Sacramento Kings in History

Events in Sport

  • 1987-02-04 Sacramento Kings score only 4 points 1st quarter against Lakers; fewest in a period since introduction of 24 second shot-clock in 1954
  • 1988-11-08 Arco Arena in Sacramento, California, opens, Sac Kings lose to Seattle, 97-75
  • 1990-11-20 Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year
  • 1991-03-19 Sacramento Kings set NBA record of 29 consecutive road loses
  • 1991-04-15 Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road
  • 1991-11-23 Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
  • 1995-02-12 45th NBA All-Star Game, America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ: West beats East, 139-112; MVP: Mitch Richmond, Sacramento Kings, SG
  • 1996-01-10 Boston guard Dana Barros sinks a 3-point field goal in his 89th straight game, during the Celtics' 113-104 win over Sacramento Kings; NBA record streak ends in next game when he goes 0 from 9
  • 2008-01-13 Orlando Magic knock down a then NBA-record 23 3-pointers in 37 attempts (62.2%); Jameer Nelson goes 5-for-5 from beyond the arc as Magic beat the Sacramento Kings, 139-107

Sports History

2015-01-23 Golden State guard Klay Thompson scores the most NBA points in a quarter (37) and most 3-pointers in a quarter (9) in Warrior's 126-101 win over Sacramento Kings

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1950-11-30 Paul Westphal, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard (NBA C'ship 1974; NBA All-Star 1977–81; Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns) and coach (Phoenix Suns, Seattle SuperSonics, Sacramento Kings), born in Torrance, California (d. 2021)
  • 1958-04-02 Larry Drew, American basketball point guard (Kansas City/Sacramento Kings, LA Clippers, LA Lakers) and coach (Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1962-08-05 Otis Thorpe, American NBA forward. 1984-2001 (Sacramento Kings. Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, and 5 other teams), born in Boynton Beach Florida
  • 1964-06-13 Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Lithuanian NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1964-11-21 Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1965-06-30 Mitch Richmond, American NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1965-11-13 Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1968-11-14 Lionel Simmons, American basketball forward (NCAA Player of the Year 1990, La Salle Uni; Sacramento Kings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-03-09 Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • 1969-11-22 Byron Houston, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1971-06-28 Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1971-09-12 Terry Dehere, American politician and NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-09-15 Michael Malone, American basketball head coach (Denver Nuggets 2015-21; Sacramento Kings 2013-14; NBA All-Star Game 2019), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972-02-26 Clint McDaniel, American NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1972-03-05 Brian Grant, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings)
  • 1972-03-28 Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1973-02-14 Tyus Edney, American basketball player (Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings), born in Gardena, California
  • 1973-03-01 Chris Webber, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 1997, 2000–2003; Washington Bullets/Wizards, Sacramento Kings) and broadcaster (NBA Gametime Live; TNT), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-12-04 Corliss Williamson, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship 2004, Detroit Pistons; NBA 6th Man of the Year 2002; NCAA Final 4 MOP 1994), born in Russellville, Arkansas
  • 1974-06-23 Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1974-11-03 Tariq Abdul Wahad [Olivier Saint-Jean], French basketball forward, 1997-2003 (1st French player in NBA; Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks, and 2 other teams), born in Paris, France
  • 1975-04-24 Michael Stewart, American basketball NBA center (Sacramento Kings), born in Cucq-Trepied-Stella-Plage, France
  • 1980-03-28 Luke Walton, American basketball head coach (Sacramento Kings 2019; LA Lakers 2016-18; NBA C'ships 2009-10, LA Lakers), born in San Diego, California