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Vlade Divac: DeMarcus Cousins won’t be traded this year ‘for sure’

All the chatter about DeMarcus Cousins potentially being on the trade block can stop, at least for a minute. Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac definitively put it all to rest on Tuesday, via Sean Cunningham of ABC 10 in Sacramento. Kings GM Vlade Divac was asked about trading DeMarcus Cousins today after the presser. 'He's not going to be traded - this year for sure...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings going after ex-Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger

Dave Joerger might not be unemployed for long. Adrian Wojnarowski, in the same report that announced Joerger being fired as head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, noted the Sacramento Kings have made him their top target. Additionally, Wojnarowski notes there were talks between the Kings and Grizzlies about a potential trade for the head coach before Memphis ultimately fired him instead...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl: ‘I never felt that level of support’ with the Kings

George Karl’s time in Sacramento was an unmitigated disaster. The 64-year-old butted heads with Kings players – specifically, star DeMarcus Cousins – ultimately never gaining their respect, while he was constantly on the chopping block throughout the season. After leading Sacramento to a forgettable 33-49 record where little positives were to be found, general manager Vlade...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl 'never felt that level of support' from Kings

George Karl gave his first interview since being fired by the Sacramento Kings, and he made the organization look as dysfunctional on the inside as it looks from the outside. Karl spoke to Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee about his time with the Kings, and admitted that he didn’t feel empowered by the organization. “Eighty percent of the time I think the Kings did what had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings announce George Karl won’t return as head coach

George Karl had been on hot seat for a while, but the Sacramento Kings made it official Thursday, firing Karl the day after the NBA regular season ended. “After evaluating the team’s performance this season, I determined it was necessary to move forward with a new voice from the head coaching position,” Kings GM Vlade Divac said in an official release on “I have...
Via The Sports Daily
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Kings to fire George Karl on Thursday

The Sacramento Kings will wrap up what has been a drama-filled 2015-16 campaign Wednesday night against the Rockets in Houston. It’s very likely to be George Karl’s last game as the team’s head coach. According to multiple reports surfacing on Wednesday, the embattled coach will be fired by the Kings’ brass at some point on Thursday. The Sacramento Bee’s Jason Jones...
Via Sportsnaut
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kings want George Karl to resign

The Sacramento Kings remain a hot mess. Entering the final two weeks of the regular season, Sacramento boasts a 29-44 record and is clearly out of the Western Conference Playoff race. This leads most to believe that head coach George Karl will be getting the ax when all is said and done next month. While that’s still likely going to be the case, especially with the continual...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins claims George Karl, not Kings, suspended him

The Sacramento Kings were defeated handily by the Utah Jazz today 108-99 at home, and after the game star center DeMarcus Cousins made no qualms with how he felt about head coach George Karl. Cousins was suspended for one game last week, after yelling at Karl in a team huddle. On Sunday, Cousins said that the suspension was Karl’s doing, not the organization’s. "That wasn...
Via The Comeback
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

George Karl’s agent rips Kings, wants broadcaster reprimanded

George Karl remains the Sacramento Kings’ head coach despite reports saying the team was weighing firing him. Having reports in the media saying a team is considering firing you cannot be easy for a coach, so it’s no surprise that Karl’s agent is taking aim at the Kings for their handling of the matter. In a comment shared by Yahoo’s Marc J. Spears, Karl’s agent Warren...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kings to keep coach George Karl

In a rather abrupt turn of events, the Sacramento Kings reportedly intend to keep head coach George Karl after all. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Monday night that the Kings planned to fire Karl during the coming days. On Tuesday, however, Stein reported that the team had changed their plans significantly and Karl is staying. ESPN sources say that the Sacramento Kings, in a dramatic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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