Tolliver’s perseverance through a bumpy road has kept him in the NBA

Most players in the NBA have enjoyed the spotlight their entire lives – while others have had to battle for recognition each and every step of the way such as Sacramento Kings newly acquired power forward Anthony Tolliver.One could argue Tolliver, 31, was even overlooked on his nationally ... More

Cousins looking to bring back leadership and a winning mentality to the Kings

When an NBA star is born, he automatically has a reputation to uphold. Set aside the skill and athletic ability and what do you have? You have a high profile athlete with a mindset that can go one of two ways.DeMarcus Cousins has made a living on proving his critics wrong and everyday is a ... More

From the streets of Compton to the shining lights of the NBA

The career of a professional basketball player is constantly judged through statistics, but for Sacramento Kings’ shooting guard Arron Afflalo, his NBA journey began by not becoming another statistic in the city of Compton, California.Afflalo, 30, spent his early life in the Los Angeles ... More

Lamar Patterson brings depth and versatility to Kings roster

Lamar Patterson is not who you would refer to as a household name for a lot of NBA fans, but don’t let that fool you.The Sacramento Kings claimed the former Pittsburgh Panther on waivers last week after showing some promise in his rookie campaign with the Atlanta Hawks last season. In his ... More

The positives and negatives of Matt Barnes

The Sacramento Kings have signed small forward Matt Barnes to a two-year contract worth $12 million, as first reported by CSN Bay Area’s James Ham earlier this month, in an effort to bolster their front court depth.This free agent signing, which was made official by the team on July 9, is ... More

Ty Lawson has interest in playing for the Kings

Ty Lawson was once regarded as one of the upper-echelon point guards in the NBA. Last season, he posted career lows in points, field goal percentage, three-point percentage and free throw percentage. Now, he’s searching for an opportunity to show his worth again even if it’s not in an ... More

The major differences between Waiters and McLemore

From what I’ve seen on message boards, social media and other stories, the potential acquisition of Dion Waiters has really dumbfounded Kings fans.I also read the article on thesportsquotient.com that proclaimed Waiters as the worst player in the NBA, but then retracting and saying that ... More

Labissiere went from a near death experience to having his greatest dream come true

During Sacramento’s busy draft night, one of their picks came from a trade with the Phoenix Suns. With pick No. 28 in the draft, the team selected forward Skal Labissiere from the University of Kentucky.While it is no surprise Sacramento went with another Wildcat, the fact that Labissiere ... More

Richardson is ready to work his tail off for the Kings

After hundreds of so-called “fortune-tellers” had attempted to discourage Malachi Richardson from entering the 2016 NBA Draft, his dream came true when he was picked at No. 22 by the Charlotte Hornets, who were making the selection for the Kings after acquiring Marco Belinelli from Sacram... More

Matt Painter on Denzel Valentine: ‘You’re talking actual production’

It only takes one look at the Sacramento Kings’ backcourt to realize that help is needed and former Michigan State shooting guard Denzel Valentine might be the answer to that problem.The reigning Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, Valentine, went unsolvable throughout the season and ... More