The injury report for today:
Dalembert was back at practice in a limited capacity. No scrimmage work but plenty of conversation with coach Carril.
Darnell Jackson is still day-to-day. No scrimmage work but shooting and moving around.
Hassan Whiteside is still out. He has spent the morning ...
Due to some scheduling conflicts, I didn't go to the Kings first pre-season game last night. But there are a few people who did and did a fine job recapping the action. So check out the highlights and then the links after the jump:
News and notes from today's shoot around:
The starting line-up for tonight is........Beno Udrih, Tyreke Evans, Marcus Landry, Carl Landry and DeMarcus Cousins.
Westphal on Marcus Landry: "Right now, I think he's fit in to what the job description at that position calls for better than anyone ...
From Jason Jones:
What Whiteside doesn't like is his injured knee. He won't play in tonight's exhibition opener against Phoenix. Whiteside said being injured isn't something he's used to.
"I've never been hurt," he said. "I missed my first practice the other day in my life. That was pretty ...
Check it out from Kingsflix:
Donald Sloan at media day.
We already broke the news regarding the J.R. Giddens and Donald Sloan being waived as well as the injury updates for Dalembert (out), Jackson (questionable to doubtful), Whiteside (out) and Jeter (questionable). Practice looked a lot thinner without all of these players and certainly, the lack of front court depth played a major role in who was cut and who wasn't today. Congratulations Connor Atchley, you live to fight another day. Here are the camp noted from today:
Media release from the Kings:
SACRAMENTO, CA ---- The Sacramento Kings today announced that they waived guards J.R. Giddens and Donald Sloan from their training camp roster. The Kings roster now stands at 17.
So we've been checking in on the NBA Blog previews throughout the past couple weeks. Now we're looking at the Central division.
This is probably my second favorite division in basketball this season. The battle for the division title between Chicago and Milwaukee will be a fun battle to watch ...
This was a doozy folks. For the first time this season, the media was allowed to view 40+ minutes of live scrimmage, starring, the new look Sacramento Kings. Today, practice was heated, fast paced and the entertaining. Here are my notes.
Donté Greene pulled up in transition and drained a three ...
Today's afternoon practice didn't last nearly as long as expected. Saying that, Coach Paul Westphal had less to add today than he did yesterday. Here is the news for today:
Injury Updates: Samuel Dalembert (adductor) returned to practice at half speed. Antoine Wright (quad/hip flexor) returned ...