Ryan Anderson (Oak Ridge High School) scores a game-high 36 points, 30 in the first half, as the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans knock off the Kings 114-105 Thursday night at Smoothie King Center. Sacramento’s losing streak grows to three games.
DeMarcus Cousins, as many expected, is named an All-Star reserve, becoming the first King to earn back-to-back All-Star selections since Peja Stojakovic (2003-04). What’s more surprising is that he’s also going to compete in the Skills Challenge, usually reserved for guards.
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Eddie DeBartolo Jr., 69, is careful to say his Hall of Fame fate is in the hands of the voters, but he notes that the largesse that has become commonplace among sports franchises began with his 49ers clubs. He finds out whether he’ll be inducted as a contributor on the Saturday before the Super Bowl.
UC Davis center Neal Monson’s wife, Mimi, is expecting the couple’s first child March 10, the first day of the Big West Conference tournament in Anaheim. “I wish (the baby) would come in April or May, but what are you going to do?” says Monson. He’s not your typical college student, nor a typical college center, Voisin writes.
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