16 results for author: Cameron York

10 silver linings we can point out that shows promise for the Kings

The NBA regular season has officially come to an end for your Sacramento Kings and 12 consecutive seasons without a playoff birth, now the longest post-season drought in the NBA after the Minnesota Timberwolves successfully broke their drought going into this year’s playoffs. Expectations were low to begin this past season ... More

The importance of Jack Cooley and JaKarr Sampson

The Sacramento Kings are mathematically eliminated from playoff contention as many experts had predicted to begin the year and the “tanka-pa-looza” race begins for many of the bottom feeders in the NBA. The Kings standing at a record of 22-47 know the final 14 games of the season are about developing the young guys ... More

NBA Rising Stars Challenge History and where players ended up

The second half of the season has officially begun and with All-Star Weekend finally over we take a look back at how the young promising Kings rookies and sophomores faired against similar NBA talent down in the heart of Los Angeles. Staples Center provided quite the show this past weekend whether it was LeBron James making ... More

Which Willie Cauley-Stein are the Kings going to get moving forward?

Year three of the Willie Cauley-Stein experiment is almost complete and it’s a mixed bag of opinions to say the least. Drafted No. 6 overall in the 2015 NBA draft, Cauley-Stein was the first of many draft selections under the Vlade Divac-led front office. The thought when drafting Cauley-Stein was to bring in a ... More

Vince Carter has been vital for the youth in Sacramento

The summer of 1998 was the start of something special, the start of a new era in basketball. At the time the NBA was riding the coattails of aging NBA superstars Karl Malone, John Stockton, Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan in the hopes that some new young talent would take the league by storm once they retired. Up and ... More

Kings players giving back to the community

Here we are freshly anointed into 2018, the holidays have sadly come and gone, and Kings fans alike head back to their day-to-day routines after getting over those seasonal flues. It also means the roller coaster first half of the Kings season is now in the rear view mirror and we can begin looking forward to a strong ... More

The rise of Frank Mason from left bench to crunch time

The No. 34 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft and Naismith College Player of the Year, Frank Mason III has turned heads around the league for his recent play after a very slow start to his rookie season. If you know anything about Mason’s rise to the NBA it wasn’t easy to say the least. Mason was always counted out ... More

Why the Reno Bighorns are so important to youth development and the Kings’ long-term success

Listen to our Interview with De'Aaron Fox The Reno Bighorns, G-League affiliate of the NBA, formerly known as the D-League, and up until 2016 was a minor league basketball team for the New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies, Utah Jazz and the Sacramento Kings. But on Oct. ... More

How it all started for Bogdan Bogdanovic

Bogdan Bogdanovic or “Bogi” as he has come to be known by Kings fans is not your typical rookie. In terms of his professional basketball experience (25 years old), the sharpshooter out of Serbia is light years ahead of his fellow NBA rookies. Unlike NBA age rules, Bogdanovic signed his first pro contract at 18 years of ... More

Buddy Hield: ‘I think coach making the decision to bring me off the bench was probably the best decision’

Tough times are ahead for your Sacramento Kings this season but with every loss comes an important opportunity for this young Kings team to learn from their mistakes as they progress. One of those opportunities includes finding where Buddy Hield’s strengths lie in a game. The question is where in the lineup will Buddy ... More