• The Canadian Press

    Klay Thompson misses all 10 shots in what might have been his final game with the Warriors

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson has provided so many memorable moments during his decade-plus run as Stephen Curry's Splash Brother running mate for the Golden State Warriors dynasty. The Game 6 heroics. The scores of 3-pointers. The shut-down defense against some of the game's top scorers. Those were all distant memories as Thompson had one of his worst games ever at a big moment, missing all 10 shots he took Tuesday night in a 118-94 loss to the Sacramento Kings in the play-in tourname

  • The Canadian Press

    Vancouver Canucks clinch Pacific Division title ahead of playoffs

    VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have won their division for the first time in more than a decade. And while they have higher ambitions for the post-season, the players know the feat is a major one. “It's cool," said forward J.T. Miller. "A couple years ago here, it felt like time was sitting still for the team. Lots of turnover, lots of new faces from up top to here (in the locker room). Right now it feels good. "We have a lot of reasons to be proud right now about how far we've come. And I fe

  • The Canadian Press

    Demko backstops Vancouver Canucks to 4-1 win over Calgary Flames

    VANCOUVER — Head coach Rick Tocchet wanted to get his star goalie ample work in his return from injury. Or at least that's what he told reporters after Thatcher Demko backstopped the Vancouver Canucks to a decisive 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday. “I thought he played great," Tocchet said after Demko stopped 39 shots in his first game since March 9. "That was the plan to let him get a lot of work tonight." The coach waited a beat, surveying the faces assembled in front of him, then sm

  • The Canadian Press

    The Kings eliminate the Warriors from play-in tournament with 118-94 win

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The chants of “Light the Beam!” started midway through the fourth quarter as the Sacramento Kings kept piling on the Golden State Warriors. A year after having their season ended by their neighbors, the Kings dealt the Warriors a bit of payback in emphatic fashion with a victory that might have signaled the end of a dynasty. Keegan Murray scored 32 points, De'Aaron Fox added 24 and the Kings stayed alive in the play-in tournament, eliminating the Warriors with a 118-94