KINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rajon Rondo defends his skillset, takes jab at former Kings teammates

Rajon Rondo is here to chew bubblegum and speak his mind. And he’s all out of bubblegum. In an interview with David Aldridge of NBA.com on Monday, Rondo, who has been relegated to a sixth man role for the Chicago Bulls this year, passionately defended his skillset and took a thinly-veiled swipe at his former Sacramento Kings teammates in the process. “It’s just, maybe, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CK Podcast 276: Sam Amick discusses potential trade market for the Kings

Listen to full CK Podcast here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ck-podcast/id1143709061?mt=2 https://audioboom.com/posts/5502474-ck-podcast-276-sam-amick-discusses-potential-trade-market-for-the-kings Matt George and Leo Beas debate what's best for the future of the Sacramento Kings and what moves the franchise needs to make. Plus, USA Today's Sam Amick stops by to share his...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

It’s time to stop! (complaining to the officials)

The constant complaining is getting out of hand. There’s no statistic I can find that measures “complaints per 100 possessions” but if such a statistic were to exist, the Sacramento Kings would likely lead the NBA. DeMarcus Cousins is the main culprit of course (one thing that both pro and anti Cousins groups can agree is a downer), but he’s also not the lone offender. ...
Via Sactown Royalty
13 hours ago

Highs and Lows: Sacramento Kings Can’t Handle The Thunder

Last night the Sacramento Kings dropped another game in their seven-game homestand, this time to the Oklahoma City Thunder by a score of 122-118. Listed down below are the highs and lows that happened in yesterday’s game pertaining to the Kings. HIGHS Big Three: Usually the top three scorers for Sacramento: DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay, […] Highs and Lows: Sacramento Kings Can’t...
Via A Royal Pain
17 hours ago

Sacramento Kings: Looking at the Week Ahead January 16th Edition

This article takes a look at the Sacramento Kings schedule for the week of January 16th to January 22nd to give you a guide of what is ahead. The Sacramento Kings face a week of transition.  They have Monday and Tuesday off followed by the final game of their seven-game homestand on Wednesday.  The Kings […] Sacramento Kings: Looking at the Week Ahead January 16th Edition - A...
Via A Royal Pain
1 day ago

WATCH: Kings Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

The Kings celebrate the life and legacy of the late civil rights leader.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings vs Thunder Highlights 1/15/17

Highlights of the Kings and Thunder
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook gets 20th triple-double, Thunder beat Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 20th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 122-118 on Sunday night. Westbrook had 19 triple-doubles last season. He entered Sunday averaging a triple-double and is trying to match Hall of Fame guard Oscar Robertson as the only NBA player to...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joerger is still trying to figure out his starting lineup

People like to do things that will make them successful. If you do something and it doesn’t work then you adjust and try to make it better, and then rinse and repeat. For the Sacramento Kings, they’re trying to figure out what the best lineup is to start the game. You don’t have to start five offensive juggernauts but you need to find a balance that makes it easier for everyone...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
1 day ago

Prediction: Sacramento Kings’ Box Score Game 40 vs Oklahoma City Thunder

The Sacramento Kings host the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 15, 2017.  This article predicts the Sacramento Kings’ box score for that game. The Sacramento Kings play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.  This is the second meeting this season between the two teams.  On November 23rd, the Thunder came to Sacramento and […] Prediction: Sacramento Kings’ Box Score...
Via A Royal Pain
1 day ago

WATCH: CK Nation Post Game Show #6: Too much LeBron James

DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and a season-high 11 assists and Rudy Gay scored 23 points for the Kings, who fell to 1-4 on their seven-game homestand. Leo Beas and Matt George break down the game and what is to come for the Sacramento Kings in the upcoming weeks.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Poll: Should the Kings extend DMC over the summer & include a no-trade clause in his contract?

Listen to full CK Podcast 275, click here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ck-podcast/id1143709061?mt=2 https://audioboom.com/posts/5490233-ck-podcast-275-contract-extensions-and-no-trade-clauses Watch Full CK Podcast 275, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFFyPJyFbrU Matt George & Leo Beas share their thoughts on the recent reports that DeMarcus Cousins will...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sacramento Kings shouldn’t let contention prevent rookies from seeing court

The Sacramento Kings care about making the playoffs at any cost, even at the expense of developing impact youngsters and draft picks. Playing in the new half-a-billion Golden 1 Center, the Kings are hellbent at qualifying for the postseason.  The Golden 1 Center (NBA.com) The Kings made shrewd moves on draft day, trading down with Phoenix to nab three first-round selections....
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl somehow didn’t expect that his book would piss people off

Former NBA coach George Karl wrote a book in which he criticized a number of former players and commented on how growing up fatherless might have impacted their behavior on the basketball court. He did not think anyone would be angry about that. In an interview with Sports Illustrated published Wednesday, Karl said that because this was his first foray into book publishing, he had...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins scores 24, Kings come back to beat Pistons 100-94

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to help the Sacramento Kings stage a fourth-quarter comeback in defeating the Detroit Pistons 100-94 on Tuesday night. The Pistons led by nine entering the fourth, when they were outscored 32-17. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Kings, who had lost five of six since winning a...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarcus Cousins intends on signing extension with Kings

So much for the next month or so around Kings land surrounding DeMarcus Cousins trade talk. According to a report from CSN California, the enigmatic big man intends on signing a massive long-term extension with the Sacramento Kings when he hits free agency this upcoming summer. “CSN California has confirmed through a league source that the two sides have tossed around numbers...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green: Cousins is the 'best center in the game'

Draymond Green and DeMarcus Cousins have a fair bit in common. They’re both elite big men with something of a bad reputation in the NBA. With that in mind, perhaps it’s no surprise that Green is firmly in Cousins’s corner with some high praise. “I think DeMarcus is the best center in the game,” Green said Sunday, via Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN. “I think a lot of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: ‘I think my jersey will be hanging in the rafters when I retire in Sacramento’

DeMarcus Cousins had quite the interesting chat about his future with the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. One of the hottest trade-rumor magnets in recent history, the embattled Cousins seems like a guy with one foot out the door. The Kings haven’t properly built a team around him since he entered the league and the rest of the league itself would do whatever it takes to get...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl was 'surprised' by backlash to comments in book

George Karl has sparked several firestorms with his new book, and he’s actually surprised by this. Karl told ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” on Thursday that he didn’t expect the response he got to some of the excerpts that have come out of “Furious George,” and admitted that perhaps he should have taken a bit more care with what he wrote. “Yeah. There’s no question. Surprised...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid responds to DeMarcus Cousins’ ‘compliment’

DeMarcus Cousins paid Joel Embiid a compliment with a twist following the Sacramento Kings 102-100 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. “I don’t give a lot of people props, but I like that kid a lot,” Cousins said, via Keith Pompey of Philly.com. “I think he’s got a great chance of being the best big in this league. …after I retire.” Embiid’s response...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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