47 results for author: Manny Vieites

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

Cousins after victory: ‘Feed me’

It’s a plain and simple concept. There is absolutely no one in the NBA that can guard DeMarcus Cousins. In tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Cousins scored 40 points on 13-of-24 shooting, while grabbing 12 rebounds and dropping eight assists. That is why he is the Reno Dodge Performer of the night! Sacrame... More

Analysis and takeaways from a successful 4-2 homestand for the Kings

For the first time this season, the negative buzz surrounding the Sacramento Kings has toned down a bit. Since returning from their eight game road trip, the Kings have developed a new identity built by adversity and experience. The Kings opened up their six-game homestand with a buzzer beater loss to the Phoenix Suns, to only ... More

Joerger: ‘Everybody gave 100 percent, which we expect’

Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics came into Sacramento on Wednesday night riding a seven-game win streak and fell handily to the Kings 108-92. The Kings were without DeMarcus Cousins on the night as he served his automatic one game suspension after picking up his 16th technical foul of the season Monday against the Bulls. ... More