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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
3 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Now That the Toronto Raptors’ Flaws Have Been Exposed, Prepare for the “Summer of Masai”

It wasn’t supposed to happen like this for the Toronto Raptors. When Masai Ujiri traded Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings in late 2013 for what, at the time, seemed like spare parts, it was meant to signal the beginning of a full-scale rebuilding of the franchise. Instead, the move served as the catalyst behind 97 wins in two years. Yet, like a child conceived a decade after its...
Via Crossover Chronicles
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Now That the Toronto Raptors’ Flaws Have Been Exposed, Prepare for the “Summer of Masai”

It wasn’t supposed to happen like this for the Toronto Raptors. When Masai Ujiri traded Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings in late 2013 for what, at the time, seemed like spare parts, it was meant to signal the beginning of a full-scale rebuilding of the franchise. Instead, the move served as the catalyst behind 97 wins in two years. Yet, like a child conceived a decade after its...
Via Bloguin Best
25 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

DeMarcus Cousins Asked Fans for Popcorn During Kings-Lakers

The Sacramento Kings made some headlines this week after DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay “popcorned” the home of rookie guard Nik “Sauce Castillo” Stauskas. However, that wouldn’t be the last time popcorn and Cousins would be tied together this season. During Wednesday night’s Kings-Lakers game, Cousins, who was inactive, got a little hungry while watching his squad clobber...
Via Busted Coverage
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas' house got completely covered in popcorn by Kings teammates

It took until the last day of the season but Sacramento Kings guard Nik Stauskas did not escape some rookie shenanigans, courtesy teammates DeMarco Cousins, Rudy Gay and Reggie Evans. Here's the trio in action (full video here on Kings' website): And here's the aftermath: "Look at this!" Stauskas exclaimed. "It's everywhere! My house got popcorned!!!" As Gay explained in the video...
Via Fox Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings shut down Cousins, Gay for final 3 games

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Rudy Gay are being shut down for the final three games of the season. The Kings said Saturday that Cousins is sitting out to rest and begin rehabilitating his nagging right ankle and other leg injuries. Gay is out after continuing to experience symptoms related to a concussion he sustained March 30. Gay...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings fend off Wolves, 116-111

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Omri Casspi scored 16 of his career-high 31 points in the third quarter and the Sacramento Kings overcame a sluggish start to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-111 on Tuesday night. The Kings gave up 31 points in the first quarter and were misfiring offensively until Casspi and Rudy Gay got going to help Sacramento end its five-game losing streak. Sim Bhullar...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards' road woes intensify with blowout loss vs. Kings

  For the Washington Wizards, a lopsided loss to the lowly Sacramento Kings is no way to be playing if they hope to make a statement in the playoffs. Rudy Gay scored 26 points and the Kings led most of the way in beating the listless Wizards 109-86 on Sunday for their second straight win. It was the second-largest margin of victory this season for the Kings. After winning five straight...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings win second straight, beat Wizards 109-86

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Rudy Gay scored 26 points and the Sacramento Kings led most of the way in beating the Washington Wizards 109-86 on Sunday for their second straight victory. DeMarcus Cousins had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists despite foul trouble. He had missed the previous two games with a strained right calf. Sacramento stretched its lead to 20 points in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams monster alley-oop dunk from Rudy Gay against Wizards

In terms of some of the best in-game dunkers in the league right now, Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams has to be among them. During the first half of today’s Kings-Wizards, Sacramento’s Rudy Gay was able to find Derrick with a beautiful alley-oop pass that lead to Williams throwing down a one-handed slam dunk: That was pretty impressive, folks! *** Williams monster...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Gay scores 33 points as Kings beat Hornets

  Rudy Gay had 33 points and nine rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday night for their second victory over the struggling Hornets in 10 days. The loss was a costly one for the Hornets. A victory would have moved Charlotte past Indiana and Boston into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics and Pacers both lost earlier in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets suffer costly loss to Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Rudy Gay had 33 points and nine rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday night for their second victory over the struggling Hornets in 10 days. The loss was a costly one for the Hornets. A victory would have moved Charlotte past Indiana and Boston into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics and Pacers both...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay scores 33 points as Kings beat Hornets 101-91

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Rudy Gay had 33 points and nine rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday night for their second victory over the struggling Hornets in 10 days. The loss was a costly one for the Hornets. A victory would have moved Charlotte past Indiana and Boston into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics and Pacers both...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay posterizes Thomas Robinson with wicked right-handed dunk

Rudy Gay is one of the best in-game dunkers in the league. Thomas Robinson found out the hard way. Get out of Rudy’s way, Mr. Robinson: Not very nice at all, Rudy. *** Rudy Gay pic from Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker returns, but Hornets fall at home to Kings

  Ben McLemore scored 27 points, Rudy Gay added 26, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 113-106 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. DeMarcus Cousins chipped in with 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Kings, who handed the playoff-hopeful Hornets a potentially costly defeat. Cousins and Gay combined for 18 points in the fourth quarter...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

McLemore, Gay lead Kings past Hornets 113-106

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Ben McLemore scored 27 points, Rudy Gay added 26, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 113-106 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. DeMarcus Cousins chipped in with 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Kings, who handed the playoff-hopeful Hornets a potentially costly defeat. Cousins and Gay combined for 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: George Karl wants Ty Lawson; DeMarcus Cousins is not untouchable

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Sacramento Kings new head coach George Karl acquired one of his former players from Denver at the trade deadline, and he’s hoping to acquire another one this summer. The Kings traded for point guard Andre Miller and are hoping to acquire Nuggets point guard Ty lawson this summer. Howard Beck of Bleacher Report:  George Karl’s first power...
Via Sports-Glory
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings grind out win over Grizzlies

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  -- Rudy Gay scored 28 points, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings grinded out a 102-90 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Cousins overcame foul trouble -- and a confrontation with Grizzlies big man Zach Randolph -- to lead Sacramento's 10-0 spurt to start the fourth quarter. Cousins added six assists...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings grind out 102-90 win over Grizzlies in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Rudy Gay scored 28 points, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings grinded out a 102-90 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Cousins overcame foul trouble - and a confrontation with Grizzlies big man Zach Randolph - to lead Sacramento's 10-0 spurt to start the fourth quarter. Cousins added six assists...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kings, George Karl agree to 4-year deal

George Karl is back. The Sacremento Kings are expected to announce Thursday or Friday that they have hired Karl to become their next head coach. According to ESPN, the two sides have agreed on a four-year deal worth an estimated $15 million. Karl will take over as Tyrone Corbin’s successor and Sacramento’s third coach of the season starting next week. Corbin has a record...
Via Sports-Glory
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben McLemore glides for right-handed alley-oop dunk from Rudy Gay lob

Ben McLemore makes jumping look so easy. Check out him GLIDING for this right-handed alley-oop. Nice pass from Rudy Gay: I’m 30 years older than Ben McLemore so all I can do is DREAM about dunking like that. And even then, that might be difficult to do. Keep doing your thing, Ben. *** Ben McLemore pic from Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins makes slick bounce pass to Rudy Gay for slam dunk

DeMarcus Cousins is an all-star big man. But not only is he an excellent scorer and rebounder but he seems to be mastering bounce passes. Like this bounce pass to Rudy Gay for the two-handed stuff: He’s actually made a few of these bounce passes in this game thus far. We hope to see more of that in the future. *** DeMarcus Cousins pic from Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kings ‘seriously considering’ hiring George Karl

The Sacramento Kings fired head coach Michael Malone and promoted his lead assistant Tyrone Corbin eight weeks ago.  But Sacramento is not yet satisfied with their bench boss, and are reportedly interested in brining in a veteran coach. From Sam Amick of USA Today Sports: The Sacramento Kings are seriously considering making another midseason coaching change and bringing...
Via Sports-Glory
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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