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Sacramento Kings (33-49)


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vs. OKC 
W 114-112
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@ Pho 
W 105-101
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@ Hou 
L 81-116
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Kings' methodical coaching search ended with Dave Joerger

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Vlade Divac's first coaching search as general manager of the Sacramento Kings was methodical. He talked to about a dozen candidates over several weeks and was ready to bring in three finalists for a second interview before settling on a pick.

That all changed when Memphis fired Dave Joerger on Saturday and a plodding search moved into warp speed. The Kings flew Joerger and his family to Sacramento on Sunday, hired him as coach a day later and introduced him at a news conference on Tuesday.

"We got probably the best coach out there," Divac said. "I'm happy with the process. If I did it overnight or I did it fast, we'd probably end up without Dave. We took the time, talked to a lot of candidates and had the opportunity to talk to Dave, too."

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Leaders
Points: DeMarcus Cousins26.9
Rebounds: DeMarcus Cousins11.5
Assists: Rajon Rondo11.7
FG%: Darren Collison48.6%
Steals: Rajon Rondo1.96
Blocks: DeMarcus Cousins1.42
Defense (Rank)
Points: 109.1 (30)
Rebounds: 45.0 (23)
Assists: 24.2 (26)
FG%: 46.2% (23)
FT%: 76.2% (21)
3P%: 36.6% (23)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 106.6 (3)
Rebounds: 44.2 (12)
Assists: 24.5 (3)
FG%: 46.4% (8)
FT%: 72.5% (26)
3P%: 35.9% (10)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Golden State 73 9 .890 --
x-LA Clippers 53 29 .646 20.0
Sacramento 33 49 .402 40.0
Phoenix 23 59 .280 50.0
LA Lakers 17 65 .207 56.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/2/2016 DeMarcus Cousins Reinstate/Suspension
3/31/2016 DeMarcus Cousins League Suspension One game for 16th technical
3/12/2016 DeMarcus Cousins Reinstate/Suspension
3/10/2016 DeMarcus Cousins Team Suspension One game for detrimental conduct
12/16/2015 Rajon Rondo Reinstate/Suspension
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/2/2016 Omri Casspi Sore hamstring
3/28/2016 Marco Belinelli Sore foot
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