Sunday Musings: Is DeMarcus Cousins a media punching bag?

In basketball, there are media favorites such as Stephen Curry and Blake Griffin. DeMarcus Cousins has never been one of those favorites. Cousins pops up in the media circles when he gets into it with referees or the state of his franchise is in doubt. The NBA would love nothing more than ... More

Q&A with Dr. Frank Cordasco about shoulder injuries

Rudy Gay suffered a shoulder injury Thursday night in Miami and did not return to the game. We were told he suffered a strained left shoulder as the initial diagnosis. *UPDATE: Rudy Gay had an MRI on Friday for a strained left shoulder and is listed as DAY-TO-DAY for Saturday's matinee ... More

CK Podcast 225: Cousins named player of the week but is he the best big man in the NBA?

On this episode of the Cowbell Kingdom Podcast, hosts Vince Miracle and Daniel Humbarger discuss the Kings' recent three games winning streak. Although the Kings won those games, why does Daniel still feel a little frustrated with coach George Karl's rotation? DeMarcus Cousins was just ... More

Kings lose second straight and lose Gay to injury

The Kings would get the night started without their All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins, as he served a one-game suspension for a forearm to the face of Atlanta's Al Horford last night. Both teams came in on a one-game losing streak, looking to get back on track. Sacramento would unfortunately ... More

Hawks down Kings without Jeff Teague

The Kings had managed to establish good momentum going into Wednesday's matchup against the Atlanta Hawks. Unfortunately, they were unable to extend their winning streak to four games as they fell 103-97 in Atlanta. The game remained close for much of the first half as the two teams ... More

Acy’s resurgence to the Kingdom

Fear the Beard Marco Belinelli was coming off a Quincy Acy screen and when the blue-collar forward rolled to the rim, Belinelli found him and Acy finished off the play with a thunderous dunk over ex-King Thomas Robinson. The crowd erupted and so did his teammates on the bench. These are some ... More

Turnover Tuesdays: What a difference a week makes

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor What a difference a week makes. After a locker room outburst from DeMarcus Cousins and the “family meeting” that followed, the Kings reeled off three straight wins at home to improve to 4-7 on the season. Perhaps the most encouraging part of the ... More

Video: The current state of the Sacramento Kings After a week filled with negativity, one of the positive things we can all agree on is the excellent level of play Rajon Rondo has provided for the Kings. After three much-needed victories, Rondo notched in his third triple-double of the season in a ... More

Video: Kings win third consecutive

The cowbells were ringing extra loud tonight as fans knew the importance of a victory against a solid Eastern Conference playoff contender. DeMarcus Cousins had another monster game as he finished with 36 points and 10 rebounds, which helped his team win its third consecutive 107-101 in front ... More

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins horses around with New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

All about small ball? Blink and you might miss the renaissance of the big man

It doesn’t take 20/20 vision to see that the NBA is going through a “small ball” phase. Every article in every publication seems to speak of spacing, stretch-fours, and corner threes. It’s almost as though the traditional bruising big man that can score 25 points, grab 12 boards, and ... More