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Pro Sports Daily:
The Kings have been an historically awful NBA franchise but they did have one era of relative greatness that deserves recognition.
Sacramento appeared in the playoffs for eight straight seasons from 1999-2006 under head coach Rick Adelman and played an exciting style of basketball centered around the passing of big men Chris Webber and Vlade Divac and around the stellar shooting of Peja Stojakovic.
Webber and Divac already have their numbers retired in Sacramento and a decision by incoming rookie Ben McLemore to change his jersey number from 16 to 17 has many wondering if Stojakovic might be next.
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By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher
1. Will DeMarcus Cousins Get His Act Together?
- DeMarcus Cousins is an elite, superstar talent, who has put up some big numbers in the NBA, during his three year career and is already on the cusp of being an All Star. He is one of the best offensive post players/rebounders in the NBA,...
The Sacramento Kings on Thursday hired Hall of Famer Chris Mullin as an adviser to owner Vivek Ranadive and general manager Pete D'Alessandro.
Mullin had been advising Ranadive since the Silicon Valley software magnate bought the team in May, including scouting ahead of the NBA draft. Ranadive also said he had sought Mullin's advice before hiring D'Alessandro, who worked...
Chris Mullin is joining the Sacramento Kings' front office according to sources familiar with the team's plans.
Sources say that Mullin has been recruited by the Kings to expand upon his previous senior advisory role in support of new general manager Pete D'Alessandro and majority owner Vivek Ranadive.
D'Alessandro broke into NBA management under Mullin when the...
Chris Mullin will join the Sacramento Kings' front office in a role beyond his previous advising position, according to sources.
Pete D'Alessandro and Vivek Ranadive have recruited Mullin to join the franchise.
When Ranadive hired D'Alessandro, he credited Mullin's strong recommendation as a key factor, saying: "[Mullin] told me Pete's the smartest guy...
The New York Knicks are considering signing the former Sacramento Kings center Hassan Whiteside, according to Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld.
At 24 years old, Whiteside has been playing mostly in the NBA D-League ever since the Kings released him last year. The Kings drafted Whiteside 33rd overall in the 2010 NBA Draft but released him after only 19 games.
It’s hard to tell how much...
Joel Abelson has agreed to become head coach of the Reno Bighorns, D-League affiliate for the Sacramento Kings.
Abelson spent last season as head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce and was previously an assistant coach with the Idaho Stampede.
The Miami Heat took over the Skyforce operations this summer and installed their own staff while letting Abelson go.