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

Recap: Kings win in OT

Basketball has returned, and it returned in a big way for the Sacramento Kings as they pulled out a hard-fought overtime victory of 109-105 on the road. Scoring on their first three possessions, the new era of Kings basketball seemed off to a good start. The fourth possession was a Rajon ... More

Marco Belinelli’s significant role

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyDtfDuMbAk&feature=youtu.be 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

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

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