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Kings renounce rights to Samuel Dalembert and three others

Kings clear cap space by renouncing rights of four players. More

Magic Johnson to help finance new Sacramento arena?

A former Los Angeles Laker great says he'll help pay for a new arena in Sacramento. More

Thursday Cowbell Clippings: Featuring coaching takes and more transaction chatter

The Kings' first move post-lockout is apparently signing Chuck Hayes.  At Sactown Royalty, Tom Ziller explains why Hayes isn't Kenny Thomas: "When Kenny Thomas arrived in 2005, he had five years and $40 million remaining on his contract, or an average salary of $8 million per season. Under the deal as reported, Hayes will ... More

More action at Kings practice facility as seven work out today

With players trickling back to Sacramento, the Kings practice facility in Natomas was a bit livelier today.  Francisco Garcia, DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans, Isaiah Thomas, Jason Thompson, Hassan Whiteside and J.J. Hickson all wandered onto the practice court at various times this afternoon. Since they're currently not obligated to, none of the players addressed media only Jason Thompson addressed media (I had to leave before he did).  But the curtain was raised while a few of them organized a light scrimmage session.  We have some video (without audio) of that, plus additional notes after the jump. ... More

Chuck Hayes offered roughly $20-mil by Kings

ESPN's Marc Stein reported the proposal earlier today.  The Kings have apparently offered free agent center Chuck Hayes a four-year contract worth approximately $20-million dollars. The under-the-cap Kings, according to the source, are optimistic Hayes will accept the deal, which would pay the 6-foot-6 forward in the mid-le... More

Kings hire Jim Todd to coaching staff

The Sacramento Kings have decided to add one more coach to Paul Westphal's staff.  Jim Todd, who's had NBA coaching stints with the Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Clippers, has been announced as the newest addition to the Kings coaching staff.  From the official press release: Todd coached ... More

Kings to unveil black alternate jerseys tomorrow

These uniforms have been in the works for a while.  But with the lockout over, the Sacramento Kings will finally unveil their black alternate jerseys in a press conference tomorrow afternoon.  The Kings were mum on the subject during the labor impasse.  But chatter began to heat up after gamers playing NBA 2K12, the ... More

Kings to host Lakers in NBA regular season opener

Via Sactown Royalty, Mike Bresnahan of the L.A. Times reports that the Los Angeles Lakers will be the first opponent the Sacramento Kings face this season. They are scheduled to play three games over the first three days of the season: Dec. 25 at home against Chicago, Dec. 26 at Sacramento and Dec. 27 at home against Utah. ... More

Monday Cowbell Clippings: Featuring a host of free agent rumblings

Geoff Petrie said last week that contacting the Kings own free agents ranked high among his checklist of priorities.  Now that NBA personnel are allowed to speak directly with players today, Samuel Dalembert and Marcus Thornton should be hearing from the Kings very soon, reports Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee this ... More

Video: Hassan Whiteside fooling kids at a Jesuit High School Rally

You've probably seen LeBron James (twice actually) and more recently, Chris Paul handle their business against the younger generation.  Now watch as Kings center Hassan Whiteside goes to work on kids at a student rally yesterday at Jesuit High School. One additional note:  A student in the video asks Whiteside what's been ... More