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Statistics and Perspective for the (3-5) Sacramento Kings

As it stands right now, on the night of November 6th, 2016, the Sacramento Kings have a record of 3-5. If we’re being honest, it’s really hard to get a good grasp of what a team really is when the season isn’t even 10 percent over. It’s the same as evaluating an NFL team a little after halftime of the second game of ... More

The Kings face a winless road trip after struggling against the Bucks

MILWAUKEE – The defensive struggles as well as the void of a prominent third scorer continue to be a problem as the Kings (2-5) lose their fourth game of their five-game road trip in Milwaukee 117-91. Rudy Gay sat out of Saturday’s game with rib soreness and his 22.5-point absence was greatly missed. DeMarcus ... More

Dave Joerger on questionable call: ‘Remarkable, isn’t it?’

MIAMI – It was a controversial offensive foul that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the bench for the remainder of the fourth quarter and overtime, resulting in a loss to the Miami Heat 108-96. Cousins was called for all six of his fouls in the fourth quarter including a technical foul that came early in the first quarter. ... More

CK Podcast 268: Breaking down the missed call in Miami and the road trip

Matt George and Leo Beas break down the last 5 games in detail but especially the questionable call against the Miami Heat.   Who did you agree with? Join the CONVERSATION! Would you rather see rookies watch from the bench or get reps in the D-League? Let us know what would you like to hear on the next CK ... More

Joerger: ‘We fell in love with the jump shot instead of getting in the paint’

ATLANTA -- Foul trouble was the storyline of the game for Sacramento as Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins sat most of the second and third quarter. The Kings kicked off their five game road trip tonight against the Atlanta Hawks losing 106-95, bringing their record to (2-2) on the season. Cousins started off to a slow start only ... More

Sacramento Kings Road Trip Breakdown and Predictions

The Sacramento Kings have played solid team basketball in the first three games of the season. They put on a consistent show against the Phoenix Suns on opening night, but fell a little bit short against the San Antonio Spurs in the home opener. Then they had a sluggish start in their second home game against the Minnesota ... More

Kings show growth in season opener

Phoenix, Ariz. ---- Every NBA team understands the threat that star center DeMarcus Cousins poses. Wednesday night it was the Sacramento Kings bench squad that stunned the youthful Phoenix Suns on the way to a 113-94 victory in the season opener for both teams. The starting-five for the Kings began the game 4-of-15 ... More

Would the Sacramento Kings improve defensively without Rudy Gay?

It looks like a near certainty that Rudy Gay will be leaving the Kings either at the NBA trading deadline or in the offseason. Whether it’s a trade for Goran Dragic or something involving the Los Angeles Lakers, the rumors are everywhere. However, for now, let’s try to wrap our heads around what the team would look like ... More

Cowbell Kingdom’s Sacramento Kings 2016-17 Season Projections

Leo Beas After watching all three games on opening night, I firmly believe the Kings will sneak into the playoffs if they stay honest on defense and if DeMarcus Cousins dominates in the paint 70 percent of most games. Most teams play small and we saw what the Spurs did to the Warriors last night. Yes, they gained Kevin ... More

Afflalo is key to Sacramento’s success

Make no mistake about it — defense will be the key to success for the Sacramento Kings this season. But you still have to score points to win. Although he is capable of it, Sacramento cannot simply rely on DeMarcus Cousins to score half the team's points every single night. Every team knows that the big man will be the ... More