Turnover Tuesdays: A bumpy road trip thus far

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor The road, man… Last week, I made the bold prediction that the Kings would win 3 of 4 last week to improve to 7-8 on the season. Sometimes I’m wrong. The Kings played sloppy most of the week, losing to Atlanta and Miami (sans Cousins) before picking up a ... More

Sunday Musings: Is DeMarcus Cousins a media punching bag?

In basketball, there are media favorites such as Stephen Curry and Blake Griffin. DeMarcus Cousins has never been one of those favorites. Cousins pops up in the media circles when he gets into it with referees or the state of his franchise is in doubt. The NBA would love nothing more than ... More

Acy’s resurgence to the Kingdom

Fear the Beard Marco Belinelli was coming off a Quincy Acy screen and when the blue-collar forward rolled to the rim, Belinelli found him and Acy finished off the play with a thunderous dunk over ex-King Thomas Robinson. The crowd erupted and so did his teammates on the bench. These are some ... More

Turnover Tuesdays: What a difference a week makes

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor What a difference a week makes. After a locker room outburst from DeMarcus Cousins and the “family meeting” that followed, the Kings reeled off three straight wins at home to improve to 4-7 on the season. Perhaps the most encouraging part of the ... More

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins horses around with New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

All about small ball? Blink and you might miss the renaissance of the big man

It doesn’t take 20/20 vision to see that the NBA is going through a “small ball” phase. Every article in every publication seems to speak of spacing, stretch-fours, and corner threes. It’s almost as though the traditional bruising big man that can score 25 points, grab 12 boards, and ... More

Turnover Tuesdays: Tough times in the kingdom

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor At (1-7) overall, to say it has been a rough go for the good guys would be a massive understatement. After hanging tough with the incredibly talented Los Angeles Clippers and a big home victory against the hated Lakers, the Kings had to face stiff competition ... More

Sunday Musings: Rondo Embodies Us-Against-Them Mentality

Orchestrating his teammates to be in certain places on the floor, constantly communicating on defense or even slightly pulling down Wesley Johnson’s shorts while being on the sidelines are some of the things that make Rajon Rondo a mercurial on-court magician. His tenacious defense and ... More

The next man up mentality

It's a mindset of always being ready, even when the chance of that happening is not to be expected every night. The Sacramento Kings finally have depth, especially at the point guard position. Darren Collison and Rajon Rondo should be the two holding down the majority of the minutes at the ... More

Cowbell Kingdom’s 2015-16 Forecast

Leo Beas' season prediction: The Sacramento Kings are full of strong-minded individuals that have been labeled by the national media as moody, inefficient and cancerous before they even played a single game. Fair or not, the players have used that as motivation to prove their nonbelievers ... More

4 takeaways from Sacramento’s preseason home opener

The Sacramento Kings faced off against a San Antonio Spurs with no Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli, or Boris Diaw. Can't forget to mention that their head coach Greg Popovich also was not in attendance Thursday night. With none of these quality players on the sidelines, the Spurs still ... More