9 results for tag: Jonny Flynn

Trends at No. 6: Drafting an underclassman

A look back at underclassmen drafted the sixth overall draft pick and the Kings' options. More

Goon Squad Classic Wrap-Up

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

Goon Squad Classic is almost a go

Pending Donté Greene's signature, a charity basketball game for Sacramento is a go. Appearing on the Carmichael Dave Show this afternoon, the Sacramento Kings forward said the Goon Squad Classic is scheduled for Sunday, November 20th at the UC Davis Pavilion, with tip-off planned for 6:30 PM PST.  Tickets are expected ... More

Goon Squad Classic Update: Venue, sponsor and date being finalized

Looks like lockout basketball in Sacramento coming closer to becoming a reality.  Kings forward Donté Greene appeared on the Carmichael Dave Show and said the Goon Squad Classic is rounding into form. Who's playing? He's received commitments from Washington Wizards point guard John Wall and Houston Rockets point guard ... 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

It’s Draft Day; Get Excited!

So here we are, the 2009 NBA Draft. The Sacramento Kings haven’t had a pick this high since 1991 and the whole Billy Ownes debacle that eventually led to the Mitch Richmond era, which begat the Chris Webber golden age of Kings basketball. So now with the fourth pick, the Kings have to decide not only if need is the ... More

Sunday’s Six-Guard Workout (Video)

On Sunday, I went to the Kings practice facility to check out the second big point guard workout of the month for the Kings as they figure out which direction to go with the 4th, 23rd, and 31st picks in Thursday's NBA Draft. This workout consisted of Tyreke Evans of Memphis (Top 10 projection), Stephen Curry of Davidson (Top ... More

2009 NBA Draft: Ranking the Kings Options at Point Guard

I think everyone can agree that the biggest need for the Kings this off-season is at the point guard position. Sure there are some questions with the team’s small forward position since Andres Nocioni might be better served as a reserve and Donte Greene not being ready as of now to be named the starter. But with Beno Udrih... More