Sacramento Bee Aug 13, 2014
The Kings will open the 2014-15 NBA season at Sleep Train Arena on Oct. 29 against the Warriors.
Sacramento Bee Aug 13, 2014
There's probably no turning back now. The demolition of Downtown Plaza began in earnest early today, as the struggling shopping mall began giving way to the site of the new Sacramento Kings arena.
Sacramento Bee Aug 9, 2014
Alonzo Mourning first thanked all of the usual people when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: His coaches, his teachers, and the foster mother who raised him. Former NBA Commissioner David Stern speaks during his induction to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning gestures as he addresses a gathering during his enshrinement ceremony for the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Mourning won an NBA Championship with the Miami Heat in...
Mark Cuban has his issues with basketball’s international governing body (FIBA). Paul George has a fractured leg. Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin are either not interested or interested but ailing. Kevin Durant, the face of Team USA, is full of surprises: He gains a new endorsement deal and withdraws from Team USA within a matter of hours, citing fatigue.
Sacramento Bee Aug 8, 2014
Kings forward Rudy Gay has been added to the U.S. men’s national roster and will compete for a spot on the team that play in the FIBA World Cup in Spain, USA Basketball’s Jerry Colangelo announced today.
Sacramento Bee Aug 7, 2014
Sarunas Marciulionis no longer wears a mustache. His knee isn't always feeling so great these days.
Coached by Hall of Famer Cathy Rush, the Mighty Macs won three consecutive AIAW championships from 1972 to 1974 and were the first women’s team to play on national TV and at Madison Square Garden. The team has three Hall of Famers in Mary Scharff, Theresa Shank and Marianne Crawford.
Mitch Richmond and his Run TMC teammates, Chris Mullin and Tim Hardaway, made plenty of highlights during their two seasons together with the Warriors.
After months of quiet prep work, the Sacramento Kings downtown arena construction project goes public this week. Crews will be restriping J, L and Fifth streets this week, pushing traffic away from the site to give the project elbow space. Workers will erect 9-foot noise-dampening walls at key spots in the streets around the project in the next few days, allowing room for the first of up to 16,500 dump truck trips hauling debris. Some demolition begins Friday. A worker packs down asphalt near 6th and L streets across from the Downtown Plaza where workers have started a major demolition...
The Kings traded forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw to the New York Knicks Wednesday for forward-center Jeremy Tyler, guard Wayne Ellington and the rights to the Knicks’ 2016 second-round draft pick. San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina is fouled by Dallas Mavericks' Wayne Ellington (21) as he tries to score during the second half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. The Kings traded forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw to the New York Knicks Wednesday for forward-center Jeremy Tyler, guard Wayne...
Admittedly, the image of Kings center DeMarcus Cousins posing as a “sponge” is a little difficult to wrap your arms around. At 6-foot-11 and 270 pounds, this is a big, imposing man. But those are his words. And that was his intent. He attended the Team USA training camp in Las Vegas last week to pester, dominate and, occasionally, even imitate some of the NBA’s elite players. DeMarcus Cousins’ “attitude is tremendous because he wouldn’t keep coming back to be a part of Team USA if it didn’t mean something to him,” Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski said.
The Kings will play seven preseason games, including a home matchup against Israeli power Maccabi Haifa and two games in China.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is among the 16 finalists who will compete for a roster spot on the 12-man U.S. national basketball team that will compete in the FIBA World Cup. Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee, right, goes up for a shot against Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins during the USA Basketball Showcase game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
The U.S. men's national team trimmed its roster to 16 players Tuesday by cutting Washington's John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Atlanta's Paul Millsap. Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee, right, goes up for a shot against Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins during the USA Basketball Showcase game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.