2392 results for tag: Sacramento Kings

Has Willie Cauley-Stein lived up to the Tyson Chandler comparison early in his career?

In last year’s draft, the Sacramento Kings selected Willie Cauley-Stein with the sixth overall selection. The Kings were trying to improve their defense because the year before they gave up 105 points per game (28th in the NBA). It made sense to take Cauley-Stein because his defense was what made him successful at ... More

DeMarcus Cousins: ‘Stay aggressive and keep pushing’

NEW YORK – Sacramento looked as if their six game road trip was off to a good start with a win in Brooklyn last Sunday, but when they returned back to the empire state, the result would not be that friendly as the Knicks beat the Kings 106-98. The Kings came out in the first quarter with more intensity and effort than any ... More

Cousins: ‘It’s almost like we have to get hit first for us to react’

BOSTON – Heading into the fourth quarter, the Kings held a 72-69 lead but an eye injury that forced DeMarcus Cousins to head into the locker room let the Celtics regain the lead for the remainder of the period winning 97-92. Cousins returned to the game and tried to will Sacramento back from the deficit but it was too much ... More

Where does the talented 2009 Kentucky trio rank in the NBA amongst each other?

Take yourself back six years; John Calipari had just relieved coach Billy Gillispie from his coaching duties at the University of Kentucky. Gillispie and the Wildcats went 22-14 (8-8 SEC) during the 08’-09’ season missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1992. The thought of missing an NCAA tournament after ... More

Kings vs. 76ers Preview: Keys to the Game

The Sacramento Kings began their six game road trip with a win in Brooklyn on Sunday night, but fell to the Washington Wizards and company Monday night in the nations capital. DeMarcus Cousins is looking as good as ever, as he has scored 30 or more in four straight games, needing only to score 30 points on Wednesday night to ... More

Sacramento Kings salaries and what it means for potential trades

The rumor mill is quite interesting every season but most of the things we see on the Internet don’t really come to fruition. Yesterday, DeMarcus Cousins sparked debate about one day reuniting with John Wall and Eric Bledsoe and put an emphasis on it being in Sacramento. “Do we ever talk about playing with one another? ... More

4 takeaways from the Kings’ disappointing loss to the Wizards/CK Podcast 271

WASHINGTON D.C. – A DeMarcus Cousins drive to the basket with 10 seconds left in regulation tied the game at 92, followed by a missed game winner by John Wall forced overtime in the nations capital. Sacramento managed to only score three points in overtime allowing the Wizards to pull away with a 101-95 victory on ... More

Garrett Temple on the second unit: ‘We are real confident’

The NBA is a league that focuses a lot on who is in the starting lineup. The five who start the game are typically the most talented and give their team the best possible chance to win. However, the bench unit’s role in the success of a team is often undervalued but not ignored. The most successful teams can rely on ... More

Kings vs Thunder Preview: How can the Kings contain Westbrook?

SACRAMENTO – Conceding two losses to begin their five-game home stand, Sacramento welcomes Russell Westbrook and the (8-6) Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden1 Center on Wednesday night. The NBA’s leading triple-double man in Westbrook has tallied five so far this season and has shown no signs of slowing down. Despite ... More

Omri Casspi on Dave Joerger: ‘We Haven’t Talked Since Preseason’

After a season full of career highs in 2015-2016, Sacramento’s Omri Casspi has found himself riding the pine for most of this young season. Casspi played in 69 games for the Kings last season, and started 21 of those under former head coach George Karl. Now, after not playing a single second in last night’s loss to the ... More