26 results for tag: Arron Afflalo

Kings waive Afflalo, Temple becomes VP of NBPA

The Sacramento Kings have waived guard Arron Afflalo one year after signing him as a free agent. The Kings cut ties with Afflalo on Friday before his entire $12.5 million contract for the 2017-18 season would become guaranteed. Afflalo will get $1.5 million instead. In 61 games played (45 starts) with the Kings during ... More

Cousins: ‘I can say this is our first complete full game of the season’

Both with losing records for the month of January, the Cleveland Cavaliers (5-6) and the Sacramento Kings (3-8) were both poised for victory in what was a dandy at the Quicken Loans Arena. Sacramento would break its overtime losing streak (0-3) and finish off the Cavaliers in the extra period 116-112. A Willie Cauley-S... More

A trade that would make sense for both Houston and Sacramento

The Rockets are interested in the Kings’ veteran big Kosta Koufos, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. I am a huge fan of Koufos and the little things he does to help a team win games. Many fans don’t appreciate his game because he doesn’t produce godly stats but if you break down film on his game, you will be able to ... 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 knows that the big man will be the ... More

Ray LeBov’s Sacramento Kings’ Season Preview

Story Written By Ray LeBov Team Name: Sacramento Kings Last Year’s Record: 33-49 Key Losses: Quincy Acy, James Anderson, Marco Belinelli, Rajon Rondo, Seth Curry Key Additions: Arron Afflalo, Matt Barnes, Isaiah Cousins, Jordan Farmar, Skal Labissiere, Ty Lawson, Georgios Papagiannis, Malachi Richardson, ... More

What will Sacramento’s shooting guard depth chart look like?

Anthony Bertacchi’s piece yesterday on CowbellKingdom.com about the future of Ben McLemore is a perfect segue into a discussion of the depth chart at shooting guard for the Kings in 2016-17. The article points out that McLemore, in his third season with the Kings, often slid back into the shadows during games. It’s the ... More

ESPN shows the Kings zero love once again

A few days ago, ESPN released its regular season record projections of all 30 NBA teams and where they will end up when the 2016-17 season ends. As expected, the Warriors and Cavaliers finished atop the Western and Eastern Conference respectively. As far as the Sacramento Kings go, they were slotted in 13th place in the ... More

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 County where gang violence had ... 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 of the interview begins at ... More

Kings announce signings of Afflalo, Temple, Tolliver and Barnes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. ---- The Sacramento Kings today signed free agent guards Arron Afflalo and Garrett Temple and forwards Matt Barnes and Anthony Tolliver, according to Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Vlade Divac. Per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed. “Adding these skilled ... More