CK Podcast Ep. 218: Jason Jones gives us an early win projection

In the first half of the Cowbell Kingdom Podcast, the sites new managing editor Leo Beas joins the show to discuss what fans can expect from moving forward, the atmosphere at media day, and the mindset of the team moving into training camp. The Sacramento Bee's Jason ... More

Marco Belinelli’s significant role The vibes were positive all around the Kings’ practice facility at Media Day and Italy’s pride would flex and smile when the camera lights would flash. When the lights were off him, he would just stand alone minding his own ... More

Rajon Rondo: La confianza de un líder

Rajon Rondo fue uno de los objetivos de periodistas y cámaras hace tres días en el Media Day de los Kings de Sacramento. El nuevo base de la franquicia californiana respondió a la esperanza creada en torno a él con varios mensajes. "Tengo grandes expectativas para este equipo," dijo ... More

Rondo’s strong leadership shows up early

    The gym doors are open, the sneakers are laced, and the boys are back. Training camp has now begun in the NBA. Newly acquired point guard, Rajon Rondo has finally seen his first days as a Sacramento King. Rondo has a heavy load of expectations and pressure to succeed ... More

La confianza del novato

“Desde mi perspectiva, tú puedes ser tan bueno como quieras,” dijo Willie Cauley-Stein. “Tienes los recursos y todo el tiempo del mundo para llevar a cabo tus sueños. Si quieres ser uno de los mejores jugadores entonces tiene que venir y hacer lo que los mejores jugadores hacen.” ... More

A motivated Willie Cauley-Stein

Media day has come and gone. The excitement was buzzing just hearing what the players and coaches had to say about preparing themselves for training camp and the regular season. In his first NBA media day event, Willie Cauley-Stein seemed locked and loaded to step-up to the NBA level. W... More

Vlade Divac’s past, present and future

This Sacramento Kings team has been through plenty of hardship these past few months. It has seen its team go through the fire of media scrutiny and judgment from the league. However, there seems to be one man who has been the fireman for this franchise. That man's name: Vlade Divac. Divac ... More

Sunday Musings: Hypervisibility and the Kings

It's interesting to browse the internet and find very few quotes that illustrate DeMarcus Cousins' life outside of basketball. But luckily, I found one where Alejandro Danois from The Sporting News refreshingly addresses the feelings of Cousins, the human being. “Throughout the days ... More

3 major things to keep an eye on during training camp

The Sacramento Kings are heading into training camp with many expectations to fulfill and lots of optimism from its fans. Yet many questions will need to be answered not only locally but also nationally. The Kings have taken plenty of heat from the national media in 2015. Remember the ... More

Position Battle: Ben McLemore vs. Marco Belinelli

The start of training camp is inching closer with each passing day and there is definitely a position battle brewing between shooting guards Ben McLemore and Marco Belinelli. Who should start? Who should get the majority of the minutes? Everyone knows about McLemore’s impressive ... More