6:19 AM EDT, Mon July 28, 2014
Ailene Voisin: Cousins can learn a lot from Barkley

Ailene Voisin: Cousins can learn a lot from Barkley

LDeMarcus Cousins celebrates his 24th birthday in two weeks, which means that if he earns a roster spot on the U.S. national team training here and preparing for the basketball World Cup that begins Aug. 30 in Spain, he will be years ahead of Charles Barkley at a similar age. Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) has the ball stripped by Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) at Sleep Train Arena on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Center DeMarcus Cousins, reacting after scoring against Oklahoma City in April, will try out for Team USA this week. Charles Barkley,...
Casspi finalizing deal to return to the Kings

Casspi finalizing deal to return to the Kings

Omri Casspi, who was drafted by the Kings in the opening round (23rd overall) in 2009, is finalizing a one-year contract with his original franchise. The 6-foot-9 small forward was in Tel Aviv, Israel, and unavailable for comment. Omri Casspi, playing for Houston last season, was drafted in the first round by the Kings in 2009.
Sacramento Bee Jul 25, 2014
Judge rejects plea by opponents of new Sacramento arena to block its construction

Judge rejects plea by opponents of new Sacramento arena to block its construction

A judge today removed the last legal hurdle to the start of construction on the new Sacramento Kings arena, rejecting arena foes' request for an injunction blocking the project. An exterior concept drawing of the Sacramento Kings arena. Photo provided by Sacramento ESC.
Sacramento Bee Jul 25, 2014

Live chat: DeMarcus Cousins vying for Team USA spot, noon

The Bee's Ailene Voisin, preparing to visit with DeMarcus Cousins as he works for a spot on Team USA, will lead a live chat to discus the Kings' powerhouse center, how he might fare in the national spotlight and what he could mean to the national team - as well as the Kings. The live chat begins at noon
Sacramento Bee Jul 25, 2014

Kings extend deadline on Acy’s option

The Kings reached an agreement with third-year forward Quincy Acy and his agent to extend the deadline to guarantee his salary for next season until Aug. 15.
Sacramento Bee Jul 24, 2014

Deadline to pick up Acy’s contract option extended to Aug. 15

The Kings struck reached an agreement with third-year forward Quincy Acy and his agent to extend the deadline to guarantee his salary for next season until Aug. 15.
Sacramento Bee Jul 24, 2014
Judge rejects injunction that would have blocked arena project

Judge rejects injunction that would have blocked arena project

A judge today tentatively rejected a citizen group’s attempt to block construction of the new Sacramento Kings arena. Sacramento Kings arena exterior concept drawing.
Ailene Voisin: New Orleans waives former Kings forward Casspi

Ailene Voisin: New Orleans waives former Kings forward Casspi

Sacramento may still be interested in reacquiring forward Omri Casspi. Omri Casspi pumps his fist during a 2011 Kings game. The forward on Wednesday was cut by the New Orleans Pelicans, opening the door to a possible return to Sacramento.
Sacramento Bee Jul 23, 2014

Live chat: With summer league done, what's next for Kings? Noon

Join The Bee's Jason Jones for a live chat focusing on the Kings and what their next move might be after a good summer league showing. The chat begins at noon.
Sacramento Bee Jul 23, 2014
Leading Off: Kings fans rule here, but look who’s second

Leading Off: Kings fans rule here, but look who’s second

It’s no surprise the Kings are the most popular NBA team in the Sacramento region. Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant is greeted by young fans wearing his jersey as he comes onto the floor before the NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Bryant is expected to make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon injury from April 12th.
Ailene Voisin: Former King Omri Casspi tries to make sense of Gaza conflict

Ailene Voisin: Former King Omri Casspi tries to make sense of Gaza conflict

Omri Casspi arrived in Sacramento with his ego bursting, his prospects for a long-term career with the Kings promising, and his tiny country of Israel riding on his shoulders, along for the ride. Former King Omri Casspi says incoming rockets have residents on edge near his boyhood home in a Tel Aviv suburb.
Sacramento Bee Jul 22, 2014
Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team. The Phoenix Suns new players Isaiah Thomas, left, and Anthony Tolliver speak as the two basketball players are introduced by the team on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix. From left to right, Lon Babby, Phoenix Suns President of Basketball Operations, Isaiah Thomas, Anthony Tolliver, Ryan McDonough, general manager of the Suns, and Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek all pose for a photograph as family members of the Suns newest players take photos as...
Sacramento Bee Jul 22, 2014
McCallum named MVP as Kings beat Rockets in final

McCallum named MVP as Kings beat Rockets in final

Ray McCallum hadn’t been a big-time scorer through six summer league games. Guard Ray McCallum put on a show Monday, scoring 29 points to lead the Kings to a 77-68 win over the Rockets to win the summer league title. Guard Ben McLemore of the Kings grabs a rebound in Monday’s victory over the Rockets. McLemore had nine points and four rebounds.
Sacramento Bee Jul 21, 2014
Kings rally late to claim Summer League Championship

Kings rally late to claim Summer League Championship

Ray McCallum scored a game-high 29 points as the Kings rallied from down eight in the fourth quarter for a 77-68 win to claim the championship game of the 2014 NBA Summer League. Sacramento Kings' Quincy Acy reacts after a play against the Houston Rockets during the NBA summer league championship basketball game Monday, July 21, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/ John Locher) Houston Rockets' Robert Covington (33) goes up for a shot against the Sacramento Kings' MarShon Brooks during the NBA summer league championship basketball game Monday, July 21, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/ John...
Sacramento Bee Jul 21, 2014

Data Center: Betrayal! A map of LA Lakers fans in Sacramento

They're out there, in our midst, tens of thousands of Los Angeles Lakers fans. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kent Bazemore (6) misses a lay up in the final minute of play with Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) defending in the fourth quarter on Wednesday April 2, 2014 in the NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.

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