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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 Thacover2
5 hours 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
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons-Kings Preview

The Sacramento Kings are taking care of the basketball worse than anyone in the Western Conference during their recent struggles. The Detroit Pistons are coming off a rare win but aren't exactly the kind of team that takes advantage of extra possessions. The Kings welcome the Pistons Saturday night with hopes of correcting a nine-game rough patch in their second date on a five-game...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

9 Defensive Players to Target in Fantasy Basketball

See below for a rundown of well rounded glue guys with solid defensive production. These players are fairly reliable options depending on your needs. Streaming is key in H2H leagues and people often neglect defensive stats in roto leagues. The second part of this article outlines games played in H2H playoffs. Still a bit early to think about the playoffs but definitely something...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings tip off ugly sweater season with awesome photo shoot

Thanksgiving isn't even here yet, but the Sacramento Kings already have the holiday spirit. The team took over the Internet on Friday after it posted a holiday photo gallery, complete with Kings players in ugly sweaters. Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson, Ben McLemore and Ray McCallum certainly make a happy, well-dressed family. You should definitely take a look at all of the hilarious...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Get Ready For Holidays With Awesomely Weird Ugly Sweater Photo Shoot

The Thanksgiving season isn’t over yet, but the Sacramento Kings already have the holiday spirit. The team took over the Internet on Friday after it posted a holiday photo gallery, complete with Kings players in ugly sweaters. Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson, Ben McLemore and Ray McCallum certainly make a happy, well-dressed family. You should definitely take a look at all of the...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: The Talent Is Coming Together

(November 2, 2014 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) Sacramento Kings: The Talent Is Coming Together By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff.. For years the Sacramento Kings have been searching for a group of players that can win games. Because of their lack of talent and appealing market, they’ve had to do so through the NBA draft in which they frequently...
Via HoopStuff
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

In Boogie We Trust

Don’t look now, but the Sacramento Kings are 3-1. I will let that sink in for a bit. This in light of the fact the roster features these starters: Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins, Jason Thompson, Ben McLemore and Darren Collison. Only two of those guys are starters on any other team and yet this team has shown it can finally get it done on the defensive end by keeping opponents under...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

In Boogie We Trust

Don’t look now, but the Sacramento Kings are 3-1. I will let that sink in for a bit. This in light of the fact the roster features these starters: Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins, Jason Thompson, Ben McLemore and Darren Collison. Only two of those guys are starters on any other team and yet this team has shown it can finally get it done on the defensive end by keeping opponents under...
Via Bloguin Best
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Preseason Predicitons: Western Conference – Pacific

Frontrunner - Golden State Warriors Improving each of the last three seasons under Mark Jackson, the Warriors had their best season since 1992, finishing with a 51-31 record. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson both had an extremely good scoring year, especially from behind the arc where they both shot above 41%. It was their silky-smooth stroke that earned them the nickname “the splash...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Thompson trade interest rising

The Sacramento Kings have been very active in trade discussions over the last couple of years, and they are still looking to move power forward Jason Thompson if possible. He is a talented bench piece, but the Kings have plenty of depth at the power forward position and he is simply too pricey for them to keep around with his current contract. According to a report from Grantland’s...
Via Sports-Glory
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Receive Trade Interest In Jason Thompson

The rising cap has triggered renewed interest from teams in trading for Jason Thompson, according to multiple sources. The Kings like to use a small-ball lineup and could use Thompson as a backup center. Thompson is signed through the 16-17 season.
Via RealGM
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings measuring success on 'wins and losses'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A plot of land in the downtown area is being cleared for a new arena, a sign of how far the Sacramento Kings have come since a pending sale threatened to relocate the franchise to Seattle only 17 months ago. On the court, the progress of the team's rebuilding project is more difficult to measure. The ownership group, led by Silicon Valley software tycoon...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA 30 teams/30 days preview: Sacramento Kings

Coach Michael Malone still has a lot to prove. The Kings didn't have tons of talent, so he can't entirely be blamed for a less-than-average season. But they weren't always organized, either. This is a key season when it comes to evaluating the second-year coach. Centers DeMarcus Cousins is the most offensively gifted center in the NBA. He can score, pass and shoot with any big man...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings optimistic changes will translate into wins

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Pete D'Alessandro pondered how he felt about the roster he assembled for the Sacramento Kings training camp by doing an exercise in his office this week. On one side of his whiteboard, the Kings general manager wrote out the depth chart he had at this time last year. On the other, he listed the current roster. There was little resemblance. Just five players...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Teams will now have an 8-Day All-Star Break

(Photo Credit via Jason Thompson)                                                                                                                                                        The NBA All-Star break is one of excitement, spectacular competitions, but not really a vacation for the athletes.  Normally...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Sacramento Kings: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… There hasn’t been much positive to say about the Kings for the years. Under Rick Adelman in the early 00s they were an exciting young team with players like Mike Bibby, Chris Webber and Peja Stojakovic and veracious fans that I personally loved to watch. Then their roster...
Via HoopStuff
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Pursuing Josh Smith

The Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons are discussing a trade involving Josh Smith. The Kings would have to give up Jason Thompson and Derrick Williams or Jason Terry in exchange for Smith, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Both parties are searching for a third team to make this trade... The post Kings Pursuing Josh Smith appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Discussing Trade For Josh Smith

It seems Greg Monroe may actually be important to the Detroit Pistons.  Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that the Kings and Pistons are having strong discussions about a trade centered around Josh Smith. Talks have centered around Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry to the Pistons for Smith. As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged...
Via Thacover2
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Discussing Trade For Josh Smith

It seems Greg Monroe may actually be important to the Detroit Pistons.  Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that the Kings and Pistons are having strong discussions about a trade centered around Josh Smith. Talks have centered around Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry to the Pistons for Smith. As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Continue To Discuss Josh Smith Trade

The Sacramento Kings continue to pursue a trade for Josh Smith with the Detroit Pistons. The Kings are attempting to find a third team to engage in trade talks to help facilitate the deal. Talks have centered around Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry to the Pistons for Smith. Skeptics question whether the Kings could gamble on trying to fit Smith in alongside...
Via RealGM
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Discuss Josh Smith Trade

The Sacramento Kings have discussed a trade for Josh Smith with the Detroit Pistons. The Kings could send Jason Thompson and Derrick Williams as part of a trade package for Smith. Rajon Rondo has also been a target of interest for the Kings, who is a close friend of Smith.
Via RealGM
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Willing to Trade for Kevin Love Even If He Doesn’t Re-Sign

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports The Sacramento Kings are willing to trade for All-Star forward Kevin Love and they would make a deal even if there is no assurance from Love that he would re-sign with the team. The Kings are willing to give up their 8th overall pick in this year’s NBA draft along with a number of trade assets. This is a huge gamble by Sacramento. It would be amazing...
Via The Sideline
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deron Williams breaks Jason Thompson's ankles

The 2014 season has not been friendly overall to Nets star point guard Deron Williams. However, a season that has been consistently plagued by injuries and disappointment has turned around a bit for Williams, who has really come on since the all-star break. This is a case of deja vu, as Williams had a very similar showing just last season. With the new spring in his step, Williams...
Via New York Sports-Kings
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Have Just Four Players Remaining From Maloof Era

The Sacramento Kings have almost entirely turned over their roster over the past year under new general manager Pete D'Alessandro. The overhaul continued in February with the departures of Marcus Thornton and Jimmer Fredette, two players acquired during the ownership of the Maloof family. DeMarcus Cousins, Isaiah Thomas, Travis Outlaw and Jason Thompson are the only players remaining...
Via RealGM
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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