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Mawein's 16 help Sacramento State take down Montana 67-48

Jan. 27, 2023 00:39 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Akolda Mawein scored 16 points as Sacramento State beat Montana 67-48 on Thursday. Mawein added seven rebounds for the Hornets (12-9, 5-3 Big Sky Conference). Cameron Wilbon scored 16 points, going 7 of 9 from the field. Callum McRae shot 5 of 13 from the...

Pascal Siakam scores 26, Raptors top Pacific-leading Kings

Jan. 26, 2023 00:58 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 26 points and 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Pacific Division-leading Sacramento Kings 113-95 on Wednesday night. “I like him shooting all those perimeter shots,” Raptors coach Nick Nurse said of Siakam. “He just got...

Grizzlies' Steven Adams out 3-5 weeks with sprained knee

Jan. 24, 2023 23:40 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Steven Adams will miss three to five weeks because of a sprained ligament in his right knee. Memphis announced the update Tuesday night. The Grizzlies, second in the Western Conference with a 31-16 record, visit Golden State on Wednesday...

Californians will voter whether to overturn fast-food law

Jan. 24, 2023 21:19 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A voter initiative that would overturn a California law aimed at raising wages and improving working conditions for fast food workers has qualified for next year's ballot, authorities said Tuesday. The referendum raised more than 623,000 valid voter...

Kings use early 3s, big 4th quarter to top Grizzlies 133-100

Jan. 24, 2023 01:29 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Trey Lyles scored a season-high 24 points, Harrison Barnes had 15 of his 20 in Sacramento's record-tying first quarter and the Kings beat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 133-100 on Monday night. The Kings tied the NBA record with 12 3-pointers in the...

Jones sends Weber State to 50-48 win over Sacramento State

Jan. 22, 2023 01:05 AM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Dillon Jones finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Weber State over Sacramento State 50-48 on Saturday night. Dyson Koehler scored 12 points with five rebounds for the Wildcats (10-10, 5-2 Big Sky Conference). Steven Verplancken Jr. scored 10. ...

Montana State knocks off Montana 67-64

Jan. 22, 2023 00:56 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Darius Brown II scored 23 points as Montana State beat Montana 67-64 on Saturday night. Brown shot 9 for 13 from the floor (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free-throw line for the Bobcats (13-8, 6-2 Big Sky Conference). Raequan Battle scored...

Idaho State wins 65-61 against Sacramento State

Jan. 20, 2023 00:42 AM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Brayden Parker scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Idaho State beat Sacramento State 65-61 on Thursday night. Miguel Tomley and Kolby Lee added 10 points apiece for the Bengals (7-12, 4-2 Big Sky Conference). Zach Chappell finished...

Malone out for Nuggets due to protocols, Adelman steps in

Jan. 17, 2023 21:12 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets assistant coach David Adelman once served as a ball boy for the Portland Trail Blazers. His dad was a successful coach of the Blazers, too. Now, he'll be making his acting head coaching debut against, as it just so happens, Portland. Adelman slides...

37.0 at 38: LeBron James goes on scoring tear after birthday

Jan. 17, 2023 16:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a time in life when all but the world's greatest athletes are slowing down, LeBron James has picked up speed. James turned 38 years old on Dec. 30, deep in his 20th season in the NBA. He celebrated by scoring 47 points on his birthday in Atlanta, and the...