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2009-04-15 23:15:07

Ike Diogu scored 28 points Wednesday in helping Sacramento end a dismal season on an upbeat with a 97-90 victory over Minnesota. The Kings ended a nine-game losing streak, but their 16-65 record is still the worst in team history. The last time the franchise failed to reach 20 victories came 49 years ago, when as the Cincinnati Royals they went 19-56. Andres Nocioni added 17 points for Sacramento. Minnesota's season came to a close with three straight losses. Craig Smith led the Timberwolves...

2009-04-12 23:51:37

Michael Finley beat the game clock, but not the shot clock, with a 3-pointer that officials let stand Sunday in the San Antonio Spurs 95-92 win over Sacramento. With the game tied 92-92, Finley collected a pass from a driving Tony Parker and fired the 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to play. The shot clock had already run down but game officials ruled the shot was not reviewable. Andres Nocioni missed a 3-point attempt for the Kings as time expired. Parker led all scorers with 25 points and...

2009-04-10 00:15:10

Ron Artest had 26 points Thursday and the Houston Rockets beat Sacramento 115-98 to take a half game lead over San Antonio and Portland in the NBA West. Yao Ming had 20 points and nine rebounds. Luis Scola finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, Von Wafer had 13 points and Shane Battier scored 12 for the Rockets -- who have won three straight and lead the second-place Spurs by a half game in the Southwest Division. Houston ended the night in third place in the Western Conference behind...

2009-04-01 01:04:57

David West scored 40 points Tuesday while Rasual Butler hit a game-winning three at the buzzer, allowing New Orleans to squeak past Sacramento 111-110. A timely screen gave Butler the look he wanted after a timeout and he nailed the winning shot from the top of the arc as time expired. Butler had 18 points in the win as New Orleans held on to the sixth playoff spot in the NBA Western Conference. Andres Nocioni led Sacramento with 23 points and Kevin Martin added 20. New Orleans used an 8-0...

2009-03-11 01:15:28

Jeff Green and Russell Westbrook scored 22 points each Tuesday and Oklahoma City held off Sacramento 99-98. The Thunder got another 17 points from Thabo Sefolosha and Nenad Krstic grabbed 15 rebounds. Oklahoma City has now won five of its last six games while Sacramento has lost 20 of its last 24. Spencer Hawes led the Kings with 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. Francisco Garcia added 18 and Andres Nocioni 16. This game was tight throughout the first half, with Oklahoma City leading...

2009-02-27 23:52:03

Kevin Martin led six players in double figures with 20 points Friday night, boosting the Sacramento Kings to a 98-86 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers were unable to build on their biggest win of the season, a two-point upset of Boston Wednesday. Sacramento scored the last 10 points of the first period for a 27-18 lead and was not threatened the rest of the way. Bobby Jackson had 18 and Andres Nocioni 17 for the Kings, who had lost their previous three games. It was the 13th...

2009-02-21 23:10:11

Josh Howard scored a team-high 20 points Saturday night to lead the Dallas Mavericks in an easy 116-95 victory against the Sacramento Kings. Following a 30-20 first quarter, Dallas built its advantage to 70-50 by halftime and held a double-digit lead the entire second half. Reserve James Singleton had 19 points and 12 rebounds. Dirk Nowitzki scored 12 with five rebounds in a rare off-night. Jason Kidd scored 11 with 11 assists, while Antoine Wright added 10 points, three rebounds and four...

2009-02-18 22:58:20

Kirk Hinrich scored 12 of his season-high 31 points in the final 6 minutes Wednesday and Chicago pulled away late to defeat Milwaukee 113-104. The game was tied midway through the fourth quarter before Hinrich made a layup and a 3-pointer on back-to-back possessions. Chicago picked up the victory on the day the Bulls made a six-player trade with Sacramento. Chicago acquired center Brad Miller and forward John Salmons from the Kings for forwards Andres Nocioni, Cedric Simmons and Michael...

2009-02-18 21:02:10

Sacramento and Chicago swapped six players Wednesday in the first of an expected flurry of deals prior to the NBA trade deadline. The Bulls got center Brad Miller and swingman John Salmons for forwards Andres Nocioni, Cedric Simmons and Michael Ruffin, and center Drew Gooden. The Sacramento Bee reported late Wednesday the Kings also will deal Ruffin to Portland for forward Ike Diogu and will receive about $1 million from the Trailblazers. Multiple league sources told the Bee the deal, one day...

2009-01-20 22:35:56

Mike Bibby had 31 points, six assists and five steals Tuesday in the Atlanta Hawks' 105-102 over the Chicago Bulls. Josh Smith added 17 points and 14 rebounds, Zaza Pachulia 18 points, and Joe Johnson 16 points, eight assists and five rebounds. Atlanta won its second game in as many nights despite playing without Al Horford (right knee) and Marvin Williams (concussion). Ben Gordon led Chicago with 21 points, Andres Nocioni had 15 points and Kirk Hinrich and Derrick Rose each had 13 points...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin