Malachi Richardson: Humble and Hungry

“With the 22nd pick, the Charlotte Hornets select Malachi Richardson out of Syracuse,” echoed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver in the 2016 NBA Draft. After shaking Silver’s hand wearing the Hornets draft cap, the then 20-year-old shooter quickly found out that he was headed to Sacramento, ... More

Cousins deserves every penny of reported max-deal contract extension

It isn't an argument anymore, DeMarcus Cousins, as of right now, is the best big man in the NBA. His dominance both physically and statistically are unmatched by any at his size and position. With rumors of a max-deal extension offer from the Sacramento Kings swirling, there is no question that ... More

Blaming one individual for the Kings’ struggles is not a solution but a burden

It’s so easy to point fingers. Everyone has a name to throw into the fire. Anyone can be a critic. Pointing out the problem is always much easier than coming up with a solution. While there are plenty of problems that can and have been pointed out involving the entire organization, not a ... More

The significance of Anthony Tolliver’s effectiveness

For what seemed like ages in the late 2000's, the Sacramento Kings were plagued with the "young team" label that carried more of a negative connotation than positive. That label was synonymous with the roster's lack of playoff experience, low basketball I.Q., and inability to win games. With the ... More

Garrett Temple on the second unit: ‘We are real confident’

The NBA is a league that focuses a lot on who is in the starting lineup. The five who start the game are typically the most talented and give their team the best possible chance to win. However, the bench unit’s role in the success of a team is often undervalued but not ignored. The most ... More

Omri Casspi on Dave Joerger: ‘We Haven’t Talked Since Preseason’

After a season full of career highs in 2015-2016, Sacramento’s Omri Casspi has found himself riding the pine for most of this young season. Casspi played in 69 games for the Kings last season, and started 21 of those under former head coach George Karl. Now, after not playing a single second ... More

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

Bringing Darren Collison off the bench is the best move for the Kings

As the Sacramento Kings return to the Golden One Center following a five game east-coast road trip, they will have the services of point guard Darren Collison who will be returning from an eight game suspension for a domestic violence issue over the summer. There is no arguing that the Kings ... More

Afflalo is key to Sacramento’s success

Make no mistake about it — defense will be the key to success for the Sacramento Kings this season. But you still have to score points to win. Although he is capable of it, Sacramento cannot simply rely on DeMarcus Cousins to score half the team's points every single night. Every team ... 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