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Kings believe they’re progressing in Malone’s strategic overhaul

Even before the end of last season, Kings coach Michael Malone spoke often about changing the team’s style of play. Malone wanted the Kings to play smarter and faster, move the ball and commit more to defense. That’s how the San Antonio Spurs won the 2014 NBA championship. Through free agency (point guard Darren Collison) and the draft (shooting guard Nik Stauskas), the Kings...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Evaluating Darren Collison signing

Earlier this week, the Sacramento Kings agreed to lockup former UCLA point guard Darren Collison for the mid-level tax exception of $5.3 million/year. When looking at the face value of this acquisition, this is clearly seen as a downgrade from Isaiah Thomas. But lets get real, GM Pete Allessandro is just plain smarter than us or clearly knows something that we don’t, right? This...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Collison, Kings agree to three-year deal (with analysis)

Did Sacramento make the right move by inking the 6-foot point guard? After the Kings skipped over Noah Vonleh for Nik Stauskas in the NBA Draft last Thursday, Sacramento made another shaky decision yesterday – agreeing to terms on a three-year, $15 million deal that could spell the end of Isaiah Thomas’ days in Sac-town. The deal has earned its share of criticism in the Twitter...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Darren Collison Signing Grade

Sacramento Kings: Darren Collison Signing Grade Nekias Duncan: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Contract: Three years, $15M I’m not sure what’s more surprising, the fact that the Kings signed Darren Collison, or the fact that Collison left the Clippers and the comfort of Chris Paul. Collison is a speedy, undersized guard that give a team instant energy on both ends. He’s a solid...
Via HoopStuff
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Darren Collison Leaving Clippers, Agrees To Deal With Kings

The Sacramento Kings got some much-needed depth at point guard and a possible backup plan if they lose starter Isaiah Thomas in free agency. The Kings and Darren Collison agreed to a three-year contract worth about $16 million Thursday, a person familiar with the deal said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because teams can’t officially sign free...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings and Darren Collison reach $16 million deal

(Credit: Sporting Life) The Sacramento Kings signed point guard Darren Collison to a three year, $16 million deal according to Los Angeles Times writer Brad Turner. Free agent guard Darren Collison agrees to 3 year, $16 milion deal with Sacramento, sources, leaving the Clippers. — Brad Turner (@BA_Turner) July 3, 2014   Collison averaged 11.4 points, 3.7 assists and 2.4 rebounds...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Kings, Collison reach 3-year, $16M deal

A person familiar with the deal says the Sacramento Kings and guard Darren Collison have agreed to a three-year contract worth about $16 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because teams can't officially sign free agents until the NBA's moratorium on deals is lifted July 10. The Los Angeles Times first reported the agreement...
Via Fox Sports West
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings, Darren Collison Agree to 3-Year Deal

The Los Angeles Clippers had made re-signing backup point guard Darren Collison its top priority this offseason, but that plan failed miserably. The Sacramento Kings swooped and stole Collison away from Lob City with a 3-year, $16-million dollar deal. Point guard Darren Collison is leaving Clippers for Sacramento on a three-year, $16 million deal, according to LA Times’ @BA_Turner...
Via Standing O Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Collison Negotiating Contract With Sacramento Kings

Darren Collison and the Sacramento Kings are discussing a deal, according to HoopsHype. The Clippers previously listed re-signing Collison as their number one priority. However, the Kings will likely offer Collison a larger salary and bigger role. This may mean the Isaiah Thomas Jr. era is coming to an end... The post Darren Collison Negotiating Contract With Sacramento Kings appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers up against the salary cap

The Los Angeles Clippers really did have a great season. This season was a step in the right direction, a step towards becoming an NBA championship contender. That being said, this season made it clear that the Clippers are one or two players short from becoming a contender. It seems like an easy fix because LAC is a sexy team in a sexy team town with a cast of stars. But the problem...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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