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SportBagley's 32 points help Kings extend Suns' skid to 14

04:25  11 february  2019
04:25  11 february  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Marvin Bagley III (born March 14 , 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils and was a 2018 Consensus All-American.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Marvin Bagley III had another strong game off the bench with a career-high 32 points and six rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat Phoenix 117-104 on Sunday to hand the Suns their 14th straight loss.

Hield scores 34 points, Kings hold off 76ers 115-108

Hield scores 34 points, Kings hold off 76ers 115-108 Buddy Hield scored 34 points and set a career high for 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings weathered a fourth-quarter flurry from Jimmy Butler to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 115-108. De'Aaron Fox had 19 points and eight assists, Willie Cauley-Stein also scored 19 and Marvin Bagley III added 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Kings won their sixth straight at home. With its third consecutive victory over Philadelphia, Sacramento (27-25) matched its win total from last season. Joel Embiid had 29 points and 17 rebounds for Philadelphia. Butler added 29 points, 18 coming in the fourth quarter when he made two four-point plays.

Marreese Speights had a career-high 32 points on 12-15 shooting in only 26 minutes off the bench to help the Warriors beat the 76ers by the tune of 123-80. Trail Blazers; Sacramento Kings ; San Antonio Spurs; Toronto Raptors; Utah Jazz; Washington Wizards.

Sun 1/27. Marvin Bagley III has his best game as a pro with 24 points and 12 rebounds in the Kings ' 127-112 win against the Spurs. Marvin Bagley III is out for at least two more weeks as the Kings rookie continues to recover from a bone bruise in his left knee.

Buddy Hield scored 18 points, De'Aaron Fox had 17 points and nine assists, and Nemanja Bjelica added 10 points and eight rebounds to help Sacramento to its fifth win in six games.

BOX SCORE: KINGS 117, SUNS 104

The Kings inched closer to ending the longest current playoff drought in the NBA. Sacramento, which last made the postseason in 2005-06, pulled within a half-game of the idle Los Angeles Clippers for the final playoff spot in the West.

Devin Booker had 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists in his return from injury for Phoenix. Deandre Ayton added 16 points and nine rebounds.

The Suns' losing streak is one shy of its franchise record of 15 set last season. They'll try to avoid matching that dubious mark Wednesday against the Clippers.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 32 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat Phoenix 119-108 on James had eight second-quarter points to help spark a 25-15 run that gave the Suns a brief four- point lead before Wiggins got hot with three straight buckets to

Zach Randolph had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 19 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Bulls 107-106. Kings : Rookie F Justin Jackson and second-year players C Georgios Papagiannis and G Malachi Richardson were assigned to the Reno Bighorns of the G

Bagley had his best game as a pro while dominating in the paint. The second overall pick in the draft, Bagley shot 10 of 15 and went 11 for 13 from the free-throw line. He also scored Sacramento's first 12 points in the fourth quarter, including a driving 360-degree spinning layup.

Phoenix trailed by 25 before closing to 112-99 on a free throw from Mikal Bridges with 2 1/2 minutes remaining.

Willie Cauley-Stein made 1 of 4 free throws for Sacramento, and Fox drove in for a two-handed dunk to help the Kings pull away.

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Suns: Jackson scored six straight points in the third on a free throw, dunk and 3-pointer. He was also called for a technical foul in the same period. ... Booker returned to the lineup after missing the previous two games because of right hamstring tightness. He had a scare in the third quarter when he banged knees with Bogdan Bogdanovic and limped off the court, but he came back to start the fourth and promptly made a 3-pointer.

Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Suns 118-110

Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Suns 118-110 James Harden scored 44 points _ his 20th 40-point game of the season _ and the Houston Rockets beat Phoenix 118-110 to hand the Suns their season-worst 11th straight loss. Harden, who also had eight rebounds and six assists, extended his streak of games with at least 30 points to 27, third-longest in NBA history. Chris Paul scored 18 and Kenneth Faried had 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Rockets, who played without two starters.

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Kings: Sacramento had only two turnovers in the first half. ... Fox spent much of the first quarter on the bench after picking up his second foul early.

UP NEXT

Suns: Play in Los Angeles against the Clippers on Wednesday.

Kings: Play at Denver on Wednesday.

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Bagley's 32 points help Kings extend Suns' skid to 14

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