Posted November 06, 2012 on
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Keith Smart saw a black tarp that covered an advertisement fall from the scoreboard above center court and ran out to grab the piece of plastic while his Sacramento Kings played defense on the other end. Officials whistle the play dead, and Smart sprinted back to the bench like a running back holding a football, drawing roars from a rare sellout crowd.
While Sacramento's aging arena might be falling apart, the Kings managed to hold things together in their home opener.
DeMarcus Cousins scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and the Kings nearly blew a 16-point lead before holding off the Golden State Warriors 94-92 on Monday night to avoid an 0-4 start.
''I saw something that was a problem, and I had to rectify that problem immediately,'' joked Smart, the former Warriors coach. ''And I think I did a good job. I was worried about slipping, though.''
Sacramento steady enough.
Cousins outworked slow-footed Andrew Bogut and every other Warrior...
BEST OF MAXIM
On Monday night, the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors did battle, all-California style.
With 5:30 left in the second quarter, a banner fell from the scoreboard at the newly named Sleep Train Arena (no, that's not a joke) in Sac-town that fluttered its way down towards midcourt. Kings head coach Keith Smart ran on to the hardwood to pick up the fallen...
The Deal- 4 years- 44 million
When healthy, Stephen Curry is an elite offensive weapon. However, the healthy part has been an issue the last two years. Regardless, the Warriors got a steal at only 11 million a year for their best player. He is perfectly capable of posting over 20 points per game and dishing out 7 plus assists per game, while shooting at a very efficiency rate....
The Sacramento Kings held a “blackout” promotion for their home opener last night, giving away free black shirts and glow sticks to fans to celebrate the opener. Unfortunately, this clueless old guy thought the”blackout” promotion gave him permission to wear blackface.
Yikes…this might have been acceptable back in his day, but the times have changed. Might want to read...
Mark Jackson raved about how close the Warriors are this season.
The Warriors are considering playing Andrew Bogut, David Lee and Carl Landry at the same time.
Time to see the organizations and reporters locally that cover the GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS. Newspaper- The dominant daily in the region is the San Francisco Chronicle. Its online sports page (and the rest of the paper online) is part of SF Gate.com. The sports section has a page dedicated to the Warriors. Rusty Simmons (Twitter) is
From Press Release
The Golden State Collegiate Baseball League (GSCBL) entering into its first year of operation has 7 highly competative teams for the 2013 season.
The GSCBL is committed to bringing a first class wooden bat baseball experience to every franchises local community. We exist to advance collegiate baseball prospects towards their futures of becoming a professional...
The NBA is trying to enforce flopping this season, and David Lee is apparently willing to become the league's "goon."
During Saturday night's Warriors-Clippers game, Lee took some offense to Blake Griffin "acting" like he was getting pushed a little harder than he was. Mid-way through the fourth quarter, after Jamal Crawford drained a...
Andrew Bogut sat out Saturday's game against the Clippers as he is not yet playing in back-to-back games.
The Sacramento Kings have made strides defensively from last season, but the winless team needs to be much better offensively as well.
The Kings look to avoid their first 0-4 start in four seasons in Monday night's home opener against the Golden State Warriors, who are seeking their first 3-0 road start in 18 years.
With the Kings ranking last in the NBA last season in scoring...
I would like to personally thank David Lee for telling Blake Griffin what I wish I could tell him at least 20 times a day. During a Clippers and Warriors game on Saturday David Lee took exception with one of Griffin’s many flops and had about enough. He yelled at Blake to stop flopping, and though we can’t hear it via the audio, and it is fair to say that you don’t have to...
Blake Griffin takes his share of abuse each game, but he also has a reputation for acting and overselling contact. Perhaps it’s his defense mechanism against the pounding he takes. During Saturday’s Clippers-Warriors game, Golden State forward David Lee decided he’d had enough.
As you can see in the video above, Lee yelled at Griffin to “stop flopping” during the fourth...
Heh. I mostly write obtuse and silly titles to amuse myself. Otherwise, what's the point? That said, sometimes with young dumb teams ugly wins are about the best you are going to get. And, well, an ugly win that was far too difficult and came down to two missed shots by Steph Curry and Klay Thompson are a tough way to get victories. Against the top tier, it won't happen....
Keith Smart plans on playing 10 to 12 players per game.