Found October 03, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet In early September, the Sacramento Kings hired Hall-of-Fame guard/forward Chris Mullin to be an advisor to their front office. Though I have no idea what that job actually entails, it apparently requires Mullin’s presence at Kings’ training camp. While at camp at UCSB this week, the 50-year-old Mullin decided to put on a little […]

Kings' Thomas and Vasquez battle for starting spot

When the Kings opened training camp at UC Santa Barbara Head Coach Michael Malone made it known that every starting job was up for grabs. "I think we all knew coming into training camp there were a lot of spots open starting positions and the guys have brought it." said Malone. Kings deep at power forward The battle for power forward may be the most competitive position...

DeMarcus Cousins Donates $1 Million To Sacramento Families (Video)

DeMarcus Cousins catches a lot of heat for his attitude and demonstrative ways on the basketball court, so I found it fitting to praise him for something awesome he didn’t have to do. Cousins of course just signed a huge four year $62 million extension.  The Kings center will earn $4.9 million this season before his huge deal kicks in during the 2014 season. At the end of his...

Chris Mullin still has touch, rains down threes during Kings practice

The Sacramento Kings recently hired NBA legend, Chris Mullin, as their adviser to the chairman (whatever that means). Mullen took on three young Kings in a 3-point battle at UC Santa Barbara following practice on Thursday. Here’s the footage. I’d say Mullin can still shoot. The 6-6, Golden State Warriors legend made 815 threes in his career, but hopefully he’s not encouraging...

Chris Mullin Drains 12 Straight Shots to Win 3-Point Contest Against Sacramento Kings (Video)

This wasn’t quite Larry Bird at the 1988 NBA All-Star Shootout, but it was still pretty cool. Chris Mullin needed to hit nine 3-pointers to win a contest with current NBA players at Sacramento Kings training camp. So he did — nine in a row, in fact, followed by three more. In all, the 50-year-old drained 14 of his first 15 shots. Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was impressed, while...

DeMarcus Cousins Donating $1 Million to Local Charities

It is so easy to blog on the negative things that athletes do; heck--its more entertaining. DeMarcus Cousins has been one of those guys in the past, but it appears that he may be working on changing the general perception people have of him. How? By donating a cool million to charity after signing his new contract extension. @GoSportsBlog/Twitter Rather than...

Video: Chris Mullin Can Still Shoot

Chris Mullin can still shoot. Following practice Thursday, the Sacramento Kings put on a 3-point contest to the satisfaction of students at UC Santa Barbara, where they are currently holding training camp. Despite going up against DeMarcus Cousins, Jimmer Fridette and rookie Ben McLemore, the Hall of Famer and current Kings advisor put on a show, shooting 14-15 from downtown. The...

Hall of Famer Chris Mullin goes 14 for 15 from deep, outshoots Kings players during 3-point contest

The Sacramento Kings have headed south for the first week of their training camp making the six-hour drive all the way down from the capital of the Golden State to the campus of the University of California Santa Barbara for their first practices and scrimmages under new head coach Mike Malone. As we saw in Thursday's brief glimpse into the Washington Wizards' workouts though...

Chris Mullin Has Still Got It

Hall of Famer Chris Mullin, whose career spanned 16 seasons (mostly with the Golden State Warriors), has turned in his ESPN analyst role for an adviser position in the new front office of the Sacramento Kings. The Kings are currently holding training camp on the University of California Santa Barbara campus (much better than Sacramento), and the team — and Mullin — put on a show...

Vivek Ranadive Has A Message For The Eight Owners Who Voted To Relocate The Kings To Seattle

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2013 Fantasy Basketball Rankings - Shooting Guards

If you don't land a top SG, be very careful with injury risk players like Danny Granger, Monta Ellis, Eric Gordon and Kevin Martin!  The middle of the pack is all so close that you have the ability to wait and take a SG later in the draft.  Arron Afflalo and Gordon Heyward are consistent performers who give a little bit of everything and someone like MarShon Brooks could really...

At 50, Chris Mullin nearly perfect in 3-point contest

Apparently today’s 50 is yesterday’s 20. In a 3-point contest at a recent Sacramento Kings practice, 50-year old NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin led off the opening round by hitting 14 of 15 shots. Now we have all heard of Michael Jordan talking that he could make a comeback at 50, but what about Mullin? Well, watch the video below and you decide. Take note that while his jumper...
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