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Cousins replaces Kobe on West All-Star team

Cousins replaces Kobe on West All-Star team

ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Updated 51 minutes ago
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will replace injured Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant at the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, commissioner Adam Silver announced Friday.
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  • James will play vs Kings after missing 1 game

    James will play vs Kings after missing 1 game

    nba.com ESPN.com 31 minutes ago
    LeBron James will play against Sacramento on Friday night after missing a game because of a sprained right wrist.
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  • George Gervin wants an asterisk on Klay Thompson's single-quart…

    George Gervin wants an asterisk on Klay Thompson's single-quarter scoring mark

    yahoo.com Jan 28 (yesterday)
    Nearly a week later, Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson's insane, record-breaking 37-point third quarter in Friday's game vs. the Sacramento Kings is still one of the most talked about stories in the NBA. Thompson's performance was mind-boggling, …
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  • Kings' Cousins hoping to make West All-Star team

    Kings' Cousins hoping to make West All-Star team

    nba.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    DeMarcus Cousins has the statistics. He has the stature. And he has the support of several high-profile peers calling for him to get his first All-Star nod.
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  • The NBA postponed two games, and improves Sacramento's lottery …

    The NBA postponed two games, and improves Sacramento's lottery odds

    yahoo.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    The NBA and the forces of Mother Nature may have just banded together to help Sacramento’s NBA draft status. As expected, the league postponed Monday night’s Brooklyn Nets/Portland Trail Blazers and New York Knicks/Sacramento Kings games due to the bliz…
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  • NBA postpones Kings-Knicks, Blazers-Nets due to weather

    NBA postpones Kings-Knicks, Blazers-Nets due to weather

    nba.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    The National Basketball Association games scheduled for this evening in the New York area have been postponed due to the expected severe weather conditions.
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  • Watch Every Basket As Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record With 37 Poi…

    Watch Every Basket As Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record With 37 Points In A Quarter

    dimemag.com nba.com ESPN.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    If there was any debate about the best backcourt in baskeball, Klay Thompson ended it on Friday night during a 126-101 win Warriors win over the Kings. His 37-point third quarter on 13-of-13 from the field and 9-of-9 from beyond the arc set an NBA recor…
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge needs thumb surgery, and the Blazers might be…

    LaMarcus Aldridge needs thumb surgery, and the Blazers might be in big trouble

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    We started to get bad vibes after Wednesday's reports that the results of a magnetic resonance imaging exam on the left hand that LaMarcus Aldridge injured during the Portland Trail Blazers' Monday's win over the Sacramento Kings were "inconclusive…
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  • GIF: Boogie’s Behind-The-Back Burn Of KG

    GIF: Boogie’s Behind-The-Back Burn Of KG

    dimemag.com Jan 22
    The Kings fell down by 16 at the half against the Nets last night. DeMarcus Cousins was just 2-for-12 in the opening 24 minutes, but DMC and the Kings came back to make a game of it late, only to fall 103-100 to the visiting Nets. Cousins rebounded to g…
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  • GIF: Rudy Gay’s Casual No-Look Feed For Boogie Jam

    GIF: Rudy Gay’s Casual No-Look Feed For Boogie Jam

    dimemag.com Jan 20
    Damian Lillard clinched it for Portland in their 98-94 win over the visiting Kings with a smash to put the Blazers up three with 34 seconds left. But before Dame brought the Moda Center crowd to their feet, DeMarcus Cousins crunched his own dunk off a d…
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  • Damian Lillard's clutch cram pushes Blazers past Kings

    Damian Lillard's clutch cram pushes Blazers past Kings

    Trailing by one point with less than one minute remaining in regulation, and with Portland Trail Blazers All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge sidelined by a left hand injury sustained during the second quarter, the Sacramento Kings needed to do one …
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  • Dirk Nowitzki & Rajon Rondo Say DeMarcus Cousins Deserves A…

    Dirk Nowitzki & Rajon Rondo Say DeMarcus Cousins Deserves An All-Star Nod

    dimemag.com Jan 14
    After DeMarcus Cousins dropped a near triple-double on them last night in Sacramento — and may have won it for the Kings if not for amateur thespian, Tyson Chandler, the Mavs breathed a sigh of relief. They also made it clear they appreciated how good B…
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  • Watch This Sick DeMarcus Cousins Mix: “Unstoppable”

    Watch This Sick DeMarcus Cousins Mix: “Unstoppable”

    dimemag.com Jan 12
    It’s unlikely DeMarcus Cousins gets voted into his first All-Star game by the fans. So far, he’s eighth among the Western Conference front-court players, with Dwight Howard shamefully in front of him and 200K votes separating him and the No. 3 player, M…
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  • David Blatt Says “Kevin Love’s Not A Max Player” & It’s Tak…

    David Blatt Says “Kevin Love’s Not A Max Player” & It’s Taken Out Of Context

    dimemag.com Jan 12
    After the Cavs got steamrolled by the Kings in Sacramento last night, 103-84, David Blatt interrupted a reporter’s question to say “[Kevin Love ‘s] not a max player yet, is he?” End quote. Except that’s not where the quote ended and Blatt said it with a…
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  • The Cavaliers Need LeBron Back In A Goddamn Hurry

    The Cavaliers Need LeBron Back In A Goddamn Hurry

    deadspin.com Jan 12
    The Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their fifth straight game after getting thwacked by the Sacramento Kings last night. It was their ninth loss in the last 11 games, and the team is now 1-8 in games in which they do not have the services of LeBron James. T…
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  • Cavaliers' Blatt: 'Tonight not a step forward'

    Cavaliers' Blatt: 'Tonight not a step forward'

    ESPN.com Jan 12
    After a 103-84 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, marking the Cleveland Cavaliers' fifth straight defeat and their ninth in their past 11 games, Cavs coach David Blatt admitted his team has fallen on tough times.
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  • Cousins-led Kings rout LeBron-less Cavaliers

    Cousins-led Kings rout LeBron-less Cavaliers

    ESPN.com Jan 11
    DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 13 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings beat Cleveland 103-84 on Sunday night, the Cavaliers' seventh loss in eight games with LeBron James out with a strained back and sore left knee.
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  • LeBron James Making Progress In Recovery; Out Sunday Versus Kin…

    LeBron James Making Progress In Recovery; Out Sunday Versus Kings

    dimemag.com Jan 11
    LeBron James will likely make good on last week’s hopes that he’d return during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ ongoing Western Conference road trip. It just won’t be on Sunday against the Sacramento Kings. The four-time MVP re-joined his team in San Francisco…
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  • Video - What If the Kings Had Drafted Klay Thompson? 05:27

    What If the Kings Had Drafted Klay Thompson?

    Jan 30
    In 2011, Jimmer Fredette was selected one pick before Klay Thompson. What if it had gone the other way?
  • Video - Cousins Steps In For Kobe On ASG Roster 02:29

    Cousins Steps In For Kobe On ASG Roster

    Jan 30
    Baxter Holmes makes the case for why the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins was a good selection to replace the injured Kobe Bryant on the West All-Star team roster.
  • Video - Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win 02:14

    Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win

    Jan 23
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter and finished with 52 for the game in the Warriors' 126-101 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win 01:58

    Thompson Scores 52 In Warriors' Win

    Jan 23
    Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter and finished with 52 for the game in the Warriors' 126-101 win over the Kings.

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