87 results for tag: Donte Greene

One-and-done Kings look back at leaving college early

Since 2006, the NBA has placed an age limit on the draft, forcing most league hopefuls to play at least one year of college basketball before making the professional leap.  Contributors to ESPN The Magazine reached out to 39 NBA players and revisted their decisions to leave school prematurely for the NBA.  Four members of the ... More

Video: Donté Greene on Goon Squad Classic and NBA Lockout

With a 5 pm EST deadline looming, the NBA may be on the verge of implosion (for the umpteenth time it seems, I've lost count).  But on the bright-side, the Goon Squad Classic tips off Sunday, November 20th at the UC Davis Pavilion, with tickets going on sale this Thursday.  News 10's Ryan Yamamoto caught up with Sacramento ... More

Spencer Hawes to play in Goon Squad Classic

Add another former Sacramento King to the Goon Squad Classic lineup.  Philadelphia 76ers center Spencer Hawes will make his return to the capital city region for the planned November 20th charity game. A new flyer features the former Kings center, along with Donté Greene, Jimmer Fredette, Kevin Durant and others. ... More

Jimmer Fredette to play in Goon Squad Classic

Looks like Jimmer Fredette will get to make his Sacramento basketball debut after all.  According to Kings forward Donté Greene, the rookie-to-be will play in the Goon Squad Classic. Great news. @jimmerfredette gonna come out and show some love 2 sac town, #GSC and @COS_Foundation good look'n "ROOK" lolWed Nov 02 06:49:32 ... More

#NBARank: Who rises and falls among Sacramento Kings swingmen in 2012?

Photos: James Ham and Steven Chea

Photos: James Ham and Steven Chea

DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans were the only Sacramento Kings to crack the top 100 of ESPN.com's inaugural #NBARank. But where might they and their other teammates land on next year's list?  In part one of our three-part debate, we weigh-in on the Kings' swingmen.

What is #NBArank?

#NBArank is the Twitter hashtag to use if you want to get involved in the discussion or just follow along. You can also follow along here: @NBAonESPN

How did we rank the players?

We asked 91 experts to rate each player on a 0-to-10 scale, in terms of "the current quality of each player." Here is the full list of voters from ESPN.com, the TrueHoop Network, TrueHoop TV, Daily Dime Live, ESPN TV, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, espnW, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Insider, ESPN Fantasy, ESPN Games, ESPN Dallas, ESPN Los Angeles, ESPN Chicago, ESPN New York, ESPN Stats & Information, ESPN Topics and ESPN Analytics. ... More

More details on Donté Greene’s Goon Squad Classic

Straight from my SLAM story earlier today...new details are in bold. Social Media played a major role to keep the Kings in Sacramento for at least one more year.  And now, it's playing a vital role to bring basketball back to California's capital during the NBA Lockout. Kings forward Donté Greene is organizing a charity ... More

Donté Greene planning charity basketball game in Sacramento?

Four home games at Power Balance Pavilion were lost after the NBA cancelled the first two weeks of the regular season yesterday.  But Kings fans might have basketball to cheer for if Donté Greene has his way.

Earlier today, Kings fans tweeted at the Sacramento Kings forward about putting together a charity exhibition game in the Capital region.  He took their message to heart and it appears Greene has plans in the works to host a game the weekend before Thanksgiving. Among the players who’ve declared their interest?  Wizards point guard John Wall along with Greene's fellow teammates Jason Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins.  New King J.J. Hickson also says he'd like to play.  Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, Rockets point guard Jonny Flynn, Lakers forward and Sacramento native Matt Barnes, teammates Tyreke Evans and Hassan Whiteside were also extended Twitter invites by the Kings forward. Sacramento has proven before that a simple tweet can spark a major idea.  So the possibility of a barnstorming exhibition featuring your favorite Sacramento Kings isn't out of the question.  But with PBP off-limits due to the lockout, where would they play? ... More

Boo lockout

Today was supposed to be media day at Power Balance Pavilion.  It's kind of like the first day of school.  You get to see a bunch of friends that you haven't seen all summer, meet the new kids and take pictures.  Sure, there would be a little bit of homework after, but this was supposed to be a good day, a day of new ... More

Video: Goodman League vs. Drew League trailer featuring DeMarcus Cousins and Donté Greene

With the offseason schedule agitated due to the NBA lockout, pro-am leagues have received plenty of attention this summer.  No two have garnered more recognition than the Drew League, played in Los Angeles and the Goodman League, based in Washington DC. On Saturday, August 20th, the two leagues collide.  The contest, ... More

Your midday cup o’ Kings: Francisco Garcia

As the roster sits today, the Sacramento Kings have only two players over the age of 25 - the 31 year-old John Salmons, who was acquired on draft day in a trade with the Bucks, and Francisco Garcia, the longest tenured King, who will be 30 on December 14th. It's strange how time flies. It seems like only yesterday that Francisco was a rookie riding the pine for a Kings playoff team that included Mike Bibby, Brad Miller, Ron Artest, Bonzi Wells and Shareef Abdur-Rahim. These clips below bring us back to a different Cisco. Injuries have derailed and slowed the 29 year old wing over the last three years. Three seasons ago it was ankle injuries that cost him 27 games. Two seasons ago, a freak accident in the weight room resulting in a catastrophic arm injury, costing Cisco all but 25 games. Last season, Garcia missed 24 games with a left calf strain that took a long time to heal because of a set back during recovery. By seasons end, Garcia appeared worn down, not entirely unexpected after missing so much time during the year. More after the jump... ... More