Kings, NBA begin sex-assault inquiry into coach Luke Walton

Sports 04/25/19, 12:08

The Sacramento Kings and the NBA have begun a joint investigation into allegations that coach Luke Walton sexually assaulted a woman. The Kings and the league said Thursday they will be looking into the accusations contained in a lawsuit filed earlier in this week in Los Angeles by former sportscaster Kelli ...

Update: Accuser details claim against Luke Walton

Sports 04/23/19, 19:46

The Latest on a lawsuit that accuses Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault (all times local):5:30 p.m.A former sports reporter who is suing Luke Walton for sexual assault says the new Sacramento Kings coach held her down, kissed and groped her in a hotel room, then laughed at ...

Report: Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Sports 04/22/19, 22:08

A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.TMZ reported Monday night citing legal documents that Kelli Tennant is suing Walton. TMZ reports that Tennant claims she went to Walton's hotel room to discuss a book she was writing when Walton ...

Kings hire Luke Walton as coach

Sports 04/15/19, 11:16

The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach just days after the Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with him following three losing seasons.The Kings announced Monday that Walton will replace Dave Joerger. Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac fired Joerger last week following a 39-43 finish that was the ...

source: Luke Walton reaches agreement to be Kings coach

Sports 04/13/19, 17:39

A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons.The 39-year-old Walton was dismissed by the Lakers on Friday after Los Angeles went 37-45. The person spoke ...

Back as a 3 seed, Portland looks to avoid another early exit

Basketball 04/11/19, 17:46

For the second straight season the Portland Trail Blazers earned the third seed in the West and home-court for the playoffs. This year they're looking for a better outcome than last year when they were surprisingly swept in the opening round by New Orleans.It won't be easy.The Trail Blazers take ...

Sacramento Kings fire coach Dave Joerger 3 losing seasons

Sports 04/11/19, 12:41

The Sacramento Kings have fired coach Dave Joerger after three losing seasons.The team announced the decision Thursday, one day after finishing its 13th straight losing season — the NBA's longest active playoff drought.General manager Vlade Divac said in a statement the organization needs to "move in a different direction" to ...

Blazers lock up No. 3 seed with 136-131 win over Kings

Basketball 04/11/19, 00:14

Rookie Anfernee Simons scored a career-high 37 points in his first start of the season and the Portland Trail Blazers secured the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference with a dramatic 136-131 victory over the Sacramento Kings using just six players Wednesday night.The Blazers have won 14 of 17 ...

Clark, Payton help Pelicans rally past Kings 133-129

Basketball 04/07/19, 22:39

Ian Clark scored 31 points with a career-best seven 3-pointers, Elfrid Payton had 12 of his 25 points in the final 3½ minutes and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Sacramento Kings 133-129 on Sunday night.Jahlil Okafor added 23 points and 14 rebounds, Solomon Hill had 13 points and Kenrich ...

Jazz dominate Kings 119-98 for seventh straight win

Basketball 04/05/19, 22:34

Donovan Mitchell and Grayson Allen each scored 23 points to lead the Utah Jazz to their seventh straight victory with a 119-98 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.Allen had his first career 20-point game while shooting 10 of 14 from the field. Mitchell had nine assists, Rudy Gobert ...

Kings bounce back from 25-point loss to beat Cavs 117-104

Basketball 04/04/19, 23:32

De'Aaron Fox had 16 points and 10 assists, Buddy Hield scored 23 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-104 Thursday night.Marvin Bagley III scored seven of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, and Bogdan Bogdanovic added 15 points and eight rebounds for Sacramento.Collin Sexton scored 19 ...

Harden scores 36, Rockets rout Kings 130-105

Basketball 04/02/19, 23:28

James Harden had 36 points and 10 assists, Houston matched its season high with 26 3-pointers and the Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings 130-105 Tuesday night.Eric Gordon and Danuel House Jr. each scored 19 points, Kenneth Faried added 12 points and 11 rebounds, and P.J. Tucker scored 13. The Rockets ...

Hield scores 26, helps Kings end 11-game skid in San Antonio

Basketball 03/31/19, 20:49

Buddy Hield scored 26 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped an 11-game skid in San Antonio, holding on in the fourth quarter and beating the Spurs 113-106 Sunday night.Willie Cauley-Stein added 17 points and all of Sacramento's starters scored in double figures. Bogdan Bogdanovic added 15 points off the bench.LaMarcus ...

Lakers ride Kuzma’s hot 3rd to beat Kings 111-106

Basketball 03/24/19, 23:15

Kyle Kuzma scored 21 of his 29 points in the third quarter, LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers ended a five-game losing streak with a 111-106 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.JaVale McGee had 17 points and 14 rebounds ...

Hield sets franchise season record for 3s, Kings beat Suns

Basketball 03/23/19, 23:46

Buddy Hield had 25 points and set the franchise season record for 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 112-103 on Saturday night.Hield made 7 of 14 from beyond the arc, giving him 245 3-pointers this season. That surpassed the mark of 240 set by Peja Stojakovic in ...

Kings bounce back after tough loss to beat Mavs 116-100

Basketball 03/21/19, 23:40

Marvin Bagley III had 22 points and 12 rebounds in his first game against fellow rookie star Luka Doncic, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-100 on Thursday night.Buddy Hield scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, and De'Aaron Fox added 15 points and nine ...

Nets erase 28-point deficit in 2nd-half, top Kings 123-121

Basketball 03/20/19, 00:14

D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 28 points down in the second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 123-121 on Tuesday night and snap a four-game ...

Russell scores career-best 44, Nets rally past Kings

Sports 03/19/19, 23:46

D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 28 points down in the second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 123-121 on Tuesday night and snap a four-game ...

Embiid has 21 points, 17 rebounds, leads 76ers past Kings

Basketball 03/15/19, 20:37

Joel Embiid had 21 points and 17 rebounds and made some big plays on both ends of the court late in the fourth quarter, Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 123-114 on Friday night.Tobias Harris and JJ Redick each added 19 points and ...

Irving’s triple-double leads Celtics past Kings 126-120

Basketball 03/14/19, 21:22

Kyrie Irving had 31 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics overcome a 17-point first-half deficit and beat the Sacramento Kings 126-120 on Thursday night.It was Irving's second career triple-double. His first was with Cleveland on Feb. 28, 2014, against Utah.Jaylen Brown added 22 points, and ...

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