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Home Stand Streak Extends to 3; Sixers and Kings both Fall at the Hive

The last 2 home games that the Hornets have played couldn’t have been more different, but both resulted in victories.  My sincerest apologies for not writing a recap after every game, but the fact of the matter is that when something like this is your hobby, it isn’t always easy to find the time to sit down and put together thoughts on games played.  Instead, I’m trying to...
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Rajon Rondo Has Another 20 Assists Game

Rajon Rondo set a Sacramento Kings record for assists in a single game, with 20 in a loss to the Hornets to surpass the previous Sacramento-era mark set by Reggie Theus from Hang Time. Rondo has been on a dime tear all season, averaging 10.8 assists per game. Over his 12 year career, Rondo has an impressive seven 20+ assist games under his belt. The post Rajon Rondo Has Another...
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Sacramento Kings: George Karl out? Nancy Lieberman in?

Nov 15, 2015; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) reacts after being given a technical against the Toronto Raptors during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-101. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY SportsSince DeMarcus Cousins’ tantrum a couple of weeks ago during a team meeting, there...
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Kings considering hiring first female NBA head coach?

    The Sacramento Kings and owner Vivek Ranadive may have even more tricks up their sleeves for the near future. While Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report hinted last week that the Kings are eyeing Kentucky patriarch John Calipari as their next head coach and are hoping to make Cal an offer he can’t refuse, the report also said that Ranadive is entertaining the idea of promoting...
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Rajon Rondo fakes out one cameraman, but another passes test (VIDEO)

You have to stay on your toes when Rajon Rondo has the ball. Jennifer Stewart USA TODAY SportsYou get to watch a ton of basketball, and you're right up in the action. Then again, though, you're risking bodily harm. And when you make a mistake, everyone knows about it.Along those lines, Sacramento Kings point guard Rajon Rondo has to be the worst nightmare of those behind the lens...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings to make John Calipari offer he 'can't refuse'

John Calipari has been linked to numerous NBA head coaching jobs over the past several years, and he has obviously turned down any formal offers he has received. But if the Sacramento Kings have their way, he simply won’t be able to say no to the next offer they make him. According to Ric Bucher...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Rajon Rondo reborn

It's taken all of 11 games for the former fantasy basketball king, Rajon Rondo, to re-establish himself as one of the best pure point guards in the league.  It was an ugly road to the west coast for the 29-year-old, after he took an unwanted detour from his long-term home in Boston to a slightly above average Dallas Mavericks team last season. Needless to say, the stint didn...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins offers to pay for slain high schooler's funeral

DeMarcus Cousins has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately, but that changed this weekend. The Sacramento Kings star center has offered to pay for the funeral of Jaulon Clavo, a 16-year-old senior at Sacramento’s Grant High School who was shot and killed Friday afternooon. Cousins reportedly wanted his offer to remain anonymous, but Sacramento city official Rick Jennings...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: George Karl, DeMarcus Cousins could both leave Sacramento

The choice between George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins isn’t necessarily an either-or proposition. Reportedly, both of them could be on their way out of Sacramento. Karl’s days in particular seem numbered, but a league source told CBS Sports’s Ken Berger that “it could be both” Karl and Cousins being shown the door. Karl is reportedly...Read More
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge addresses DeMarcus Cousins-to-Celtics rumors amid speculation

The Sacramento Kings are an absolute mess right now. And because this is the NBA, Sacramento’s dysfunction has set the rumor mill in motion, particularly surrounding the team’s star player. According to a recent report, All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins delivered an expletive-laden tirade toward head coach George Karl after the Kings’ loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

“Fighting Kings” Air Out Feelings, Take Frustrations Out on Pistons 101-92

After what had been a jam-packed day filled with huge doses of rumors and gossip the Fighting Sacramento Kings were finally able to get their 2nd win of the season. And that could easily have been the third biggest story of the day depending on who you asked in the Capital City. The surprising (and to many absolutely shocking) 101-92 victory over the Pistons Wednesday night finally showed...

Photos: Drake Wore Kentucky Gear To A Kings Game To Support Wildcat Alumni

Drake may have an partnership with his hometown Toronto Raptors, but he pops up at other NBA games from time to time. This week, he made an appearance in Sacramento, but rather than don Kings gear, he rocked a Kentucky jacket. The Kings have a trio of Wildcats on the team: Willie Cauley-Stein, DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins, and Rajon Rondo. Courtesy of @mr_jasonjones: @Drake rocking...
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Sacramento Kings are off to a slow start

Nov 7, 2015; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo (9) controls the ball underneath Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli (31) during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-94. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Sacramento Kings are off to a very slow start this season going 1...
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House of Cards: The Kings, Jokers and Chaos in Sacramento

It has been…an interesting time for the Kings. No one knows what the hell is going on (including those inside of the organization!). For a quick recap:  Last Season:  The Kings rushed out to lead the Pacific Division, home of the NBA champion Warriors, before the floor fell out from underneath the team. Star center DeMarcus Cousins was diagnosed with viral meningitis and...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Johnson won't run for third term as Sacramento mayor

The timing of this doesn’t appear to be a coincidence. Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Tuesday that he would not seek re-election for a third term next year. “It was an incredibly difficult choice, but one that I feel confident about,” Johnson wrote in a statement e-mailed to the Sacramento Bee and later posted on Twitter. “As I’m sure there will be much...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins moves beyond the arc

What has gained the most attention about Demarcus Cousins during this NBA preseason is the following highlight: It's not the most flattering image and it shows nothing about how Cousins has developed in the offseason. However, even if you were to look at all of Boogie's preseason highlights, you wouldn't see any development. You'd see the power jams, post moves...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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