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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five prospects the Sacramento Kings might draft with the No. 6 pick

The Sacramento Kings stayed where the odds said they would in the Draft Lottery, as they'll have the 6th overall selection on June 25th.  Outside of franchise center DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings have needs all over the floor. While there are some young pieces already in place like last year's first-round pick Nik Stauskas and former first-round choice Ben McLemore, the Kings can...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Boogie is untradeable

“DeMarcus is untradeable & a guy who we want to build around” Divac on DeMarcus Cousins — SiriusXM NBA Radio (@SiriusXMNBA) May 19, 2015   Just talked to Vlade Divac on @SiriusXMNBA He said George Karl “might have overstepped his bounds” saying no player is untradeable #Kings — Justin Termine (@TermineRadio) May 19, 2015 Every morning, we compile the links of...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Tweet Great Deflate Gate Joke Prior to NBA Draft Lottery

Are you tired of hearing about Deflate Gate? Are you glad the Patriots are not going to appeal their punishment so that the press will forget about it and move on? Are you eager for the late night hosts to tell jokes about something else?Well--the Sacramento Kings told a pretty good one prior to the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night.@SacramentoKingsRead more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings will not trade star big man DeMarcus Cousins

Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY SportsDeMarcus Cousins came through with a monster season for the Sacramento Kings this season, and finally showed the star potential that they have been waiting to see. He has had quite a few attitude issues throughout the first few seasons of his career, but is finally beginning to reach his full potential. Due to all of the issues that he has had already...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vlade Divac Considers DeMarcus Cousins Untradeable

Vlade Divac publicly committed to DeMarcus Cousins as the Sacramento Kings' franchise player. "DeMarcus is untradeable and a guy who we want to build around," said Divac. Divac also said that George Karl "might have overstepped his bounds" in saying no player on the Kings' roster is untradeable. Divac assumed chief decision-making power of the Kings this year.
Via RealGM
2 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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Assistant John Welch likely to join George Karl's staff

After signing on as head coach of the Sacramento Kings after the All-Star break this season, George Karl still has some work to do in order to fill out his supporting staff.According to Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com, Karl has continued that process by recruiting Brooklyn Nets assistant coach John Welch.Welch was on Karl's staff with the Denver Nuggets, where he specialized in player...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rose responds to Webber: He ‘is delusional and still in denial’

Jalen Rose heard all about Chris Webber’s passive-aggressive shots at him over the “Fab Five” documentary and responded Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Webber, now an analyst for Turner Sports, joined “The Dan Patrick Show” and said he “wasn’t too thrilled” with the film, which was put together largely by Rose and the other three...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Webber seems upset with way Rose did ‘Fab Five’ documentary

The most notable player from Michigan’s heralded “Fab Five” is not too happy with the “30 for 30″ documentary that told the group’s story. Chris Webber did an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” Wednesday and talked about the film, which was put together by Fab Five member Jalen Rose, who is now an analyst...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings coach George Karl wonders about all the postseason injuries

Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl has seen an awful lot of basketball in his day. Karl has been coaching in the NBA since 1984, so it's hard to take him by surprise anymore. He's witnessed great performances, huge upsets, and everything else we've seen so far this postseason.Well, except for maybe one thing.Here's Karl with his impressions of the postseason and the big storyline...
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9 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Keep or Trade DeMarcus Cousins?

(October 30, 2014 – Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… With numerous rumors circling the Kings’ franchise, one of their biggest offseason question marks is whether or not we will witness DeMarcus Cousins, one of the NBA’s premier big men, changing uniforms before the start of the new campaign. The versatile...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings guard Ray McCallum only lets himself shoot when he plays video games

Ever wonder why professional athletes seem to be so obsessed with their video game ratings? Or why they'll sometimes campaign for updated rankings throughout the season, like former Kings center Hassan Whiteside did earlier this year after a big performance with the Miami Heat? Well, Sacramento Kings guard Ray McCallum provided some answers as to why that might be. Here's what...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins receives votes for Most Improved Player

No member of the Sacramento Kings has been given an individual award this season, but DeMarcus Cousins was at least in the running for Most Improved Player.The incredibly deep field for the award and the lack of success the Kings had may have kept Cousins from being considered a serious contender. Cousins still has a chance to be named to an All-NBA team, which will be released...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Omri Casspi want to return to Sacramento?

Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi just finished his second stint with the Kings, but he's an unrestricted free agent this offseason.Casspi had some success under George Karl's fast-paced system in the second half of the season, and from the sound of it, he'd welcome a return back to Sacramento for next year.Here's more Tony Xypteras from the Kings blog A Royal Pain with a translation...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Kings not interested in trading Cousins to Celtics

The Boston Celtics and other teams may have interest in acquiring franchise center DeMarcus Cousins, but it doesn't sound like the Kings are willing to part with their star quite yet. Here's more from Bill Herenda of CSNBayArea.com: "The Kings want to make a playoff run next season with DeMarcus Cousins as the centerpiece of the franchise, league sources told CSNCalifornia.com....
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Will George Karl add to his coaching staff?

Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl might be planning on adding to his coaching staff for next season. Karl was hired at the All-Star break of the 2014-15 season, and kept the assistants who served under previously fired head coach Mike Malone.Here's James Ham at Cowbell Kingdom with more on Karl and his staff:"We have already seen the rumors that Chad Iske will join Karl’s...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

There are few players in today’s game of basketball that have the raw talent of Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins. This season, Cousins made his first NBA All-Star team and put up some impressive numbers for the fans in Sacramento. To remember Cousins spectacular season, check out the below video for his top ten best plays: *** Cousins Top Ten plays [NBA] Cousins image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Sacto wants to keep Cousins

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Kings want to make a playoff run next season with DeMarcus Cousins as the centerpiece of the franchise, league sources told CSNCalifornia.com. The Celtics reportedly have significant interest in Cousins...
Via Red's Army
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics to push for DeMarcus Cousins, per report

Is DeMarcus Cousins going to be around in Sacramento much longer? The Kings have yet to win more than 29 games since spending the fifth-overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft on Boogie, but their struggles have been mostly due to frequent coaching changes and no strong supporting cast. Still, with new head coach George […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Celtics plan to go after DeMarcus Cousins

It's no secret that the Celtics are going to try and make some moves this offseason.That part is obvious.What wasn't as clear was who they will actually go after until today.According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Celtics plan to Boogie during the summer months. Will they open their war chest of future draft picks to try to pry DeMarcus Cousins away from Sacramento via trade? The early...
Via Celtics Life
21 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas and Taylor Anderson Enjoying Vacation in Mexico

Stats, popcorn incidents and team success aside, Sacramento Kings guard Nik Stauskas had a pretty solid rookie season. I mean, how often do we come across a Canadian rookie who averages four points a game yet lands a badass nickname like Sauce Castillo? Not often, folks. Not often at all. And don’t think for a second that just because it’s playoff season Sauce is turning down...
Via Busted Coverage
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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