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The Sactown Royalty Show Ep 107: Morgan Ragan

Morgan Ragan joins the show to talk about the offseason The Sactown Royalty Show is back! This week I’m joined by Morgan Ragan. Morgan has been covering and talking about the Kings forever, and I’m pretty confident that most of you are very familiar with her work. Lately you’ve been able to find her on the Deuce & Mo Show. Morgan and I had a great conversation covering...
Via Sactown Royalty
10 hours ago

Opinion: Is Arron Afflalo Worth the Dollars?

The Sacramento Kings signed Arron Afflalo this offseason to a contract of 2 years and $25 million.  This article examines Afflalo’s on-court game to see if the Kings spent wisely. On July 2nd, 2016, the Sacramento Kings and free agent Arron Afflalo agreed to a contract of 2 years and $25 million.  Afflalo is a veteran […] Opinion: Is Arron Afflalo Worth the Dollars? - A Royal...
Via A Royal Pain
10 hours ago

Sacramento Kings' new arena will fully accommodate transgender fans

The Sacramento Kings' new arena, the Golden 1 Center, will be the first sports pro venue to fully accommodate transgender fans with single-occupancy "all-gender" restrooms, according to a report via The Sacramento Bee's Dale Kasler.Kings owner Vivek Ranadive elaborated on the venue's progressive decision in a statement on Wednesday:"We set out to build the most connected and forward...
Via FOX Sports
11 hours ago

WATCH: Mo's Monthly: Episode 6 - Media Day Fun Zone Recap

Kings.com Contributor Morgan Ragan recaps her fun-filled Media Day with the Sacramento Kings.
Via YouTube
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings’ new arena will have all-gender bathrooms

The Charlotte Hornets lost the 2017 All-Star game largely because of the controversial “bathroom law” in North Carolina in July. Less than three months later, a different NBA team announced it will have transgender bathrooms in its new arena. Golden 1 Center is slated to open in October as the new home arena of the Sacramento Kings. When it opens, fans will be treated to more...
Via The Comeback
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Training Camp #2: Rudy Gay

Rudy Gay talks about how well he prepared during the offseason and how impressed he is with Jason Jones of the SacBee.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Training Camp #2: Dave Joerger

Dave Joerger goes over how he expects to utilize DeMarcus Cousins #KingsTalk #CowbellKingdom #NBAKings
Via Cowbell Kingdom
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting The Sacramento Kings’ Depth Chart

The Sacramento Kings have brought in a couple of new faces for this upcoming season, but where does each player rank within their position? For the last couple of days, A Royal Pain has written a five-part series predicting the depth chart for the purple and white this season. With that being said, please enjoy […] Predicting The Sacramento Kings’ Depth Chart - A Royal Pain ...
Via A Royal Pain
22 hours ago

Kings explain no cupholders in upper level of new arena

Team says it has to do with how steep the upper level is. The new Golden 1 Center is an amazing building that is going to offer Sacramento Kings fans a completely new experience when they attend games. There will be, after all, an impressive list of local foods available, a 4K HD video board, enhanced Wi-Fi capabilities, a unique sky bridge where fans can mingle and watch the game...
Via Sactown Royalty
1 day ago

Sacramento Kings: Media Day Notes and Thoughts

The Sacramento Kings opened the new season on Monday with media day.  Here are some early notes, interesting tidbits, and my thoughts on that news. The Sacramento Kings opened a new building and a new season with Monday’s media day.  The first practice was this morning.  Here are the interesting stories and tidbits I discovered […] Sacramento Kings: Media Day Notes and Thoughts...
Via A Royal Pain
1 day ago

Ty Lawson says George Karl helped convince him to sign with with Kings

Ty Lawson is looking to turn his career around in Sacramento thanks to advice from his former coach. George Karl’s short tenure with the Sacramento Kings ended at the end of last season after feuding with DeMarcus Cousins and a very public near-firing over the All-Star Break. So it was certainly interesting when Ty Lawson said he leaned on Karl’s positive review of the Kings...
Via Sactown Royalty
1 day ago

WATCH: #KingsMediaDay Facebook Live

Watch as Kings.com Contributor Morgan Ragan plays games with players and personalities during #KingsMediaDay.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson hoping to rebuild image, career in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Ty Lawson is trying to rebuild his image - along with his NBA career. Following a tumultuous year in which he was arrested twice for DUI and entered alcohol rehab, lost his starting job with the Houston Rockets and spent the final 13 games of the season mostly coming off the bench in Indiana, the veteran point guard is in Sacramento on a one-year prove...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cousins: 'It’s a breath of fresh air'

Check out what DeMarcus Cousins had to say at Media Day #KingsMediaDay #SacramentoProud #CowbellKingdom
Via Cowbell Kingdom
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie is charged

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the pie assault of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A man has been formally charged with assault and battery after hitting Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie. Sean Thompson, a 32-year-old local activist, was charged Friday with one count of felony assault against a public official and one count...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie to face felony charge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A man who hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie is expected to be formally charged with felony assault on Friday. The mayor and former NBA star was greeting people eating at an outdoor charity dinner Wednesday night when a man approached Johnson from behind and shoved the pie in his face. Johnson responded by throwing punches and tackling...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Introducing Sacramento Kings + Golden 1 Center App

It's not just an app. It's iconic. Download for iOS and Android: Kings.com/App
Via YouTube
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson says he is being extorted by computer hackers

Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson claims he is the victim of cyber hacking, and the culprits are trying to extort him. Martin Kaufman, Lawson’s attorney, told TMZ over the weekend that the hackers managed to obtain some “very sensitive and private material” and are likely shopping it around to various media outlets. The hackers have apparently found a way to get in touch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Forward Rudy Gay Is Improving His Footwork and Basketball Strength This Off-Season

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has been working hard all off-season to improve his game. The 30-year-old is still producing great numbers, but he wants to get even better. Last season, Gay averaged 17.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game for the Kings. RELATED: DeMarcus Cousins Has Taken Up Boxing Because He's Bored With Basketball Training The 6-foot-8, 230-pounder...
Via Stack
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento's Darren Collison pleads guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence

Earlier this year, Darren Collison was arrested on domestic violence charges. Now, there has been resolution in the case. Cops were called to Collison’s home back in May. At that time, his wife was found to have visible injuries, according to the police report. On Friday, the veteran NBA player pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor domestic violence. According to CSN California...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings guard Ben McLemore finds his dog thanks to Twitter

When Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore lost his dog Monday, he decided to go to Twitter. It turned out to be the best move he could’ve made. McLemore announced on his Twitter account Wednesday that his dog, Rolex, had been found after going missing two days ago. In his tweet, McLemore thanked those on social media that had helped him find his dog. Sac fans I can't thank...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings almost traded for Ricky Rubio before signing Ty Lawson?

The Sacramento Kings chose to sign Ty Lawson recently as a way to continue life without Rajon Rondo, who left to join the Chicago Bulls in free agency. It was a rather shrug-worthy move for the team, especially because some figured the Kings would want to make a much bigger splash if it was a way to keep DeMarcus Cousins happy. Apparently the team tried, and perhaps with Ricky...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins open to playing in 2020 Olympics

DeMarcus Cousins will turn 30 around the time of the 2020 Summer Olympics, but he may yet have interest in playing for Team USA again. The Kings big man did not fully commit yet, but Cousins made it clear that he would at least consider Tokyo 2020 when the time comes. “I’m open to [coming back for Tokyo 2020],” Cousins said, via Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. “I’ll...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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