Sacramento Kings principal owner Vivek Ranadive is earning praise for protecting the fans and respecting the protesters during the game against Atlanta at Golden 1 Center on Thursday. The protest came after Stephon Clark's shooting by police Sunday.
Protesters marching in the name of Stephon Clark, an unarmed man killed by Sacramento police officers, forced Golden 1 Center to go on lockdown. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive then asked to meet one of the organizers to better understand the protest.
Former Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins and former Kings and former local prep star Matt Barnes have reached out to the family of Stephon Clark to cover the cost of the funeral, sources told The Bee. Clark was shot dead by Sacramento police on Sunday.
The protest of the Sacramento police shooting death of Stephon Clark led to Thursday's Kings game against the Atlanta Hawks being delayed by about 20 minutes. Garrett Temple, Justin Jackson and others reflect on the experience.
Stephen Curry returned from a six-game absence due to a right ankle injury only to strain his left knee after scoring 29 points, and the beat-up, undermanned Golden State Warriors held off the Atlanta Hawks 106-94.
Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner fractured his left hand during a Friday spring training game after a direct hit by a line drive. He will miss significant time. Fans on Twitter reacted, many with sorrow, as one of baseball's best pitchers is sidelined.
San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is hurt for the second straight year, breaking a bone in his pitching hand when it was hit by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City's Whit Merrifield during a spring training game.
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The California Interscholastic Federation said its schedule of 12 games is on as scheduled at Golden 1 with no fears of protesting that marred Thursday's Kings game in light of the Stephon Clark shooting.
Demonstrators protesting Sunday's fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark, 22, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers prevent several thousand fans from entering Golden 1 Center to attend NBA game