Papagiannis discusses recent success and the importance of mentorship from his teammates

The name may not sound familiar to some yet, but this 7-foot-1 big man from Greece has high hopes for himself and the Sacramento Kings as well. In the recent draft, Georgios Papagiannis was selected with the 13th pick in the first round and didn't play for most of the season, but after the ... More

CK Podcast 286: Lonzo Ball, Resting NBA players and NCAA at G1C

Matt George and Leo Beas break down the NCAA at the Golden 1 Center, the future of Lonzo Ball in the NBA and why the NBA should stop resting NBA players. Make sure to download the Valley Tire Center mobile app, register and turn on your notifications to get free tire balancing. Check our their ... More

Willie Cauley-Stein making strides as a playmaker

It was a tough outing last night for the Sacramento Kings, losing 118-102 against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center, making it their second straight loss. Willie Cauley-Stein led the way with 18 points, four rebounds and a block, making him the Reno Dodge Power Performer. Notice how ... More

Breaking down Skal Labissiere’s career night

Skal Labissiere had a career-high 32 points in last night’s Kings 107-101 victory against the Phoenix Suns making him the Reno Dodge Power Performer. This is also his first game scoring 15+. “My teammates did a really good job of finding me, Coach put me in a good situation to succeed, and ... More

CK Podcast 285: Mike Schmitz of Draft Express and The Vertical breaks down the best point guards in the 2017 NBA Draft

Mike Schmitz is the director of scouting for Draft Express and an NBA Draft contributor for The Vertical. He discusses where Skal Labissiere would get drafted if the draft was redone and he breaks down what he sees in Buddy Hield and Malachi Richardson. We also go over the TOP 5 point guards and ... More

CK Podcast 284: Graham Betchart doubles down on Skal becoming an All-Star

Graham Betchart is a sports psychology mental skills coach and current director of mental training for Lucid Performance. He works with Skal Labissiere, Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine, Marcus Smart, Stanley Johnson, Andre Drummond, Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns, just to name a few. Betchart ... More

Buddy Hied: ‘I love the challenge to get better’

Buddy Hield has been averaging 17.3 points per game and shooting 47.4 percent (9-of-19) from beyond the arc in his first three starts with the Sacramento Kings. Cowbell Kingdom had a chance to catch up with him after his team snapped their eight-game losing streak. Hield admits his ball handling ... More

Buddy Hield constantly improving but losing skid continues

It has been an awful turn of events since the All-Star break for the Sacramento Kings, having now lost eight straight. In those losses, the Kings are averaging 100 points per game on 46 percent shooting from the field. On defense, the Kings are allowing 106.1 points per game, which is tied for ... More

Tyreke Evans’ stellar night not enough, losing streak continues

On a night where many thought the Kings would end their losing streak after being up by 28-points in San Antonio, Sacramento couldn’t hang on and lost 114-104, making it six straight losses. The Kings just haven’t found a way to get up in the wins column. It’s not that they’re playing ... More

Collison’s solid night not enough

With a 108-96 loss last night against the Denver Nuggets, the Sacramento Kings have fallen into the 12th seed in the Western Conference. The Kings have now lost five straight. However, not all is bad, because guard Darren Collison is consistently trying to get his team out of the hole. Last ... More