Sports

Sports Night: Kings get their point guard

Voisin: Kings finally get their prized point guard. Why Fox couldn’t be happier

The Kings filled a big need by taking De’Aaron Fox, a point guard from the Kentucky Wildcats, at No. 5 overall on Thursday. He’s critical to their rebuild.

Kings: Sacramento drafts point guard it sees as ‘All-Star,’ 3 others who fill needs, fit culture

The Kings draft point guards De’Aaron Fox and Frank Mason III and forwards Justin Jackson and Harry Giles on Thursday. Fox is selected fifth overall.

Today’s video: Divac pleased with Kings’ draft night haul

Sacramento native Wilson drafted by Milwaukee Bucks with 17th pick

DJ Wilson, a Capital Christian High School graduate who played at Michigan, is drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 17th overall pick Thursday.

NBA draft: 76ers take Fultz with top pick

Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball lead a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the NBA draft, which received a jolt early in the first round when the Chicago Bulls trade All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Top NBA pick Fultz drafted by (City) (team name) in his Instagram error

The Philadelphia 76ers take Washington’s Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday. Before being selected, the point guard makes a fill-in-the-blank error on Instagram.

Giants: Braves hit four homers, use eight-run fifth to hold off S.F.

Lane Adams hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer in Atlanta's eight-run fifth inning and the Braves beat Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants 12-11 in a rain-delayed game.

A’s: Reddick’s big day lifts Astros to victory

Former A’s outfielder Josh Reddick homers and scores four runs, Jake Marisnick and Marwin Gonzalez each go deep and the Houston Astros beat the host A’s 12-9 on Thursday afternoon.

MLB LINKS

Scoreboard/schedule

Standings

A’s schedule

Giants schedule

Elk Grove’s Larson is NASCAR’s hottest (and fastest) driver; here’s why

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson returns to Northern California atop the Monster Energy Cup standings and fresh off another win in Michigan. The Elk Grove native will race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.

Track and field: Gay keeps sprinting in memory of 15-year-old daughter

Tyson Gay keeps sprinting in the memory of his 15-year-old daughter who was shot and killed in October outside a restaurant in Lexington, Ky. The Olympian runs in the U.S. track and field championships Thursday in Sacramento.

49ers Q&A: Beathard over Hoyer? Smelter’s chances?

Answers to 49ers-related questions, including whether a rookie quarterback can leapfrog veteran Brian Hoyer before the season begins. (Answer rhymes with “phlegative”).

Raiders: Carr gets paid, but will face some high taxes until team moves to Las Vegas

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr reportedly agrees Thursday to an extension that pays $25 million per year. Once the team moves to Nevada, Carr won’t pay taxes on the deal.

Sports Extra

View the day’s summaries, game recaps, standings and more in The Sacramento Bee e-Edition.

  Comments