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Sacramento Kings: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Sacramento Kings: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… There hasn’t been much positive to say about the Kings for the years. Under Rick Adelman in the early 00s they were an exciting young team with players like Mike Bibby, Chris Webber and Peja Stojakovic and veracious fans that I personally loved to watch. Then their roster...
Via HoopStuff
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Terrence Williams To Work Out For Kings

Terrence Williams has a workout and meeting scheduled for Thursday with the Sacramento Kings, league sources tell RealGM. Williams was with the Kings in 2012. Williams last played in the NBA in 2013 with the Boston Celtics. Williams spent last season in Turkey, the D-League, the Philippines and in the Dominican Republic.
Via RealGM
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings guard Nik Stauskas reflects back on summer league experience

Nik Stauskas got his first taste of NBA competition during Las Vegas Summer League over the past two weeks. By all accounts, the Sacramento Kings were very happy with their first-round pick’s performance this month. “He’s a very smart kid,” Kings head coach Michael Malone said of Stauskas. “He’s a very confident young man and he’s a hard, hard worker. He’s only...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Omri Casspi Signing Grade

Sacramento Kings: Omri Casspi Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, minimum Since having the two best seasons of his career in his first two years in the league, Casspi has struggled to find any kind of footing. The Kings traded him to the Cavaliers and his production and playing time slipped each season, only playing in 43 games...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Omri Casspi To Sign With Kings For One-Year, Vet Minimum Deal

Omri Casspi will sign a one-year contract with the Sacramento Kings after clearing waivers on Friday. Casspi's deal will be for the veteran's minimum. Casspi began his NBA career with the Sacramento Kings as their first round draft pick in 2009.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Sign Omri Casspi

The Sacramento Kings have signed Omri Casspi to a one-year deal at the league’s minimum, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Casspi was previously drafted by the Kings in 2009. In two seasons with Sacramento, he averaged 9.5 points and 4.4 rebounds in 24.5 minutes per game. Casspi cleared the... The post Kings Sign Omri Casspi appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings News: Sacramento signs Omri Casspi

The Sacramento Kings are expected to sign Omri Casspi to a one-year deal per NBA insider Marc Stein of ESPN: ESPN sources say Omri Casspi is finalizing a one-year contract at league min. with Sacramento tonight after clearing waivers earlier Friday— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 25, 2014 Casspi was drafted by the Kings in 2009 and spent two seasons with the club before moving...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Summer League: Sacramento Kings – Final Roundup

The Kings took the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League title, but not all of their key players performed consistently well. Given who was playing for the Kings in summer league, it’s not terribly surprising that they ultimately hoisted the trophy as their owner, Vivek Ranadive, beamed with pride. Throughout the seven games, particularly the final four, how did each of the key players...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TLM Podcast Ep. 37

Aaron Fischman and Nick Denning talk Vegas Summer League, Eric Bledsoe, and Kevin Love. Sacramento are the Kings of Summer. Lou Amundson visits delis. These are the hot takes from Vegas, and we have the exclusive coverage. Vegas Summer League has come and gone, and our very own Aaron Fischman gave us his experience from it. As Aaron was covering the Kings, we discussed well, the...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas 'felt very disrespected' by Kings

Isaiah Thomas is extremely happy to be with an organization that appreciates him rather than looks for an excuse to replace him. Thomas was sent by the Sacramento Kings to the Phoenix Suns and signed a four-year, $27 million deal as part of a sign-and-trade this summer. Thomas said at his introductory press conference earlier […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Rumors: Sacramento looking to claim Omri Casspi

The Sacramento Kings drafted Omri Casspi with the 23rd overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, and he became the first Israeli player to ever play in the NBA. Casspi's heritage and play on the court lead to him quickly becoming a fan favorite in Sacramento. After a few seasons bouncing around the league Casspi may be headed back.Omri Casspi has already publicly expressed interest...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas on the Kings: 'I felt very disrespected'

The Phoenix Suns recently executed a sign-and-trade for Isaiah Thomas from the Sacramento Kings. After starting 153 out of 216 games the last three seasons since being the last pick in the 2011 draft, Thomas wasn't really wanted by the Kings anymore. At least, he wasn't wanted for the price it was assumed Thomas was going to command on the restricted free agency market. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas enjoys first s’mores (PHOTO)

Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas enjoyed his first s’mores Wednesday. He’s 20 years old.  Girlfriend Taylor Anderson tweeted out this picture as the two sat around the bonfire.  He’s 20 years old.  He’s Canadian, yes, but he’s 20 years old and had not had a s’mores before tonight. Congratulations, Nick, you’re now more normal. Twitter
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s 36 Point Performance in Summer League

The 2014 NBA Summer League has ended and the Sacramento Kings have been crowned this year’s champions. Ray McCallum was named the Finals MVP, leading the Kings to a 6-1 record, also averaging 12.0 points 5.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists. Summer league is a place where players can showcase their talents, pretty much to brag about their improvements. But for rookies, its a place...
Via The Sideline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McCallum leads Kings to Vegas Summer League championship

Before tip off of the Las Vegas NBA Summer League championship it was the Ben McLemore and Ra'shad James show for the Sacramento Kings:However, once the game started it was all Ray McCallum whose 29 point effort led Sacramento's 77-68 come from behind victory over the Houston Rockets in the title game played at UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center.McCallum, (9-15 shooting...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Trading For Rondo

Sacramento Kings: Trading For Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Sacramento Kings are reported to like the thought of having a Big 3 of DeMarcus Cousins-Josh Smith-Rajon Rondo for some reason, one that I cannot explain. Regardless, if they are to trade for him, it would have to be one big trade. Why? The Kings have some assets, but they aren’t enough for...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings believe they’re progressing in Malone’s strategic overhaul

Even before the end of last season, Kings coach Michael Malone spoke often about changing the team’s style of play. Malone wanted the Kings to play smarter and faster, move the ball and commit more to defense. That’s how the San Antonio Spurs won the 2014 NBA championship. Through free agency (point guard Darren Collison) and the draft (shooting guard Nik Stauskas), the Kings...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben McLemore through-the-legs alley-oop slam dunk at Summer League

As the semifinal round of the 2014 NBA Summer League is halfway through, the Sacramento Kings are just about to face off with the Chicago Bulls. During the warm-ups before the game, Kings second year man Ben McLemore decided to show off his aerial ability with this nice alley-oop in the below Vine video. Watch as Ben goes between the legs and slams it down with two hands: *** McLemore...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo to Sacramento is Real?

KHTK in Sacramento, apparently a CBS affiliate, is tweeting that Sacramento is deep in talks with the Celtics and Detroit, and that offers are on the table, and that the two deals are dependent on each other.Was told by a lower management Kings official, talks regarding Pistons F Josh Smith are on hold as of now, due to SAC/BOS Rondo negotiationsWas told reasoning behind slow process...
Via Celtics Today
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Rumors: Sacramento 'rebuffed' in Josh Smith talks

The Sacramento Kings have had a rather curious offseason thus far. They showed no significant interest in bringing back young guard Isaiah Thomas as a restricted free agent, even after the Phoenix Suns signed Thomas to a highly affordable offer sheet.Instead, the Kings signed former L.A. Clippers backup Darren Collison to a three-year deal worth $16 million, which was deemed by many...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Packages the Kings Could Send to Detroit for Josh Smith

Number OnePistons Send: Josh SmithKings Send: Derrick Williams, Jason TerryWhy the Kings Would do it: The Kings basically give up a prospect and a bench veteran for the star power type player they have craved for years now.  While Smith may not fit that well next to Rudy Gay, the Kings have been rumored in talks for multiple top tier names recently, and Smith would just be the...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Player Rankings: A Different Approach

In today’s world of advanced metrics, SportVU player tracking data — and just the general opinions of many regarding the NBA — there are too many instances where players talents are evaluated, compared, and debated based on arbitrary claims and confusion (I’m looking at you, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith). While I too am one of the many who do this on a regular basis...
Via Analytics Game
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings still want Pistons' Josh Smith, but trade not imminent

The Sacramento Kings made another run at Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith during this week’s league meetings in Las Vegas, but they were rebuffed again. A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation confirmed ESPN’s Marc Stein’s report that the Kings were interested in Smith. Another source said Thursday morning that there are “no legs” to the report — suggesting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons and Kings once again talking Josh Smith trade

In the early morning hours Thursday news broke that the Pistons and Kings were once again discussing a trade involving forward Josh Smith. ESPN’s Marc Stein was the first to report the news while also mentioning that the two sides were looking for a third team to help facilitate the deal. ESPN sources say Pistons and Kings have resumed Josh Smith trade talks. Link – http:/...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay shares same opinion as Durant on why he couldn’t play for the Wizards

Rudy Gay said he can’t come back home because of ticket requests The Washington Wizards could be set up nicely over the next several years if Rudy Gay and Kevin Durant pull a LeBron James and decide they want to come home. Of course salary cap restrictions could come into play, but before this could even get to negotiations, Gay and Durant jokingly said they could never play for...
Via Pass The Pill
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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