195 results for year: 2009

Digital Breakdown: Kings’ Defensive Issues Against Portland

In the Kings loss to Portland on Tuesday night, they had plenty of opportunities to get stops by playing sound, fundamental defense. Instead, they often found themselves a step behind on their rotations or not rotating at all. Here's a video breakdown from what I saw as key fundamental miscues: More

Game 23 Recap: Blazers 95, Kings 88

The loss to the Blazers dropped the Kings to 10-13 on the season and 1-10 on the road. And it’s seemingly the same old story on the road: certain guys show up, other guys don’t and the Kings can’t get a full effort out of their regular rotation guys. First, let’s get the guys who did step up out of the way. Jason ... More

From the Kings: $1 Beer Night Nearly Sold Out

From the Kings Media Release: SACRAMENTO, CA, December 15, 2009 ---- Less than 900 tickets remain for the Sacramento Kings game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at ARCO Arena. The game will be showcased to a national TV audience on ESPN. “Our fans’ response to our dollar beverage promot... More

From SacBee: Joe Maloof Talks Petrie Extension

Sam Amick caught up with Joe Maloof after the initial report from Adrian Wojnarowski reported there were Geoff Petrie contract extension ideas: "I think we want to visit (extension talks) fairly soon, and we want to look at it within the next couple weeks. We'll sit down with Geoff, and discuss the state of the franchise, talk ... More

On the DL: Tim Donaghy’s Book

As some of you know, the On the DL Podcast with Dan Levy is one of the best podcasts you'll find on the internet. This also means it's one of the best podcasts period because you can ONLY find podcasts on the internet. Well, Dan was good enough to spend about 15-20 minutes talking to me about Tim Donaghy's book, Personal ... More

Current Kings 4-Game Slide: What Gives?

Okay, so the Kings are in their fourth straight four-game streak and after jumping out to a 9-8 record (the Kings haven't started with an above .500 record that deep into the season since 2004) they've fallen to 9-12 with their current four-game losing streak. Here are the numbers for this current four-game slide: [table ... More

Tyreke Evans: Your 2010… MVP?

Frank Hughes from NBA.com has a little fun with the MVP race and throws Tyreke Evans into the Top 10: There are two different views of expectations that enable The Race to have some fun and throw Evans in the mix. First, there are the expectations of the Toronto Raptors, who should have a far better record than they do and ... More

Game 21 Recap: Spurs 118, Kings 106

The first time the Kings were in San Antonio, they played a spirited first half in which someone off the bench (Spencer Hawes) came in and injected some life into the team. The problem was they didn’t close out the second quarter properly, the Spurs got some distance in the process and never really looked back. In Wednes... More

From YouTube: Rookie of the Year Mix OCT/NOV

Just received an email from the Reke Havoc YouTube account with this video. Enjoy: More

Game 17 Recap: Kings 110, Pacers 105

Programming Note: Because the NBA season is a long and arduous thing to cover, Jared Wade of EightPointsNineSeconds and I decided to switch recaps for this game. I wrote the recap for his site and he wrote the recap for this site. It's like an NBA blogger swinger type of thing. Instead of a key party, it was a keyboard party of ... More