Kings show growth in season opener

Phoenix, Ariz. ---- Every NBA team understands the threat that star center DeMarcus Cousins poses. Wednesday night it was the Sacramento Kings bench squad that stunned the youthful Phoenix Suns on the way to a 113-94 victory in the season opener for both teams. The starting-five for the ... More

Would the Sacramento Kings improve defensively without Rudy Gay?

It looks like a near certainty that Rudy Gay will be leaving the Kings either at the NBA trading deadline or in the offseason. Whether it’s a trade for Goran Dragic or something involving the Los Angeles Lakers, the rumors are everywhere. However, for now, let’s try to wrap our heads around ... More

Cowbell Kingdom’s Sacramento Kings 2016-17 Season Projections

Leo Beas After watching all three games on opening night, I firmly believe the Kings will sneak into the playoffs if they stay honest on defense and if DeMarcus Cousins dominates in the paint 70 percent of most games. Most teams play small and we saw what the Spurs did to the Warriors last ... More

CK Podcast 267: Where do the Kings rank in our Western Conference Predictions?

Matt George and Leo Beas go over their Western Conference predictions and preview Sacramento’s first two games. Did you agree with Matt or Leo?   Who did you agree with? Join the CONVERSATION! Would you rather see rookies watch from the bench or get reps in the D-League? Let us ... 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

CK Podcast 266: Rudy Gay, Ty Lawson, Trade Rumors, and Eastern Conference Predictions

Matt George and Leo Beas discuss the latest headlines surrounding Rudy Gay and give their final thoughts on Ty Lawson’s situation. They also break down the latest trade rumors and give out their Eastern Conference predictions.   Who did you agree with? Join the CONVERSATION! ... More

Kings become 15th NBA Team to Own an NBA D-League Affiliate

Sacramento, Calif.—The NBA Development League and the Sacramento Kings today announced that the team has acquired a controlling interest in the NBA D-League’s Reno Bighorns.  With the purchase, the Kings become the 15th NBA team to own and operate its NBA D-League affiliate.  “With ... More

Analyzing the Latest Kings Rumors

It’s that time of the year again. A week before the season and it seems like the Sacramento Kings are always rumored to make a move, yet about 85 percent of the time, it’s false reporting. You can also call it click bait. The latest rumors surrounding the Kings broke Tuesday morning and ... More

CK Podcast 265: A debate over Ty Lawson and Vivek Ranadive’s latest headlines

Matt George and Leo Beas have a heated discussion about Vivek Ranadive's comments to USA Today and to the Sacramento Bee. Then it gets even more heated when they break down Ty Lawson's latest antics.   Who did you agree with? Join the CONVERSATION! Would you rather see rookies ... More

Sunday Musings: Don’t be so quick to judge Vivek Ranadive

Many people have mixed feelings about the new Sacramento Kings’ ownership, but you can’t dispute that principle owner Vivek Ranadive inherited a mess in 2013. That doesn’t mean he hasn’t made mistakes because he has, but when NBA fans or media outlets attempt to bash Ranadive and ... More