The Kings were left questioning their effort Wednesday night following their loss at home to the Philadelphia 76ers, who at 3-31 have the worst record in the NBA. Center DeMarcus Cousins and coach George Karl agree that the Kings were “outworked” and “outplayed” in the loss.
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The Golden State Warriors flopped without NBA MVP Stephen Curry, getting blown out for just their second loss of the season behind 23 points for Dallas’ J.J. Barea in a 114-91 victory for the Mavericks on Wednesday night.
When the 49ers and St. Louis Rams play Sunday at Levi’s Stadium, nothing will be at stake other than draft position. Still, for Blaine Gabbert, the game is a final audition before the 49ers head into the offseason with decisions to make at quarterback.
Charles Woodson was unable to lead the Raiders back to the playoffs in his second stint in Oakland. But if the team makes the postseason soon after Woodson’s retirement, which comes after Sunday’s game in Kansas City, Mo., the 18-year veteran will deserve credit for the work he has done teaching young players and creating a winning culture.
High school seniors Ryan Robards of Elk Grove, Jake Jeffrey of Folsom and Trey Udoffia of Del Oro top The Sacramento Bee’s All-Metro picks for 2015. Robards is the Player of the Year, Jeffery is tops on offense and Udoffia leads defensive selections.
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