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Post-Lottery NBA Mock Draft: Who Should the Kings Select?

KINGS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER SIX Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins as the newest member of the Sacramento Kings. NBA Mock Draft Link: http://topsportsreport...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five prospects the Sacramento Kings might draft with the No. 6 pick

The Sacramento Kings stayed where the odds said they would in the Draft Lottery, as they'll have the 6th overall selection on June 25th.  Outside of franchise center DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings have needs all over the floor. While there are some young pieces already in place like last year's first-round pick Nik Stauskas and former first-round choice Ben McLemore, the Kings can...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Tweet Great Deflate Gate Joke Prior to NBA Draft Lottery

Are you tired of hearing about Deflate Gate? Are you glad the Patriots are not going to appeal their punishment so that the press will forget about it and move on? Are you eager for the late night hosts to tell jokes about something else?Well--the Sacramento Kings told a pretty good one prior to the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night.@SacramentoKingsRead more »
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings will not trade star big man DeMarcus Cousins

Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY SportsDeMarcus Cousins came through with a monster season for the Sacramento Kings this season, and finally showed the star potential that they have been waiting to see. He has had quite a few attitude issues throughout the first few seasons of his career, but is finally beginning to reach his full potential. Due to all of the issues that he has had already...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vlade Divac Considers DeMarcus Cousins Untradeable

Vlade Divac publicly committed to DeMarcus Cousins as the Sacramento Kings' franchise player. "DeMarcus is untradeable and a guy who we want to build around," said Divac. Divac also said that George Karl "might have overstepped his bounds" in saying no player on the Kings' roster is untradeable. Divac assumed chief decision-making power of the Kings this year.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: The Perfect Kings Offseason

(Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After a quick beginning to the 2015 season, the Kings’ hopes rapidly deteriorated into chaotic disappointment as a series of rash decisions in coaching and key injuries left the team struggling to keep pace with the dominant Western Conference. DeMarcus Cousins missed some stints...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rose responds to Webber: He ‘is delusional and still in denial’

Jalen Rose heard all about Chris Webber’s passive-aggressive shots at him over the “Fab Five” documentary and responded Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Webber, now an analyst for Turner Sports, joined “The Dan Patrick Show” and said he “wasn’t too thrilled” with the film, which was put together largely by Rose and the other three...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Webber seems upset with way Rose did ‘Fab Five’ documentary

The most notable player from Michigan’s heralded “Fab Five” is not too happy with the “30 for 30″ documentary that told the group’s story. Chris Webber did an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” Wednesday and talked about the film, which was put together by Fab Five member Jalen Rose, who is now an analyst...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings coach George Karl wonders about all the postseason injuries

Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl has seen an awful lot of basketball in his day. Karl has been coaching in the NBA since 1984, so it's hard to take him by surprise anymore. He's witnessed great performances, huge upsets, and everything else we've seen so far this postseason.Well, except for maybe one thing.Here's Karl with his impressions of the postseason and the big storyline...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings owner Vivek Ranadive learning from mistakes

Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive hasn't enjoyed any success since he's taken over the franchise. The Kings are already on their third coach after firing Michael Malone and Tyrone Corbin this season, and the failure to surround DeMarcus Cousins with legitimate talent looms large this summer. With George Karl as head coach and Vlade Divac now running the front office, the Kings...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranadive: NBA Has Bigger 'Crony' Culture Than Silicon Valley

Vivek Ranadive spoke about the structure of the Sacramento Kings' front office and how he's working on learning from his previous mistakes. Ranadive initially hired Pete D'Alessandro as general manager, but Vlade Divac is now in charge. “Vlade makes the decisions,” said Ranadive. “Two people report directly to me. Chris Granger, who runs the business side, and Vlade from the...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Kings Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the King will add next to Demarcus Cousins, Rudy...
Via TopSportsReport
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas had his house popcorned by teammates

The Sacramento Kings played their final home game of the season on Monday night, and former Michigan star Nik Stauskas almost went a complete season without falling victim to rookie hazing. The key word there is almost. Stauskas returned to his condo to find that DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay and Reggie Evans had scattered popcorn...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas Now ‘Sauce Castillo’ Thanks To Closed Captioning Error

During Tuesday night’s Sacramento Kings-Philadelphia 76ers broadcast, one of the greatest athlete nicknames was born. Kings rookie shooting guard Nik Stauskas hit a 3-pointer during the game, prompting the Sixers announcer respond, “Stauskas, hitting the three.” Pretty mundane, right? It would have been, but whoever was doing the closed captioning...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Closed captioning calls Nik Stauskas “Sauce Castillo,” which he and Kings’ fans are embracing

It’s always fun to watch the creation of a player’s nickname in real time, and it’s even more fun when that nickname comes from a closed captioning error. When Sacramento Kings’ guard Nik Stauskas hit a three-pointer Tuesdaay night against the 76ers, closed captioning transposed the play-by-play man’s call of “Stauskas hitting the three” into “Sauce Castillo hit the...
Via Awful Announcing
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Omri Casspi makes up for crashing into girl in stands with ‘Frozen’ doll (pic)

If there’s a surefire way in this day and age to make a little girl feel a lot better about an unfortunate situation, one can’t go wrong with incorporating a little “Frozen” magic into an effort to make things right. Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi clearly understands this undeniable fact. During Sunday’s game against the...Read More The post Omri Casspi makes up...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Sacramento Kings

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Sacramento Kings who smoked the Washington Wizards on Sunday night; have won two straight games and feature DeMarcus Cousins, who...
Via Philadunkia
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce shoves Omri Casspi into little girl (Video)

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce sent Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi flying into the stands during the second quarter of Sunday night's game at the Sleep Train Arena.Pierce was called for a flagrant 1 foul after shoving Casspi right into a poor little girl in the front row.  That big meany.The Kings got the last laugh, however, as they blew out the Wizards 109-86.H...
Via Holdout Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Nike’s Kyrie 1 is the most popular shoe in the NBA

Whether it’s on the feet of Milwaukee’s Michael Carter-Williams, Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder or the man himself—Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving—Nike’s Kyrie 1, the first signature shoe for the three-time All-Star and 57-point dropping Kyrie Irving, has quickly become one of the game’s most worn shoes. According to Nice Kicks, the Kyrie 1 has been featured on at least one...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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