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The season is over. Now on to to the top priorities for the offseason.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's season-ending game between the Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns at Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

The NBA announced Monday Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended for Wednesday’s season finale against the Phoenix Suns for being assessed his 16th technical foul of the season.

Barring a reprieve from the NBA, tonight was DeMarcus Cousins’ last game of the season. Cousins was called for his 16th technical foul in the fourth quarter of the Kings’ 106-103 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Sleep Train Arena. That technical foul means Cousins is suspended for Wednesday’s season finale against Phoenix.

The Kings will have guard Isaiah Thomas available for tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Watch a replay of The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves at Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

The depth of Spurs should not be overrated after San Antonio clinched the NBA’s best record while resting its star players.

Before today’s game, Kings coach Michael Malone called Clippers guard Chris Paul the best point guard in the NBA.

The Kings are at Staples Center for “Lob City.”

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from today's game between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Coverage on our live blog begins at 11:30 a.m. Gametime is 12:30 p.m.

The Kings announced they will play the Brooklyn Nets in two preseason games in China in October.

PORTLAND,Ore. The play by Portland to win tonight’s game, 100-99, at Moda Center, was a tough one for the Kings.

The Kings will have their starting frontcourt back tonight.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center in Portland.

Ray McCallum is gaining plenty of experience.

The margin of error with from slim to none quickly.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Oklahoma City Thunder from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

The Kings fell to 3-30 in games where they fail to score 100 points by dropping a 93-91 decision to the Dallas Mavericks Sunday at Sleep Train Arena.

Dallas coach Rick Carlisle is worried about Rudy Gay when the Kings face the Mavericks.

Watch a replay of The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from this afternoon's game between the Sacramento Kings and Dallas Mavericks from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

No team could care less about a 19-game winning streak or that streak ending than the Spurs.

OAKLAND The Golden State Warriors are playing for the playoffs and wasted little time disposing of the Kings, 102-69, Friday night at Oracle Arena.

The Golden State Warriors will have one of their starters back for tonight’s game against the Kings.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors from Oracle Arena in Oakland.

Rudy Gay carried the Kings in the second half, scoring a team-high 16 of his 31 points in the Kings’ 107-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena.

The Kings will be without Isaiah Thomas for the fifth consecutive game with right quad contusion.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena. Coverage on our live blog begins at 6 p.m. Gametime is 7.

The Kings were actually outscored 50-46 in the paint tonight. But don’t be fooled, they were the more physical team.

The Kings will start Ray McCallum at point guard for the fourth consecutive game against the New Orleans Pelicans as Isaiah Thomas recovers from a right quad contusion.

Watch a replay of The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.

The Kings will sign guard Jared Cunningham to a 10-day contract, according to a league source. Cunningham is expected to be in New Orleans for Monday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.

DALLAS Samuel Dalembert’s lone season with the Kings was 2010-11. Since he’s bounced around to Houston, Milwaukee and now Dallas.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Dallas Mavericks from the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Coverage on our live blog begins at 4:30 p.m. Gametime is 5:30.

The Kings will be without two key players tonight.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Oklahoma City Thunder from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.

Add New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony to the list of players that love DeMarcus Cousins’ game and want to see more from him after the Knicks defeated the Kings.

Isaiah Thomas will miss his first game of the season tonight with a right quad contusion when the Kings host the New York Knicks.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and New York Knicks from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena. Coverage on our live blog begins at 6 p.m. Gametime is 7.

Perhaps this is the kind of act the Kings have wanted to see more of from DeMarcus Cousins.

The Kings will be without backup forward Quincy Acy for a second consecutive game with a sprained right ankle.

Watch a replay of The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Milwaukee Bucks from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

With 56.1 seconds left in the Spurs 99-79 win over the Kings, Royce White made his NBA regular-season debut.

Kings coach Michael Malone believes the San Antonio Spurs are the best team in the NBA.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

Sacramento is last in the NBA in assists and if given the chance, White would like to help change that.

I was already writing my “Kings come out flat in the second half and blow a lead to lose” story. It sure looked as if the game was headed that way after the Washington Wizards took an 81-70 lead with 8:56 to play.

Quick hits before the Kings host the Washington Wizards:

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from tonight's game between the Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.

The Kings signed Royce White to a second 10-day contract today, according to general manager Pete D’Alessandro.

NBA defense isn’t easy as Ben McLemore continues to learn. And Kevin Martin continues to remind McLemore of that.

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will not play tonight because of right knee tendinitis and is listed as day-to-day.

Watch a replay of The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from Sunday's game between the Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves from the Target Center in Minneapolis.

By Jason Jones | jejones@sacbee.com

Kings have nothing but praise for Noah, who is making a bid to be an All-NBA performer

Time: 4 p.m. TV: CSNCA

Reggie Evans will start at power forward tonight when the Kings play the Chicago Bulls at United Center.

Replay The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers provide live updates and highlights from Saturday's game between the Sacramento Kings and Chicago Bulls from the United Center in Chicago. The Kings lost to the Bulls 94-87.

Thaddeus Young had a good game for the Philadelphia 76ers in Sacramento back in January, when they beat the Kings.

The Kings will try out their third different starting lineup in as many games tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers as they attempt to end a three-game losing streak.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from today's game between the Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Isaiah Thomas watched the final 5:26 of Tuesday’s 99-89 loss to the Detroit Pistons from an unfamiliar spot: the Kings’ bench.

Tonight’s matchup at center features two players that very well could have been teammates.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from today's game between the Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons from the The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Marcus Thornton is the latest former King to go at his former teammates with success.

The string of games against former Kings on this trip continues tonight.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from today's game between the Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Coverage on our live blog begins at 2 p.m. Gametime is 3.

Kings also announce Orlando Johnson has been signed to a second 10-day contract.

When the Kings’ reserves were in the game, the team showed some resistance and energy on the court.

Kings coach Michael Malone said the Raptors’ backcourt is his biggest concern heading into tonight’s game.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones and other reporters and observers as they provide live updates and highlights from today's game between the Sacramento Kings and Toronto Raptors from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

There was the expected crowd of local media waiting for Rudy Gay following Thursday’s practice at the Raptors practice facility in the Air Canada Centre.

The Kings could use a low-post scorer off the bench with Carl Landry sidelined with a knee injury.

The Bucks have the NBA’s worst record (12-47) entering tonight’s game at Bradley Center.

Follow the game between the Sacramento Kings and Milwaukee Bucks from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee with live updates and highlights posted by The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers.

When the Kings said they'd begin playing Ray McCallum ahead of Jimmer Fredette after the All-Star Break, there were some predictable reactions -- namely that the decision was a basketball crime against Fredette.

Ben McLemore’s defensive struggles have been obvious lately. During Michael Malone’s pregame media session, he was asked again about McLemore’s struggles.

Watch a replay of the game between the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena with live updates and highlights posted by The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers.

Rudy Gay was on his way to another monster game with 22 first-half points on 8-of-11 shooting.

By Jason Jones | jejones@sacbee.com

Follow the game between the Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena with live updates and highlights posted by The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. Tip-off is at 7.

Time: 7 p.m. TV: CSNCA/NBA TV

Exactly what bothered Kings coach Michael Malone about Friday night’s 126-122 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center?

DeMarcus Cousins (suspension) and Carl Landry (sore knee) are out for the Kings tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.

Follow the game between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers from the Staples Center in Los Angeles with live updates and highlights posted by The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers.

The Kings plan to matchup with the Lakers and play a smaller lineup tonight at Staples center with DeMarcus Cousins suspended for the game.

The Kings signed guard Orlando Johnson to a 10-day contract Wednesday. Johnson was a second-round draft pick of the Kings in 2012 before his draft rights were traded to Indiana for cash.

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended for Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers and fined by the NBA for two separate incidents, the league announced today.

Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro announced Thursday afternoon in a press release the team has agreed to a contract buyout with guard Jimmer Fredette.

After not speaking with the media Tuesday night, Kings center DeMarcus Cousins discussed his first ejection of the season during the Kings’ 129-103 loss to the Houston Rockets.

DeMarcus Cousins apologizes via Twitter following his first ejection of the season

The Kings are playing perhaps the hottest team in the NBA, but Jimmer Fredette dominated coach Michael Malone’s pregame chat.

Follow the game between the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento with live updates and highlights posted by The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers.

The Kings are in talks to complete a buyout with guard Jimmer Fredette. Fredette would be waived and become a free agent after clearing waivers.

The Denver Nuggets are an injury-depleted bunch. But the Kings haven’t shown they can consistently beat struggling teams, even on a night like this when they have a clear talent advantage.

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will start tonight’s game at Denver.

Watch a replay of the game between the Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets from the Pepsi Center in Denver with live updates and highlights posted by The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers.

Cousins wants to play Sunday at Denver but wants to see how his injured hip feels before the game.

Once Russell Westbrook regains his form, he and Kevin Durant will form the most potent duo in the NBA.

The Kings will have all their players available, including recently-acquired forward Reggie Evans, when they host the Boston Celtics tonight.

Replay our live blog for coverage of Saturday night's game between the Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena. The Bee's Jason Jones as well as other reporters and observers provided live coverage and updates of the game in which the Kings beat the Celtics 105-98.

The Kings announced guard Jason Terry will not be with the team the rest of the season.

Kings coach says in radio interview that guard acquired in Wednesday’s trade with Brooklyn will rehab injuries that have slowed him this season.

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins returned to practice Thursday.

The Kings have agreed to acquire Miami guard Roger Mason Jr. and cash from the Miami Heat in exchange for a heavily-protected second-round draft pick.

By noon Thursday, things might settle down for the Kings.

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (strained left hip flexor) and Golden State center Andrew Bogut (adverse reaction to a cortisone injection) are both out for tonight’s game at Sleep Train Arena.

Follow our live blog as The Bee's Jason Jones and Ailene Voisin, as well as other reporters and observers, provide coverage of the game between the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors from Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. Tip-off is scheduled for 7.

Team reaches agreement to send shooting guard to Brooklyn for guard Jason Terry and forward Reggie Evans.

Records and statistics through Thursday’s games

DeMarcus Cousins left Wednesday’s win over the New York Knicks with 3:15 left in the fourth quarter with a strained left hip flexor.

There is a big storm headed for the New York area, which is expected to lead to flight delays and cancellations Thursday.

Follow The Bee's Jason Jones along with other reporters and observers posting to a live blog from the game between the Sacramento Kings and New York Knicks from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:30.

Rookie Anthony Bennett has a career night at the Kings’ expense.

CLEVELAND The Kings beat the Cleveland Cavaliers by 44 points on Jan. 12 in Sacramento.

The Sacramento Kings played the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland and lost 109-99. Replay our live in-game blog for observations and insights from The Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones and others.

DeMarcus Cousins really cannot afford too many more technical fouls. He’s at 12, four away from an automatic one-game suspension.

Rudy Gay and Marcus Thornton are both in the starting lineup for today’s game against the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center.

Watch a replay of The Bee's Jason Jones and Ailene Voisin and other reporters and observers as they cover the game between the Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards.

George Hill could be the key to whether the Pacers win an NBA championship.

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