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The Kings front office is so darn messy

The Kings are hardly known for stability at this point.They went through three coaches (Mike Malone, Tyrone Corbin and George Karl) this season. They hired Chris Mullin to work in the front office a years ago. Now, he's gone. They hired Pete D'Alessandro. Now, he's gone. They've brought in Vlade Divac. We'll see how long he lasts. The Kings are out of control. And SB Nation's Tom...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

D'Alessandro, Mullin Insisted On Kings Firing Michael Malone

Pete D'Alessandro and Chris Mullin pushed for the firing of Michael Malone as head coach of the Sacramento Kings in December. The Kings had started the season better than expected, but fired Malone after the team had gone 2-7 without DeMarcus Cousins. Players perceived Malone's firing as a personal vendetta by D'Alessandro. After the team played uninspired for interim coach Tyrone...
Via RealGM
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vlade Divac: Last season was 'unfair' to Kings players

The 2014-15 Kings began the season with Mike Malone. They moved onto Tyrone Corbin. They finished up with George Karl.Three coaches, one season, one insane front office. The executives weren't in sync, either. Sacramento brought Vlade Divac in essentially to take over the front office even though the former Kings center has no experience in that area. Chris Mullin left to coach...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings owner Vivek Ranadive learning from mistakes

Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive hasn't enjoyed any success since he's taken over the franchise. The Kings are already on their third coach after firing Michael Malone and Tyrone Corbin this season, and the failure to surround DeMarcus Cousins with legitimate talent looms large this summer. With George Karl as head coach and Vlade Divac now running the front office, the Kings...
Via Fox Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranadive: NBA Has Bigger 'Crony' Culture Than Silicon Valley

Vivek Ranadive spoke about the structure of the Sacramento Kings' front office and how he's working on learning from his previous mistakes. Ranadive initially hired Pete D'Alessandro as general manager, but Vlade Divac is now in charge. “Vlade makes the decisions,” said Ranadive. “Two people report directly to me. Chris Granger, who runs the business side, and Vlade from the...
Via RealGM
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chad Iske to join Kings as George Karl's associate head coach

After taking over Tyrone Corbin as the Kings head coach at the All-Star break of the 2014-15 season, it was expected that George Karl would add to his coaching staff at the end of the year. Karl and the Kings have just done that by adding a new associate head coach. Here's more from Yahoo! Sports/FOX Sports 1 Insider Adrian Wojnarowski: "The Sacramento Kings are finalizing an agreement...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Will George Karl Succeed in Sacramento?

After agreeing to a four-year, $15 million contract with the Kings, Karl will take over for Tyrone Corbin after the All-Star break.  Since the days of Rick Adelman and the Greatest Show on Court, the Sacramento Kings have been an abysmal basketball franchise. After qualifying for the playoffs eight consecutive seasons (1999-2006), the team has not made a single postseason appearance...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy does not approve of the Kings’ tactics

Some might call the Sacramento Kings a terrible team or organization and they may not be wrong. However, the Detroit Piston’s Stan Van Gundy thinks it’s a total mockery and the Kings have shown no respect for current coach Ty Corbin. Corbin was just filling in as the interim coach after Mike Malone was inexplicably fired less than 30 games into the season. “I think it’s...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy does not approve of the Kings’ tactics

Some might call the Sacramento Kings a terrible team or organization and they may not be wrong. However, the Detroit Piston’s Stan Van Gundy thinks it’s a total mockery and the Kings have shown no respect for current coach Ty Corbin. Corbin was just filling in as the interim coach after Mike Malone was inexplicably fired less than 30 games into the season. “I think it’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy says the Kings treatment of Tyrone Corbin is unfortunate and inexcusable

Today, the Sacramento Kings announced that they have hired George Karl as their head coach. This comes after of weeks of speculation that the two were in discussion about the position. What the Kings forgot about was interim head coach Tyrone Corbin, who had to endured all of the rumors about his job. One NBA coach has been paying attention to what Corbin had to go through and is...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: George Karl’s four year deal with the Kings almost done

The saga continues on who will be the new head coach for the Sacramento Kings. The way the Kings front office has went about this process has just been terrible. Some people in the Sacramento media have blame all-star DeMarcus Cousins, which led to his rant after Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. Interim head coach Tyrone Corbin, who has been undermined throughout this whole...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrone Corbin met with Kings front office after the game

The Sacramento Kings have a lot of rumors that have been circulating around the team. It is well-known by now that the Kings have been in discussion with George Karl for their head coaching position. Many believe that by not waiting for the off-season to pursue Karl, they are disrespecting interim coach Tyrone Corbin. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Corbin meet with...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jazz beat Kings, snap 3-game kid thanks to Hayward's big night

SALT LAKE CITY -- Jazz coach Quin Snyder called Saturday night's game one of the best of Gordon Hayward's career. Then Snyder compared him to Grant Hill. Hayward scored a game-high 30 points and paced the Jazz to a runaway 102-90 victory over the Sacramento Kings. ''That's a comparison I probably shouldn't make because it's not fair to Gordon right now,'' Snyder said. ''I'm talking...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings-Jazz Preview

Tyrone Corbin is returning to Salt Lake City as a head coach again, albeit an interim one. He's bringing along a team full of problems. Corbin's Sacramento Kings are searching for answers and will be without point guard Darren Collison on Saturday night when he returns to face the Utah Jazz. Utah (17-33) decided April 21 not to bring back Corbin, who went 112-146 in three-plus seasons...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Morning Shootaround – Utah Jazz: Week 15

This week’s games: Tuesday, February 3 – Portland Trail Blazers. Moda Center. 8:00 PM MT. Wednesday, February 4 – Memphis Grizzlies. Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM MT. Friday, February 6 – Phoenix Suns. US Airways Center. 7:00 PM MT. Saturday, February 7 – Sacramento Kings. Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM MT Game of the Week: Utah Jazz vs Sacramento Kings He’s ba-ack...
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February 02, 2015  |  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...
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January 07, 2015  |  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
January 02, 2015  |  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
December 31, 2014  |  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
December 31, 2014  |  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
December 30, 2014  |  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
December 30, 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...
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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

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...
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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...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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