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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 SLIDE PAST AUSTIN SPURS 126-121

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (15-9), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, defeat the Austin Spurs (15-10), the NBA G League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs, by a score of 126-121. Austin forward Keldon Johnson had a game-high 30 points. Stockton center Eric Mika scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in tonight’s win. 

Stockton started the game outscoring Austin 13-2. In the second quarter, Stockton went 11-of-16 (.688 percent) from the field and saw their biggest lead, up by 15, at the seven-minute mark of the second quarter, leading Austin 47-32.

The first half ended with Stockton ahead 62-57, with Mika scoring 21 of his 26 points, shooting 10-of-11 from the field and grabbing seven rebounds.

Stockton entered the third quarter with a 12-point lead, which was chipped away as Austin Spurs forward Johnson scored 12 of his 30 points during the quarter. 

In the fourth quarter, Austin cut Stockton’s lead down to as little as one point with just under five minutes remaining in regulation, with the score 109-108. Free throws by Mika and guard Isaiah Canaan gave Stockton a five-point lead with 26.6 seconds remaining. Stockton would keep the lead. 

Mika led Stockton in scoring with 26 points, shooting 12-of-15 from the field and grabbing 11 rebounds with eight coming from the defensive end. Canaan, who scored 20 points in the second half, ended the night with 24 points, four rebounds and three assists. 

For the Austin Spurs, Johnson had a double-double with a game-high 30 points, shooting 12-of-21 from the field and snagging 11 rebounds. Center Chimezie Metu added 21 points and 11 rebounds.

The Stockton Kings will be back in action at home on Friday, January 17 for Kings Collide Night. The Stockton Kings will wear special throwback Sacramento Kings theme jerseys that fans can bid on after the game. All proceeds will benefit the YMCA of San Joaquin County. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a free t-shirt. Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets.

Match Recap Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations

STOCKTON KINGS DROP GAME TO RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS 132-114

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (13-9), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, fell to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (7-18), the NBA G League affiliate of the Houston Rockets 132-114, to start off their four-game home stand. Rio Grande guard Michael Frazier scored a game-high 32 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists. Stockton guard Isaiah Canaan led the team with 24 points, shooting 60% from three-point range.

The Vipers started the game hot with a five-point lead and would keep it for the rest of the game. By the seven-minute mark, they outscored the Kings 14-2. In the first quarter, Rio Grande shot 58.3% from the field to help them finish the quarter ahead 34-21. In the second quarter, Rio Grande would go on a 14-0 run to extend their lead to as much as 26 points over Stockton. The first half would end with a score of 72-52, with the Vipers in the lead.

In the first half, Frazier scored 11 of his 32 points. Center Ray Spalding and guard Sindaruis Thornwell each added 10 points a piece for Rio Grande Valley. Stockton center Eric Mika posted 12 points and seven rebounds in the first half. 

In the third quarter, Rio Grande Valley saw their biggest lead of the game, leading Stockton by 32 points, with the score 96-64 at the five-minute mark. Also in the third quarter, Frazier scored 16 points for Rio Grande Valley. Forward Cody Demps added 11 points for Stockton.

In the fourth quarter, Canaan scored 11 of his 26 points. Stockton would fight to trail by 14 points, with the score at 113-99 with eight minutes remaining in regulation. The Vipers would keep hold of the lead to take home the 132-114 victory. 

Canaan led Stockton with 24 points shooting 6-of-10 from three-point range, seven assists, and three rebounds. Mika contributed a double-double in his first game back with Stockton with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Demps added 23 points, seven rebounds, and two steals. 

For Rio Grande, Spalding posted a double-double ending the game with 14 points, and 12 rebounds – 11 from the defensive end. Forward William Howard added 17 points, seven rebounds, and three assists. 

Stockton will play their next three games at Stockton Arena starting on Saturday, January 11 to host the Iowa Wolves at 7 p.m. They will then host the Austin Spurs on Tuesday, January 14 and Oklahoma City on Friday, January 17  with both games tipping off at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at StocktonKings.com/Tickets

Match Recap Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations

TEXAS LEGENDS SNAP STOCKTON KINGS HOME GAME WINNING STREAK WITH 125-115 VICTORY

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Kings (12-6), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, fell to the Texas Legends (11-8), the NBA G League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks, by a score of 125-115, ending their home-game winning streak. Texas guard Brandon Fields had a game-high 26 points and 14 assists to give Stockton their first home loss of the season. Stockton was led by returning guards Cody Demps and Gabe Vincent who scored 25 points apiece.

Texas started the game with a 5-0 lead over Stockton. Demps answered with two back-to-back three-pointers. In the first half, Stockton shot 53% (10-of-19) from three-point range with Vincent shooting 4-of-9 from beyond the arch. Texas scored 46 of their 69 first-half points from inside the paint and led Stockton 69-59 at the half. 

Texas’s lead was by as many as 18 points in the third quarter, when they led 83-65 at the eight-minute mark. A three-pointer by Stockton guard Isaiah Canaan brought the score to 123-115 with 53.1 seconds remaining in regulation, but the Stockton Kings could not catch up.

Demps led Stockton with 25 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Vincent also scored 25 points, shooting 6-of-12 from three-point range, adding six rebounds and two steals. 

Texas saw seven players in double figures with Texas guard Dakota Mathias and center Moses Brown each scoring 22 points. Legends forward Antonius Cleveland added 13 points, 10 rebounds including nine on the defensive end, and three steals.

On Saturday, December 28, the Stockton Kings will celebrate Star Wars Night as they take on the Santa Cruz Warriors at 7 p.m. at the Stockton Arena. Stockton will host a toy drive to benefit the Table Community Foundation, and fans who donate a new unwrapped toy at the arena will receive a free ticket to the game.

Match Recap Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations