30 results for month: 02/2011

A bad week to be a King, or a Kings fan, or in Sacramento.

What a week. From Saturday to Saturday the Kings had an absolutely disastrous go of it.  The events of last weekend are well chronicled - Kings lose at the buzzer against Oklahoma City, DeMarcus Cousins loses his cool, a fight ensues leading to a monstrous fine and a removal from the team plane for the Kings' budding young ... More

Tyreke to miss the Rookie Challenge.

According to Kings.com, last year's rookie of the year and reigning T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam MVP, Tyreke Evans, will miss his chance to defend his crown due to a flair-up of Plantar Fasciitis that has plagued him all season.  Evans missed back-to-back games against the Thunder and Mavericks on Tuesday and ... More

Paul Westphal reacts…on the record and unplugged.

Steven Chea/CK

Following the Sacramento Kings' loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Coach Paul Westphal got a little snarky with his post game comments to the media.  Something about his comments made me laugh, and more than that, made me think that maybe Coach had a little bit more to say on the subject.  Here is the salty Paul Westphal, ready to clear the air about the week that just never seems to end for the Sacramento Kings. JH: After seeing the quotes from your post game press conference tonight, it seems like you might have been reading some of the national media work the last 72 hours or so. Coach Westphal: Yeah, it really does get irritating after a while.  Somebody speculates in some early blog and the next thing you know, it become gospel and they are reporting it and writing articles ripping us over things they don't know anything about and it gets just a little bit old. ... More

Regret me, regret me not

Nick Hunt/Sacramento Press Arco Arena sign removed. Hopefully Kings won't be too. Commissioner David Stern was on the BS Report with Bill Simmons this week and started discussing NBA arena situations briefly. Bill Simmons – And you said on the last podcast that you had some regrets with how Vancouver went the last go ... More

Cousins coming off the bench in OKC.

According to the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones, via twitter: mr_jasonjones Jason Jones Cousins will come off bench next two games, lineup will be re-evaluated after AS break. Westy says its not punishment. Dalembert has been on a bit of a run lately, averaging 16 points and nine rebounds in 26 minutes over the last three ... More

Cousins fined but not suspended- on his way to OKC.

The Sacramento Kings have assessed the events of Saturday night's post game scuffle between DeMarcus Cousins and Donté Greene and resolved the issue by fining Cousins, but not suspending either player.  Cousins has already been put on a plane for Oklahoma and will be available to play in tomorrow evening's contest against the ... More

Cousins to miss game tonight in Phoenix.

The Sacramento Kings have officially ruled DeMarcus Cousins out for tonight's action against the Phoenix Suns.  Here is the official press release: SACRAMENTO, CA, February 13, 2011 -- Sacramento Kings rookie forward/center DeMarcus Cousins will not play in tonight's game at Phoenix while the organization reviews the ... More

Cousins pulled off the plane, suspended by Kings.

According to Fanhouse's Sam Amick, the Sacramento Kings have suspended DeMarcus Cousins for an altercation with teammate Donté Greene, in which punches were allegedly thrown in the locker room following last night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The news has come fast and furious from the one time Sacramento ... More

Cousins gets first ejection

Here are the two technical fouls that caused DeMarcus Cousins to get his first NBA ejection. Video of the first technical: And here is the controversial second technical foul. Here is an excerpt of what I wrote on TrueHoop this morning on the matter: In the spirit of the new tech policy, I’m completely on ... More

Arco Arena no more.

Jon Santiago of DavisSportsDeli.com forwarded along this awesome video that is a must watch for nostalgic Kings fans. Great work by Marvin Dinozo and the crew over at DavisSportsDeli.com. More