The NBA commissioner also discussed reforming the division system and the issue of coaches resting healthy players.
On May 2, 2001, the Sacramento Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns 3-1 in the First Round of the Western Conference Playoffs. Peja Stojakovic scored 37 points, including 14-of-14 on free throws to lead all scorers.
On May 1, 2005, the Sacramento Kings fell into a 3-1 hole against the Seattle Super Sonics in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs. The Kings had no answer for Ray Allen, who scored 46 points on 17-of-28 shooting.
Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton examine the key needs and potential draft solutions for four NBA teams positioned to pick in the mid-lottery: the Magic, Kings, Pistons and Hornets.
Prior to DeMarcus Cousins' all-star selection in 2015, the last all-stars from the Sacramento Kings were Brad Miller and Peja Stojakovic in 2004.
Assistant coach Chad Iske will be reunited with Kings head coach George Karl.
On April 29, 2004, the Sacramento Kings closed out a first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-118 victory. Point guard Mike Bibby was 6-of-8 from 3-point range and led all scorers with 36 points.
On April 28, 1996, Mitch Richmond of the Sacramento Kings scored 37 points in Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series, a 90-81 victory over the Seattle SuperSonics.
On April 27, 1999, the Sacramento Kings began a five-game season-ending win streak with a 104-100 overtime victory over the Spurs.Vlade Divac led the Kings with 27 points and 15 rebounds.
This story shows why sports matter so much in communities, like Sacramento.
Sacramento ends playoff drought.
On April 25, 2001, trailing the opening round series 1-0, the Sacramento Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns 116-90 in Game 2, the fourth largest point differential in a Kings playoff game.
The Sacramento Kings dealt with injuries to key players this season. Forward Rudy Gay missed 14games (4-10 without him), center DeMarcus Cousins missed 23 games (6-17 without him), and guard Darren Collison missed 37games (13-24 without him).
Second year guard Ben McLemore of the Sacramento Kings improved his game during the 2014-15 season. While starting every game this season, McLemore averaged 32.
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On April 22, 1989, Danny Ainge recorded eight steals (as well 18 points and 10 assists) in a 104-89 victory for the Sacramento Kings over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has no plans to trade starting center DeMarcus Cousins.
Arnie Risen led the way for the franchise's only NBA championship.
It was the first time the franchise won the opener of a playoff series in two decades
Chris Webber led the Kings to win over the Dallas Mavericks.
Sacramento Kings general manager has made several moves since arriving in Sacramento in June 2013.
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf totaled 28 points off the bench.
The streak ranks as the eighth-longest in NBA history
Cousins established himself as a dominate force down low during the 2014-15 season
During the 2014-15 season the Suns lost the most games at the final buzzer