DARREN COLLISON NEWS

Nets-Kings Discussing Trade For Deron Williams

The Sacramento Kings owner wants to play fatansy basketball, so why not trade for the former No. 1 point guard in the NBA. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings are discussing a deal that would send Deron Willams to the Kings for Darren Collison and Jason Thompson. No deal is imminent, but the talks are ongoing, sources told Yahoo Sports. The talks...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets-Kings Discussing Trade For Deron Williams

The Sacramento Kings owner wants to play fatansy basketball, so why not trade for the former No. 1 point guard in the NBA. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings are discussing a deal that would send Deron Willams to the Kings for Darren Collison and Jason Thompson. No deal is imminent, but the talks are ongoing, sources told Yahoo Sports. The talks...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Mike Malone Firing Grade

(November 2, 2014 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Sacramento Kings have fired Mike Malone. Why? The Kings are better than expected, much much better. The Kings are 11-13 and yes they have lost 8 of 10 games, but their best player DeMarcus Cousins hasn’t played in 9 of them. They could be 15-9 or better...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings fire coach Mike Malone

            The Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Michael Malone, reports Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Sacramento has fired coach Mike Malone, league sources told Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 15, 2014 GM Pete D’Alessandro hadn’t hired Malone, and had never been strong bond between...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: Rudy Gay, Darren Collison considered questionable for tonight's game against the Spurs

The Sacramento Kings fell to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday by the score of 102-89. The loss dropped the Kings to 9-6 on the season, fourth in the Pacific Division. DeMarcus Cousins lead the Kings with 29 points, 17 rebounds and six assists in the loss. The Kings were without two-fifths of their starting lineup, as Rudy Gay and Darren Collison have been battling injuries. They...
Via NBA Injury News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Collison Is Ballin’, Son!

Wrong calls, right calls, as long as I'm always closing!  I have that same Baldwin-demeanor when I prep my DraftKings line-up.  I rally my players with a speech like that!  The RAZZBALL ONLY CONTEST is back tonight(!); get your entries in now, and the DraftKings only post will be up later in the day.  I don't ask from much from you loyal readers in Razzball Nation, but let...
Via Razzball Basketball
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Kings Preview

After blowing huge leads in back-to-back games, the Sacramento Kings took care of business against the defending champs. They'll try to make it two in a row Tuesday night against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans, losers of three straight in the series. The Kings (6-4) led by as many as 26 before coming undone in Thursday's 111-110 loss at Memphis, but they bounced back with Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs hand rare victory to Kings

After squandering huge leads in back-to-back road losses earlier this week, the Sacramento Kings were quite pleased to hold on for a victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and 10 rebounds despite playing limited minutes, helping the Kings beat the Spurs 94-91 on Saturday night. The Kings, who blew leads of 24 and 26 points in losing...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns stumble in fourth, fall to Kings in OT

PHOENIX -- Rudy Gay hit a turnaround jumper with 1:07 left in the second overtime, leading the Sacramento Kings to a 114-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Kings center DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and a season-high 18 rebounds before fouling out on an illegal screen with 34.7 seconds left in regulation. Darren Collison scored 16 and Gay, who was averaging 24.4...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive improvements key to Sacramento’s 3-1 start

The Kings can point to a much improved defense for their surprising start to the season. The Sacramento Kings beat the Denver Nuggets on the road Monday night, taking them to a surprising 3-1 start. After falling to Golden State in their first game of season, the Kings have won three straight, having beaten Trailblazers at home, and the Clippers and Nuggets on the road. Considering...
Via The Lottery Mafia
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Collison helps Kings hold off Nuggets 110-105

DENVER (AP) Darren Collison scored 21 points, including three free throws in the final 16.2 seconds, and the Sacramento Kings held off the Denver Nuggets 110-105 on Monday night. DeMarcus Cousins added 19 points and Reggie Evans grabbed 14 rebounds as the Kings started the season 3-1 for the first time since 2010-11. Sacramento showed no signs of fatigue after beating the Clippers...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 NBA Sleepers

Point Guards Darren Collison Collison enters his 6th season as the bonafide starting point guard for a Kings team that will be looking for him to distribute the ball. They finished last in the NBA last year in that department and he will look to bring them out of the cellar. His first taste as […]
Via Legion Report
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramon Sessions Agrees to 2-year, $4.2 million deal with Kings

The journeyman point guard will challenge Darren Collison for minutes. The Sacramento Kings and point guard Ramon Sessions have agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Sessions spent last season playing for Charlotte and Milwaukee, averaging 12.3 points and 4.1 assists, shooting 43 percent from the field and 28 percent from 3. Although considered...
Via The Lottery Mafia
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramon Sessions Signs With Kings

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million contract with Ramon Sessions. The Kings also added Darren Collison to their squad this off-season. Sessions, 28, averaged 12.3 points, 4.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game last season. He shot 42.9% from the field and 28.2% from the three-point line. The Kings... The post Ramon Sessions Signs With Kings appeared first...
Via Hoops-Nation
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins: 'I’m a role model'

The Sacramento Kings selected talented big man DeMarcus Cousins with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, and have had quite a few issues with him since he was selected. His attitude has come into question quite a bit, and he has had issues with having problems with his head coaches. Cousins has been very open about believing he is one of the best big men in the league,...
Via Sports-Glory
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings sign Sim Bhullar, first NBA player of indian descent

The Sacramento Kings have signed center Sim Bhullar to a contract, making him the first player of Indian descent to sign a deal with an NBA team. The 7-foot-5, 360-pound center was born in Toronto, Ontario and was a member of the Kings squad that captured the 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League title in Las Vegas. “I’ve long believed that India is the next great frontier for...
Via Sports-Glory
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings And The 5 NBA Offseason Losers

Sacramento Kings And The 5 NBA Offseason Losers By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1. Sacramento Kings - They lost Isaiah Thomas and signed Darren Collison for the cost difference of just 1.3 million per season. Wow. A 20-6 player for 7 million or a 11-4 player for 5.3 million? Ridiculous. Also, they drafted Nik Stauskas who filled little need for them instead of...
Via HoopStuff
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Sacramento Kings: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Drafted Nik Stauskas Traded Isaiah Thomas For Trade Exception Signed Darren Collison Strongest: Drafting Nik Stauskas - In my NBA Draft Grades I gave this pick a D-, which tells you a lot about what I think of their offseason, I just picked the only move...
Via HoopStuff
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas Says He’s Going to Kill Sacramento

Let the trash talk begin. After signing a new deal with Phoenix, Isaiah Thomas says he felt disrespected when the Kings signed Darren Collison and plans on making them pay. Via CBS Sports: “I understand if you bring somebody like Chris Paul that’s somebody that I’m not going to start over no matter what, I’m going to play my role and I’m going to compete. But if you bring...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Clippers are Handling Free Agency Period

Whoa, talk about a free agency period. In a mere couple of weeks, we’ve already had more than a handful of teams make major changes to the face of their roster.With Miami and Cleveland battling it out though, the Clippers quietly made some major moves of their own while still keeping the core players in place.Starting off the free agency, LAC was dealt a tough blow when PG back...
Via TopSportsReport
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Darren Collison Signing Grade

The Sacramento Kings agreed to a three-year deal worth $16 million with point guard Darren Collison, and they are very excited with the prospects for the future. Collison was expected to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers when the offseason began, but the Kings were able to offer him the possibility of starting and a contract that was fair as well. Los Angeles was busy focusing...
Via Sports-Glory
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers, Jordan Farmar Agree to 2-Year Deal

Darren Collison accepting a deal with the Sacramento Kings earlier in the week left a huge void at the backup point guard position for the Los Angeles Clippers, but the team wasted little time finding his replacement. The Clippers and point guard Jordan Farmar have agreed to a two-year deal, according to Brad Turner. The Clippers and free-agent guard Jordan Farmar agree to deal,...
Via Standing O Sports
July 06, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 06, 2014  |  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...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 05, 2014  |  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
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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