470 results for year: 2011

Jason Thompson will play tonight.

According to Jason Thompson via twitter: jtthekid Jason Thompson Yessssirrr!! RT @Biggame1190: @jtthekid JT, you gonna play tonight big guy? That emphatic, "Yessssirrr!!" is vintage Jason Thompson.  I spoke to Thompson following the Spurs game on Friday and he was itching to play and thought he would be ready to go ... More

When the whole is better than the sum of the parts.

Photo by Steven Chea

In case you missed it, the Sacramento Kings got taken to the woodshed by the NBA's best team on Friday night.  The game was over before the first quarter expired as the 42-8 Spurs toyed with the Kings on their home floor for the rest of the game. Sure-fire Hall of Fame power forward Tim Duncan played less than thirteen minutes as Coach Popovich was able to rest his stars after a tough win the night before in Los Angeles against the Lakers.  It was at this point that I started thinking - How are the Spurs, as a whole, so much better than the sum of their parts? ... More

Kings lose game, learn another lesson.

When you cover a team that is 12-34, you often times have to look at the world a little differently.  You look for silver linings and moral victories so you have something to write about that isn't entirely negative and depressing.  You can call me a glass half full guy or call me an optimist or even crazy, but I think ... More

Darnell Jackson update #2.

In case you missed the previous post, Sacramento Kings' reserve forward Darnell Jackson went down at center court right as halftime began last night against the Boston Celtics.  After a battery of tests, the prognosis is Costochondritis, which, according to MayoClinic.com: Costochondritis (kos-toe-KHON-dri-tis) is an ... More

Darnell Jackson update.

As the Kings went to halftime, third year forward Darnell Jackson went down at half court clutching his chest.  The official word from the Kings media staff is that Jackson is having shortness of breath and will not return. If you don't know the Darnell Jackson story, click here to read an interview I did with him during ... More

Thompson out, Dalembert in.

Late news from yesterday- Kings.com's Nate Rose is reporting that starting power forward Jason Thompson is a no-go tonight against the Boston Celtics.  Veteran Samuel Dalembert, who has had tremendous success over the last few games, will start in Thompson's place. Before the injury to Thompson, Coach Paul Westphal had ... More

Evans and Cousins to play at all-star weekend.

According AOL Fanhouse's Sam Amick via twitter, Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins will play in the Rookie/Sophomore game during all-star weekend. samickAOL Sam Amick Rookie team at All-Star weekend: E. Bledsoe, D. Cousins, D. Favors, L. Fields, B. Griffin, W. Johnson, G. Monroe, G. Neal, John Wall. And... sa... More

Kings and Cousins take big steps.

After not just a rough start to the season, but the happenings of this week, the Kings needed something to work in their favor.  If you remember back to Thursday, I asked Coach Paul Westphal if he thought that the Carl Landry situation might help to galvanize this team.  Here was his answer to that question then: I ... More

Let us celebrate.

In a season filled with frustration and sometimes despair, something happened last night at Arco Arena that is grounds for celebration. That's right Kings' fans, your team has just won it's second game in a row for the first time since November 1st.  Something has changed, something is different and for at least one ... More

Jason Thompson Injures Ankle.

Lost in the euphoria of the Kings big home victory against the New Orleans Hornets was an unfortunate right ankle injury to big man Jason Thompson.  Following the game, I had an opportunity to chat with Thompson who was already wearing a protective boot to immobilize the injury. JH: How long do you think you're out ... More