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Kings Daily: A winning lineup? It’s a start

Kings forward Rudy Gay (8) gets back to the bench during a timeout against the Los Angeles Clippers during their game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on Friday, January 6, 2016.
Kings forward Rudy Gay (8) gets back to the bench during a timeout against the Los Angeles Clippers during their game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on Friday, January 6, 2016. hamezcua@sacbee.com

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Kings start strong after shuffle but can’t finish

The Kings go to a smaller starting lineup Friday and play better early, but could not make the plays needed late in a 106-98 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Golden 1 Center. A late turnover by DeMarcus Cousins costs the Kings a chance to tie the score in the final seconds.

Kings, Clippers develop mutual dislike

The Kings and Los Angeles Clippers aren’t rivals in the sense of having a heated history based on past playoff series. Yet many of their encounters in recent seasons have had a level of animosity that have made for some entertaining moments. It always seems the mind games are at another level when the teams meet.

Scouting the opponent: Warriors lose 24-point lead, stunned by Grizzlies

Golden State squanders Stephen Curry's 40 points with an awful fourth quarter and watches Mike Conley knock down a key jumper with 55 seconds left in OT. The Kings host the Warriors on Sunday.

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