Behind a season-high 36 points from Rudy Gay, the Kings end their five-game trip with a 129-118 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Kings get their first win this season in six attempts without All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins.
Sixteen games into the season, Rajon Rondo, who some called a malcontent before signing with the Kings, has already tied or broken records for assists in a game and consecutive games with at least 10 assists. While his game continues to grow, he’s also taken on the hobby of growing tomatoes.
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The 49ers’ move from Colin Kaepernick to Blaine Gabbert at quarterback receives outspoken support from Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu, who intercepted Kaepernick twice in an earlier meeting. “It seems like Gabbert has a little bit better grip on what’s going on,” Mathieu says.
Elk Grove (12-0) has powered into Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I semifinals against Oak Ridge (10-2) on the strength of the leading rusher in Northern California. Ryan Robards has chugged for 2,501 yards and 38 touchdowns, both school records.
As the 2015-16 season unfolds, it appears the Sacramento State and UC Davis men’s basketball teams like the taste of winning. The Hornets went 21-12 last season while the Aggies went 25-7. Sac State improved to 4-0 with a 84-79 win over UC Davis on Wednesday.
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