*** Updated** Kings continue coaching staff changes, add Smart

Big news coming out of Sacramento in regards to coach Paul Westphal's coaching staff.  Per an official Kings press release:   SACRAMENTO, CA ---- Sacramento Kings’ President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie today announced the hiring of Keith Smart and Bobby Jackson as assistant ... More

The Donté Greene Charity Poker Tournament

While the lockout trudges on, Kings fourth year small forward Donté Greene has continued to be active in the Sacramento community.  Most of you know about the Goon Squad Classic set for this coming Sunday, but many of you do not know about the Donté Greene Charity Poker Tournament he is ... More

Bobby Jackson joins Coach Westphal’s staff

Hidden among today's NBA implosion news was the announcement by former Sacramento Kings six man, Bobby Jackson, that he is joining Coach Paul Westphal's staff as an assistant coach.  Strangely enough, the announcement did not come through the conventional route of a press release, but by Jackson ... More

Mitch Richmond and Vlade Divac lead list of new HOF nominees

Sacramento Kings greats Vlade Divac and Mitch Richmond have been nominated for the first time for induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.  From Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com: The group is, in many ways, a continuation of the '11 class. Chris Mullin was inducted in August, and now ... More

Jimmer versus the Jazz.

Kings rookie Jimmer Fredette is in Utah tonight, playing for an all-star team that includes Steph Curry, Chauncey Billups, Wes Matthews, Enes Kanter and Corey Maggette against members of the Utah Jazz, including Al Jefferson,  Derrick Favors and Ronnie Price.  Hopefully this lockout ends soon ... More

Goon Squad Classic is almost a go

Pending Donté Greene's signature, a charity basketball game for Sacramento is a go. Appearing on the Carmichael Dave Show this afternoon, the Sacramento Kings forward said the Goon Squad Classic is scheduled for Sunday, November 20th at the UC Davis Pavilion, with tip-off planned for 6:30 ... More

Small Market, Big Heart: a documentary about Sacramento’s battle to keep the Kings

Straight from the press release: Small Market, Big Heart is a full-length documentary designed to share the compelling story of the people of Sacramento and their battle to acquire and preserve a professional sports franchise over the last 26 years. The film, set to be released in December, ... More

Goon Squad Classic Update: Venue, sponsor and date being finalized

Looks like lockout basketball in Sacramento coming closer to becoming a reality.  Kings forward Donté Greene appeared on the Carmichael Dave Show and said the Goon Squad Classic is rounding into form. Who's playing? He's received commitments from Washington Wizards point guard John Wall and ... More

Donté Greene planning charity basketball game in Sacramento?

Four home games at Power Balance Pavilion were lost after the NBA cancelled the first two weeks of the regular season yesterday.  But Kings fans might have basketball to cheer for if Donté Greene has his way.

Earlier today, Kings fans tweeted at the Sacramento Kings forward about putting together a charity exhibition game in the Capital region.  He took their message to heart and it appears Greene has plans in the works to host a game the weekend before Thanksgiving. Among the players who’ve declared their interest?  Wizards point guard John Wall along with Greene's fellow teammates Jason Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins.  New King J.J. Hickson also says he'd like to play.  Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, Rockets point guard Jonny Flynn, Lakers forward and Sacramento native Matt Barnes, teammates Tyreke Evans and Hassan Whiteside were also extended Twitter invites by the Kings forward. Sacramento has proven before that a simple tweet can spark a major idea.  So the possibility of a barnstorming exhibition featuring your favorite Sacramento Kings isn't out of the question.  But with PBP off-limits due to the lockout, where would they play? ... More

The lockout officially eats games

The NBA has been gracious enough this morning to send out the following press release:   NBA POSTPONES TRAINING CAMPS FOR 2011-12 SEASON, CANCELS 43 PRESEASON GAMES NEW YORK, September 23, 2011--The NBA announced today that player training camps for the 2011-12 season have been ... More