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Two Kings make one prominent list of NBA's top 100 players

The Sacramento Kings don't quite stack up when it comes to having an average number of top-100 players. But they make up for it by having one of the best in the league, period.Sports Illustrated's annual ranking of the top 100 players in the NBA includes just two Kings for the 2015-16 season, and they're the obvious candidates: Rudy Gay (52) and DeMarcus Cousins (14).Gay's ranking...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: What Should Their Rotation Be?

(Feb. 24, 2015 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a tumultuous season, the Sacramento Kings hectic locker room has experienced even more chaos this offseason. They added another vocal star to the locker room in Rajon Rondo, while the front office is seemingly split over whether or not trading their unquestioned...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins, Rondo among Kings featured in latest NBA 2K trailer

The NBA season is creeping up rather quickly, and that means it's time for another rendition of NBA video games.NBA 2K16 released its latest trailer on Monday, and the Sacramento Kings are well-represented. DeMacrus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Rudy Gay, Ben McLemore and Mario Belinelli all make appearances in the three-minute clip. McLemore even gets the honor of throwing down a rather...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay no strangers to Team USA (VIDEO)

Tuesday is the first day with all of the invited players assembled in Las Vegas for the Team USA mini-camp and practices, and Sacramento Kings stars DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay are among those in attendance. Gay, in fact, was already engaged in conversation with former Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau early in Tuesday's session.While some of the 34 players in attendance might...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating The Brief Tenure Of Two Top Grizz Execs

An era implies a lengthy amount of time, used in relativity, in which someone or something exhibits prowess at a higher rate than most—at least in the sporting world, with the Michael Jordan era being the pièce de résistance for basketball, the steroid era marring baseball, and so on.So when I thought of the Jason Levien/Stu Lash "era," I immediately balked at the use of the...
Via The Sports Quotient
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Should Rudy Gay start at power forward?

Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins There have been talks coming from the Sacramento Kings’ camp about Rudy Gay starting, or at least playing more at the power forward position. Starting a stretch four seems to be the new trend in the NBA nowadays. Stretch fours may be undersized, but they have been highly effective. Today’s style of basketball revolves around high tempo offenses...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Sacramento Kings continue their rebuild in the Western Conference, they have some pretty good pieces in Rudy Gay, Rajon Rondo and DeMarcus Cousins. Last season, Cousins put together one of his best season as a professional and earned his first all-star appearance in his short career. Check out some of the best moments from Sacramento Kings last season in the below top ten...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay recruits Josh Smith to Kings on Snapchat

Social media has completely revolutionized the way the free agent recruitment process is done in the NBA. But things just might be getting a little bit out of hand now. Two days after helping convince his good friend Rajon Rondo to sign with the Kings on a 1-year, $10 million deal, Rudy Gay is at...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings continue to be an utter disaster

The Sacramento Kings are not having a good last few weeks. What with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins demanding a trade, owner Vivek Ranadive publicly feuding with his head coach and vice president of basketball operations Vlade Divac making an underwhelming draft pick, things haven’t been swell in Sactown. Now the team’s strategy for free agency has gone completely off the rails...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Sacramento's Pick Of Willie Cauley-Stein

Willie Cauley-Stein has unique attributes on defense to make him worthy of a lottery pick, but was he the best pick available to the Sacramento Kings at No. 6? Sacramento has had seven lottery picks since 2007 with DeMarcus Cousins' selection in 2010 being the only one that can be characterized as an outright success. Jimmer Fredette and Thomas Robinson are two of the more extreme...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Final NBA Mock Draft: Who Should the Kings Select?

Today is a huge day for the NBA.  The NBA Draft is today and the draft is something that can make or break teams’ futures.  In honor of today’s huge event, TopSportsReport has released the last of a series of NBA mock draft articles. To see who Adam Horvath projects the Sacramento Kings will select in the draft to team up with DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay, click the link...
Via TopSportsReport
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings Looking To Sign Rajon Rondo, Trade Rudy Gay

The highlight of Adrian Wojnarowski’s piece Tuesday for Yahoo! Sports was the apparently untenable relationship between Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus Cousins and coach George Karl, and Karl’s reported desire to ship Cousins out of town. But also included in the article were several other interesting tidbits, including one Boston Celtics fans might enjoy. According to Wojnarowski’s...
Via NESN.com
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings are now the NBA's new laughingstock

It was about two decades ago that the Golden State Warriors started their downward spiral to the cellar of the NBA world. A combination of horrible front office management, disastrous player personnel decisions and a revolving door of head coaches led the team into the abyss of constant struggle. It took 20 years, but the Warriors are back on top as NBA champions. They have also...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy Rudy Gay’s Majestic Memphis Home — $2.2 Million

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has made over $73 million in his eight-year NBA career, so it should come as no surprise that the Memphis home he’s unloading is super tasteful. We’re talking light fixtures for days, bathrooms with redonkulous mirrors, monster walk-in closets, etc., etc. Information from the realtor: Completely Renovated. .. A must see Majestic Mansion overlooking...
Via Busted Coverage
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Rudy Gay play more power forward next year?

As the NBA goes smaller and smaller, plenty of small forwards are shifting over to become either full-time or part-time 4s. We've seen LeBron James play more power forward as his career has progressed, though he's gotten away from that since returning to Cleveland. Same with Carmelo Anthony. The Warriors are winning with Draymond Green at the 4. There are countless more examples...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Keeping Boogie Happy: Options for the Sacramento Kings with the Sixth Overall Pick

The Kings could use help at multiple positions, but they need to get this pick right. The Kings have been regulars in the lottery for the past decade, and this year they hold the sixth overall pick. This is a really important pick for Sacramento. The Kings have a dominant, franchise player to build around in Boogie Cousins. However, he’s entering his prime and has yet to win...
Via The Lottery Mafia
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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
May 20, 2015  |  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
April 29, 2015  |  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

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

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
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