Report: Mavs expected to push hard for DeMarcus Cousins in 2018

The Dallas Mavericks have struck out time and time again with elite centers on the free agent market, but you have to admire their perseverance. According to a report by Tim MacMahon of ESPN on Saturday, the Mavericks are expected to go hard after Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins when he becomes a free agent in the summer of 2018. For Mavs fans who might be wondering...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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WATCH: Kings Preseason Highlights

With Kings regular season slated to begin soon, we look at highlights from the team's preseason games!
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings to re-sign Lamar Patterson days after cutting him

Is a trade coming? Or maybe this is just a way to secure his D-League commitment? A few days ago, the Kings made their first cut of training camp by waiving Lamar Patterson, who they picked up off of waivers earlier this summer. Now it appears that they are changing their mind. Sources say Lamar Patterson is re-signing with the Sacramento Kings.— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA...
Via Sactown Royalty
23 hours ago

Sacramento Kings Buy Controlling Interest in the Reno Bighorns

The Sacramento Kings made news on October 20th, 2016 when they announced the acquisition of controlling interest in the Reno Bighorns. The Sacramento Kings bought the controlling interest in the Reno Bighorns on Thursday, October 20th, 2016.  You can read the official press release here.  This is not new as the Kings have partnered with […] Sacramento Kings Buy Controlling Interest...
Via A Royal Pain
1 day ago

WATCH: The Kings & Sacramento Police K9

Meet Rex, the newest Kings & Sacramento Police K9 trained to protect and serve Golden 1 Center!
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Kings exercise 3rd-year option on Willie Cauley-Stein

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Sacramento Kings have exercised their third-year option on center Willie Cauley-Stein. General manager Vlade Divac announced the move Friday. Cauley-Stein is entering his second season with the Kings after being drafted sixth overall in the 2015 draft. Cauley-Stein averaged 7.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game last season when he was named...
Via Associated Press
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Will the Sacramento Kings trade Rudy Gay?

Rudy Gay, like most players who come to the Sacramento Kings, has had a rocky time in his tenure.  He has put up decent numbers, however, he has failed to find a fit in the Kings offense, and has always the second option to the volatile Demarcus Cousins.  In addition to his poor fit, there has not been a coach who has been able to inspire him to put in focus on the offensive and...
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Sacramento Kings: Scouts Analyze Their Upcoming Season

Yesterday, Sports Illustrated’s “The Crossover” released an article where anonymous scouts gave their opinions on the teams in the Western Conference, which includes the Sacramento Kings. (To check our their entire analysis, click here). Throughout this piece, there was a lot of negative views on the purple and white this season, to no surprise. The […] Sacramento Kings:...
Via A Royal Pain
2 days ago

Kings become 15th NBA Team to Own an NBA D-League Affiliate

Sacramento, Calif.—The NBA Development League and the Sacramento Kings today announced that the team has acquired a controlling interest in the NBA D-League’s Reno Bighorns.  With the purchase, the Kings become the 15th NBA team to own and operate its NBA D-League affiliate. “With today’s purchase, half of NBA teams now own and operate their NBA D-League affiliate – an...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
2 days ago

Sacramento Kings: Trade Market Problems

You hear rumors every day about the Sacramento Kings making a trade, but the Kings are unlikely to make a trade in the current market.  This article examines why and if a shift in the market is coming. I am sure you hear the rumors as much as I do.  Sacramento Kings rumored to have talked […] Sacramento Kings: Trade Market Problems - A Royal Pain - A Royal Pain - A Sacramento...
Via A Royal Pain
3 days ago

WATCH: Preseason Highlights: Kings at Clippers

Highlights from Tuesday's preseason finale versus the Clippers.
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WATCH: Rudy Gay discusses the latest trade rumors

Check out what Rudy Gay had to say tonight about the latest rumors and overall game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat, Kings discussing Goran Dragic-Rudy Gay swap

Could a return to the Western Conference be in store for Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic? According to a report by Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders on Tuesday, the Heat and the Sacramento Kings have discussed a trade centered around Dragic in exchange for Rudy Gay and Darren Collison. The two sides are said to be “kicking the tires” on the potential deal at the moment...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs sign Jaleel Cousins, brother of Kings' DeMarcus Cousins

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent center Jaleel Cousins, the younger brother of All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins of Sacramento. The 6-foot-11 Cousins went undrafted this year after averaging 8.5 points and 7.9 rebounds as a senior at South Florida. He played for the Mavericks' summer league team in Orlando, Florida. The 22-year-old spent a season at Navarro...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

National anthem protests now include the actual anthem performer

The national anthem protests sweeping across the United States don’t typically involve the singer of the actual anthem. That changed Monday when one anthem singer decided to make a statement. On Monday night, the Sacramento Kings hosted Israeli basketball team Maccabi Haifa B.C. during an exhibition game in Sacramento. Before the game, singer Leah Tysse sang the national anthem...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Next? 2016-17 Sacramento Kings: (Don’t) Blame It On The Boogie

By now, NBA season previews are rolling out. Countless basketball sites, podcasts, and television shows are breaking down all 30 teams; projecting how each will fare based on additions and subtractions. I would like to do something different and focus on teams through the fish-eyed lens of their respective most-intruiging player or players. I continue with the Sacramento Kings. My...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings owner admits George Karl tried to trade Cousins

Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has confirmed what we already knew: George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins really, really didn’t get along. Ranadive told USA Today’s Sam Amick in an interview that Karl, coach of the Kings at the time, spent the summer of 2015 trying to ship Cousins out the door. “You know, look, George had tried to trade Cousins that whole summer, and there...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings sign jersey ad sponsor Blue Diamond

The Sacramento Kings have become one of the first NBA franchises to sign an ad sponsor. The team agreed to partner with Blue Diamond, the world’s leading almond brand, per the Kings website. Here’s a look at what the ad will look like on Kings uniforms, starting next season. Kings, @BlueDiamond Partner to Showcase California Growers and Inspire Health and Wellness » https...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Pacific Division Preview: Sacramento Kings

As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Moving to the West, we begin in the Pacific. Projected Conference Finish: 13th Best Move of Offseason: This one was tough. It took me a solid four minutes to come up with something positive, but I guess getting Skal Labissière where they did was a good pick. High upside anywhere, much less in the 20s. After that...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins strolls by Durant presser, shakes head

The Sacramento Kings faced the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night in preseason action, losing by a score of 105-96. Shortly after the game, DeMarcus Cousins was caught on camera looking amused while shaking his head as he passed Kevin Durant fielding questions from reporters. DeMarcus Cousins looks at Durant on the Warriors in disbelief. (via @SherwoodStrauss) https://t...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NBA 2K Simulation: Kings vs. Lakers

We are changing the way NBA fans experience game previews. Find out which team wins tonight in Anaheim. The Kings or the Lakers? Click here to read the analysis:
Via Cowbell Kingdom
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Sacramento Kings keep DeMarcus Cousins?

Of all the teams in the NBA, the Sacramento Kings are in, and have been in the most turmoil over the past decade.  With four coaches in the past five years, clearly something is not right, and that may be the centerpiece of the organization, DeMarcus Cousins. Cousins is arguably the best center in the NBA.  His combination of strength, quickness, handle, and touch around the basket...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Here We Stayed! (Sacramento Kings)

To the Sacramento Kings fans: YOU are the reason they stayed! Watch this video to relive the journey! Share to hype your best friend up for the season and
Via Cowbell Kingdom
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Collison gets only eight game suspension for domestic violence

If there is one thing the professional sports world has shown very little tolerance for in the past few years, it has been for domestic violence. The NBA apparently takes a slightly different view of things. That’s because it has decided to suspend Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison for just eight games following his conviction on a single charge of domestic violence...
Via The Comeback
20 days 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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