Sacramento Kings (28-49, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (20-57, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Christian Wood and the Houston Rockets host De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings in Western Conference play.
HOUSTON (AP) — Davion Mitchell, Damian Jones and Trey Lyles scored 24 points each, and the Sacramento Kings outlasted the Houston Rockets for a 121-118 win Wednesday night.
It was a wild back-and-forth game where both teams had double-digit leads before staying close in the fourth quarter.
MIAMI (AP) — The worst losing streak of Miami's season is over. Not only that, but the Heat returned to the top of the Eastern Conference.
And now a road trip with massive seeding implications awaits.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Donte DiVincenzo and Harrison Barnes hit 3-pointers in the final minute of overtime and the Sacramento Kings outlasted the Orlando Magic 114-110 on Saturday night.
Both of the big shots came on passes from rookie Davion Mitchell, who finished his 12th NBA start with 22 points, seven rebounds and nine assists in 45 minutes.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Damian Jones' tip-in with less than a second left lifted the Sacramento Kings to a 110-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
Trey Lyles missed a 3-pointer for Sacramento but Jones tipped in the rebound with 0.2 seconds remaining.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox had 34 points, six assists and six rebounds as the Sacramento Kings beat the stumbling Chicago Bulls 112-103 on Monday night.
Domantas Sabonis added 22 points and seven rebounds after missing two games, and Sacramento ended a four-game skid with its third victory in 10 tries.
Sacramento Kings (22-37, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (37-21, second in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago takes on the Sacramento Kings after DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points in the Chicago Bulls' 120-109 victory against the San Antonio Spurs.
NEW YORK (AP) — In his first game as a member of the Nets, Seth Curry scored 23 points to lead Brooklyn to a 109-85 win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.
Brooklyn snapped its 11-game losing streak, and Curry was one of five players who finished in double figures.
Minnesota Timberwolves (29-25, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (20-36, 13th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota looks to keep its five-game win streak alive when the Timberwolves take on Sacramento.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson took a flick pass from Stephen Curry in transition then drove hard past Davion Mitchell to the left corner and unleashed an off-balanced baseline 3-pointer that was spot on, raising an arm high to celebrate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton scored seven of his 12 points in the fourth quarter on his way to a double-double, and the Sacramento Kings handed the stumbling Brooklyn Nets their sixth consecutive loss, 112-101 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Burks had 21 points off the bench, Evan Fournier also scored 21 and the New York Knicks routed the skidding Sacramento Kings 116-96 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 18 points in his return from a knee injury, Onyeka Okongwu also had 18 off the bench and the Atlanta Hawks recovered from a slow start to beat the struggling Sacramento Kings 121-104 on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 11 of his 24 points over the final six minutes, including two free throws with 6.2 seconds left, and the Sacramento Kings ended the Miami Heat’s five-game winning streak with a 115-113 victory on Sunday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points before being ejected in the fourth quarter, Marvin Bagley III made a clutch 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 on Wednesday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had a big third quarter and then turned to Mike Conley. He didn’t need to say a thing.
“Don and I kind of have a nonverbal communication. He looks up at me with his hands on his knees and I’m like, ‘I’ll take the ball for a few possessions,‘” Conley said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — No. 8 Baylor is in a period of transition with some key departures from last year’s national championship team.
The losses include the Bears' top three scorers — All-America junior guard Jared Butler and fellow guards MaCio Teague and Davion Mitchell — and Mark Vital, the leading rebounder.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Kansas has been picked by Big 12 head coaches as the favorite to win the conference title after Baylor won the league title last season and went on to win its first national championship.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Kings finally have a defensive anchor in the backcourt. Sacramento also added some beef to its frontcourt with the addition of a 7-foot shot blocker from Portugal.
Davion Mitchell, a two-way guard whose defensive skills were pivotal during Baylor’s championship run, was selected by the Kings with the ninth overall pick to improve a defense that has been among the NBA’s worst for several seasons.
WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor is adding another transfer guard.
Coach Scott Drew said Tuesday night that Dale Bonner has signed with the Bears after leading Division II Fairmont State in scoring, assists and steals in each of his past two seasons at the school in West Virginia...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Somebody will be doing a joyful Texas two-step after Baylor and Houston meet Saturday night in the Final Four...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — That ice that seemed to be forming across the 3-point arc was hardly enough to throw Baylor off course...
Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua and Adam Flagler got to watch Baylor win a lot of games from the bench last season, and now are among six former redshirts playing every game for the undefeated, second-ranked Bears...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas played Baylor tougher than most teams have this season. The Bears still shrugged off the Longhorns to stay unbeaten...
WACO, Texas (AP) — This Baylor win was for Davion Mitchell, and the junior guard did his part against his former team...
WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 6 Baylor shook off the rust after a long break, and next goes into Big 12 play.
After missing their first six shots Monday, in their first game in 12 days, the Bears used an overwhelming run to take control and beat Jackson State 83-57 for their ninth win in a row.