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NBA trade speculation: Dragic, Holmes and more including mooted Randle-Fox showcase

Bogdan Bogdanovic of the Atlanta Hawks is defended by Richaun Holmes and Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings during the second half at State Farm...

Ahead of the February 10 trade deadline, NBA teams in both conferences are looking to trade players and improve their rosters – whether that be in an effort to bolster themselves with the playoffs in mind, finding long-term solutions for existing conundrums or opening up cap space with the summer offseason a consideration. As such, here’s a list of those prominent names…
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Tyrese Haliburton’s recent surge shows Sacramento have long-term puzzle to consider

Tyrese Haliburton of the Sacramento Kings celebrates with teammates Terence Davis and Maurice Harkless after a play in the second quarter against the...

Tyrese Haliburton has now recorded six games with 20+ points this season — five have come since December 17, with franchise guard De’Aaron Fox missing four outings during that stretch after entering the league’s health and safety protocols.¬†Given the startling statistics with and without his backcourt partner, do Sacramento have a potential long-term issue on their hands? Continue reading “Tyrese Haliburton’s recent surge shows Sacramento have long-term puzzle to consider”

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Suns 107-110 Kings: Barnes’ dagger three ices game as Sacramento show their maturity

Harrison Barnes of the Sacramento Kings reacts after hitting the game-winning three-point shot over Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA...

Unbeaten in pre-season but overwhelmed by Stephen Curry and Donovan Mitchell recently, the Sacramento Kings overcame adversity by executing big plays late on to emerge victorious and ice a hotly-contested clash against the reigning Western Conference champion Phoenix Suns. Continue reading “Suns 107-110 Kings: Barnes’ dagger three ices game as Sacramento show their maturity”

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Warriors 117-113 Kings: Tyrese Haliburton shines, but Dubs edge frenetic finish

Tyrese Haliburton of the Sacramento Kings shoots a basket during the game against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center on April 25, 2021 in San...

Rookie of the Year candidate Tyrese Haliburton had 15 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to snatch a hard-fought road win at Chase Center as the Sacramento Kings were bested 117-113 by a determined Golden State Warriors effort overnight – powered by MVP frontrunner Stephen Curry and others besides when things got tricky down the stretch. Continue reading “Warriors 117-113 Kings: Tyrese Haliburton shines, but Dubs edge frenetic finish”

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Preview: New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings – Battle of two strugglers

Zion Williamson played nearly perfectly in Pelicans' loss to the Kings

The NBA’s resumption of play continues on Friday night, when two struggling sides in contrasting situations and conferences target a return to winning ways as the New Orleans Pelicans (29-39) entertain the Wizards (24-44) in Orlando, Florida. Considering the pair’s recent woes, who will ultimately reign supreme here? Continue reading “Preview: New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings – Battle of two strugglers”

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NBA’s injury bug: DeAaron Fox, Khris Middleton and Gordon Hayward among those with injuries

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We’re roughly ten games into the NBA 2019-20 season and already there are some lengthy injuries that will impact a number of playoff-chasing teams between now and Christmas: with some threatening to be sidelined for longer periods still.¬† Continue reading “NBA’s injury bug: DeAaron Fox, Khris Middleton and Gordon Hayward among those with injuries”