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Kings guard Buddy Hield is honored Monday by the NBA. He led Western Conference rookies in scoring in March, averaging 14.1 points.
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The Kings see a slight improvement in the weekly power rankings roundup. Their average in the six sites sampled is 25.5, good for a 0.5-point increase.
Projected starters, broadcast information and keys to Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Harrison Barnes caught fire in the fourth quarter as he led the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-105 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. The former Golden State Warriors forward scored 15 of his 31 points in the final period to help the Mavericks hold off a frustrated Bucks team before a sellout home crowd.