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The Sactown Royalty Show Ep 98: Deuce Mason talking Kings new logo, front office hires, and coaching candidates

Our old friend Deuce Mason returns to the show to discuss all things Kings. The Sactown Royalty Show is back! This week I'm joined by Dave "Deuce" Mason, who returns to the show to discuss the Kings' new logo, the coaching vacancy, and the latest addition to the front office, Ken Catanella. Deuce is always a fun guest, be sure to check it out. Note: This was recorded before Frank...
Via Sactown Royalty
46 minutes ago

Sacramento Kings To Interview Nate McMillan

When watching the Toronto Raptors eliminate the Indiana Pacers from the postseason last evening it gave me the oddest sensation. For one, with the Raptors advancing to the Eastern Conference Semifinals to play the Miami Heat, it meant that former Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson will continue his ride during his first playoff experience. Second, […] Sacramento Kings To Interview...
Via A Royal Pain
4 hours ago

Sacramento Kings To Interview David Blatt

“Another one” as DJ Khaled would say it. Yes, the Sacramento Kings have added at least one more candidate to their list of potential head coaches for next season. This time, the person is David Blatt. It has been reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein, that the Kings will interview Blatt for the head coaching job […] Sacramento Kings To Interview David Blatt - A Royal Pain - A Royal...
Via A Royal Pain
9 hours ago

George Karl Reflects On His Tumultuous Tenure With The Kings

Over this past weekend, The Sacramento Bee's Ailene Voisin delivered a stellar interview of George Karl. It was by far the most comprehensive of Karl's feelings about his time with the Kings, and I laud Voisin for delivering what has previously been unavailable. I highly recommend that you read the article in its entirety. Hitting some of the key quotes: "Vlade (Divac) has a helluva...
Via Sactown Royalty
9 hours ago

Sacramento Kings: Is Patrick Ewing A Perfect Fit?

The Kings coaching search was always going to be broad, and a broad search it has certainly been. Vlade Divac has already conducted interviews with four prospective head coaches including Sam Mitchell, Vinny Del Negro, Mike Woodson and reportedly Kevin McHale. More interviews are expected within the week with notable names such as David Blatt, […] Sacramento Kings: Is Patrick Ewing...
Via A Royal Pain
10 hours ago

Kings planning on talking to David Blatt and Ettore Messina about their coaching position

The Kings coaching search is continuing to add names to bring for formal interviews and yesterday the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones reported that the Kings will be bringing in former Cavaliers coach David Blatt for an interview this week.  Blatt was fired from the Cavaliers after a 30-11 start following a run to the NBA finals in his first year as coach last year.  There have been...
Via Sactown Royalty
12 hours ago

Sacramento Kings reportedly set to interview Patrick Ewing

The Sacramento Kings are still in the middle of their search for a new head coach after firing George Karl. One of the top priorities in this search is to find a coach that will be able to control center DeMarcus Cousins. Well the assistant coach that the Kings will interview this week should definitely have the respect of Cousins. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical...
Via No Guts, No Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings plan to speak with Blatt and Messina this week

The good news is accumulating in Kings land. According to Jason Jones, the Kings plan to speak with Ettore Messina this week. Kings do plan to speak with Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina this week, too. — Jason Jones (@mr_jasonjones) May 2, 2016 We also found out that David Blatt will be in town and interviewing for the open vacancy Monday, according to Marc Stein. Sacramento...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
21 hours ago

George Karl 'never felt that level of support' from Kings

George Karl gave his first interview since being fired by the Sacramento Kings, and he made the organization look as dysfunctional on the inside as it looks from the outside. Karl spoke to Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee about his time with the Kings, and admitted that he didn’t feel empowered by the organization. “Eighty percent of the time I think the Kings did what had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Fans Getting Tattoos Of New Logos

These two Sacramento Kings fans were so excited about the team getting a fresh look along with a new arena. They decided to get tattoos of the squads new logos. Now that’s dedication. H/N @bradmarsh77 The post Sacramento Fans Getting Tattoos Of New Logos appeared first on Hooped Up.
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DeMarcus Cousins says his feet bother him more every year

DeMarcus Cousins is undeniably one of the most talented players in the NBA, but long-term health could be an issue for him as he enters the prime of his career. Speaking on 1140 KHTK this past week, Cousins said his feet bother him more every year, per Andy Furillo of the Sacramento Bee. Furillo added this in response to that information: “This is not a good trend for anybody...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings suffered through their 10th straight losing season, a run of futility topped in recent years only by the Minnesota Timberwolves. The difference between Sacramento and Minnesota is that the Wolves are teeming with potential stars all over the roster and are buoyed by the hiring of Tom Thibodeau. Outside of DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings' core is somewhat limited...
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WATCH: Making Of: New Era of Proud Commercial

Behind-the-scenes for the creation of the Sacramento Kings new brand commercial.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings willing to test market for DeMarcus Cousins?

DeMarcus Cousins is arguably the best center in the NBA right now, but his moodiness has become a problem for the Sacramento Kings, so much so that GM Vlade Divac will reportedly explore the market for Cousins. From Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee: the sense within the organization is Divac is tempted by the prospect of pairing his center with his personally selected coach but...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings willing to trade DeMarcus Cousins

The Sacramento Kings reportedly have reached a point with DeMarcus Cousins that the team is willing to listen to trade offers for the superstar center. Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee reports that Kings general manager Vlade Divac envisions a possible scenario where he could pair the talented Cousins with the team’s new head coach. But issues related to how the two-time All...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings hire Catanella as assistant general manager

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Sacramento Kings have hired Ken Catanella as assistant general manager. General manager Vlade Divac announced the move Thursday to add a salary cap expert to his front office. Catanella spent the past five years as director of basketball operations and assistant general manager for Detroit. He has also worked for the league office and the Nets. Catanella...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins: Kings would be playoff team with Michael Malone

DeMarcus Cousins is not shy about placing the blame for another disappointing Sacramento Kings season on George Karl. In an interview with Carmichael Dave on KHTK 1140 in Sacramento Thursday, Cousins said he believes the Kings would be a playoff team had they not fired Michael Malone at the start of last season. DeMarcus Cousins said the Kings would be a playoff team if Michael...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings and VSP Eyes of Hope Night

The Sacramento Kings and VSP team up for Eyes of Hope Night at a Kings game.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings offer fans free tattoos of team's new logo

Are you a diehard Sacramento Kings fan? Do you like getting tattoos? Well, you’re in luck. The Kings covered the cost of tattoos of their sweet new logo for some lucky fans on Wednesday. It was first-come, first-serve at five participating tattoo parlors only. This is fun - Kings fans can get free tattoos with the new logo at select tattoo shops. 1st come, 1st serve - Wed pic...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings offering free tattoos of new logo to fans

The Sacramento Kings released five pretty awesome new logos on Tuesday and want fans to embrace them in a pretty serious way. The Kings are offering free tattoos to any fans who want to get tatted with the new logo. As the Sacramento Bee reports, the Kings announced that on Wednesday they’ll pay for tattoos of the new logo if you hit up select tattoo shops in the California area...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings officially unveil five (yes, five) new logos

The Sacramento Kings are in need of a new look as a basketball franchise and that begins with an updated approach to the team’s official logo. Or logos. The Kings have unveiled five fresh, new logos, because every brand refresh must come with multiple options these days. After all, what better way to establish your brand than by using as many similarly-themed logos as you can...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin McHale emerges as candidate for Kings job

The Sacramento Kings’ quest to fill their head coaching vacancy has officially gone up and under. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Monday, former Rockets head coach Kevin McHale’s interest in the Kings’ coaching job has advanced from exploratory talks to his emergence on the list of known candidates for the position. McHale, 58, has a career record of 232-185...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks have eye on Darren Collison, interested in trade

The New York Knicks and team president Phil Jackson are going to have to get rather creative to upgrade what is currently a substandard roster that saw the team win just 32 games this past regular season. Without a ton of assets to trade for proven players and lacking the cap room to sign elite-level free agents, it’s going to be a difficult situation for the downtrodden franchise...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings' new logos leaked

The Sacramento Kings are going to have a new coach, a new arena, and some new logos for the 2016-17 season. Friday morning, the Kings' new primary mark leaked, showing off a modern take on the Kings' look from the 1980s —€” but that was just the start.The European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that the NBA applied for a trademark on four other Kings logos on April...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The rise and fall of Arco Arena and the Sacramento Kings

My first assignment as an intern for NewsTalk 1530 KFBK was simple: Go to Kings media day, get sound, come back in one piece. The simple instructions bestowed by my superiors quickly manifested into doubt and nerves inside my 18-year-old brain. A teenager walking in a field dominated by middle-aged adults tends to a little intimidating, especially when said teenager has been thrown...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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