PHOTO CREDIT: Denver Nuggets' Andre Miller (24) celebrates with Ty Lawson (3) and Nene (31), of Brazil, after Miller scored a basket in the final seconds of the second half of an NBA basketball game on Jan. 18, 2012, in Philadelphia. Denver won 108-104 in overtime. Matt Slocum. Associated Press.
We're here to feed your need for Sacramento Kings news. Each day, we'll highlight news, features and analysis from around the Web.
Tonight's game - Denver Nuggets (12-5) at the Sacramento Kings (6-12):
- "The travel-heavy early schedule - their 11 road contests were tied Tuesday for most in the league - has been a challenge for the young Kings," writes Matt Kawahara (@matthewkawahara) in today's newspaper.
- Kawahara previews tonight's game in today's newspaper.
- "When the Kings take on Denver tonight in just their second home appearance in their past 10 games, you wonder which team will show up at Power Balance Pavilion?" asks Tom Couzens (@tomcouzens) in today's Leading Off column.
- Kawahara reported on Chuck Hayes' return to practice in a blog post yesterday.
- Christopher Dempsey (@dempseypost) previews tonight's game in today's Denver Post.
- Nate Timmons (@Nate_Timmons) previews tonight's game in a blog post for SB Nation affiliate Denver Stiffs.
More news and analysis:
- "A request by Councilwoman Sandy Sheedy for a council discussion of a June ballot measure on an arena financing plan was postponed Tuesday night," writes Ryan Lillis (@Ryan_Lillis) writes in today's newspaper.
- "Sacramento Police Chief Rick Braziel said Tuesday a downtown arena could help boost the police budget and make downtown safer," writes Tony Bizjak (@TonyBizjak) in today's newspaper.
- Alisa Becerra (@Aburraka) of FOX 40 covered yesterday's press conference.
- "(Francisco) Garcia can only do so much to help on the floor, but he long ago accepted an important role on this team: the wise vet," writes Blake Ellington (@blakeellington) in a blog post on Sacramento Connect partner Bleed Black And Purple.
Tweets of the day:
Albert Pujols and Prince Fielders combined contracts = more than building a new entertainment and sports complex in Sacramento. #cruelworld— James Ham (@James_Ham) January 24, 2012
Boost in ratings for Kings games. Comcast says first month CSNCal is averaging 32k households in market per game- 33% increase.— Rob McAllister (@Rob_McAllister) January 25, 2012
Glad to be back in Sac. Nothing like home sweet home— Tyler Honeycutt (@thoneycutt23) January 25, 2012
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