Latest Marvin Bagley News

Kings top Thunder 131-120, ruin Westbrook's season debut

Oct. 21, 2018 11:07 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook was in no mood to talk after his season debut. Iman Shumpert scored 26 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-120 on Sunday night to spoil Westbrook's return. Westbrook missed the preseason and the first two regular-season games after...

Mirotic, Davis push Pelicans past Kings, 149-129

Oct. 20, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Anthony Davis wasn't soaring to the rim to slam down alley-oop lobs, Nikola Mirotic was burying a barrage of 3s that had the crowd chanting his name. By the end of the night, the New Orleans Pelicans were getting a standing ovation for their highest single-game point total in...

Mitchell comes up big late as Jazz top Kings 123-117

Oct. 18, 2018 1:54 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell wasn't happy with Utah's sporadic defense and neither was coach Quin Snyder. Good thing the Jazz had plenty of scoring options to make up for it. Mitchell scored 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and Utah overcame an uneven performance on both ends of the...

Raptors rest Leonard among others, beat Pelicans 134-119

Oct. 12, 2018 1:07 AM EDT

The Toronto Raptors rested Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Danny Green and Serge Ibaka in their final game of the preseason. Their teammates made sure they could enjoy the break with a victory. Malachi Richardson and Pascal Siakim each scored 21 points, and the Raptors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 134-119 Thursday...

Kings will rely heavily on younger players Fox, Bagley

Oct. 10, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As one of the NBA's youngest teams for a second straight season, the Sacramento Kings are thinking long term. It's not that the Kings are giving up hope on ending their 13-year playoff drought. The roster is laden with young and mostly unproven players, coupled with playing in a...

LeBron gets first win in LA as Lakers beat Kings

Oct. 5, 2018 1:49 AM EDT

LeBron James is a winner for the first time as a Laker. James scored 18 points in a back-and-forth first half before resting in the second half, watching his teammates pull out a 128-123 preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night. Brandon Ingram missed two free throws with 10 seconds left, but...

Dominant debut for No. 1 pick Ayton in Suns' exhibition game

Oct. 2, 2018 1:15 AM EDT

Deandre Ayton might be the NBA's next great man in the middle. The No. 1 pick had a dominant debut Monday night, finishing with 24 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots in the Phoenix Suns' 106-102 loss to the Sacramento Kings. The exhibition opener for both teams featured the top two picks in the most...

NBA, MLB, NFL franchises team up for 'Rally the Vote' drive

Sep. 25, 2018 12:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL are encouraging fans to register and vote. Sacramento Kings owner and chairman Vivek Ranadivé spearheaded the "Rally the Vote" effort. He says if teams can make ticket buying to sporting events accessible in a few...

Kings looking to De'Aaron Fox to lead faster paced offense

Sep. 24, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger wants his team to run more this season and plans to give speedy point guard De'Aaron Fox all the room he needs. Fox was one of the fastest players in the NBA last year as a rookie, but the Kings offense was uneven most of the season and...