2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
29-46, 3rd in Pacific
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4hJustin Verrier

Cousins prepared for first game vs. Kings

DeMarcus Cousins is preparing to play the Kings, the team he spent over six years with. "At the end of the day, this is a business," he said. "I just roll with the punches."

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarcus Cousins stuck to the same refrain for the first few questions about his first game against the Kings:

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Jazz cruise past Kings 112-82 (1:01)
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Hayward throws one down on the break (0:17)
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Kings' McLemore converts loose ball into big dunk (0:19)
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Gobert draws foul, drains basket ... without jumping (0:20)

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Kings' 91-90 victory over the Grizzlies on Monday following their 98-97 win over the Clippers on Sunday marked the first time that the franchise has earned one-point wins in consecutive days since the Rochester Royals did it in December 1956, per the Elias Sports Bureau. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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R&K: Should Hinkie take the Kings job?

The guys talk about Sam Hinkie and whether he should take a job running the Kings even if the franchise is sort of a mess plus Mark Dominik in studio.

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R&K: Legs on the Cavs and Ken Jeong

The guys talk with Tim Legler about the Cavs struggles and if they're in trouble in the east, plus is Sam Hinkie about to get another shot and actor Ken Jeong stops by.

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Kings among worst-managed NBA franchises

We ranked every front office in the NBA, and the Kings ranked near the bottom. Check back throughout the week as we break down the rankings into three categories: coaches, GMs and owners.

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Kings edge Grizzlies by a point (1:44)
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McLemore throws down transition slam (0:18)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Entering Monday, teams were 11-10,920 (.001 win pct) when trailing by 13+ points with under 4 minutes to play in the last 20 seasons. With the Kings making such a comeback against the Clippers Sunday, and the Thunder making one on Monday against the Mavericks, it's the 1st time teams have made these comebacks on back-to-backs nights over the last 20 seasons.

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Cauley-Stein's perfect finish at the rim (0:16)
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Hield, Collison hustle for the alley-oop (0:15)
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Kings' Labissiere soars for the jam (0:16)
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Kings with an easy jam (0:20)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.325th
Rebounds Per Game40.728th
Assists Per Game22.315th
Points Allowed106.319th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172946.387
2015-163349.402
2014-152953.354
2013-142854.341
2012-132854.341