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Sacramento Kings: Projecting The Starting Five

As the clock continues to tick down until the Sacramento Kings’ season opener against the Golden State Warriors, it seems about time to make an early projection of how their starting lineup will look on opening night. With a roster consisting of returning veterans, talented rookies and sophomores, and a free agent acquisition, Sacramento have […] Sacramento Kings: Projecting...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Throwback Photo of Nik Stauskas and Vince Carter Will Make You Feel Old

Sacramento Kings rookie guard Nik Stauskas celebrated Throwback Thursday on social media yesterday by sharing this photo of him as a kid getting ready to shoot some three-pointers during halftime at a Raptors game. While it makes us feel old to see Stauskas this young (he’s 20 now) it must make Vince Carter feel even older. Vince Carter, still in his glory days with the Raptors...
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Demarcus Cousins Tries Out to Be 3rd Splash Brother (Video)

The NBA duo known as the Splash Brothers is comprised of Golden State Warriors Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. The Sacramento Kings is that other northern Cali team that nobody really pays attention to, but one of it’s members (Demarcus Cousins) finds himself competing for a spot on Team USA’s roster with Steph Curry. Cousins clearly wants some of the Splash Brothers love, so...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Franchise Outlook

The Kings continue to face a lot of questions about their roster and coaching staff as they look set for another season in the lottery. After finishing 28-54 last season, it has been eight years since the Sacramento Kings made the NBA playoffs. After another offseason with another lottery pick, are the Kings any closer to making a coveted return to the playoffs? Coaching – 13...
Via The Lottery Mafia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Eyen To Become Lakers' Assistant Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers will hire Jim Eyen as an assistant coach on the coaching staff of Byron Scott. Eyen was most recently with the Sacramento Kings, working under Paul Westphal, Keith Smart and Michael Malone. The Kings elected not to bring back Eyen for the 14-15 season back in June.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins works boxing speed bag in Instagram video

In case you didn’t know, USA Basketball is holding a practice today at United States Military Academy at West Point. All of the players on the Team USA squad got a nice tour of the locale and during one of the stops, Sacramento Kings teammates DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay got the chance to show off their boxing skills. After Rudy did a solid job on the speed bag, check out DeMarcus...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo to Kings "80 percent" done

Basketball Insiders is reporting that Rajon Rondo to Sacramento is "80 percent" done, via Tyler Spencer of Sports Talk:Source: Sacramento Kings/Boston Celtics deal now at "80 percent" to be completed before season. Deal includes McLemore, Williams for Rondo.This is the first in awhile that we've heard Rondo rumors pick up steam, but the proposition of sending...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Sim Bhullar Signing Grade

Sacramento Kings: Sim Bhullar Signing Grade By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… The Kings signed former New Mexico State big man, Sim Bhullar to a deal yesterday – and when I say big I mean massive. Bhullar, the first player of Indian descent to be signed by an NBA team is listed at 7’5” and 360 pounds and looks larger than that. Terms of the deal were not disclosed...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sim Bhullar, 7-Foot-5 Center, Signs With The Kings

TweetThe Sacramento Kings have signed the NBA’s first player of Indian descent: Sim Bhullar. He stands at 7-feet, 5-inches tall, and weighing in at around 360 pounds. He’s a pretty big fella. Bhullar comes from Toronto, and played for New Mexico State last year. He was the tallest player in the NCAA and went undrafted in June. The Kings signed Bhullar on Thursday, although contract...
Via Los That Sports Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sim Bhullar Makes History

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Neil Mehta Staff Writer Sim Bhullar has signed a contract to play with the Sacramento Kings in training camp this fall. This makes Bhullar the first player of Indian descent to sign with an NBA team. Sim went undrafted in June’s draft, but played well for the Kings’ summer league team that won the summer league tournament. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive said...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Sign First Indian Basketball Player

The NBA just got a little more diverse. According to CBS Sports, the Sacramento Kings just singed 7’5” center Sim Bhullar, the first NBA player of Indian descent. Bhullar played collegiate ball at New Mexico State. Although he underwhelmed during the NBA summer league, Bhullar’s 7’5” 350-pound frame make him a valuable asset. Like the saying goes you can’t teach height...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: Knee improving

Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins says his injured right knee is feeling better. "It's better than (Thursday), so that's a good sign," Cousins said after Friday's practice. "Just gradually trying to get through the pain. It's going to be a process. As the days go on it should get better." Cousins will not play in Team USA's scrimmage...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins updates his recovery from injured knee; Out vs Brazil

Team USA Basketball is back together in Chicago for another training camp. Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins is close to a potential spot on the 12-man roster that he can taste it, but was injured in Thursday’s USA Basketball workout when he was going for a loose ball. Cousins had to be helped off the court, favoring his […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Sign Undrafted Canadian Sim Bhullar

The Sacramento Kings announced they have signed undrafted Canadian Sim Bhullar to a deal that will bring him to training camp at the end of September. A Toronto native, Bhullar is the first player of Indian descent to sign an NBA contract, however, the eventuality of the 7'5 center getting a chance to make an NBA roster this fall was not completely unexpected.
Via Pro Bball Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings sign Sim Bhullar, first NBA player of indian descent

The Sacramento Kings have signed center Sim Bhullar to a contract, making him the first player of Indian descent to sign a deal with an NBA team. The 7-foot-5, 360-pound center was born in Toronto, Ontario and was a member of the Kings squad that captured the 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League title in Las Vegas. “I’ve long believed that India is the next great frontier for...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: DeMarcus Cousins suffers knee injury at Team USA practice, will have precautionary MRI

The Sacramento Kings are approaching training camp for the 2014-2015 season coming off a dismal 28-54 record, 29 games out in the Pacific Division. One bright spot was the play of fourth-year center DeMarcus Cousins, who lead the team in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and steals per game. But it appears that a knee injury suffered at Team USA will sideline the Kings' star...
Via NBA Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Injured at USA Basketball Practice

Looks like there might have been some merit to Kevin Durant backing out of Team USA. Earlier today Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus ‘Boogie’ Cousins had to be helped off the floor after injuring his knee. Cousins was seen walking off the court “gingerly” with the help of trainers before icing his right knee on the trainer’s table. USA Basketball National Team Managing Director...
Via Overtime
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins injured in Team USa scrimmage

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was injured in Thursday’s practice while going for a loose ball. Cousins had to be helped off the court and was favoring his right leg. Jerry Colangelo, director of Team USA, said Cousins will miss Saturday’s game against Brazil.  Colangelo said Cousins will get a precautionary MRI on his leg. Team USA has already lost Paul George...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins injured in Team USA Basketball practice

Team USA Basketball is back together in Chicago for another training camp. They’ll workout together and train for the next two weeks before heading off to the FIBA World Cup Tournament. Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins is so close to a potential spot on the 12-man roster that he can taste it, but he’s also […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Injures Knee in Team USA Practice

More players might reconsider playing international ball during the offseason if this keeps happening. In the wake of the gruesome Paul George injury, DeMarcus Cousins appears to have injured his knee during a Team USA Basketball practice in Chicago. DeMarcus Cousins went down. Walking gingerly off the floor with trainers. — Nick Friedell (@NickFriedell) August 14, 2014 Team...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings And The 5 NBA Offseason Losers

Sacramento Kings And The 5 NBA Offseason Losers By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1. Sacramento Kings - They lost Isaiah Thomas and signed Darren Collison for the cost difference of just 1.3 million per season. Wow. A 20-6 player for 7 million or a 11-4 player for 5.3 million? Ridiculous. Also, they drafted Nik Stauskas who filled little need for them instead of...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Release New Uniforms For Upcoming Season

The Sacramento Kings released a uniform update for the 2014-15 season. Take a look at the new look, which instead of having Sacramento on the front, the jerseys now say ‘Kings.’ The post Sacramento Kings Release New Uniforms For Upcoming Season appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Reveal New Unis For 2014-15 Season

In an attempt to rekindle the ravaging flame that was Arco Arena and the Sacramento Kings in the early 2000s, the organization has revealed new uniforms for the 2014-15 season that evoke memories of the Chris Webber, Jason Williams lead squad. Here’s an image of the 2014-15 Kings unis from the front. First spotted on the shoulders of the eighth overall pick Nik Stauskas during...
Via The League News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Sacramento Kings Jerseys (Photo)

The Sacramento Kings have unveiled their new jerseys. The Sacramento Kings are taking steps to surge the struggling franchise. The new jerseys have a “retro” look to them, in what the Kings refer to as “throwback with a modern twist”… The Kings have a strong fan base, and hopefully, this new branding will eventually lead to success. The post New Sacramento Kings Jerseys...
Via Geeks and Cleats
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Agree To Deal With Deonte Burton

The Sacramento Kings have reached agreement on a deal to sign former Nevada point guard Deonte Burton, a league source told RealGM. Burton went undrafted in June out of the University of Nevada, averaging 20.1 points and 4.4 assists in 32 games in his senior season. Burton, 23, appeared in six games for the Washington Wizards’ summer league team in July.
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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