195 results for year: 2009

Breaking Down the Draft: 23rd Pick, Omri Casspi

The worry about the 23rd pick in the draft started to come about when the Portland Trailblazers leapfrogged the Kings by trading three picks to the Mavericks in order to move from the 24th pick in the first round to the 22nd pick. It was widely rumored that they did this in order to take Omri Casspi before the Kings could add ... More

Omri Casspi’s Press Conference in Israel

Many thanks to Eran Soroka of the Ma'ariv Sports Newspaper for hooking me up with these quotes and pictures. "I'm very excited and happy to be the first Israeli in the NBA. It's every player's dream. I've been through a long journey until I became a first round pick. The Kings weren't ver successful last year in the league, ... More

Gavin Maloof is Pumped About Tyreke Evans!

Also from Kings Connect: I genuinely love the excitement. Not many owners would show this kind of emotion. More

Tyreke Evans Talks With Kayte Christensen

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Breaking Down the Draft: 4th Pick, Tyreke Evans

First, here is the reaction taken by Andrew Nicholson as he gets Geoff Petrie's reaction to the pick of Tyreke Evans: Throughout the draft process, there were doubts all around the prospects that worked out for the Kings. There was debate as to who was not only the better player but who was also the correct player to ... More

Post Draft Presser for Geoff Petrie and Paul Westphal

Thanks to Kings Connect, we have the complete video of Geoff Petrie and Paul Westphal speaking about the Kings big draft night. Now whether or not you agree with the pick of Tyreke Evans over Ricky Rubio, you've got to love the confidence that Petrie speaks with in regards to the moves made on Draft Night. The Kings are headed ... More

It’s Draft Day; Get Excited!

So here we are, the 2009 NBA Draft. The Sacramento Kings haven’t had a pick this high since 1991 and the whole Billy Ownes debacle that eventually led to the Mitch Richmond era, which begat the Chris Webber golden age of Kings basketball. So now with the fourth pick, the Kings have to decide not only if need is the ... More

TrueHoop Network Podcast via Hardwood Paroxysm

Matt Moore of Hardwood Paroxysm discussed the first three possible selections of the 2009 NBA Draft with their respective TrueHoop bloggers yesterday with Kevin Arnovitz of ClipperBlog, Chip Crain of 3 Shades of Blue, and Royce Young of Daily Thunder. Well, with draft day upon us, he decided to focus on the fourth, fifth, ... More

Ricky Rubio Loves That Nice Sacramento Weather

Plucked this from Henry Abbott from ESPN's live draft buzz post that is being updated whenever news becomes available. Henry is in New York for the draft and is part of the huge WWL team covering the next 48 hours. Henry Abbott: There have been rumblings and suggestions that if things get extremely complicated with Ricky ... More

Live Draft Preview from Arco Arena Tonight at 7pm PST

The G-Man, Gary Gerould will be interviewing Fat Lever of former Denver Nuggets player and current Kings Director of Player Development fame about the upcoming draft. The focus will be on breaking down the point guard prospects to give Kings fans a better idea of what to expect with the available guys. Check it out here on ... More