Fox leads Kings past Warriors 126-123 in playoff return

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) looks to pass against Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox (5) in the first quarter during Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, April 15, 2023. (AP Photo/José Luis Villegas)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 38 points in his long-awaited playoff debut and the Sacramento Kings celebrated their return to the postseason after a record 16-year drought by beating the defending-champion Golden State Warriors 126-123 on Saturday night.