198 results for tag: Travis Outlaw

Sacramento Kings offseason updates plus more quotes on DeMarcus Cousins

A few updates on what some of the Sacramento Kings have been up to early this offseason. More

CK Press Box Report: Kings 113, Lakers 96

The Sacramento Kings win their season finale against a short-handed Los Angeles Lakers team. More

Game 66 Preview: Kings vs. Lakers

Previewing the final game of the Sacramento Kings' season against the Los Angeles Lakers More

Understanding Keith Smart’s rotation

Suffering from back spasms, Tyreke Evans sat out the Sacramento Kings' final visit to Utah Friday.  Reserve Travis Outlaw started in his place at small forward. It was Outlaw's first start this year.  Fast forward just three days later and the veteran forward recorded his 24th "Did Not Play - Coach's Decision" of the season. Regardless of what you might think about Keith Smart's distribution of playing time, the head coach of the Sacramento Kings says he "keeps all guys...ready to play." "When you are a guy that’s not in the top eight," said Smart during media availability before Saturday's game against the New Jersey Nets.  "You have to always be ready to play. "So based on your rotation, he’s (Outlaw) on the fringe," he added when I asked him about the peculiarity of starting a player who appears to be on the periphery of his rotation.  "Based on my rotation, he is as close to the fire as any of our players." Smart's lineups have become the ire of some Jimmer Fredette fans, who complain about the rookie guard's inconsistent playing time.  But just like Outlaw, Fredette's minutes have fluctuated depending on a number of factors, including team injuries and match-ups presented by the opposition. "I look at the game, the situation," said Smart, who also noted that the condensed schedule hasn't played a role in deciding playing time.  "After the eighth man, I look at how the game is going to be played." ... More

What lies ahead for the rest of the Sacramento Kings’ season

The All-Star Break brings a fresh start for the Kings. More

Road Reaction: Kings 115, Wizards 107

The Sacramento Kings snap a six-game losing streak in our nation's capital. More

Kings bench gets extra work in Friday practice

Sacramento Kings Head Coach Keith Smart uses Friday practice to provide some extended workout time for his bench. More

Identity Crisis?

Can the Sacramento Kings be a great running team team? More

Chuck Hayes out at least 2-3 weeks with dislocated shoulder

The Kings starting power forward may miss the rest of January after suffering injury in Thursday's night's comeback victory over the Bucks. More

Road Reaction: Grizzlies 113, Kings 96

The Kings lose to the Grizzlies, 113-96, in game six of the 2011-12 campaign. More