178 results for tag: James Johnson

Cowbell Kingdom Podcast Ep 60: Keith Smart and Jerry Reynolds on the 2012-13 Sacramento Kings

Looking ahead to the Sacramento Kings' upcoming season with the head coach and director of player personnel. More

The Tyreke Evans conundrum

With training camp just around the corner, one of the many questions facing the Sacramento Kings is what position Tyreke Evans plays this season. More

Former Alabama wing set to join Sacramento Kings’ training camp roster

An ex-member of the Crimson Tide is accepting an invite to Sacramento Kings' training camp. More

Cowbell Kingdom Podcast Ep 58: Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports on Tyreke Evans’ offseason regimen

National NBA Writer Marc Spears weighs-in on Tyreke Evans' upcoming NBA campaign. More

Cowbell Kingdom Podcast Ep 57: ESPN.com’s Royce Webb talking #NBARank

Breaking down ESPN's annual NBA player ratings. More

Kings return to Sacramento in force to grow team chemistry

Last year's Mr. Irrelevant organizes a mid-summer team meeting in Sacramento. More

Sacramento Kings agree to contract with Aaron Brooks: Reaction from Geoff Petrie, Keith Smart from NBA Summer League

Kings brass and players weigh in on their latest roster moves. More

It’s official, the Sacramento Kings acquire James Johnson from the Toronto Raptors

While most of us were busy sleeping, the Sacramento Kings were finishing off a deal to land small forward James Johnson from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a 2014 2nd round pick.  ESPN's Marc Stein first reported the deal, but it has since been confirmed by our friend Sam Amick of SI.com as well as others. The Kings have just confirmed the acquisition through an official press release.  Here is Geoff Petrie, Kings President of Basketball Operations' quote on the transaction.
“We’re excited to add a talent like James to our young nucleus of players,” said Petrie. “He’s an outstanding defender with athleticism who can play at both positions up front while providing some versatility offensively and adding a dimension to what we can do on the floor.”
Johnson is an interesting prospect.  Taken 16th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls, he is moving on to his third team in four seasons.  The 6-foot-9 245-pound Johnson started 40 games last season for the Raptors, posting up 9.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, two assists, 1.4 blocks and a steal in 25 minutes per game. ... More