146 results for tag: Vlade Divac

Papagiannis’ Mid-Year Report with Analysis and Video

When the Sacramento Kings traded away its eighth pick in the 2016 NBA draft to the Phoenix Suns, the Sacramento faithful went into shock. The weight of what a potential top ten draft pick would do for the Kings’ future was one that the community wanted to hold on to. With an opportunity to draft a potential franchise... More

The signing of Lawson is paying off in early 2017

It was midway through August, the point guard dilemma was in full swing, and the Sacramento Kings window for opportunity was closing rapidly. The NBA had yet to enforce its sanctions on Darren Collison and with no timetable available, it had the franchise at a stand still. Knowing that acquiring a point guard was a necessity ... More

Cousins deserves every penny of reported max-deal contract extension

It isn't an argument anymore, DeMarcus Cousins, as of right now, is the best big man in the NBA. His dominance both physically and statistically are unmatched by any at his size and position. With rumors of a max-deal extension offer from the Sacramento Kings swirling, there is no question that Cousins deserves every penny of ... More

El amargo centenario de Willie Cauley-Stein

La pasada madrugada, Willie Cauley-Stein jugó su partido número 100 en la NBA, todos ellos en los Sacramento Kings.. Pero el pívot vive un amargo momento desde que llegó a la Liga hace menos de dos años. En los últimos nueve partidos, de los que sólo ha disputado seis, el ex de Kentucky Wildcats apenas ha jugado un ... More

Blaming one individual for the Kings’ struggles is not a solution but a burden

It’s so easy to point fingers. Everyone has a name to throw into the fire. Anyone can be a critic. Pointing out the problem is always much easier than coming up with a solution. While there are plenty of problems that can and have been pointed out involving the entire organization, not a single one can be labeled the ... More

A trade that would make sense for both Houston and Sacramento

The Rockets are interested in the Kings’ veteran big Kosta Koufos, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. I am a huge fan of Koufos and the little things he does to help a team win games. Many fans don’t appreciate his game because he doesn’t produce godly stats but if you break down film on his game, you will be able to ... More

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

CK Podcast 267: Where do the Kings rank in our Western Conference Predictions?

Matt George and Leo Beas go over their Western Conference predictions and preview Sacramento’s first two games. Did you agree with Matt or Leo?   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 ... More

Georgios Papagiannis: ‘Right now it’s all about the team’

It doesn't matter if you are the number one overall pick or the 13th, being the first player selected by a team in the NBA Draft carries a load of pressure. Often times that pressure amounts to struggles, failure, and under-achieved expectations for the player, not because of their play style or performance on the court, ... More

Ray LeBov’s Sacramento Kings’ Season Preview

Story Written By Ray LeBov Team Name: Sacramento Kings Last Year’s Record: 33-49 Key Losses: Quincy Acy, James Anderson, Marco Belinelli, Rajon Rondo, Seth Curry Key Additions: Arron Afflalo, Matt Barnes, Isaiah Cousins, Jordan Farmar, Skal Labissiere, Ty Lawson, Georgios Papagiannis, Malachi Richardson, ... More