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Marvin Bagley III Medical Update

SACRAMENTO, CA – An MRI conducted this morning on Kings forward Marvin Bagley III revealed a non-displaced fracture (right thumb) sustained during Wednesday’s game vs. Phoenix. Bagley is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. His status will be updated as appropriate.

The second year 234 lb. 6-11 Forward out of Duke had earned a starting role in 2019. The Kings had high hope for Bagley coming into the 2019 season after he missed 20-game his rookie year due to injury.

Marvin Bagley III

#35

POS: Forward

HT: 6-11

WT: 234

DOB: 3/14/99

College: Duke

Years: 2

Drafted: 2018

2nd overall – Sacramento

  • Born Marvin Bagley III on Mar. 14, 1999
  • Son of Marvin Bagley Jr. and Tracy Bagley
  • As a native of Durham, N.C. his father played college football at North Carolina A&T
  • Has two brothers, Marcus and Martray
  • Loves to write and record music
  • Played one season of high school basketball with the 2018 No. 1 pick, Deandre Ayton during 2015-16
  • While living in Los Angeles, he volunteered at Hoops with Hear, a non-profit benefitting underprivileged youth.

Suns Blow by Kings In Season Opener 124-95

PHOENIX (1-0)
SAC {0-1)
1234T
SACRAMENTO KINGS2930171995
PHOENIX SUNS25293238124
MatchupKINGSSUNS
FG34-8749-98
Field Goal %39.150.0
3PT10-2911-33
Three Point %34.533.3
FT17-2615-18
Free Throw %65.483.3
Rebounds5757
Offensive Rebounds129
Defensive Rebounds3535
Assists1731
Steals513
Blocks59
Total Turnovers2714
Points Off Turnovers356
Fast Break Points1127
Points in Paint3468
Fouls2425
Technical Fouls11
Flagrant Fouls00
Largest Lead1132
PLAYERMINFG3PTFTOREBDREBREBASTBLKSTLTOPFPTS
Dedmon 141–30–11–1156110233
Bagley III 286–160–02–446100111114
Barnes 305–111–31–30661014312
Hield 3110–196–122–22352005228
Fox 273–70–12–4011500558
Holmes 170–20–01–2145010131
Joseph 213–60–14–40114113210
Ferrell 41–21–20–0011000003
Bjelica 212–61–40–0134202105
Swanigan 20–00–01–2112010111
James 00–00–00–0000000000
Jeffries 00–00–00–0000000000
Giles 00–00–00–0000000000
Guy 00–00–00–0000000000
Ariza 212–51–22–2123000127
Gabriel 20–00–01–2101000101
Bogdanovic 221–100–30–0022200122
Totals24034-8710-2917-261235471755262495
PLAYERMINFG3PTFTOREBDREBREBASTBLKSTLTOPFPTS
Ayton 339–140–00–038110410218
Saric 212–71–42–2044011017
Oubre Jr. 308–171–64–42791212121
Booker 3210–172–40–102210013522
Rubio 304–120–23–424611044211
Johnson 00–00–00–0000000000
Johnson 174–82–40–00222122110
Carter 184–73–50–00113101511
Kaminsky 194–70–31–1224200009
Bridges 231–40–23–4033103025
Diallo 20–00–02–2000000022
Jerome 00–00–00–0000000000
Harper 20–10–10–0000000000
Baynes 102–31–10–0022100245
Okobo 21–11–10–0000000003
Lecque 00–00–00–0000000000
Totals23949-9811-3315-1893544319131425124

Sacramento Kings Willie Cauley-Stein Injury Update

Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein sustained an open dislocation of his right index finger late in the fourth quarter tonight against the Boston Celtics in Mexico City.

After evaluation by Kaiser Permanente doctors on site, it was determined that Cauley-Stein will miss approximately 4-6 weeks of action.

Press Release Courtesy of the Sacramento Kings Media Relations

Sacramento Kings Demarcus Cousins Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

SACRAMENTO, CA —- Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week after leading the Kings to a 3-1 record, averaging 32.5 points (.456 FG%, .474 3PT%, .765 FT%) , 11.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 blocks in 36.3 minutes per game.

Cousins recorded double-doubles in three of the last four games including two of which were 30-point, 10-roubound efforts. He has recorded 30 or more points in the each of the last three games, all Kings wins.

Cousins scored a season-high 40 points in a 111-109 win vs. Brooklyn on 11/13. In the third quarter, Cousins scored 19 straight points for the Kings, the most consecutive points scored in the last 10 seasons by a Kings player.

Currently this season, he is averaging a team-high 28.0 points (.443 FG%, .448 3PT%, .756 FT%), team-high 11.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists, team-high 1.3 blocks and 31.9 minutes per game while starting all seven games that he has played in.

This is the third time in his career Cousins has been named Western Conference Player of the Week. The two previous times were Jan. 13, 2014 and Nov. 24, 2014.

Press Release Courtesy of the Sacramento Kings Media Relations