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The Kings on Sunday recall rookies George Papagiannis and Skal Labissiere from Reno, where they were sent to get playing time in the NBA Development League. Both rookies were averaging about 30 minutes per game with the Bighorns and said the experience is valuable.
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For the fourth time in a month, Indiana guard Jeff Teague flirts with his first career triple-double, as the Pacers hold off the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 98-95. Teague finishes with 16 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. Indiana visits the Kings on Wednesday at Golden 1 Center.
Following a win over the Pistons, losses to the Thunder and Cavaliers don’t hurt the Kings too badly in the weekly sampling of six NBA rankings.
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly look ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June. The Warriors avenge a loss to the Cavs on Christmas with a 126-91 victory Monday night in Oakland. Golden State led 78-49 at halftime.