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The third-year guard acquired in the trade with New Orleans has been a major factor in three of the Kings’ last four wins. Coach Dave Joerger likes Galloway’s versatility.
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The Kings and Dallas Mavericks appeared to be in a contest to see who would have the fewest players available by tipoff on Tuesday night. That’s how things work in today’s NBA. When the playoffs are out of reach, teams aren’t shy about trying to increase their odds in the draft lottery by sitting their best players to decrease their odds of winning.
Tristan Thompson’s “Iron Man” streak is over. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man sprained his right thumb Tuesday and did not play in Wednesday’s first-place showdown at Boston, ending his consecutive games played at 447 – the longest active stretch in the NBA.