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Darren Collison scores 26 points to lead the Kings to a 108-92 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center. The Kings were without suspended center DeMarcus Cousins, and Ty Lawson becomes the latest King to suffer an injury.
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Isaiah Thomas was fan favorite in his first three seasons in the NBA with the Kings, but the team made no effort to retain him as a free agent in 2014. After a stop in Phoenix, Thomas has flourished into a two-time All-Star with the Boston Celtics.
Omri Casspi is hopeful of returning to action as early as Friday when the Atlanta Hawks visit Golden 1 Center. The forward has been sidelined for 12 games with a strained tendon in his right calf.
A by-the-numbers look at the Kings’ victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday at Golden 1 Center.
After shoving security guards, former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is escorted from his seats at Madison Square Garden and arrested after an altercation near team owner James Dolan. Oakley, 53, played for the Knicks from 1988-98.
Once again, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has found himself in the middle of a political issue. Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, in an interview with CNBC, said President Donald Trump is an “asset” to the country. “I agree with that description,” Curry said, “if you remove the ‘et’ from asset.”