Can Coach Dave Joerger create a team united to win? Can DeMarcus Cousins be a team leader instead of a Bad Boy screw-up who pouts, argues with refs, and leads the league in technicals and locker room rants? I have written elsewhere that Cousins has a problem with authority (thinks the refs are out to […] Sacramento Kings’ Hope Falls in the Hands of Dave Joerger and DeMarcus Cousins...
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Not too long ago, Ty Lawson’s status with the Sacramento Kings was in jeopardy as he missed the team’s flight to Kentucky, but now it looks like he will be the ONLY active point guard for the purple and white to start the season. It was reported yesterday by various sources that the Kings waived […] Opinion: Will Ty Lawson Rise To The Hefty Task? - A Royal Pain - A Royal Pain...
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A new Sacramento Kings season is about to start, and despite everything, I’m grateful. The 2016-17 NBA season officially begins tonight and once again, Kings fans are bracing themselves for another potentially rough season. This is a fanbase that has known pain far more often than joy, especially in recent times, but we keep coming back. Kings fans are intrinsically hopeful,...
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Make no mistake about it — defense will be the key to success for the Sacramento Kings this season. But you still have to score points to win.Although he is capable of it, Sacramento cannot simply rely on DeMarcus Cousins to score half the team’s points every single night. Every team knows that the big man will be the number one option on offense, which means Cousins is going...
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Ty Lawson is excited to start the 2016-2017 NBA season with the Sacramento Kings.
The Kings waived Jordan Farmar, Isaiah Cousins and Lamar Patterson (again) to trim the roster down to 15. Faced with the NBA deadline to trim their roster to 15 before the official start of the 2016-17 season, the Kings today waived guards Isaiah Cousins and Jordan Farmar, along with Lamar Patterson. That means that Point Guard Ty Lawson has officially made the final roster. These...
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The Sacramento Kings completed their preseason and are preparing to open the regular season on Wednesday, October 26th. This article examines their preseason highlights. The Sacramento Kings completed their preseason and the games finally count now. The problem is waiting for Wednesday to see the opening tip. I have been pumped for basketball the last […] Sacramento Kings...
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The talk around DeMarcus Cousins’ eventual trip to NBA free agency has already started. ESPN’s Tim MacMahon fired the first shot, noting the Dallas Mavericks are one team ready to pursue the NBA’s best big man: For Mavs fans who might be wondering, DeMarcus Cousins is set to hit free agency in summer of 2018. Yes, Mavs expected to go hard after him. — Tim MacMahon...
The Dallas Mavericks have struck out time and time again with elite centers on the free agent market, but you have to admire their perseverance. According to a report by Tim MacMahon of ESPN on Saturday, the Mavericks are expected to go hard after Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins when he becomes a free agent in the summer of 2018. For Mavs fans who might be wondering...
With Kings regular season slated to begin soon, we look at highlights from the team's preseason games!
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Sacramento Kings have exercised their third-year option on center Willie Cauley-Stein. General manager Vlade Divac announced the move Friday. Cauley-Stein is entering his second season with the Kings after being drafted sixth overall in the 2015 draft. Cauley-Stein averaged 7.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game last season when he was named...
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Check out what Rudy Gay had to say tonight about the latest rumors and overall game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The national anthem protests sweeping across the United States don’t typically involve the singer of the actual anthem. That changed Monday when one anthem singer decided to make a statement. On Monday night, the Sacramento Kings hosted Israeli basketball team Maccabi Haifa B.C. during an exhibition game in Sacramento. Before the game, singer Leah Tysse sang the national anthem...
DeMarcus Cousins is apparently so focused on his NBA career that the only thing he has done throughout his life is play basketball and return to the rock he lives under. Is there any other explanation for not knowing who Paul McCartney is? On Monday, Cousins was asked if he attended the first event at the Sacramento Kings’ new Golden 1 Center, which was McCartney’s concert....
Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has confirmed what we already knew: George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins really, really didn’t get along. Ranadive told USA Today’s Sam Amick in an interview that Karl, coach of the Kings at the time, spent the summer of 2015 trying to ship Cousins out the door. “You know, look, George had tried to trade Cousins that whole summer, and there...
The Sacramento Kings have become one of the first NBA franchises to sign an ad sponsor. The team agreed to partner with Blue Diamond, the world’s leading almond brand, per the Kings website. Here’s a look at what the ad will look like on Kings uniforms, starting next season. Kings, @BlueDiamond Partner to Showcase California Growers and Inspire Health and Wellness » https...
As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Moving to the West, we begin in the Pacific. Projected Conference Finish: 13th Best Move of Offseason: This one was tough. It took me a solid four minutes to come up with something positive, but I guess getting Skal Labissière where they did was a good pick. High upside anywhere, much less in the 20s. After that...
If there is one thing the professional sports world has shown very little tolerance for in the past few years, it has been for domestic violence. The NBA apparently takes a slightly different view of things. That’s because it has decided to suspend Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison for just eight games following his conviction on a single charge of domestic violence...
The Charlotte Hornets lost the 2017 All-Star game largely because of the controversial “bathroom law” in North Carolina in July. Less than three months later, a different NBA team announced it will have transgender bathrooms in its new arena. Golden 1 Center is slated to open in October as the new home arena of the Sacramento Kings. When it opens, fans will be treated to more...
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