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Sacramento Bee Apr 23, 2014

Sacramento Kings recruiting low-income workers for arena construction

Sacramento Kings officials held a training and outreach session this morning with community and faith-based groups to begin recruiting workers from “high-need backgrounds and neighborhoods” for the construction of the new arena.
Sacramento Bee Apr 23, 2014
Most Sacramento City Council members praise arena financing plan

Most Sacramento City Council members praise arena financing plan

The Sacramento City Council provided mostly glowing reviews Tuesday night of the city’s plan to help finance a new downtown sports arena for the Kings. The proposed design for the Kings’ downtown arena includes five glass aircraft hangar doors that can fold upward to create a 40-foot tall opening to an outdoor plaza on the north side of the building.
Ailene Voisin: Kings GM D’Alessandro faces test in offseason

Ailene Voisin: Kings GM D’Alessandro faces test in offseason

Finding and acquiring top players will be a challenge Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro listens to owner Vivek Ranadive, right, describe the hiring process during a news conference with coach Mike Malone, left, at Sleep Train Arena on June 17, 2013 in Sacramento, Calif.
Sacramento Bee Apr 22, 2014

City to release update on Sacramento arena negotiations

With a climactic City Council vote just weeks away, Sacramento officials plan to release an update Monday on the city’s negotiations with the Kings over the planned $448 million arena at Downtown Plaza.
Sacramento Bee Apr 21, 2014
Leading Off: Adelman deserves banner night by Kings

Leading Off: Adelman deserves banner night by Kings

Rick Adelman deserved a better exit. After winning 50 or more games for five consecutive seasons – including a 61-21 record in the 2001-02 season that ended agonizingly close to an NBA championship – Adelman was fired after the Kings went 44-38 in 2005-06. Tuesday, December 11, 2001, Sacramento, Calif. -- Rick Adelman, head coach for the Sacramento Kings is mobbed by his players after the coaches 500 carreer victory at Arco arena against the Magic 112 to 100
Sacramento Bee Apr 21, 2014
Sacramento arena price jumps $30 million; extra costs borne by Kings

Sacramento arena price jumps $30 million; extra costs borne by Kings

The price tag of the new Sacramento Kings arena at Downtown Plaza has grown by approximately $30 million, with the team picking up the additional cost, city officials said today.
Sacramento Bee Apr 20, 2014

Kings by the numbers: Payroll breakdown

Salary source: Hoopshype.com
Sacramento Bee Apr 20, 2014
Ailene Voisin: What went right, what went wrong for Kings in 2013-14

Ailene Voisin: What went right, what went wrong for Kings in 2013-14

After missing the playoffs eight consecutive seasons and finishing with a 28-54 record for the second year in a row, there were plenty of reasons for the Kings’ “repeat” performance: Sluggish offense. Shaky defense. Too little passing. Too many blown opportunities on the home court. In an unusual move, new Kings principal owner Vivek Ranadive hired a coach – Michael Malone, left – before he hired a general manager. Players respect Malone’s candor, work ethic and warmth.
Sacramento Bee Apr 19, 2014

RANKING THE LEAGUE

By Jason Jones | jejones@sacbee.com
Sacramento Bee Apr 19, 2014

NBA Beat: And the 2013-14 MVP award goes to...

For the first time, the NBA this season will reveal the ballots cast by media members for its annual postseason awards.
Sacramento Bee Apr 18, 2014

Ailene Voisin: Rudy Gay holds the cards in Kings’ future

Is anyone at Sleep Train Arena actually getting any sleep these days? Didn’t think so. Barely hours into the offseason, which will be far less traumatizing than the previous three years for obvious reasons – the league just said no to relocation! – the Kings owners and front-office executives are staring into the teeth of three significant personnel issues.
Sacramento Bee Apr 17, 2014

Live chat: Looking back at Kings' 2013-14 season, noon

Join The Bee's Jason Jones at noon today to discuss the Kings' just-completed NBA season. Was it what you expected? Are you optimistic about next season? Join the live chat and share your thoughts and questions with Jason.
Sacramento Bee Apr 17, 2014
Leading Off: Who should be MVP for Kings this season?

Leading Off: Who should be MVP for Kings this season?

Though the Kings weren’t close to making the playoffs again this season, they were the only team in the NBA with three players who averaged at least 20 points. DeMarcus Cousins went 22 games without a technical foul before Sunday.
Sacramento Bee Apr 17, 2014

Kings postgame: Gay and Thomas top priorities for offseason

The season is over. Now on to to the top priorities for the offseason.
Sacramento Bee Apr 17, 2014
Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

It was another lackluster season for the Kings (28-53), who matched their win total from last year and failed to make the playoffs for an eighth straight season. Phoenix Suns guard P.J. Tucker, left, shoots over Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. CORRECTS TO SUNS' P.J. TUCKER NOT ERIC BLEDSOE - Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker, right, shoots over Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 16,...

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