtime on Monday. Goran Dragic scored 18 and...

Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) shoots as Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Gobert nets 28, Jazz race to early lead, beat Kings 123-101

Jan. 19, 2020 12:44 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert is known for his defense. Against Sacramento, he went to the rim time and again on offense. “Rudy was like a monster, so great on offense and, as usual, defensively protecting all us,” Bojan Bogdanovic said. Gobert had a season-high 28 points and 15 rebounds...

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket past Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) and forward Marvin Bagley III (35) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Doncic gets another triple-double as Mavs edge Kings 127-123

Jan. 16, 2020 1:54 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a night when Luka Doncic set a career high for assists, one of his early passes wound up in the stands. All he could do was watch it and chuckle as he ran back down the court. “It was a bad pass,” Doncic said of his cross-court throw. “I was laughing. He...

Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Powell, left, passes the ball away from Golden State Warriors' Omari Spellman (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Powell, Doncic lead Mavericks past beat-up Warriors 124-97

Jan. 15, 2020 1:51 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Powell and the Dallas Mavericks had little time to relish another impressive win against the Warriors on the road. It's off to the next stop on a back-to-back in Northern California — a meeting with the Kings in Sacramento on Wednesday. Powell scored 21 points and was...

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) defends Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier (10) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Gordon's late magic lifts Orlando past Sacramento, 114-112

Jan. 14, 2020 1:28 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Orlando Magic made a pair of costly defensive mistakes in the final 80 seconds. Evan Fournier's quick change of mind and a big shot by Aaron Gordon more than made up for it. Gordon made a three-point play with 1.1 seconds remaining, and the Magic beat the Sacramento Kings...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) keeps the ball out of the reach of Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Bucks cruise past Kings on slow night for Antetokounmpo

Jan. 11, 2020 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With Giannis Antetokounmpo’s sore back acting up again, the Milwaukee Bucks got plenty of help picking up the scoring slack. That’s nothing new. The NBA’s best team is 9-2 when someone other than Antetokounmpo leads them in scoring, and the Bucks did it again...

CORRECTS TO SAY THE GRIZZLIES WON, NOT THE SUN -  Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) dunks over Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. in the second half during an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Phoenix. The Grizzlies won 121-114. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Struggling Suns try to stay in playoff race

Jan. 9, 2020 6:22 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker is playing some of the best basketball of his career and starting center Deandre Ayton is back in the lineup after missing a long stretch because of a suspension and an ankle injury. But the Phoenix Suns are still struggling to win basketball games. It's been a frustrating month...

Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe, center, keeps the ball from Golden State Warriors' Jacob Evans left, and Damion Lee, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Antetokounmpo, NBA-best Bucks earn tough win over Warriors

Jan. 9, 2020 1:22 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks own the best record in the NBA and coach Mike Budenholzer still wants far more than what he has seen the past two games. More made shots. More pace. More energy. Better ball movement, too. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds while leading four...

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, center, huddles with his assistant coaches during a timeout in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Kerr was ejected from the game during the second quarter. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Warriors' Kerr fined for behavior after Sacramento ejection

Jan. 8, 2020 6:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following an ejection. Kerr was ejected late in the second quarter of the Warriors' 111-98 road loss to the Sacramento...

Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (88) reacts after scoring a 3-point basket during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Phoenix. The Kings won 114-103. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Kings rally from 21 points down, beat Suns 114-103

Jan. 8, 2020 12:49 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Sacramento Kings pulled off quite the stunner when they recovered from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Suns 114-103 on Tuesday night. The players on the floor who made it happen were even more surprising. An unlikely lineup that included the disgruntled...