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NBA Lockout: Donté Greene’s reaction to players and owners agreement

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To paraphase Roger Mason Jr. - looks like an NBA season, how u?  I touched base with Kings forward Donté Greene this afternoon for his take on the tentative end of the NBA lockout. Thoughts on what's transpired over the last 24 hours? I'm happy, pleased.  Looks like we have a fair deal in place.  So just looking to get back out there and be playing and hanging with my teammates. Have you received any messages from the leadership of the dissolved players unions? Nah, no emails or phone calls quite yet.  I don't think it's a done deal for sure.  Nothing has been signed to my knowledge.  But I believe they're happy with the agreement in place and probably are looking to sign and definitely going to sign. ... More

NBA Lockout: Jason Thompson’s reaction to players and owners agreement

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After 149 days of back and forth negotiations, the NBA Lockout is almost over.  I caught up with Sacramento Kings big man Jason Thompson and picked his brain earlier today on the good news. Your initial reaction to the news. It's a good relief that we're not unemployed and that we got our jobs back and what better day to start than on Christmas.  They say it's tentative right now, but obviously it's good to have hope.  It's going to be good to be around teammates and things like that (again). How did you first hear the news? I mean just like I was telling people.  I heard it through ESPN and stuff like that.  I was out to eat and then I just saw it on the news. ... More

Sacramento Kings react to tentative NBA labor deal

With news of a new labor agreenment being tentatively reached, your Sacramento Kings took to Twitter to share their reactions.  

Is it true The lockout over ?Sat Nov 26 08:39:29 via Echofon


The lockout OVER no more peanut better n jelly sandwiches n Ramen noodlleeeeSat Nov 26 09:03:10 via Echofon

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Game on!

According to multiple sources, the NBA and the organization formally known as the NBA Players Association, have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement, insuring that there will be NBA basketball on Christmas day.  Great work by Ken Berger of CBS Sports for breaking ... More

Tyreke Evans to play overseas, signs in Italy

The NBA and Players Union are resuming labor negotiations today, but Tyreke Evans will not wait for a resolution. Virtus Roma, the Italian team Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings played for, announced they've reached a contract agreement with the Sacramento Kings guard. Scott Schroeder of SB ... More

Goon Squad Classic Wrap-Up

It wasn't NBA caliber.  But host Donté Greene and company put on a show that entertained the fans in attendance at the Goon Squad Classic.  His Black Team toppled the Purple Team, 167-164 in overtime at the UC Davis Pavilion.  Greene's team featured  Jimmer Fredette, Jason Thompson and ... More

Marcus Thornton eager to play, patiently awaits new labor deal

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Marcus Thornton figures to be one of the top free agent options when the NBA resumes business.  But the lockout, 140 days and counting, has kept his big payday on hold.  So like the rest of us, he waits. "I wasn't expecting for it to go this long," Thornton said over the phone from Louisiana of the league work stoppage. "I'm just sitting back and waiting until everything is done and see what happens then." ... More

Will Marcus Thornton play in the Goon Squad Classic?

The Goon Squad Classic, which takes place this Sunday at 6:30 pm at the UC Davis Pavilion, will feature a host of Kings players, past and a present.  Kevin Martin, Tyreke Evans, DeMarcus Cousins and even rookie-to-be Jimmer Fredette are slated to play in the charity exhibition game. Unfor... More

Harsh reality sets in – compromise needed or season is lost

Hope is a fickle thing.  For months now, we have held out hope that maybe the Owners and NBPA would work out some sort of compromise on a new collective bargaining agreement.  We watched our twitter timelines while Ken Berger, Howard Beck, Henry Abbott and others  spent hours of their lives ... More