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Will Karl’s resume be enough to keep his job?

Optimism was injected into the Sacramento Kings fanbase last February as George Karl was named the new head coach in Sacramento. But with many of their recent coaches, the romance would be short-lived.Rumblings of a firing arose in the offseason even before his first opening night. Those rumblings would eventually ... More

Kings earn first win without Cousins

The Kings were without their star DeMarcus Cousins Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. They would need an exceptional effort from Rudy Gay in his absence and the forward would respond the call, leading the team to a 129-118 win.Neither team has been impressive on the defensive end thus far this season, and the ... More

Turnover Tuesdays: A bumpy road trip thus far

Turnover Tuesdays with Mr. Taylor The road, man…Last week, I made the bold prediction that the Kings would win 3 of 4 last week to improve to 7-8 on the season. Sometimes I’m wrong. The Kings played sloppy most of the week, losing to Atlanta and Miami (sans Cousins) before picking up a much-needed win in Orlando ... More

Hornets sting the Kings late in the fourth

Coming off a win in Orlando, the Kings needed another win to get their season back on track. Having played their best defense of the year against the Magic, the Kings took a step backwards and blew a 22-point lead in the second half.Kemba Walker’s 39 points helped Charlotte’s second-largest comeback in franchise ... More

Sunday Musings: Is DeMarcus Cousins a media punching bag?

In basketball, there are media favorites such as Stephen Curry and Blake Griffin. DeMarcus Cousins has never been one of those favorites. Cousins pops up in the media circles when he gets into it with referees or the state of his franchise is in doubt.The NBA would love nothing more than to move the All-Star big man ... More

Kings come up big in Orlando to earn first road victory

The young season has been a challenging one thus far for the Sacramento Kings. They needed a win against a beatable Orlando Magic team on the road and they earned their first today 97-91 and improved to 4-9 on the season.The story early on was once again Rajon Rondo who made three 3-pointers in the first quarter alone. ... More

Q&A with Dr. Frank Cordasco about shoulder injuries

Rudy Gay suffered a shoulder injury Thursday night in Miami and did not return to the game. We were told he suffered a strained left shoulder as the initial diagnosis.*UPDATE: Rudy Gay had an MRI on Friday for a strained left shoulder and is listed as DAY-TO-DAY for Saturday's matinee matchup against the Orlando ... More

CK Podcast 225: Cousins named player of the week but is he the best big man in the NBA?

On this episode of the Cowbell Kingdom Podcast, hosts Vince Miracle and Daniel Humbarger discuss the Kings' recent three games winning streak. Although the Kings won those games, why does Daniel still feel a little frustrated with coach George Karl's rotation?DeMarcus Cousins was just recently named the Western ... More

Kings lose second straight and lose Gay to injury

The Kings would get the night started without their All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins, as he served a one-game suspension for a forearm to the face of Atlanta's Al Horford last night.Both teams came in on a one-game losing streak, looking to get back on track. Sacramento would unfortunately come up short, missing their ... More

Hawks down Kings without Jeff Teague

The Kings had managed to establish good momentum going into Wednesday's matchup against the Atlanta Hawks.Unfortunately, they were unable to extend their winning streak to four games as they fell 103-97 in Atlanta.The game remained close for much of the first half as the two teams traded baskets.However, the ... More