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Hot Hot Hoops 20 hours ago

Rumor: Omri Casspi on Miami's radar?

The Miami Heat are now linked to the Sacramento Kings' Omri Casspi in trade rumors. Shortly after the report that the Miami Heat were interested in Rudy Gay from the Sacramento Kings, it was quickly debunked by Ethan Skolnick of the Miami Herald. The Rudy Gay rumor, which originated between Ethan and ESPN's Michael Wallace, was enhanced by Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. What Wallace did say is that the Heat has been talking wing players with a team from the Pacific Division -- and it was the Kings, but now Ethan is saying that it is Omri Casspi. Casspi is a 27-year old small forward...
Sactown Royalty 21 hours ago

I'm done defending the Kings

Until the Kings prove worthy of being defended, they no longer receive the benefit of the doubt. Everybody has a breaking point, and mine came today. I'll remain a fan of the Kings, and will still pay attention to everything that happens. But after this week's public embarrassment, make that another public embarrassment, I'm done defending this organization. I was listening to the latest episode of The Lowe Post, and Zach Lowe was discussing the state of the Kings with Sam Amick. Lowe was exploding at the dysfunction of the Kings, and instinctively I found myself thinking of the...
Sactown Royalty 23 hours ago

JOHN SALMONS ALERT !!!

WE ARE AT DEFCON ONE. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Had a good time speaking with the youngins today.... @rajonrondo @boogiecousins @rudygay8 @johnsalmons @nancylieberman #VetLife #itsjustdifferent A photo posted by Caron Butler (@caronbutler) on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:30pm PST
Sactown Royalty Feb 9, 2016

Maybe the Kings aren't firing Karl after all

Who the hell knows. Just when you think the Kings can't shock you anymore... ESPN sources say that the Sacramento Kings, in a dramatic about-face, have decided to keep George Karl in place as coach . — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 9, 2016 The Kings scrapped plans to fire George Karl after lengthy meeting Tuesday in Philly between Karl and GM Vlade Divac, sources told ESPN — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 9, 2016 In a statement to ESPN, Kings GM Vlade Divac said: "George is our coach and we're collectively working through our issues." — Marc Stein...
Sactown Royalty Feb 9, 2016

NBA Trade Rumor: Kings reject offer from Cavaliers for Timofey Mozgov

The NBA Trade Deadline is just 9 days away, and the rumor mill is churning away.  The latest rumor regarding the Sacramento Kings comes from ESPN's Brian Windhorst, who went on a radio show in Cleveland to say that the Kings have rebuffed offers from the Cavaliers for their starting center, Timofey Mozgov. Windhorst doesn't make it clear what the Cavs wanted in return for Mozgov, but even still, it makes little sense for the Kings to trade for a player at a position in which they already have much depth.  With DeMarcus Cousins, Willie Cauley-Stein and Kosta Koufos on board, Mozgov does...
Sactown Royalty Feb 9, 2016

This NBA All-Star ATM machine was built specifically for DeMarcus Cousins

This is pretty hilarious. DeMarcus Cousins is headed up to Toronto to play in the All-Star game and participate in the skills challenge. At least while he's there, he won't have any problems withdrawing money. Ah, thank you reddit! (h/t reddit)
Sactown Royalty Feb 8, 2016

The Sacramento Kings will fire George Karl before the All-Star Break

George Karl's days in Sacramento are soon to be over.  According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Kings are planning to fire Karl in the coming days.  Whether that means he's coached his last game (a 120-100 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, their 8th loss in 9 games) or will coach the game in Philadelphia on Wednesday hardly matters at this point.  He's gone, almost exactly a year after the Kings hired him in the first place. This news is as unsurprising as it is depressing.  Just two weeks ago the Kings were in the thick of the playoff race and playing their best basketball in years.  They...
Sactown Royalty Feb 8, 2016

Postgame: Kings 100, Cavs 120

What a thrilling game! Discuss.
Sactown Royalty Feb 8, 2016

DeMarcus Cousins gets blocked by Isaiah Thomas

Boogie is 6'11". Isaiah Thomas is 5'9". That's a 14 inch difference. This has to be seen to be believed: (h/t reddit)
Sactown Royalty Feb 8, 2016

The Kings are a mess, basically

Yahoo! Sports’ (The Vertical) Chris Mannix just dropped an incredibly important column in regards to the Sacramento Kings, the relationship the organization has with George Karl, and where this saga is heading. If you want the short version, I’ll steal a line from Mannix here, "Sacramento Kings coach George Karl is getting fired, an inevitability that grew closer following a 128-119 shellacking by the Boston Celtics on Sunday." Well, there you have it. Mannix also sourced a lot of new information that is neither pro-Karl, nor pro-Kings. No party comes away clean here, just as it...
Sactown Royalty Feb 8, 2016

Kings vs. Cavaliers Fan Predictions

Link to the Leaderboard Below are a series of prediction questions for tomorrow's game. The first four questions will be asked every game, while the 5th will change each game. Point value for predictions are listed next to the questions. If you believe that more than one player will lead a category, you can vote for multiple players, and this is worth double points if you are correct, but zero if you are wrong. Alternately, if you only guess one player when multiple players are tied, you get zero points. All submissions must be input before tip-off. Any submissions after tip-off will not...
Sactown Royalty Feb 8, 2016

Kings vs. Cavaliers Preview: Sacramento looks to vanquish King James and end their skid

Well, the Sacramento Kings lost again. On a Super Bowl Sunday morning affair, the Boston Celtics hung 46 points on the Kings defense in the first quarter and forced Sacramento to play three quarters of catch up. Spoiler alert: the Sacramento Kings couldn't do it. Sacramento's next chance for redemption lies in Monday's matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers. With a big three that features an athletic point guard who can shoot, a stretch four who can shoot and LeBron James, the Sacramento Kings could very well give up 1000 first quarter points. The game can be seen on CSN-CA, heard on KHTK...
CelticsBlog Feb 7, 2016

Boston Celtics cruise to 128-119 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Super Bowl Sunday

The Celtics scored 46 points in the first quarter against a hapless Kings defense on their way to a season-high 128 points and an easy victory. The Celtics defeated the Kings 128-119 on Sunday on a day where defense was non-existent for both teams. The Celtics got off to a sizzling start against the worst defense in the NBA, and continued to pour it on the rest of the way. The Kings made a run in the fourth quarter, but Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas ended any ideas the Kings may have had about a comeback with clutch buckets down the stretch. The first quarter was insane, with a combined...
NetsDaily Feb 5, 2016

2nd Half Game Thread: Kings at Nets

The score at the half: Nets 65, Kings 61. Joe Johnson leads the Nets with 20 points. For more on the Sacramento Kings, check them out at Sactown Royalty. Game Thread: Brooklyn Nets vs. Sacramento Kings, 7:30 PM - NetsDaily Sacramento Kings vs. Brooklyn Nets - Box Score - ESPN
NetsDaily Feb 5, 2016

Nets look to avoid another loss vs Kings

The losses keep piling up. The Nets fell behind big early, made a valiant comeback effort, but ended up losing by double digits anyways. It was their fifth straight loss and things have managed to get even worse for the club. This is the first night of a back-to-back for the Nets. They're in Philadelphia to play the 76ers on Saturday night. Coming into Brooklyn will be the Sacramento Kings. They were expected to be a catastrophe this season, but have managed to hold it together and are competing for the eighth seed in the Western Conference. They lost their last game, a 107-102 decision...

Grizzlies vs. Kings: Start time, TV Info and Preview

The Grizzlies have won 8 of the last 10 and look to extend their winning streak against the Kings. Who: Memphis Grizzlies (27-20) vs. Sacramento Kings (20-26) Where: FedexForum in Memphis, TN When: 7:00pm (CT), Saturday January 30th How to Watch: Fox Sports Southeast How to Listen: ESPN 92.9FM Memphis Injury report: Memphis Grizzlies:Jordan Adams (knee) - outBrandan Wright (knee) - outSacramento Kings:Eric Moreland (foot) - outDuje Dukan (leg) - out The Memphis Grizzlies face the Sacramento Kings, a team that is having some uneven times lately (actually during the whole season). They are...
Rufus on Fire Jan 25, 2016

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings preview and game info

The Hornets have won two games in a row and three of their last four. Can they make it four of their last five against the Kings? Who: Charlotte Hornets (21-23) vs Sacramento Kings (20-23) Where: Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, CA When: 10 p.m. EST How: FOX Sports South, WFNZ 610 AM The Charlotte Hornets are out in California tonight playing the Sacramento Kings. The Kings have won seven of their last 10 games behind phenomenal play from DeMarcus Cousins, who's averaging 32.5 points, 14.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.7 steals and one block in 37.1 minutes per game. Much like Kemba Walker in...
Indy Cornrows Jan 24, 2016

Pacers final score: Kings hold off Pacers 108-97

DeMarcus Cousins exploded for 48 points to lead Sacramento past Indiana. Paul George led Indiana with 34. A slow start for the Indiana Pacers once again put them in an inescapable hole, putting them into the loss column for the second straight game without holding a lead. DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings scorched the Pacers to open the game at 22-8, and though Indiana made pushes in the second and third quarters, they could never overcome the deficit. There were some positive individual performances for the Pacers, but none of that mattered in the face of the complete dominance of...
Indy Cornrows Jan 23, 2016

George Hill to play tonight versus Sacramento

Pacers point guard George Hill is not on Indiana's inactive list for tonight's game versus the Sacramento Kings. The Indiana Pacers' injury report for tonight's matchup with the Sacramento Kings does not feature George Hill, who looks to be back after missing play due to personal reasons. Injury report for tonight at Sacramento: Ian Mahinmi: Out (sprained left ankle) Rodney Stuckey: Out (right ankle sprain/bruise) — Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) January 23, 2016 Tonight's game is set to tip-off at 10:30 p.m. EST. GAME DAY. : #Pacers at Kings ⏰: 10:30 p.m. ET : @FSIndiana :...
Silver Screen and Roll Jan 21, 2016

Lakers vs. Kings Postgame Podcast: Available after the game

Will the third time be the charm for the against the ? The Los Angeles Lakers hosted the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night, the same team D'Angelo Russell had arguably his best game as a pro against a few weeks ago, scoring 27 points before telling the media (and by extension, fans everywhere) "Y'all ain't seen nothing yet." Could the rookie follow up his brash claim with another strong effort against DeMarcus Cousins' Kings? Could Kobe Bryant have one last big game in him against his formerly bitter rivals? How did the team look in their first game following recent rumors that Nick...

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