With the Kings opening training camp on Friday and starting practice Saturday, The Bee’s Jason Jones assesses the roster, position by position:
The Sacramento Kings today announced they will add the Uber car service to the team app this fall, allowing fans to tap in for rides to and from Sleep Train Arena, starting with the team’s home opening game this season on Oct. 29.
The Kings have a lot of power forwards. But they don’t have one they’d call their solution at the position for years to come.
The only basketball executive to survive last year’s purge under the Kings’ new ownership could be out now, too.
Some of the remaining tenants at Downtown Plaza could be leaving soon as the mall’s developer considers remodeling the site to coincide with construction of the new Sacramento Kings arena. Demolition work continues on the Downtown Plaza to make room for Sacramento's new entertainment arena in Sacramento on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.
We could spend a lot of time rattling off the names of players who have been starting small forwards for the Kings since Ron Artest was traded in 2008.
Sacramento Kings broadcaster Kayte Christensen was released from the Sacramento County Jail Tuesday after being arrested for driving under the influence Monday. Sacramento Kings sideline reporter Kayte Christensen on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
The Kings gave Ben McLemore every opportunity to play a lot of minutes to end his rookie season in 2013-14.
Two new additions and one holdover will fill the void left by Thomas, who is now with Phoenix. Los Angeles Clippers point guard Darren Collison (2) congratulates Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas (22) after their preseason game on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at Sleep Train Arena. Darren Collison, entering his sixth season, said of the Kings: “I liked their vision for me. … Sacramento is giving me the keys to help this team and try to turn it around.”
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Two new additions and one holdover will fill the void left by Thomas, who is now with Phoenix.
Sacramento Bee Sep 20, 2014
The Kings have reached an agreement with veteran guard Ramon Sessions on a two-year deal worth $4.2 million, using the biannual exception because the team is over the salary cap.
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Cousins might be the best center in basketball by the end of this season but he will need to rest. How will the Kings manage the minutes behind Cousins? Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) and Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson (34) walks to bench during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at the Sleep Train Arena Sunday April 6, 2014 in Sacramento.
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As expected, the Kings sign two veteran frontcourt players – forward Omri Casspi and center Ryan Hollins – as they prepare to open training camp next week. Omri Casspi sits at the end of the bench after eighteen minutes of play and five points in a March 14, 2011 game between the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors.
Sacramento Bee Sep 17, 2014
The Kings announced they have traded guard Jason Terry and two future second round draft picks to the Houston Rockets for guard/forward Alonzo Gee, guard Scotty Hopson and a trade exception.
Sacramento Bee Sep 16, 2014
The Kings announced they will retire the No. 16 worn with distinction by small forward Peja Stojakovic. Did Stojakovic do enough as a member of the Kings to deserve that rare honor? Peja Stojakovic was a key member of fine Kings teams. Did he do enough to deserve having his number retired?