52 results for author: Manny Vieites

Analyzing why Fox will have a better career than Ball and Fultz

“With the 5th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select, De’Aaron Fox,” commissioner Adam Silver echoed during the 2017 NBA draft. After those words came out of Silver’s mouth, Fox’s biggest dream became a reality. After years of AAU basketball, Team USA assignments and a one-year campaign in Lexing... More

Analysis: Lauri Markkanen or Zach Collins?

The Sacramento Kings will be the only team in the 2017 draft with two picks in the top ten and they will have to select them wisely. Depending on what player is left at the fifth pick (Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson or De’Aaron Fox), will determine who the Kings will draft at No.10. Although the Kings have a plethora of big ... More

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