The Sacramento Kings' new braintrust want the talented young big man to be part of the team's future.
After signing a contract extension earlier this month, Jason Thompson is formally re-introduced as a Sacramento Kings.
With players trickling back to Sacramento, the Kings practice facility in Natomas was a bit livelier today. Francisco Garcia, DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans, Isaiah Thomas, Jason Thompson, Hassan Whiteside
and J.J. Hickson
all wandered onto the practice court at various times this afternoon.
Since they're currently not obligated to,
none of the players addressed media only Jason Thompson addressed media
(I had to leave before he did). But the curtain was raised while a few of them organized a light scrimmage session. We have some video (without audio) of that, plus additional notes after the jump.
We have done our fair share of covering youth basketball camps for Kings players so far this summer. You've seen Jimmer bury 60-footers surrounded by kids wearing Get Jimmered shirts. On Monday, Tyreke sat for an interview over at Hardwood Palace, while young campers toiled in the background. Today, we have something ...