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Sacramento Kings: Trading For Rondo

Sacramento Kings: Trading For Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Sacramento Kings are reported to like the thought of having a Big 3 of DeMarcus Cousins-Josh Smith-Rajon Rondo for some reason, one that I cannot explain. Regardless, if they are to trade for him, it would have to be one big trade. Why? The Kings have some assets, but they aren’t enough for...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Packages the Kings Could Send to Detroit for Josh Smith

Number OnePistons Send: Josh SmithKings Send: Derrick Williams, Jason TerryWhy the Kings Would do it: The Kings basically give up a prospect and a bench veteran for the star power type player they have craved for years now.  While Smith may not fit that well next to Rudy Gay, the Kings have been rumored in talks for multiple top tier names recently, and Smith would just be the...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons discussing Josh Smith trade

ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Thursday morning that the Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings are revisiting a trade scenario that would send Josh Smith to the Kings. Stein also reported that the two teams are looking for a third team to facilitate the deal. Stein also said: “Skeptics will inevitably question whether the Kings should indeed take the gamble of trying to fit Smith...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay shares same opinion as Durant on why he couldn’t play for the Wizards

Rudy Gay said he can’t come back home because of ticket requests The Washington Wizards could be set up nicely over the next several years if Rudy Gay and Kevin Durant pull a LeBron James and decide they want to come home. Of course salary cap restrictions could come into play, but before this could even get to negotiations, Gay and Durant jokingly said they could never play for...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons Discussing Josh Smith Trade

The Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons have seemingly been in contact for a while now about a trade involving Josh Smith, but it hasn’t seemed to get all that serious. Now that the first part of the free agency period is over, the two sides have resumed talks, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.com. As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged in trade discussions...
Via Standing O Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gay weighs extending deal, wants to see how team develops

Rudy Gay is committed to the Kings for the 2014-15 season after exercising his player option worth $19.3 million. And while he says he likes the Kings’ direction thus far, he is no rush to think beyond next season. After watching the Kings beat the Charlotte Hornets 72-65 in a summer league game at Cox Pavilion, Gay spoke to the media for the first time since he decided to remain...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay Wants To See How Kings Develop Before Discussing Extension

Rudy Gay opted into his $19.3 million player option with the Sacramento Kings for the 14-15 season and is in no rush to sign an extension. The Kings are interested in signing Gay to an extension, but he would like to see how the team develops. “I don’t want to create a big fuss like it was before, but I’m taking my time,” Gay said. “I’m open to doing things, but I really...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay Has Sneakers For Days

Associate editor George Kiel III from Nice Kicks got a chance to hook up with Rudy Gay to kick off Season 5 of Sneak Peek and as you would expect. His kicks collection is beyond ridiculous. So strap in for 15 minutes of sneaker fun and prepare to be jealous. The post Rudy Gay Has Sneakers For Days appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings sign Darren Collison to three-year deal

The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent guard Darren Collison to a three-year, $16 million deal, reports Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times. Free agent guard Darren Collison agrees to 3 year, $16 milion deal with Sacramento, sources, leaving the Clippers. — Brad Turner (@BA_Turner) July 3, 2014 Collison’s contract is fully guaranteed, per source. He got midlevel exception...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings interested in Shaun Livingston

The Sacramento Kings are one of the most active teams through the first couple weeks of their offseason, and they are now showing interest in signing free agent guard Shaun Livingston. According to a report from Sam Amick, the Kings could very well be looking at Livingston as a starting point guard if they are unable to bring Isaiah Thomas back. That type of role would certainly...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings potential draft day moves

The draft is upon us as the Kings offseason has finally begun to reach clarity since Rudy Gay’s decision to return to Sacramento. Now that the King’s are financially burdened by Gay’s $19.3 million option, Pete D’Alessandro will need to decide how far the team is willing to go to keep point guard Isaiah Thomas, which in turn dictates how the Kings’ draft will play out....
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay Exercises Player Option With Sacramento

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has exercised his contract option for the 2014-15 season, General Manager Pete D’Alessandro announced today. “We’re thrilled that Rudy will return to Sacramento next season,” said Kings Chairman and Majority Owner Vivek Ranadivé. “He quickly demonstrated consistency both on the court and in the community, and we regard him as a valuable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay hopes to continue renaissance, to remain in Sacramento

Rudy Gay is an often maligned and often criticized player in this age of analytics. The Grizzlies dumped him on the Raptors as they turned their front office more toward analytics — and also to free up possessions for Marc Gasol and Mike Conley. They got better. The Raptors traded him to the Kings the following year to free up possessions for Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. They...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay hopes to continue renaissance, to remain in Sacramento

Rudy Gay is an often maligned and often criticized player in this age of analytics. The Grizzlies dumped him on the Raptors as they turned their front office more toward analytics — and also to free up possessions for Marc Gasol and Mike Conley. They got better. The Raptors traded him to the Kings the following year to free up possessions for Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. They...
Via Crossover Chronicles
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay opts in, will remain with Kings

TweetForward Rudy Gay will opt in to the final year of his contract, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports. Gay option is for $19.3 million. Gay also is putting off extension talks until July 1st, giving the Kings the opportunity to sign Gay to a four-year extension. The Kings traded for Gay last season and the forward averaged 20.1 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists while shooting...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rudy Gay picks up $19.3 million option with Kings

Rudy Gay is set to exercise his $19.3 million option for the 2014-15 season with the Sacramento Kings, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Kings will be eligible to negotiate a full four-year deal with Gay after July 1. According to Yahoo Sports, Gay has been extremely impressed with the new... The post Rudy Gay Picks Up $19.3M Option With Kings appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay to exercise $19.3 million contract option

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will exercise his $19.3 million contract option for the 2014-15 season, but has tabled extension talks until later this summer, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The re-signing of Gay is a top priority for the Kings. Team management and Gay's agent, Alex Saratsis of Octagon, are expected to re-engage discussions in the near future, sources said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay To Exercise $19.3 Million Option With Kings

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Kings guard Rudy Gay has exercised his $19.3 million player option for this season, and will likely expect an extension once to the two sides meet later this summer. The re-signing of Gay is a top priority for the Kings. Team management and Gay’s agent, Alex Saratsis of Octagon, are expected to re-engage discussions in the near future, sources...
Via Thacover2
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay To Exercise $19.3 Million Option With Kings

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Kings guard Rudy Gay has exercised his $19.3 million player option for this season, and will likely expect an extension once to the two sides meet later this summer. The re-signing of Gay is a top priority for the Kings. Team management and Gay’s agent, Alex Saratsis of Octagon, are expected to re-engage discussions in the near future, sources...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay Exercises $19.3M Option For 14-15 With Kings

Rudy Gay will exercise his $19.3 million 14-15 option with the Sacramento Kings, but has tabled extension talks until later this summer. The Kings have made re-signing Gay a top priority. Team management and Gay's agent, Alex Saratsis of Octagon, are expected to re-engage discussions in the near future, sources said. Gay has been impressed with Vivek Ranadive's commitment...
Via RealGM
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: DeMarcus Cousins Lobbying to Keep Rudy Gay

The Sacramento Kings have a young, talented core anchored by center DeMarcus Cousins. Isaiah Thomas is an emerging force at the point guard position, Ben McLemore was a top pick in last year’s draft, and Rudy Gay is a perennial 20-point scorer in the NBA. Cousins doesn’t always get along with his teammates, but he’s doing everything in his power to keep Gay in Sacramento. Gay...
Via Standing O Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Wants To Convince Rudy Gay To Stay With Kings

DeMarcus Cousins has found a teammate on the Sacramento Kings that he actually likes. Rudy Gay went from malcontent in Toronto, to an efficient assassin with the Kings who raised his shooting percentage up from 46.8 percent in Toronto to 56.7 percent with the Kings. Gay can opt out of the last year of his contract, worth $19.3 million, to test the open market, but Cousins is doing...
Via Thacover2
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Wants To Convince Rudy Gay To Stay With Kings

DeMarcus Cousins has found a teammate on the Sacramento Kings that he actually likes. Rudy Gay went from malcontent in Toronto, to an efficient assassin with the Kings who raised his shooting percentage up from 46.8 percent in Toronto to 56.7 percent with the Kings. Gay can opt out of the final year of his contract, worth $19.3 million, to test the open market, but Cousins is doing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings make trade offer for Eric Bledsoe

The Sacramento Kings are looking to make some big moves this offseason and they have already been talking about a trade that would change their future in a big way. According to a report from Jake Fischer of the Boston Globe, the Kings have offered a trade to the Phoenix Suns that included guard Eric Bledsoe. Fischer mentioned that the trade offer was the #8 overall pick in the draft...
Via Sports-Glory
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Rumors: Sacramento 'encouraged' following Rudy Gay meeting

The Sacramento Kings are optimistic of their chances of retaining forward Rudy Gay per Sacramento Bee reporter Jason Jones:Wiki Commons"Minor update on Rudy Gay. Team sounds encouraged by meeting, still no decision though. June 30 is the deadline."Gay, who turns 28 years old in August, holds a player option for next season. Should he choose to remain with the Kings, it...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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