Cousins’ Rage Good for Stats, Bad for Kings

The short temper and passion that DeMarcus Cousins possesses are a major part of what make him as tough and talented as he is. Think of it as a bundle package by a television and Internet provider, it’s all-inclusive. You cannot have one without the other. There is no All-Star center without the ... More

Gay’s start to the season has been impressive but what does it mean?

It doesn’t look like the Sacramento Kings will be contending for an NBA championship anytime soon. Rudy Gay knows that, and we also know that Gay has been playing at a really high level through the first 11 games of the season. Gay is having the best season of his career, at least so far. Yes, ... More

Statistics and Perspective for the (3-5) Sacramento Kings

As it stands right now, on the night of November 6th, 2016, the Sacramento Kings have a record of 3-5. If we’re being honest, it’s really hard to get a good grasp of what a team really is when the season isn’t even 10 percent over. It’s the same as evaluating an NFL team a little after ... More

Would the Sacramento Kings improve defensively without Rudy Gay?

It looks like a near certainty that Rudy Gay will be leaving the Kings either at the NBA trading deadline or in the offseason. Whether it’s a trade for Goran Dragic or something involving the Los Angeles Lakers, the rumors are everywhere. However, for now, let’s try to wrap our heads around ... More

Sunday Musings: Don’t be so quick to judge Vivek Ranadive

Many people have mixed feelings about the new Sacramento Kings’ ownership, but you can’t dispute that principle owner Vivek Ranadive inherited a mess in 2013. That doesn’t mean he hasn’t made mistakes because he has, but when NBA fans or media outlets attempt to bash Ranadive and ... More

Basketball is much bigger than a game for Garrett Temple

There is so much more to the game of basketball than just the physical. More than the rules, regulations, and actions that take place between the lines. It's an emotional game, a mental game and to many, it's a spiritual game. For players like Sacramento Kings guard Garrett Temple, his spiritu... More

Georgios Papagiannis: ‘Right now it’s all about the team’

It doesn't matter if you are the number one overall pick or the 13th, being the first player selected by a team in the NBA Draft carries a load of pressure. Often times that pressure amounts to struggles, failure, and under-achieved expectations for the player, not because of their play style ... More

NBA 2K17 Simulation: Kings vs. Lakers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTxGmH1BfCk&feature=youtu.be Welcome to a new series of interesting pre-game articles where a Cowbell Kingdom reporter gives you a prediction of the game. Today, the Sacramento Kings and Los Angels Lakers will go to battle in Anaheim in preseason game #1 for ... More

Spears on Sacramento Kings: ‘They got to live up to their potential’

Marc Spears discusses his thoughts with Leo Beas on Dave Joerger, the Golden 1 Center, whether or not DeMarcus Cousins takes the next step, his season prediction for the Sacramento Kings and why Rajon Rondo will be missed. Follow Cowbell Kingdom on all social media platforms: Follow us on ... More

Coaching Power Rankings: Where Does Dave Joerger Rank?

Coaching is sometimes overlooked in the NBA. It may not be as important as the NFL, but we’ve seen how Steve Kerr was able to improve the Golden State Warriors’ dynamic core once he got there. We saw Gregg Popovich come in and make the San Antonio Spurs a powerhouse for decades and we’ve seen ... More