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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, Andrew Bogut of Australia puts up a shot over Amath M'Baye, left, and Evan Fournier of France during their third placing match for the FIBA Basketball World Cup at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing. NBA veteran Bogut says players were “used like pawns

Bogut: players "used like pawns" amid Aussie finals dramas

Mar. 19, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — NBA veteran Andrew Bogut says players were “used like pawns" in the process that led to his Sydney Kings refusing to fly across the country for Game 4 of the Australian league's finals series because of the coronavirus pandemic, a decision that ultimately handed the championship to...

Perth declared NBL champions 2 days after finals canceled

Mar. 19, 2020 1:49 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — The Perth Wildcards have been declared National Basketball League champions two days after the last two games of the finals series were canceled because the Sydney Kings refused to travel to Western Australia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Perth was leading the best-of-five game series 2-1...

FILE- In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum stands in Cooperstown, N.Y. On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the hall said it will close to the public beginning Sunday at 5 p.m. due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

The Latest: Kroenke to pay arena employees during shutdown

Mar. 15, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 12:30 a.m.. Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche ownership Kroenke Sports & Entertainment says it will pay its part-time and hourly employees impacted by the cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak for the...

Pelicans-Kings game postponed out of caution for coronavirus

Mar. 11, 2020 11:26 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The last scheduled NBA game before the league planned to suspend the season because a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the new coronavirus was postponed at the last minute because one of the officials worked a game with the infected player. Officials announced that the game...

Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol, left, tries to drive around Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Siakam, Lowry come up big to lead Raptors past Kings 118-113

Mar. 9, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a risky call to keep Kyle Lowry in the game after the Toronto guard picked up his fifth foul 13 seconds into the fourth quarter. Nurse's decision to get the ball to Pascal Siakam late was equally critical, a move that paid off well for the defending...

Trail Blazers' McCollum, Kings' Len fined for altercation

Mar. 8, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Portland guard CJ McCollum was fined $20,000 and Sacramento forward/center Alex Len $15,000 by the NBA on Sunday for an altercation Saturday night in the Kings' victory at Portland. Both players were given technical fouls with 8:50 remaining in the third quarter. McCollum was fined for...

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, drives past Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

Bogdanovic scores 27, Kings beat Blazers 123-111

Mar. 8, 2020 1:33 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic had 27 points and eight assists, Buddy Hield scored 22 off the bench and the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-111 on Saturday night. With both teams chasing Memphis for the final Western Conference playoff spot, the Kings won for the fourth time...

Philadelphia 76ers forward Al Horford, left, fouls Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, right, as he goes to the basket during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Harris scores 28 as Sixers beat Kings to end long road skid

Mar. 6, 2020 1:56 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tobias Harris had 28 point and 14 rebounds and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 125-108 on Thursday night for their first road win in more than a month. Shake Milton scored 20 points and Al Horford had 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the...

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...

Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose, right, questions referee Curtis Blair, left, about a foul call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Kings rally from quick 17-point hole, beat Pistons 106-100

Mar. 1, 2020 10:22 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento's second unit got the Kings going after a sluggish start put them down by 17 points right out of the gate. De'Aaron Fox, still bothered by a lingering abdominal injury, provided an equally big lift down the stretch. Fox scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter...