Report: 'No truth' to Hedo Turkoglu-to-Kings rumors

The Kings are still looking to fill another roster spot and reports started to fly around that they could bring in Hedo Turkoglu to act in that role.It made sense. Turk was a teammate of Vlade Divac and Peja Stojakovic back in the early 2000s with Sacramento. Apparently, that might not be true, though.Reports surfaced over the weekend that Turkoglu, who has played 997 career games...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings meeting with former Nets assistant GM Bobby Marks

Bobby Marks has spent the past month or so becoming one of NBA Twitter's must-follows. Before that, though, he actually had a basketball career, as assistant general manager of the Brooklyn Nets. Clearly, Marks' intellect spewing on Twitter is part of a ploy to get back into the game, showing off exactly how much he knows and how well he knows it. Apparently, the Sacramento Kings...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings extend offer of front-office job to Peja Stojakovic

The Kings front office is still in flux. Dean Oliver is out. Jason Levien is weirdly consulting (watch out for that, by the by considering Vlade Divac got pretty much the same gig before owner Vivek Ranadive forced Pete D'Alessandro out with a demotion and a Divac full-time hire). Now, Vlade is extending an offer to one of his buddies. From ESPN's Marc Stein:We shouldn't have been...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Offer Peja Stojakovic Role In Front Office

The Sacramento Kings have offered Peja Stojakovic a full-time position in their front office, according to sources. Vlade Divac has reportedly asked Stojakovic to leave Europe and join the Kings in a player personnel role. Stojakovic's No. 16 jersey was retired by the Kings in December. He attended summer league in Las Vegas with the Kings in a consulting role to Divac earlier this...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Missing Rings: The 2002 Sacramento Kings

Background: After a 55 win season in 2001 the Sacramento Kings looked to take the next big leap and bring home a Championship to the City of Trees. Yet after a season that saw them swept by their hated in state rivals the Los Angeles Lakers four games to none in the semifinals, GM Geoff Petrie shook up the core of the team’s foundation in the off season. Petrie would trade fan...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Kings owner Vivek Ranadive looks ridiculous wearing virtual reality goggles

We know Vivek Ranadive already has a warped view of reality. So, why the heck does he need these? That picture came at Las Vegas Summer League, where basically the entire Kings organization showed up on a whim Monday. Vlade Divac, DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Caron Butler, George Karl, Kosta Koufos and former Sacramento great Peja Stojakovic made appearances. The Kings have had...
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Dirk Nowitzki: The one and only

In every draft there is hype on a basketball player from Europe. Sometimes teams invest in these guys and it pays off (Peja Stojakovic). Other times it can be traumatizing as buying a hefty amount of stock in GM in 2009 and watch it plummet into bankruptcy before your very eyes (Darko Milicic). Fortunately, the Dallas Mavericks have been basting in the sunshine ever since 1998 when...
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

1996 Golden Generation Illustrations

The 1996 NBA Draft was packed with crazy good talent like Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury, Ray Allen, Derek Fisher and Peja Stojakovic. That group alone produced one Rookie of the Year, four MVP, 12 NBA championship rings, 51 all-star appearances and that’s just for starters. In this piece by San C from China, the golden generation draftees get a well...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Retire Peja Stojakovic’s Jersey

Yesterday former Sacramento Kings small forward Peja Stojakovic had his number 16 retired by the team he helped make lovable in the 90’s at halftime. Per the Sac Bee: “This is an unbelievable moment for me and family,” Stojakovic said during the ceremony. During his four year run with the Kings Stojakovic was a feared shooter that was selected as a all-star three times. His...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Peja Stojakovic’s No. 16 Jersey to be retired on Dec. 16th

The 2001-02 Sacramento Kings were one of the most entertaining teams to never win an NBA championship.  Serbian forward Peja Stojakovic was one of the key players during the Kings’ phenomenal run to the Western Conference finals. In eight seasons with the Kings, he averaged 18.3 points per game and put together a total of […] The post Peja Stojakovic’s No. 16 Jersey to be...
Via Champs Nation
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic’s jersey

The Sacramento Kings had some very good runs in the early 2000s, and those runs were led by Mike Bibby, Chris Webber, Vlade Divac, and sharpshooter Peja Stojakovic. The team will keep the memory of Stojakovic forever, as they announced today that they would retire his No. 16 jersey. The Sacramento Kings announced today that […]
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings to retire Stojakovic's No. 16 jersey on Dec. 16

  The Sacramento Kings are planning to retire Peja Stojakovic's No. 16 jersey. The Kings announced Tuesday that Stojakovic's jersey will be retired when they host Oklahoma City on Dec. 16. He joins Vlade Divac (21), Chris Webber (4) and Mitch Richmond (2) as the only players to have their jerseys retired by the Kings since the franchise moved from Kansas City in 1985. Sacramento...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacremento Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic's number

With all the great players that graced NBA courts throughout the late '90's and early 2000's, Peja Stojakovic is one name that often gets overlooked, but damn did Peja produce in his prime. He is Sacremento's second leading scorer all-time, behind only the recently hall-of-fame enshrined Mitch Richmond, and he finished fourth in MVP voting in 2004.Stojakovic was a central piece to...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings To Retire Peja Stojakovic's No. 16

The Sacramento Kings will retire the No. 16 jersey of Peja Stojakovic on Dec. 16, when the Kings host the Oklahoma City Thunder. In his eight seasons with the Kings, Stojakovic played more games for the Kings than any player during the Sacramento and had an immeasurable impact on the community both on and off the court. Stojakovic was a three-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion ...
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September 16, 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...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Acquire Doug McDermott From Nuggets

The Nuggets drafted Doug McDermott with the No. 11 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. However, the Bulls acquired McDermott for picks No. 16 and No. 19. McDermott, a combo forward, is one of the best shooters in the draft. Many compare his game to Peja Stojakovic and Wally Szczerbiak. The... The post Chicago Bulls Acquire Doug McDermott From Nuggets appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley thinks Manu Ginobili is from Europe

The NBA has seen a huge influx of players from all over the globe but initially a majority of players came from Europe. Players such as Vlade Divac, Drazen Petrovic and Peja Stojakovic all hailed form Europe but slowly but surely, players came from all over the world. Take Spurs’ Manu Ginobili who is from Argentina located no where near Europe but for TNT’s Charles Barkley, Manu...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley thinks Manu Ginobili is from Europe

The NBA has seen a huge influx of players from all over the globe but initially a majority of players came from Europe. Players such as Vlade Divac, Drazen Petrovic and Peja Stojakovic all hailed form Europe but slowly but surely, players came from all over the world. Take Spurs’ Manu Ginobili who is from Argentina located no where near Europe but for TNT’s Charles Barkley, Manu...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA: Remembering The Greatest Show on the Court

In lieu of the NBA Playoffs going on I decided to take a trip down memory lane. During the 1998-1999 season the Sacramento Kings surprised the NBA in a lockout shortened year by being one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. The new look Sacramento Kings featured newly acquired Vlade Divac, Peja Stojakovic, rookie Jason Williams, and All-Star Forward Chris Webber. In their first...
Via The Front Office News
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Time for some Spanish Chocolate?

It was probably some day nearing the summer of 1999. A teenager from the Canary Islands is quite probably glued to the tv set watching some NBA game late at night. The kid takes advantage of the long NBA breaks during games to grab some basketball and imitate some moves on the back yard and shoot some hoops.The team on the TV is probably the Sacramento Kings. The most exciting offensive...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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