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Almost seven months after a gruesome leg injury seemingly ended his season, Pacers swingman Paul George finished his first full practice Thursday. There is no timetable for his return to game action, but the two-time All-Star is recovering faster than expected from the broken right leg that occurred during a scrimmage with the U.S. national team in Las Vegas. Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is doubtful against the Spurs on Friday after hurting his ankle and hip Wednesday against the Grizzlies.
All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital on Friday, amid concerns that blood clots have worked their way from his legs to his lungs to create a condition that could be season-ending or worse. Bosh’s situation comes just days following the death of former NBA player Jerome Kersey after a clot traveled from one of his legs to one of his lungs. DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 15 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 28, and host Sacramento made new coach George Karl a winner in his return to the NBA. ... The Kings overcame an early 16-point deficit and...
The Boston Celtics (20-31, 8-16 away) visit the Sacramento Kings (18-34, 11-17 home) on Friday night at Sleep Train Arena. Here's what to watch for: GAME PREVIEW (via STATS LLC) Success has followed George Karl everywhere in the NBA, and the Kings hope that trend continues in Sacramento. He'll have to change a losing culture, which has permeated yet another lost season for the franchise. Karl will make his Kings debut Friday night against the visiting Boston Celtics, whose trade deadline acquisition was dulled by an injury to Jared Sullinger.