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Nets-Kings Preview

The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings continue to struggle, though the Eastern Conference figures to prove much more forgiving for the Nets if they can put together a better second half of the season. The West likely won't be nearly as kind to the Kings, especially if they can't take better care of the ball. Brooklyn seeks a second win in 10 games Wednesday night at Sacramento,...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Wheatley to return to Michigan as RB coach

Tyrone Wheatley is one of the most prolific running backs in Michigan history. Wheatley played from 1991-94 rushing for 4,178 yards and 47 touchdowns in his time at Michigan. The Michigan alum was the RB coach for the Buffalo Bills this season, but his future was uncertain after Doug Marrone opted out of his contract. Now is it looks like Wheatley is headed back to Ann Arbor. ...
Via No Guts, No Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets-Kings Preview

When the Denver Nuggets last visited the California capitol in November, the Sacramento Kings beat them for the second time in three days en route to their best start in more than a decade. Now the Nuggets look to move closer to .500 with their fourth straight victory in their return Friday night, while the Kings are on their second coach and trying to win consecutive games for the...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings snap 12-game skid vs. Thunder with 104-83 victory

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Rudy Gay scored 28 points and Darren Collison added 24 to help the Sacramento Kings snap a 12-game losing streak to Oklahoma City with a 104-83 victory over the Thunder on Wednesday night. DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Kings rolled to just their fourth win in 11 games under new coach Tyrone Corbin and first against Oklahoma City...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranadive’s Regicide: Cousins, Corbin, and Courting Disaster

In firing Mike Malone, the Sacramento front office royally screwed up. A lot has been made of a Sacramento screw-job since the Sacramento Kings front office dropped the hammer on Mike Malone and handed the reins to Tyrone Corbin. It was a seemingly unpopular decision that faced opposition in the form of passive aggressive blogs using varying degrees of analytics to highlight anger...
Via The Lottery Mafia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Pistons Preview

The Detroit Pistons have seemingly found their stride, winning all four games since waiving Josh Smith. While they feel team chemistry has improved, it hasn't hurt that they haven't been playing the upper echelon of teams. Before the schedule takes a major turn, the Pistons seemingly have a good chance of recording their longest winning streak in more than four years Sunday when...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Corbin fondly remembers time on inaugural Timberwolves team

MINNEAPOLIS -- Back in the Twin Cities for the first time since his latest career transition, Tyrone Corbin felt the memories wash over him like a hot shower in Minnesota during winter. The Kings coach and original Timberwolves alumnus talked about the Metrodome and NBA attendance records. He caught up with folks who've been with the club since that inaugural 1989-90 season. He walked...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills are searching for a coach after Doug Marrone's surprise decision to step down after the team's best finish in a decade. Bills owner Terry Pegula announced Wednesday that Marrone exercised the opt-out clause in his contract. ''We are disappointed that Coach Marrone will no longer be an important part of our organization,'' Pegula...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Corbin says he's coaching Kings rest of season

  Sacramento Kings coach Tyrone Corbin says his interim tag has been lifted for the rest of the season. Corbin spoke before the game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. He replaced fired coach Michael Malone on Dec. 15. Corbin says the team can ''relax on that part of it and focus more on the games.'' The Kings are 2-5 since Corbin took over the team. Michael Malone was fired...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings coach Corbin: Interim tag lifted for season

BOSTON (AP) Sacramento Kings coach Tyrone Corbin says his interim tag has been lifted for the rest of the season. Corbin spoke before the game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. He replaced fired coach Michael Malone on Dec. 15. Corbin says the team can ''relax on that part of it and focus more on the games.'' The Kings are 2-5 since Corbin took over the team. Michael Malone...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Corbin Signed By Kings For Remainder Of Season

The Sacramento Kings have removed the interim tag from Tyrone Corbin’s title as head coach. Corbin has agreed to a contract to coach the Kings through the remainder of this season. Corbin was promoted after the Kings fired Michael Malone on Dec. 14 and the Kings are 2-5 during his tenure.
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Kings have signed Tyrone Corbin for the remainder of the season

When the Sacramento Kings decided to let go of head coach Mike Malone, former NBA player Tyrone Corbin was named the interim coach. Corbin, who is the former head coach of the Utah Jazz, has a chance to prove that he deserves another chance to coach a team. With rumors starting to surface about who will be the next coach for the Kings, one thing that we do know is that the Kings...
Via No Guts, No Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' Cousins sits out vs. Suns with stomach flu

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is sitting out against the Phoenix Suns with the stomach flu. The Kings listed Cousins as out Friday night because of gastroenteritis. Interim coach Tyrone Corbin says the stomach bug is unrelated to the illness that sidelined Cousins for nearly a month. Cousins sat out 10 games with viral meningitis before playing...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns-Kings Preview

The Phoenix Suns are going for their longest winning streak of the season. The Sacramento Kings notched their best in nine seasons by beating the Suns last month but enter the rematch in a funk. Phoenix seeks a fifth consecutive victory when it opens a four-game road trip in Sacramento on Friday night. The first meeting between these Pacific Division foes went to double overtime...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 14 rebounds in his second start since returning from a serious illness, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak with a 108-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Rudy Gay scored 24 points, and Ben McLemore added 23 points and eight rebounds to help the Kings pull away late. Sacramento had lost...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Kings preview

The Sacramento Kings are certainly familiar with how difficult it can be to deal with adversity, which is something the Milwaukee Bucks will now have to overcome without Jabari Parker. As the visiting Bucks try to avoid falling to 0-2 since losing their star rookie, the reeling Kings seek their first win under interim coach Tyrone Corbin on Thursday night when DeMarcus Cousins is...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks-Kings Preview

The Sacramento Kings are certainly familiar with how difficult it can be to deal with adversity, which is something the Milwaukee Bucks will now have to overcome without Jabari Parker. As the visiting Bucks try to avoid falling to 0-2 since losing their star rookie, the reeling Kings seek their first win under interim coach Tyrone Corbin on Thursday night when DeMarcus Cousins is...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Mullin doesn’t want to take over the Kings mid-season

The Sacramento Kings are looking for a new head coach after firing Mike Malone. General Manager Pete D’Alessandro made it clear that Malone was let go because of wins and losses. Right now, Tyrone Corbin is the interim head coach but there will be a lot of speculation on who will be the next coach as the season progresses. One name that has been floating around is Hall of Famer...
Via No Guts, No Glory
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Meets With DeMarcus Cousins, Kings Execs

Tyrone Corbin’s run as Sacramento Kings interim head coach could be short-lived. According to Sam Amick of USA, after calling the Kings loss 102-94 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Mark Jackson had a lengthy meeting with Mullin, Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro and star center DeMarcus Cousins inside the “Chairman’s Lounge” where they had requested that arena...
Via Thacover2
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder beat Kings 104-92 for 7th straight win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Russell Westbrook had 32 points and seven assists, Kevin Durant scored 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the reeling Sacramento Kings 104-92 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win. Sacramento lost in its first game since Michael Malone was fired as coach and lead assistant Tyrone Corbin was promoted to the head job. The Kings dropped to...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kings To Employ ‘Some Semblance’ Of Wacky 4-on-5 Defense

This embed is invalid" /> If you keep up with the basketball news cycle, you probably remember a story from a few months back about the Sacramento Kings possibly experimenting with a radical new defensive strategy. The brainchild of team owner Vivek Ranadive, the defense, according to Grantland’s Zach Lowe, would involve the positioning four players in the...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Owner Wants Team To Play 4-On-5 Defense With A Cherry-Picker

Adrian Wojnarowski’s report on the Kings is jaw dropping, and shows the flaws in a system that puts finances over true basketball knowledge. How else can you explain Vivek Ranadive being allowed to treat the Kings like a fantasy basketball league, juggling ideas and lineups anytime he wishes. According to Wojnarowski, Tyrone Corbin and the next official head coach will be forced...
Via Thacover2
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings Lastest Candidates For Head Coaching Position

Shockingly the Kings fired former Head Coach Mike Malone last night for reasons Malone didn’t meet win-loss expectations of ownership. Assistant Coach Tyrone Corbin has been sworn in as interim head coach for the time being, however, the ownership are leaning towards pursuing George Carl or Vinny Del Negro. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports via Twitter: Natural candidate...
Via Basketball Bicker
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Fire Michael Malone Abruptly; Tyrone Corbin To Replace

The Sacramento Kings fired coach Michael Malone late Sunday night just 24 games into his second season with the team. A person with knowledge of the move confirmed the firing Sunday night on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced it. The firing was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. A formal announcement was expected Monday. Malone went 39-67 after being hired in...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings fire head coach Mike Malone

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Mike Malone. The decision was apparently made after the team dropped a five-point decision to the lowly Detroit Pistons at home on Saturday night. Wojnarowski’s report goes on to tell us a story of an ownership group in Sacramento that failed to create cohesion between the coaching staff...
Via Sportsnaut
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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