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STOCKTON KINGS SOAR PAST SALT LAKE CITY STARS, 140-110

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (21-16), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, beat the Salt Lake City Stars (24-12), the NBA G League of the Utah Jazz, by a score of 140-110. Stockton forward DaQuan Jefferies had a game-high 33 points.

The game began with both teams in a back and forth battle, with the first quarter ending with Salt Lake leading 26-25. In the second quarter, Stockton shot seven-of-12 (.583 percent) from beyond the arch. Jefferies did not miss a shot the entire quarter going five-of-five from the field and two-of-two from three-point range, scoring 12 of his 33 points.

In the first half, Jefferies and center Robert Franks each scored 17 points, scoring 34 of Stockton’s 60 points. Stockton led going into the second half, 60-53.

In the third quarter, Stockton guard Kyle Guy scored 16 points, shooting four-of-five from the field and three-of-four from beyond the arch helping Stockton outscore Salt Lake 40-29 in the quarter. Stockton shot .706 percent from the field, and .700 percent from three-point range while Salt Lake struggled shooting .407 percent from the field and .250 from three-point range. Guy’s three-point jump shot near the half-court mark at the buzzer gave put Stockton ahead 100-82. 

Stockton extended the lead in the fourth quarter, seeing their biggest lead at the four-minute mark, ahead by 32 points. Stockton would keep their strong lead and beat the Stars with a final score of 140-110.

Salt Lake guard Justin Wright-Foreman led the Stars in scoring with 22 points. 

Stockton saw five players in double-figures. Jefferies led the game with 33 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Guy finished the game with 30 points and five assists. Franks added a double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds.  

Salt Lake City returns on Wednesday, February 26, for Stockton’s second annual Education Day game at 10 a.m. All students in attendance will receive a free educational workbook from the Stockton Kings. Stockton is home again on Sunday, March 1, to host the Rio Grande Vipers at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets.

Match Recap Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations

AGUA CALIENTE CLIPPERS COMEBACK TO BEAT STOCKTON KINGS IN THRILLER, 134-131

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (19-16), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, fell to the Agua Caliente Clippers (19-18), the NBA G League affiliate of the Los Angeles Clippers, with the final score 134-131. Agua Caliente recovered from a 20-point deficit in the second quarter to get tonight’s win. Stockton guard Isaiah Canaan scored a game-high 34 points.  

Agua Caliente forward Jonathan Motley scored half of the team’s first-quarter points, scoring 14 of his 33 points. Stockton shot 7-of-9 (.778 percent) from three-point range. During the second quarter, Stockton went on an 11-0 run to help the Kings see their biggest lead of the game, ahead 20 points with one-minute remaining in the first half. The first half ended with Stockton leading 70-53.

In the first half, Stockton forward Robert Franks scored 20 points, shooting 8-of-10 from the field, 4-of-6 from three-point range, and grabbing seven rebounds. Forward DaQuan Jefferies added 17 points and five rebounds. 

In the third quarter, Agua Caliente outscored the Kings 47-32, shooting 15-of-19 from the field (.789 percent). Forward Amir Coffey scored 14 of his 28 points. In the final minutes of the quarter, Agua Caliente went on a 10-0 run bringing the score to a tie at 97 with 45 seconds remaining in the quarter for the first time since the game began. The score would remain tight through the fourth quarter. With 1:20 remaining in regulation, the game was tied at 128. Free throws by Coffey in the final seconds would secure the win for the Clippers. 

Agua Caliente saw six players in double figures. Motley led the Clippers in scoring with 33 points, shooting 11-of-19 from the field. Coffey and guard James Palmer added 28 points apiece. 

Canaan led the game in scoring with 34 points and added seven assists and five rebounds. Forward Robert Franks posted a double-double with 29 points and ten rebounds. Jefferies finished with 25 points and seven rebounds. 

Stockton head on the road to face the Santa Cruz Warriors on Saturday, February 22, at 7 p.m. The Stockton Kings are back in action for a three-game homestand beginning on Monday, February 24, for a rematch against the Santa Cruz Warriors at 7 p.m. They will welcome the Salt Lake City Stars on Wednesday, February 26, as they host the second annual Education Day game at 10 a.m. All students in attendance will receive a free educational workbook from the Stockton Kings. Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets.

STOCKTON KINGS DEFEAT MEMPHIS HUSTLE 137-126

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (16-13), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, defeated the Memphis Hustle (23-8), the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzles, to snap the Hustle’s three-game winning streak. Memphis guard Dusty Hannahs led the game in scoring with 26 points. Stockton saw three players score 24 points each. 

Stockton saw as much as a 14-point lead in the first quarter and headed into the second quarter ahead 38-25. Stockton scored 32 of their 38 points inside the paint. In the second quarter, Stockton shot 6-of-9 (.667 percent) from three-point range. Guard Isaiah Canaan went 3-of-4 from beyond the arch, while Memphis guard Marquis Teague scored 15 of his 25 points. 

In the first half, center Eric Mika scored 18 of his 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Teague added 17 points for the Hustle. Stockton led the Hustle 74-64 to head into the second half. 

Stockton started the second half hot, sinking their first three three-pointers. They would maintain the lead and bring it to as much as 21 points with two minutes remaining in the third quarter. Stockton kept a significant lead in the fourth quarter, and Memphis would bring it down to as close at 10 points with three minutes remaining in regulation but would fail to catch up.

Mika, Canaan and guard Kyle Guy scored 24 points each for Stockton with Canaan shooting 6-of-10 from beyond the arch. Forward DaQuan Jeffries added 14 points and ten rebounds, with nine of them coming from the defensive end. 

Hannahs led the game with 26 points, while Teague followed with 25 points and eight assists for Memphis. Forward Shaq Buchanan added 24 points and nine rebounds. 

Stockton will head on a two-week road trip for the next five games. They will face the Northern Arizona Suns on Wednesday, February 5, at 5:30 p.m. The road trip will wrap up against the Delaware Bluecoats on Thursday, February 13, at 4:00 p.m. Stockton will be back home on Wednesday, February 19, to host the Agua Caliente Clippers, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets.

Match Recap Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations

STOCKTON KINGS FALL TO WISCONSIN HERD 107-101

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (15-13), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, fell to the Wisconsin Herd (23-5), the NBA G League affiliate of the Wisconsin Milwaukee Bucks, by a score of 107-101. Wisconsin guard Jaylen Adams had a game-high 28 points. Stockton was led by guard Daquan Jefferies who scored 23 points.

The game started with two 24-second shot clock violations to honor NBA legend Kobe Bryant. The Heard then jumped to an 11-0 lead. Stockton guard Isaiah Canaan’s free throws at the seven-minute mark would be the first points of the game for Stockton. Stockton then recovered to tie the game at 17 with two minutes remaining in the first quarter.

In the first half, Wisconsin forward D.J Hogg scored 10 of his 13 points and Stockton center Eric Mika scored 8 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Wisconsin ended the first half with a tight lead 52-48.

Adams scored 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter. The two teams were tied at 95 with 2:48 remaining in regulation. Wisconsin would then score the next five points to keep the lead, winning the game 107-101. 

Stockton saw five players in double figures. Led by Jefferies with 23 points as forward Kevin Young added 20 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Mika finished the game with 14 points and 19 rebounds. Guard Marcus Graves added an additional 14 points and eight assists. 

Wisconsin was led in scoring by Adams with 28 points, five rebounds and six assists. Center Jemerrio Jones grabbed 14 rebounds with 12 of them from the defensive end and added eight points. 

The Stockton Kings are back home on Friday, January 31, to host the Memphis Hustle at Stockton Arena with a 7:00 p.m. tip-off. At this game, fans can enjoy the Friday Family Feast menu featuring $1 sodas, $1 beer, $2 hot dogs and $4 unlimited popcorn. Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets.

Match Recap Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations

Stockton Kings Announce 2019-20 Training Camp Roster

Stockton, Calif. – Today, the Stockton Kings – the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings – announced their 17-man training camp roster for the 2019-20 season.

The roster is comprised of returning players as well as those acquired through the Stockton Kings open tryouts process and Saturday’s NBA G League Draft.  

Sacramento Kings two-way players Kyle Guy and DaQuan Jefferies will join Stockton’s training camp.

Below is the complete 2019-20 training camp roster (listed in alphabetical order according to last name):

PlayerPos.Ht.Wt.BirthdateSchool/CountryAcquisition
David CrispG6-019009/27/96Washington/USADraft Pick
Cody DempsG6-419312/02/93Sacramento State/USAReturning
TyQuane GoardF6-721003/01/93Marshall/USADraft Pick
Marcus GravesG6-118706/09/96Sacramento State/USADraft Pick
Derrick GriffinC6-723009/03/93Texas Southern/USATrade
Eric MikaC6-1023305/01/1995Brigham Young/USAAffiliate
Bradley NairnF6-621507/08/1996Henderson State/USALocal tryout
Randy OnwuasorG6-321005/09/95Louisiana State/USALocal tryout
QJ PetersonG6-018510/12/94Virginia Military/USALocal tryout
Isaiah PineiroF6-721502/02/95San Diego/USAAffiliate
Troy ThompsonG6-419012/28/94Praire View A&M/USALocal Tryout
Hollis ThompsonF6-820604/03/91Georgetown/USATrade
Tyler UlisG5-1014901/05/96Kentucky/USAAffiliate
Gabe VincentG6-320006/14/96CSU Santa Barbara/USAReturning
Isaiah WrightG6-218003/11/96San Diego/USADraft Pick
Kyle GuyG6-116708/11/97Virginia/USATwo-Way
DaQuan Jeffries F6-5230     08/30/97Tulsa/USATwo-Way

HEAD COACH: Ty Ellis 

ASSISTANT COACHES: Phil Ricci, Tyler Gatlin, Kyle Nishimoto 

HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER: Katie Babcock

HEAD PERFORMANCE & STRENGTH COACH: Ernie DeLosAngeles

Training camp for the 2019-20 season begins on Monday, October 28 and the team’s Media Day will take place on Tuesday, October 29 at the Stockton Kings practice facility in Natomas. Media must RSVP to Sabrena Hernandez at shernandez@stocktonkings.com.

The Stockton Kings tip-off the 2019-20 season on Friday, November 8 against the Santa Cruz Warriors, the NBA G League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors at Stockton Arena. Tickets are on sale now at StocktonKings.com/Tickets or by visiting the Stockton Arena box office. 

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Press Release Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations