• Dallas Mavericks guard Wesley Matthews, right, drives against Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    Cousins scores 31 to lead Sacramento past Mavericks 112-98

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — There’s little doubt the Sacramento Kings are a much different team with DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup.

  • Graves scores 19, leads Sacramento State past Pacific, 79-71

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves scored 19 points, Cody Demps added 17 and Sacramento held off Pacific, 79-71 Sunday night in the second day of the Sacramento State Invitational.

  • Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts after guard Klay Thompson, right, hit a three-point shot against Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Warriors run NBA-record start to 18-0, beat Kings 120-101

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 19 points in the first quarter and Draymond Green had his second straight triple-double as the Golden State Warriors extended their NBA record to 18 straight wins at the start of a season Saturday night with a 120-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

  • Jois, McBroom lead Eastern Washington past Pacific 70-63

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Austin McBroom scored 20 and Venky Jois added 16 with seven rebounds and four assists to help Eastern Washington beat Pacific 70-63 Saturday night at the Sacramento State Basketball Invitational.

  • Jech leads South Dakota to 96-90 win over Sacramento State

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Dan Jech was 9 of 10 from the floor and made all four long range attempts to score 22 points as South Dakota held on for a 96-90 win over Sacramento State in the Sacramento State Invitational on Saturday night.

  • Minnesota Timberwolves forward Adreian Payne, center, looks to pass between Sacramento Kings' Ben McLemore, left, and Rajon Rondo, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    Wiggins scores 22 as Timberwolves beat Kings 101-91

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For a team that has struggled at home this season, the Minnesota Timberwolves have fared surprisingly well away from Target Center.