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Gordon's late basket helps Rockets hold off Kings 118-112

Jan. 16, 2022 21:33 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Christian Wood had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Eric Gordon made a clutch bucket with 12.5 seconds remaining and the Houston Rockets held off the Sacramento Kings 118-112 on Sunday night. Kevin Porter Jr. added 23 points and seven assists for the Rockets....

Balanced Portland State fends off Sacramento State 67-62

Jan. 15, 2022 22:32 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jacob Eyman had 14 points, Khalid Thomas and Ezekiel Alley scored 13 apiece and Portland State held off Sacramento State 67-62 in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday. Thomas grabbed 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double for the Vikings (4-8,...

Police find homicide suspect dead while serving warrant

Jan. 15, 2022 15:33 PM EST

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities found a homicide suspect dead while serving a search warrant at a home in Northern California, officials said. Robert Miller was suspected in the shooting death of Kimberly Sosa, 41, whose body was found Jan. 5 in a Sacramento parking garage,...

Bagley's breakout game leads Kings past Rockets, 126-115

Jan. 15, 2022 01:16 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III had season highs of 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Houston Rockets 126-114 on Friday night. De’Aaron Fox added 27 points and eight assists for Sacramento. Buddy Hield scored 19 points and Harrison Barnes...

James scores 34 but Lakers stumble, fall to Kings 125-116

Jan. 13, 2022 02:04 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 29 points, Chimezie Metu made a clutch 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings ended their longest losing streak of the season by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 125-116 on Wednesday night. Harrison Barnes added...

Cavs hold off late rally, send Kings to 5th straight loss

Jan. 11, 2022 01:25 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jarret Allen had 18 points and 17 rebounds, Darius Garland also had a double-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Sacramento Kings 109-108 on Monday night. Kevin Love scored 19 points, Evan Mobley added 17 and Lauri Markkanen and Cedi Osman...

Two California prisoners suspected of killing cellmates

Jan. 10, 2022 19:27 PM EST

FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) — Two men serving life sentences in Northern California prisons are suspected of killing their cellmates over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Deandre A. Lewis, 37, was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday morning at California State Prison,...

LeBron leads Lakers past Hawks 134-118 for 4th straight win

Jan. 08, 2022 01:40 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 23 of his 32 points in the second half, Malik Monk added a season-high 29 and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Atlanta Hawks 134-118 Friday night for their first four-game winning streak of the season. Avery Bradley and Talen Horton-Tucker...

Powerball tickets sold in Wisconsin, California split $632M

Jan. 06, 2022 20:58 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Powerball tickets sold in Wisconsin and California were winners of the latest jackpot and will split $632 million, officials said. The Wisconsin Lottery said Thursday the winning ticket in its state was sold at a Citgo convenience store on Packerland Drive in...

California lawmakers absent after possible virus exposure

Jan. 06, 2022 20:28 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California lawmakers including Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon missed Thursday's legislative session after attending a party with a lawmaker who later tested positive for the coronavirus. Rendon, who has since tested negative, instructed anyone who...