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Game 23 Preview: Kings vs. Warriors

Leading by one going into the fourth quarter, the Sacramento Kings let one slip away Tuesday night in Oakland.  The Golden State Warriors' bench closed out the Kings in a 93-90 win earlier this week.  Now playing host, Sacramento looks for payback tonight at Power Balance Pavilion. ... More

We have a John Salmons sighting

The Sacramento Kings veteran small forward has struggled for most of this season - until Thursday night. More

Video: Keith Smart: “Everyone must remain ready to play at all times”

With a healthy roster finally at his dispoal, the Sacramento Kings head coach addresses questions about his rotation and lineup. More

The confidence of Isaiah Thomas

The Sacramento Kings rookie point guard is small in stature, but not in swagger. More

CK Press Box Report: Kings 95, Trailblazers 92

The Sacramento Kings end a five-game losing streak with a win at home against the Portland Trailblazers. More

Game 22 Preview: Kings vs. Trailblazers

Examining tonight's match-up between the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trailblazers More

Marcus Thornton hopes to play Thursday against Trailblazers

Sidelined by injury, the Sacramento Kings guard is hoping to get back in action as soon as tomorrow. More

Road Reaction: Warriors 93, Kings 90

The Sacramento Kings fall on the road to their I-80 rivals. More

Game 21 Preview: Kings at Warriors

The Kings head to the bay area to take on their Northern California rivals. More

Waiting for Tyreke

Evans with the flip

  The Sacramento Kings believe they have a super star on their hands.  They believe it so much that they did not even contemplate chasing the handful of all-star level players that have come available over the last two summers.  They believe they have a building block that will only rise and in doing so, take the Kings with him to stardom.  They are still waiting and as game after game passes in this shortened season, the questions about Tyreke Evans get louder and louder. It really wasn't fair.  The Kings thought they had caught lightning in a bottle when they drafted Evans out of Memphis with the fourth pick, in the 2009 draft.  It took only a handful of games to see that Evans had the potential for greatness and the Kings built one marketing campaign around him after another.  Maybe the pressure was too great.  Maybe the league has just figured him out.  Either way, Evans' road to stardom has slowed, maybe even taken the scenic route. We aren't looking to pin a tag on Evans.  Last season was a struggle.  Injuries robbed Evans of his explosive speed and his ability to get to the rim like he had done as a rookie.  You can excuse a lackluster, injury-plagued season for a lackluster team.   But what is going on this season? ... More