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Jackie MacMullan
February 09, 1998
Royalty at Home, Peasants on the RoadConsider the kings the sultans of schizophrenia. At week's end Mitch Richmond (right) and mates were 16-8 at ARCO Arena but 3-19 on the road, for a home-away winning percentage differential of .531. Still, as listed here, Sacramento is on pace to be only ninth among the teams with the largest differential since the advent of the 82-game schedule in 1967-68. The biggest spread ever was .677, achieved by the '56-57 Philadelphia Warriors: 26-5 (.839) at home and 5-26 (.161) away.
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February 09, 1998

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Royalty at Home, Peasants on the Road
Consider the kings the sultans of schizophrenia. At week's end Mitch Richmond (right) and mates were 16-8 at ARCO Arena but 3-19 on the road, for a home-away winning percentage differential of .531. Still, as listed here, Sacramento is on pace to be only ninth among the teams with the largest differential since the advent of the 82-game schedule in 1967-68. The biggest spread ever was .677, achieved by the '56-57 Philadelphia Warriors: 26-5 (.839) at home and 5-26 (.161) away.

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