21 results for month: 09/2009

Jason Jones: Mason and JT Shine

From the Sac Bee Kings blog, Jason Jones tells us: The stars of last night's scrimmage, according to coach Paul Westphal, were forward Jason Thompson and guard Desmond Mason. Westphal said Thompson did a good job rebounding and "reading the situations when the ball came to him offensively." Mason, the veteran guard trying to ... More

Everybody Panic!!!

Your friend and mine, Sam Amick, is reporting that Tyreke Evans sat out the Kings night scrimmage on the first day of training camp due to an apparent knee injury. Click the link here. And become a fan of the Kings Corner on Facebook here. More

From Kings.com: Tyreke Evans After First Practice

From Kings Connect, Tyreke Evans speaks to cameras and microphones after the first Kings practice: Be sure to check out reactions from Kevin Martin, Andres Nocioni, and Jason Thompson here. More

More from Coach Westphal on Media Day

I've got more video from Coach Westphal on Media Day. Here he discusses team identity, his anticipation for the team and more: More

Coach Westphal on His Coaching Staff Decisions

Here's an explanation from Coach Westphal on why he selected each member of his coaching staff: More

Beno Udrih Frustrated With Last Season

One of the more surprising moments for me on Media Day was walking upon an interview between Carmichael Dave and Mid-Level Exceptional point guard, Beno Udrih. It's no big revelation that Beno was the ire of a lot of fan's frustration last season and rightfully so. At times, it appeared as if he didn't seem to care much ... More

Kings Media Day 2009: Desmond Mason

I know I've been in the minority with this Desmond Mason signing but I love the attitude and professionalism that he brings to a team. In talking to him today and observing other interviews, you can see why Geoff Petrie and Paul Westphal are so high on him as a person and a player even if many fans are confused by the ... More

Kings Media Day 2009: Jason Thompson

Despite having a fairly successful rookie season (after being a surprise pick in the 2008 Draft), Jason Thompson's place in the NBA somewhat seems to be in question. His averages of 11.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per game were very encouraging but the fact that he lead the entire NBA in personal fouls raised serious questions ... More

From The Baseline: Shoals Looks at the Kings

If you don't read The Baseline from The Sporting Blog every day then you're doing yourself and your basketball world quite a disservice. Also, if you're not trying to consume one of their head writers, Bethlehem Shoals, on a daily basis then I don't know what to tell you about where your life is headed. Let's just say you ... More

From ESPN.com: Marc Stein’s Interview with Vlade

Stein sat down with Vlade Divac and talked about the European legend's career in the NBA and beyond. Here's the video: And a little excerpt from the article: "Back then it bothered me," Divac said. "From this distance, I am OK. I know we didn't win [the] championship, but I think we were a championship team. "Peo... More