DeMarcus Cousins to start in Warriors debut next week

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 11, 2019

DeMarcus Cousins to start in Warriors debut next week

Golden State center DeMarcus Cousins, targeting a Jan. 18 season debut after nearly a year sidelined by injury, will start immediately upon his return, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Thursday. "Yeah I'll start him," Kerr told reporters at a Warriors practice. "After that, everything's on ...

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2017

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Kevin Durant added 22 points and a career-high seven blocked shots for ...

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

Basketball / NBA Feb 20, 2017

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game in ...

Spurs play spoiler as Kings unveil new downtown arena

Basketball / NBA Oct 28, 2016

Spurs play spoiler as Kings unveil new downtown arena

Kawhi Leonard ripped the ball away from Ben McLemore and drove the other way for a three-point play. Then the next time down the court, Leonard grabbed it away from McLemore and scored on the other end. Those two plays turned the momentum San Antonio's ...

Kings halt Clippers' win streak at 10

Basketball / NBA Jan 17, 2016

Kings halt Clippers' win streak at 10

Without DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin inside, the Clippers were forced to shoot jumpers. The Sacramento Kings were on the perimeter contesting shots and disrupting their looks. DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Omri Casspi added 17 points and the Kings stopped Los ...

McCollum takes charge for Blazers

Basketball / NBA Dec 28, 2015

McCollum takes charge for Blazers

Overshadowed for the last two years as he played behind a pair of seasoned guards, C.J. McCollum has blossomed into a rising star for the Portland Trail Blazers. McCollum had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Blazers to a 98-94 victory ...

Wade leads way as Heat battle past Kings in overtime

Basketball / NBA Mar 8, 2015

Wade leads way as Heat battle past Kings in overtime

Down by 35 on Friday night, the Miami Heat almost pulled off an incredible comeback. Down by 16 on Saturday night, they were barely fazed. Dwyane Wade scored 28 points, Tyler Johnson's 24-point effort was capped by a backbreaking 3-pointer as the shot clock was expiring ...

Unbeaten Spain, U.S. stay on collision course

Basketball Sep 4, 2014

Unbeaten Spain, U.S. stay on collision course

They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid. First, they had to take care of Bilbao. The Americans wrapped up the No. 1 seed in their group Wednesday, improving to 4-0 at the FIBA World Cup with a 106-71 ...