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Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic flashes three fingers after scoring a 3-point basket during the first quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Fox scores 31 as Kings hold off Beal, Wizards 133-126

Mar. 4, 2020 1:29 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 31 points and the Sacramento Kings held on after blowing a 28-point lead to beat the Washington Wizards 133-126 on Tuesday night. Bogdan Bogdanovic finished with 21 points, Buddy Hield scored 17 and Cory Joseph added 14 as the Kings had seven players in...

Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) drives to the basket while defended by Memphis Grizzlies guards De'Anthony Melton (0) and Dillon Brooks (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Nikki Boertman)

De'Aaron Fox scores 25 points, Kings beat Grizzlies 104-101

Feb. 29, 2020 12:11 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox didn’t decide until shortly before game time that he would play against the Memphis Grizzlies. His appearance moved the Sacramento Kings closer to the playoffs. Fox, who sat out Thursday’s loss at Oklahoma City with lower right abdominal tightness,...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) and Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, left, reach for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Gallinari scores 24; Thunder rally from 19 down to top Kings

Feb. 28, 2020 12:18 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder continue to thrive in seemingly uncomfortable situations. Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points and the Thunder rallied from 19 points down in the third quarter to beat the Sacramento Kings 112-108 on Thursday night. It was the 15th time this season that the...

Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe fouls Sacramento Kings' Kent Bazemore as he shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Middleton, Bledsoe help Bucks beat Kings minus Antetokounmpo

Feb. 11, 2020 12:00 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks presented Giannis Antetokounmpo a victory as a baby gift. Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe scored 28 points apiece to pace Milwaukee past Sacramento 123-111 on Monday night as the Bucks won without new father Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo, the reigning MVP, missed the...

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, left, referee Scott Twardoski , center, and Sacramento Kings guard Cory Joseph have a few laughs during a break in the action during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Hield, Kings heat up to keep Spurs reeling, 122-102

Feb. 9, 2020 1:24 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings are finally building some momentum, although it might be too late to get them back in playoff contention. San Antonio also has hopes of playing in the postseason but the Spurs are headed in the opposite direction. Buddy Hield scored 31 points and made nine...

Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, center, goes to the basket between Miami Heat's Chris Silva, left, Kendrick Nunn during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. The Kings won 105-97. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Kings make 19 3-pointers, thump Heat 105-97

Feb. 8, 2020 1:34 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After an uneven start, the Sacramento Kings found some patience and broke down Miami's zone defense. It nearly resulted in another franchise record. Coach Luke Walton was just as impressed with his team's defense. Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 23 points, Buddy Hield added 21 and the...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul, right, drive against Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, left, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Dort scores 23 points, sparks Thunder past Kings 120-100

Jan. 30, 2020 1:38 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Still reeling from the loss of good friend and former NBA star Kobe Bryant, Oklahoma City’s Chris Paul returned to the basketball court for the first time since the tragedy because, he said, it was the right thing to do. The Thunder didn’t need him much on a night in...