56 results for tag: Dave Joerger

Joerger is still trying to figure out his starting lineup

People like to do things that will make them successful. If you do something and it doesn’t work then you adjust and try to make it better, and then rinse and repeat. For the Sacramento Kings, they’re trying to figure out what the best lineup is to start the game. You don’t have to start five offensive juggernauts but ... More

Sunday Musings: The importance of the final three minutes of the fourth quarter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUpzQ_ja7Kc Floating in and out of the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference, the 15-21 Sacramento Kings have had their fair share of troubles in the closing minutes of games this season. With little to no room for error in a season where the playoffs are actually in reach, the Kings ... More

Lawson’s recent success bodes well for Sacramento’s chances of making the playoffs

Welcome to 2017 everybody. It’s time to kick off the New Year’s resolutions that you’re going to eat better, sleep longer and generally live a better life. For the Sacramento Kings, their first resolution seems to be to make the playoffs for the first time since 2006. So far, they’re doing a good job. As it stands ... More

The significance of Anthony Tolliver’s effectiveness

For what seemed like ages in the late 2000's, the Sacramento Kings were plagued with the "young team" label that carried more of a negative connotation than positive. That label was synonymous with the roster's lack of playoff experience, low basketball I.Q., and inability to win games. With the growth of DeMarcus Cousins, ... More

Ty Lawson, mejor desde el banquillo

  Con el partido contra los Minnesota Timberwolves, Ty Lawson ya suma 30 encuentros con la camiseta de los Sacramento Kings: 15 como titular y otros tantos como suplente. Curiosamente, el rendimiento del base es mejor cuando sale desde el banquillo. No es sencillo para alguien que ha jugado más del 65% de sus ... More

Analyzing Darren Collison’s 21 games this season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFntUbANtYE After missing the first eight games of the season due to a domestic violence suspension, Darren Collison has been that consistent third scorer the Kings were desperately looking for to play alongside DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay this season. When the Kings received word of ... More

Partidos igualados, el gran lastre de los Kings

Tras 22 partidos, los Sacramento Kings han sumado 14 derrotas y ocho victorias, exactamente el mismo récord que tuvieron la temporada pasada. Y casi igual que hace un año, el equipo sigue sin poder resolver partidos igualados. De las 14 derrotas registradas en lo que va de temporada, 10 de ellas han sido por un máximo ... More

Has Willie Cauley-Stein lived up to the Tyson Chandler comparison early in his career?

In last year’s draft, the Sacramento Kings selected Willie Cauley-Stein with the sixth overall selection. The Kings were trying to improve their defense because the year before they gave up 105 points per game (28th in the NBA). It made sense to take Cauley-Stein because his defense was what made him successful at ... More

After 20 games, the Kings are still lacking an identity

While some expected the Sacramento Kings to make the playoffs in what was supposed to be a turnaround season, the odds of them being stiffed out of the postseason are exceptionally high. Through the first 20 games of the season, the Kings have gone (7-13) with an estimated full season record of (32-49). With three ... More

DeMarcus Cousins: ‘Stay aggressive and keep pushing’

NEW YORK – Sacramento looked as if their six game road trip was off to a good start with a win in Brooklyn last Sunday, but when they returned back to the empire state, the result would not be that friendly as the Knicks beat the Kings 106-98. The Kings came out in the first quarter with more intensity and effort than any ... More