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The Sacramento Kings were this close to making major waves in free agency, when they all almost locked forward Andre Iguodala up long term.
The deal fell through, or the Kings pulled it off the table, depending on who you ask. Iguodala seemed frustrated at first about the lowly Sacramento Kings pulling the rug from up under him.
According to Pro Basketball Talk, Iguodala admitted that he was going to sign with the Kings, but they “gave him a deadline to sign, which really rubbed him the wrong way.”
“When you’re dealing with deadlines as a player, it’s not really a positive thing to say, ‘All right, they’re giving me a deadline,’” Iguodala said.
“You don’t want to really get into deadlines. We had really good conversations and I was close. After the first day, they were in the top three teams, top two teams.
“I think with (new owner) Vivek (Ranadive) coming from (the Warriors) ownership group and going out on his own and getting a team, he has a really good vision of what he wants to
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Another entertaining face of the off-season after free agents sign with their chosen teams, are the behind-the-scenes information and activity that comes to light. For example, the Sacramento Kings made a four-year, $52 million offer to Andre Iguodala during the FA process, but would rescind it; as we know, Iguodala would sign with Golden State, [...]The post Andre Iguodala: I was...
The Sacramento Kings were seemingly hours away from making a major splash in free agency earlier this month, but their deal with Andre Iguodala fell through. Actually, most reports indicate they took the offer off the table. Though he denied it, Iguodala seemed to express his frustration with the Kings on Twitter after they decided [...]
The Sacramento Kings decided not to use their amnesty provision on John Salmons' $7.6 million salary for the 13-14 NBA season.
The Kings looked to improve the small forward position by acquiring Luc Mbah a Moute.
"I think we're comfortable with what we've done so far," Pete D'Alessandro said. "We're not done by any means, but we're looking...
Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - The Sacramento Kings officially announced the signing of free-agent forward Carl Landry to a multi-year contract....
The Sacramento Kings are interested in signing Timofey Mozgov.
Mozgov is a restricted free agent and the Denver Nuggets are likely to match any offer sheet.
The Kings lack cap space after not amnestying John Salmons and would need to agree to a sign-and-trade with the Nuggets.
Greg Oden seems like a distant memory, as he has not played in an NBA game since Dec. 5, 2009. Be that as it may, a report from ESPN indicates Oden is having meetings in Vegas with the Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans, and Dallas Mavericks. Free-agent center Greg Oden will be in Las Vegas [...]The post Report: Greg Oden to have face-to-face meeting with Dallas, New Orleans...
Greg Oden, 2007′s No. 1 overall pick, will reportedly meet with three teams this week in Las Vegas as he attempts a comeback from various knee injuries in the NBA.
According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com:
Free-agent center Greg Oden will be in Las Vegas this week for face-to-face meetings with officials from the Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans, according...
The Denver Nuggets have a much different look heading into the 2013-2014 season. They have lost Andre Iguodala via free agency and the team chose not to give George Karl a contract extension. Simply put, the Nuggets have a lot to overcome. Last season, Karl was able to lead Denver to a 57-win season despite [...]