Sabonis sets Kings’ double-double mark in win over Pacers

Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis (10) looks to pass around Indiana Pacers forward Aaron Nesmith (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS — Domantas Sabonis had 26 points and 12 rebounds to break Oscar Robertson’s single-season franchise record with his 30th consecutive…

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Beermen not about to take Kings lightly

Chris Ross (right) and the rest of the Beermen guard against complacency. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ San Miguel reached for the door of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup championship series on Friday night following its 106-96 dismantling of Barangay Ginebra in Game 2 of the semifinals. The Beermen will have a chance to turn the knob this…

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Magnolia takes on Phoenix, Beermen battle Gin Kings in separate best-of-five Final Four series many see going down the wire

Coaches in the Final Four, from top left, clockwise, Ginebra’s Tim Cone, Jorge Gallent of San Miguel, Jamike Jarin of Phoenix and Magnolia’s Chito Victolero. —PHOTOS BY AUGUST DELA CRUZ If how these four clubs finished classification in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup were any indication, both best-of-five semifinal series that start on…

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Suns go on big fourth quarter run to stun Kings

Phoenix Suns forward Kevin Durant gestures after he made a 3-pointer against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, in Phoenix. The Suns won 119-117. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) PHOENIX — Kevin Durant made two free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining and the Phoenix Suns staged…

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Damian Lillard hits buzzer-beater, Bucks stun Kings in OT

Milwaukee Bucks’ Damian Lillard reactsf after making the game-winning three pointer in overtime of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 143-142 in overtime. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE — Damian Lillard swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime to give the Milwaukee Bucks a…

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Bishop’s big move validates continued stay with Kings

Tony Bishop Jr. (No. 21) elevates his scoring for the Kings against the Batang Pier. —PBA IMAGES Tony Bishop Jr. quashed whatever doubts fans have over his role on Sunday night after coming through for Barangay Ginebra and bailing the Gin Kings out against a dangerous NorthPort side that was as eager to firm up…

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NBA: Pelicans lead by as many as 50 in dominant win over Kings

New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) raises his arms to the crowd during a Sacramento Kings timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024. (AP Photo/José Luis Villegas) SACRAMENTO, California — CJ McCollum scored 30 points, making seven 3-pointers, and the New Orleans Pelicans led…

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NBA: Rozier returns from illness to lead Hornets’ upset of Kings

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, right, dribbles past Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Randall Benton) SACRAMENTO, California — Terry Rozier scored 14 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter after missing a game due to illness, and…

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Meralco tries to stay alive vs Lin, Taipei Kings

Jeremy Lin Meralco tries to fan its East Asia Super League (EASL) playoff hopes and win at home for the first time when the Bolts, toughened by a back-breaking schedule during the holidays, host former New York star in the National Basketball Association Jeremy Lin and the New Taipei Kings on Wednesday at PhilSports Arena.…

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Best of PH collegiate basketball in 2023: New kings and queens

La Salle, San Beda and UST: the teams that made it to the top of the collegiate basketball mountain in 2023. –MARLO CUETO/ART MANILA, Philippines—This year saw the collegiate basketball scene crown new heroes. From the NCAA to the UAAP, new kings and queens were heralded as the best in their respective divisions. Take a…

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