Sacramento Kings victory ray: More than a happy story or a rallying cry

Sacramento, Calif. – Few words can bring the Sacramento athletic community together more than these three: “Light the beam!” The Sacramento Kings have acceded to that request several times this season, lighting a ray of victory and placing themselves among the top three in the NBA’s Western Conference standings. For those unfamiliar, Sacramento shines lasers … Read more

Why do NBA stars score so many points? Understanding the league’s scoring boom

If you’ve noticed the sharp rise in the signing of NBA stars lately, you’re not the only one. Two-time NBA defending champion Nikola Jokic sees it, too. Sometimes the Denver Nuggets need a 44-point three-pointer from Jokic, as he did against the Phoenix Suns on Christmas. On Thursday night, Jokić took notice when Utah Jazz … Read more