10 results for tag: Georgios Papagiannis

Kings make great comeback, Papagiannis showing signs of maturity on the floor

They say it’s not over until the fat lady sings. In the Kings’ case, the fat lady started humming at one point, but she did not finish her note. The Los Angeles Clippers, who just clinched a playoff berth two days ago, were up by as many as 18 points in the fourth quarter, but did not get the job done as the Kings ... More

Papagiannis discusses recent success and the importance of mentorship from his teammates

The name may not sound familiar to some yet, but this 7-foot-1 big man from Greece has high hopes for himself and the Sacramento Kings as well. In the recent draft, Georgios Papagiannis was selected with the 13th pick in the first round and didn't play for most of the season, but after the DeMarcus Cousins trade was made, it ... More

The young Kings need to take advantage of their golden opportunity

When the Kings shipped off their All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins they were sitting pretty in the ninth spot in the Western Conference. With a playoff berth in near sight, Kings fans were hopeful for something they haven’t seen in 10 years. The Kings had all the momentum heading into the break by going 5-2 in their seven ... More

Papagiannis’ Mid-Year Report with Analysis and Video

When the Sacramento Kings traded away its eighth pick in the 2016 NBA draft to the Phoenix Suns, the Sacramento faithful went into shock. The weight of what a potential top ten draft pick would do for the Kings’ future was one that the community wanted to hold on to. With an opportunity to draft a potential franchise... More

Malachi Richardson scores 22 points in his debut with the Reno Bighorns

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wViQWpieOX8 The Reno Bighorns pretty much went with the Sacramento Kings' Summer League squad against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. They started with Isaiah Cousins and Malachi Richardson in the backcourt and Lamar Patterson, Skal Labissiere, Georgios Papagiannis to round out the frontcourt.... More

Georgios Papagiannis: ‘Right now it’s all about the team’

It doesn't matter if you are the number one overall pick or the 13th, being the first player selected by a team in the NBA Draft carries a load of pressure. Often times that pressure amounts to struggles, failure, and under-achieved expectations for the player, not because of their play style or performance on the court, ... 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

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

Papagiannis will undergo a precautionary MRI tomorrow

After the long wait to watch Georgios Papagiannis play tonight against the Toronto Raptors, we will have to wait because there has been a minor setback for the young 7-footer. This came directly from the Kings: SACRAMENTO, CA ---- Sacramento Kings rookie center Georgios Papagiannis will undergo a precautionary MRI ... More

Papagiannis can definitely shoot the rock

When Georgios Papagiannis claimed he could shoot beyond the arc on our press conference call after the NBA Draft, I didn't believe it. Then, when Vlade Divac reiterated his ability to shoot the rock, I took it with a grain of salt. “He’s a tall kid that’s very mobile running up and down the floor, playing very ... More