50 results for author: Manny Vieites

The two draft scenarios for the Sacramento Kings that makes sense

The long awaited verdict of where the Kings will select in the 2017 NBA Draft is now over. With a little luck combined with the remnants from the DeMarcus Cousins trade, the Kings were awarded the 5th and 10th pick in the first round. As Cousins made his way out of Sacramento, most thought that the picks that were acquired ... More

Analysis: Jonathan Isaac and Jayson Tatum should be on Sacramento’s radar

The Sacramento Kings will have to fill the void at two positions come June, and they will have an opportunity to do so with two picks in the later top ten of the draft. The only way that doesn’t happen is if the lottery balls bounce in a very strange way. Let’s just leave it at that. With a combination of Buddy Hield, ... More

Analysis: Frank Ntilikina and Dennis Smith Jr. should be on Sacramento’s radar

As the NBA moves along with the trend of dominant scoring point guards, the Sacramento Kings have remained stagnant in its search for a point guard that has star qualities. Now that the regular season has ended, the Kings are currently seeking a new sought out point guard to continue the rebuilding process. They can potent... More

Rudy Gay’s speedy recovery time could impact Kings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxOmRjU7xdE&t=4s Year one at the Golden1 Center is in the books and the Sacramento Kings may have set themselves up for a constructive rebuild. After starting their season with a collective goal of reaching the playoffs, Sacramento’s half season skid set them back to 11th in the west. The ... More

Analysis: Should the Kings draft De’Aaron Fox or Malik Monk?

With a little over two months left until the 2017 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings are faced with what could potentially be the biggest draft in franchise history. After trading away superstar DeMarcus Cousins, it was obvious that the franchise wanted to move on and enter full rebuild mode. As soon as the contents of the ... More

Analysis: Three realistic options for the Kings in the upcoming draft

With less than 10 games remaining in the season, the decision for bottom tier NBA teams to tank is at an all-time high. Potentially being the best draft class in a decade, the 2017 NBA draft is lingering around the corner and NBA General Managers are well aware of its existence. The top prospects are set and scouts have ... More

The young Kings need to take advantage of their golden opportunity

When the Kings shipped off their All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins they were sitting pretty in the ninth spot in the Western Conference. With a playoff berth in near sight, Kings fans were hopeful for something they haven’t seen in 10 years. The Kings had all the momentum heading into the break by going 5-2 in their seven ... More

Sacramento Kings vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game Preview

Andrew Wiggins has been climbing up the Minnesota Timberwolves scoring list rather rapidly. Wiggins has scored at least 20 points for the 17th consecutive game in the Timberwolves' 142-130 loss in Houston on Saturday, breaking the previous mark set by Minnesota legend Kevin Garnett. Joining Wiggins is his second year ... More

Cauley-Stein made his presence felt in this new era of proud

No Boogie, no problem as Willie Cauley-Stein went for a career-high 29 points in the Kings’ 116-110 victory over the Denver Nuggets. The level of efficiency that Cauley-Stein played with last night wasn’t like any other game from this season, as he went 14-of-22 from the field. The comfort level and poise that Cauley-S... More

It’s all about enjoying the weekend and staying focused on the remaining 25 games for Cousins

As the NBA regular season goes on pause for its yearly break for All-Star weekend, NBA players get a chance to rest their bodies and their minds. For most players, the annual mid season break gives them a chance to relax and take time to themselves. But for DeMarcus Cousins, the fun continues through Sunday night here in New ... More