Found December 15, 2011 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Chuck Hayes
TEAMS: Sacramento Kings
Chuck Hayes, who signed a four-year, $21 million contract with the Kings last week, has an apparent heart condition.

Kings F Hayes' heart test shows abnormality

Sacramento Kings newly-signed forward Chuck Hayes will undergo further testing after a recent heart exam showed an abnormality. The team said Thursday that Hayes' stress echocardiogram displayed the abnormality. Hayes signed a four-year, $21.3 million deal with the Kings just last week following six seasons with the Houston Rockets. Hayes averaged 7.9 points and 8.1 rebounds...

Kings' Cousins not joking this year, on the court

DeMarcus Cousins apparently didn't lose his sense of humor during the NBA lockout. He certainly seems to have lost some weight. A slimmer Cousins showed up for Sacramento Kings media day Thursday with all the same antics and oddities as a year ago: doing interviews in sunglasses, making fun of teammates and joking that his offseason diet included whole pizzas, gummy worms,...

Kings owners 'optimistic' about new arena plan

Sacramento Kings owners Joe and Gavin Maloof are growing increasingly optimistic that the city will approve an acceptable financing plan for a new arena by the March 1 deadline to keep the franchise from relocating. Gavin Maloof said Thursday that the team is pleased with the progress of the city's latest arena project and is ''encouraged that something can be done&...

Abnormality in Kings F Hayes' heart test (AP)

A recent heart exam on new Sacramento Kings big man Chuck Hayes shows an abnormality that will require further testing. The Kings announced Thursday night that a stress echocardiogram revealed the abnormality. The former Houston Rockets forward-center signed a $21.3 million, four-year deal with the Kings last week.

Sacramento, Stern hold 'productive' meeting

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is calling his meeting with NBA Commissioner David Stern and other executives a "productive conversation" about the city's efforts to help finance a new arena.

Salmons living up to hopes

When the Kings traded John Salmons to Chicago with Brad Miller on Feb. 18, 2009, they viewed the deal as one that would help the team rebuild for the future. José Luis Villegas John Salmons says that playing on playoff teams showed him what it takes to contend for an NBA championship.

DeMarcus Cousins update

A slimmer Cousins showed up for Sacramento Kings media day Thursday with all the same antics and oddities as a year ago: doing interviews in sunglasses, making fun of teammates and dodging questions about his new diet with jokes.

Video: DeMarcus Cousins is not a morning person

Players are no fans of media day, and no fans of early mornings. So combine the two and you get DeMarcus Cousins doing interviews in shades. He talks about what he learned in his rookie year and what the Kings expect of themselves going forward. Worth checking out. It’s the best interview you’re going to…

Kings notes: Starting frontcourt might miss preseason opener

Ready or not – and they're leaning toward not – the Kings will play the first of two exhibition games against the Golden State Warriors tonight in Oakland. Hector Amezcua Small forward John Salmons is being treated for a right quadriceps contusion. Hector Amezcua Tyreke Evans (sprained foot) is focusing on tonight'...

Kings video: Getting to know these guys

Hector Amezcua Kings rookie guard Jimmer Fredette prepares to enter Thursday night's scrimmage at Power Balance Pavilion.

Maloofs say that they will be flexible with March 1 arena deadline

We expect the Sacramento Kings arena news to pick up now that we’re about three months away from the March 1 deadline for the city to have funding in place. That deadline has put Kevin Johnson and his Think Big Sacramento effort on a tight, tight schedule, but so far they appear to be on…
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