To paraphase Roger Mason Jr. - looks like an NBA season, how u? I touched base with Kings forward Donté Greene
this afternoon for his take on the tentative end of the NBA lockout.Thoughts on what's transpired over the last 24 hours?
I'm happy, pleased. Looks like we have a fair deal in place. So just looking to get back out there and be playing and hanging with my teammates.Have you received any messages from the leadership of the dissolved players unions?
Nah, no emails or phone calls quite yet. I don't think it's a done deal for sure. Nothing has been signed to my knowledge. But I believe they're happy with the agreement in place and probably are looking to sign and definitely going to sign.... More
With news of a new labor agreenment being tentatively reached, your Sacramento Kings took to Twitter
to share their reactions. ... More
Every NBA coach has the fear that one or more of his players are going to come back from this long lay off way out of shape. It's happened before. Shawn Kemp and Vin Baker are two players that come to mind when people speak of the 1998-99 lockout. These two went from all-star power forwards to poster children for what can ... More
Earlier in the week we posted the first quarter action from the Goon Squad Classic. Today, we have the overtime session, in its entirety for your viewing pleasure. Special thanks to our friend Tobin Halsey for shooting the action from the baseline while Jonathon and I enjoyed our press seats at the scorers table.
The team over at Yay Area's Finest put together an amazing mixtape of all the highlights from the Goon Squad Classic. Tremendous tip of the hat to them for their work. More
Shameless plug alert. My final thoughts on this past weekend over at SB Nation Bay Area. A snippet:
Following suit with most of the exhibitions played during the lockout, the contest, which took place at an approximately two-thirds-filled-to-capacity UC Davis Pavilion, was more style than substance. Greene's team, ... More
It wasn't NBA caliber. But host Donté Greene and company put on a show that entertained the fans in attendance at the Goon Squad Classic. His Black Team toppled the Purple Team, 167-164 in overtime at the UC Davis Pavilion. Greene's team featured Jimmer Fredette, Jason Thompson and Spencer Hawes. Tyreke Evans, ... More
A good turnout of 50 people showed up for last night's tournament benefiting the American Diabetes Association. Next up on the GSC promotional tour - the 58th Annual Causeway Classic between UC Davis and Sacramento State. More
While the lockout trudges on, Kings fourth year small forward Donté Greene has continued to be active in the Sacramento community. Most of you know about the Goon Squad Classic set for this coming Sunday, but many of you do not know about the Donté Greene Charity Poker Tournament he is hosting this Friday evening in ... More
So says the game's host, Donté Greene:Sac town has da best NBA fans!!! Just got da #'s n....sold 1000 tickets n da first 2hours. #GSCThu Nov 10 13:44:15 via EchofonDonte Greene
dontegreeneCOSTickets went on sale today. You can buy yours at the UC Davis Pavilion Box Office, Tickets.com or call (530) 752-1915. More