93 results for month: 10/2010

The Kings Allocate Marcus Landry and Donald Sloan to Reno.

According to AOL Fan House D-League Blogger Scott Schroeder, the Sacramento Kings have made use of a new NBA/NBDL rule that allows a parent club to allocate waived players to their lower level affiliate.Marcus Landry, the brother of the Kings Carl Landry, played well enough in camp to start the Kings open practice and first ... More

Game #3 Recap: Kings vs. Cavs

Starting Line-ups:Kings-
  • Tyreke Evans
  • Beno Udrih
  • Omri Casspi
  • Carl Landry
  • DeMarcus Cousins
Reserves:  Samuel Dalembert, Jason Thompson, Darnell Jackson, Luther Head, Francisco Garcia, Donté Greene, Antoine Wright.... More

Game #2 Recap: Kings vs. Nets

Starting Line-ups:Kings-
  • Tyreke Evans
  • Beno Udrih
  • Omri Casspi
  • Carl Landry
  • DeMarcus Cousins
Reserves: Samuel Dalembert, Jason Thompson, Francisco Garcia, Luther Head, Darnell Jackson, Donté Greene and Antoine Wright.In-actives: Pooh Jeter and Hassan Whiteside.... More

Omri Casspi to Start.

In what is a bit of a head scratcher, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee is reporting via twitter that the Kings will start second year player Omri Casspi at the small forward over the incumbent Donté Greene in tonight's game against the New Jersey Nets.I am not surprised at all that Casspi is starting, I'm just surprised ... More

Dalembert Cleared to Play.

Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee is reporting via twitter: Samuel Dalembert is cleared to play tonight. Big news for the Kings. It looks as though Dalmebert's sore adductor is all healed up. He will be available off the bench while rookie DeMarcus Cousins continues as the starter, at least for now. Hassan Whiteside and Pooh ... More

Pre-Season Interview #12: Darnell Jackson

Most fans have no idea who Darnell Jackson is.  He played 12 minutes in the Kings season opener against Minnesota on Wednesday evening, but only one of the Kings' seven pre-season games was televised, so unless you are watching the coach's interviews or paying full price to go watch scrimmage level basketball, you should have no reason to really know him.  To make matters worse, Jackson is that guy the Kings got for fan favorite John Brockman. Jackson is a player who's playing on a non-guaranteed contract and came into camp as a long shot to even make it past first cuts.  At least that's what we thought a few weeks ago.

There is some business that needs to be attended to before we get to Darnell's words.  Every player has a story and the current Kings roster is filled with them- Dalembert and his native Haiti, Tyreke and "the blue print," DeMarcus Cousins and red flags.  Darnell Jackson is different.  You wouldn't know it when you meet him, hell, Coach Westphal doesn't even know the whole story, but it is tragic and it is the story of a fighter and when you see Darnell Jackson on the court, that is exactly what he is, a fighter.... More

Kings 117, Wolves 116: Kings win first season opener in 7 years

How We Feeling? Is it time to trade Tyreke Evans?Of course not.But it was fun to see the Kings play so well without him and find a way to pull out a rare road win. The way the ball moved throughout the night was pretty fun to watch and it was a nice change from the ball dominating we usually see with a Tyreke-led ... More

Pre-Season Interview #11: Francisco Garcia.

You can ask any one of the Sacramento Kings who their leader is.  To a man, they all answer the same- Cisco.  Francisco Garcia is the guy they go to for everything on and off the court. He has been in the gym working hard all summer to recover from last year's catastrophic pre-season injury and the Francisco of old looks ... More

Game #1 Recap: Kings vs. Timberwolves.

Kings-Starting Line-up:
  • Beno Udrih
  • Francisco Garcia
  • Donté Greene
  • Carl Landry
  • DeMarcus Cousins
... More

Pre-Season Interview #10: Pooh Jeter.

Pooh Jeter.

Pooh Jeter (pronounced Jeddar) is one of THE stories of the 2010-11 NBA season. The 26, almost 27-year-old rookie has toiled in the NBDL and European league since graduating from Portland in 2006. Listed at 5'-11", Jeter is maybe 5'-8" and by all accounts, his height is the primary reason it has taken him this long to find a home in the league. He is a player that has given it his all every year in summer league only to barely miss the cut and be forced to go abroad to chase his dream. This year is different. Pooh Jeter got his golden ticket and the Kings were the team to stamp it. His hard work and persistence has paid off. Working on the first year of a guaranteed two year deal, Jeter has made the roster and he will play. How much time he'll get is still to be determined, but the Kings believe that Jeter can supply a change of pace coming off the bench, which they have been searching for since Bobby Jackson left the first time. Here is Pooh Jeter with The Purple Panjandrum:... More