Tuesday's Kings News: Hield earns Rookie of the Month honors

Kings’ Hield named top Western Conference Rookie of the Month: In Buddy Hield’s short time in Sacramento, his optimism comes across clearly. Even though his role is greater than it was before he was traded from New Orleans to the Kings, the rookie guard from Oklahoma still manages to see the big picture. -- The Sacramento Bee

Kings need to value the ball, keep Nowitzki in check when they face Mavericks: Even in the latter stages of his career, Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki is a tough defensive assignment for big men because of his outside shooting. -- The Sacramento Bee