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Jeffrey David, a former executive of NBA team the Sacramento Kings, has been sentenced to seven years in jail after being found to have funneled cash from the team into a private account which funded personal purchases.
Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexually assaulting former sports presenter Kelli Tennant, according to reports in the US media.
Police arrested over 80 protesters and detained a reporter in Sacramento, California after scores turned out to demonstrate against a decision not to charge cops who fatally shot 22-year-old Stephon Clark last March.
Former college basketball star Royce White, formerly of the NBA's Sacramento Kings, has announced he is swapping the court for the cage and hopes to make a name for himself in the sport of mixed martial arts.
Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry's recent comments about the moon landings have created headlines in and around the NBA, and on Friday night the Sacramento Kings used them to troll him before their game.
Of the 20 shots fired by Sacramento, California, police officers, unarmed black man Stephon Clark was hit by eight, according to an autopsy commissioned by his family. Seven of the shots came from behind and one from the side.
The brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man killed by police in Sacramento last week, led protesters as they disrupted a city council meeting to voice their anger at the city’s mayor.
Huge protests have gripped Sacramento after a video of police fatally shooting an unarmed black man was released. The distressing footage which quickly went viral showed the moment officers mistook the man’s cell phone for a gun.
Harrowing footage of the moment police apparently mistook a cell phone for a gun before firing 20 bullets into a suspected vandal has been released. Sacramento police are investigating the shooting of the unarmed black man.