34 results for month: 10/2009

Game 2 Recap: Hornets 97, Kings 92

Okay, I don’t really believe in moral victories. It’s fun to through the cliché around from time to time but in professional sports, you shouldn’t be content with losing no matter how bad your team is. So I’ll still say there is no such thing as a moral victory. But I do believe in games of progress and this 97-92 ... More

Game 2 Preview: Kings at Hornets

Yikes. What happened Wednesday night? The Kings came out flat for the season opener and were bullied around in the paint. They made Nenad Krstic look like Patrick Ewing. The biggest difference between the Thunder and the Kings on Wednesday night? Shooting. The Thunder shot over 50% from the field, over 50% from three and they ... More

From BP: Kevin Pelton Looks at Tyreke Evans First Game

A great breakdown of Tyreke Evans game against the Thunder and trying to figure out if he's worthy of all the hype. Besides having him create off the dribble, the Kings used Evans in the post a handful of times. In fact, the first two buckets of his NBA career both came out of post-up situations. If he can score on the ... More

From ESPN.com: David Thorpe’s Rookie Rankings

Coach Thorpe, who knows basketball progression better than just about anybody, has released his rookie rankings and is updating them each day. So far, there are two Kings in the Top 10 and three in the Top 35. Check out the Rankings here. I recommend clicking on Omri's profile in the piece to read some glowing comments ... More

Sacramento Kings Blog Preview 2009

If you've been paying attention to the NBA blog world this month, then you're quite familiar with the blog preview project that Jeff Clark at Celtics Blog put together. Here is my submission for the Kings previews. Be sure to check out other Kings previews at Sactown Royalty and Basketball Fiend. Team Name: Sacramento ... More

Game 1 Player Analysis: Kings vs Thunder

Breaking down the numbers of the game for the Kings in their Game One debacle against the Thunder, on offense they seemed to just suffer the results of some bad luck. Sure the defense was terrible and inexcusable but their offense seemed to find some bad breaks. Here's a player by player breakdown: Tyreke Evans: 5/16 FG, ... More

Game 1 Recap: Kings lose 102-89 to Thunder

Well, that didn’t go as planned. The score of this 102-89 loss to the Thunder in OKC is certainly deceiving for those who watched this game Wednesday night. The Thunder dominated the Kings in pretty much every aspect of the game, gave far more effort from start to finish and coasted through their first game of the season. ... More

Game 1 Preview: Kings at Thunder

I don’t know if you’ve heard but the NBA is officially back. And for Kings fans, a new era begins tonight at 5PM PST in Oklahoma City. So let’s get down to the details then the breakdown then the final outlook. Details Vs.  Opponent: Oklahoma City Thunder Tip-off Time: 5:00PM PST Where To Watch: Comcast ... More

Kings Power Rankings: Week 1

Don't look now but we're officially a few hours away from Sacramento Kings basketball and the start of the 2009-10 NBA season. So how about we figure out how the Kings Power Rankings shake out as we get ready to start the latest 82-game campaign? 1. Kevin Martin | Reason: If Tyreke Evans and Jason Thompson can be big ... More

From Sam Amick: Kings Opening Night Starters

From your favorite beat writer and mine: What are my thoughts on Spencer not starting? Other than Kevin Martin, I feel like every single starting position should be up for grabs. If Spencer hasn't proven himself due to poor performance in the preseason, injury issues or whatever was going on with the summer league, I ... More