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

CK Podcast 248: ‘I got overlooked (Anthony Tolliver) from the very beginning and it has made me a better player’

We preview a 20-minute conversation with Anthony Tolliver that highlights why he chose the Kings in free agency, the similarities between last year’s Detroit Pistons roster with the current Sacramento Kings roster and the differences between DeMarcus Cousins and Andre Drummond. [The segue ... More

Cousins responds to criticism of draft comments

DeMarcus Cousins has often displayed his penchant for speaking his mind. The Kings’ All-Star center has not shied away from giving his honest opinion when fielding media questions, something that has polarized his popularity amongst fans in Sacramento and throughout the NBA.Most recently, ... More


SACRAMENTO, CA ---- The Sacramento Kings today announced their 2016-17 NBA preseason schedule, which opens with consecutive games on the road against the L.A. Lakers on Tuesday, October 4 in Anaheim at the Honda Center (7 p.m. PDT), followed by a matchup with the Golden State Warriors in San ... More

Kris Dunn is the real deal

Kris Dunn created havoc on defense and brought the 'oohs and aahs' when he broke JaKarr Sampson’s ankles in his Summer League debut, but his most impressive characteristic has been his willingness to become a student of the game.“I know it’s going to be a rollercoaster ride throughout the ... More

Skal Labissiere, el MVP de los Kings en Las Vegas

Tras su caída hasta el pick 28 la noche del draft, Skal Labissiere ha sabido recomponerse y demostrar porqué hasta hace no mucho era considerado uno de los mejores de su generación. El forward de los Sacramento Kings ha sido el mejor jugador del equipo en la Summer League de Las Vegas.... More

3 Takeaways from Isaiah Cousins’ Summer League Debut

The 2016 NBA Summer League has been fun to cover but Pokémon Go has stolen the show in Las Vegas.It’s fun to watch the future NBA stars as rookies and sophomores, but this new phenomenon has captured the attention of the vast majority of the world.I am guilty of playing the game for ... 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

Kings add Thornton and Lewis to coaching staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. ---- The Sacramento Kings have added two members to Head Coach Dave Joerger’s staff, naming Bob Thornton an assistant coach and Larry Lewis as a player development coach. Thornton arrives in Sacramento with more than 30 years of basketball experience as a player, coach and ... More