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Boogie's Liberation From The Chaos Of Sacramento

by Colin McGowan

Feb 21, 2017 12:37 PM

Even if the relationship was difficult at times, the Kings made a lot of money off DeMarcus Cousins. That franchise value ticks ever-upward. Boogie, meanwhile, suffered in a hell that was mostly the Kings' creation. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Pelicans Trade For DeMarcus Cousins

by Christopher Reina

Feb 20, 2017 12:49 AM

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis will form one of the NBA's best big man combinations in recent memory and could do so for the next decade. The Pelicans will be big man dominant in a small ball era, yet both Cousins and Davis are capable of spreading the floor as the most enticing bigs of this generation do. Read more »

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Western Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

Feb 19, 2017 3:23 PM

There are a number of teams on the fringes of the playoff picture such as the Kings, Nuggets, Blazers and Mavericks, which makes predicting their deadline goals difficult. Read more »

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2016 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain atop our year-end rankings but there's considerable change behind them, most notably the Raptors, Bucks and 76ers. Read more »
DeMarcus Cousins As An Enormous, Looming Backup Plan

by Jonny Auping

If the Warriors, Cavaliers or Clippers begin to worry that their level of talent won't be enough to defeat their fellow contenders and are ready for something drastic, they are each uniquely in a position to trade for DeMarcus Cousins. Read more »
Five Question Season Preview: Pacific Division

by Brett Koremenos

Bringing out the best in Julius Randle, Marquese Chriss' dark horse ROY case, Golden State's young depth, Sacramento's improved ball movement and the Clippers' giant hole at small forward. Read more »
2016 NBA Offseason Review: Pacific Division

by Keith P Smith

While the Warriors improved a 73-win team by signing Kevin Durant and the Clippers largely preserved the status quo, the Lakers, Suns and Kings are trying to accelerate their rebuilds. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Sacramento Kings

by Colin McGowan

Beyond saving the Kings for Sacramento, it's been all bulletproof gargantua and townspeople fleeing for their lives during the ownership of Vivek Ranadive. Read more »
Team USA Providing Glimpse Into The Future Of DeMarcus Cousins

by Colin McGowan

At this point, Team USA is defined mostly by its ancillary uses: namely, team plane karaoke Instagram videos and operating as a safe space for DeMarcus Cousins. Read more »
The Kings' Sudden, Surprising Restraint

by Michael Pina

Sacramento has (for the most part) avoided any self-inflicting wounds this offseason. Instead, they've tapped the brakes and signed modest free agents on fliers that won't hurt their long-term cap sheet. Read more »
Leroux's 2016 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Headlined by the great drafts from the 76ers and Nuggets, we go team-by-team to breakdown how every GM did based on the opportunities available to them. Read more »
Significant Traded Pick Scenarios Of The Lottery

by Danny Leroux

The draft lottery holds major importance both in the immediate and long-term in terms of traded picks. Read more »
2016 Offseason Preview: Sacramento Kings

by Keith P Smith

Whether or not Sacramento wants a return engagement for Rajon Rondo is likely tied to their most important decision of the offseason, hiring a coach. Read more »
Why David Morway Might Be Perfect For The Kings

by Andrew Perna

Aside from the turnover in the front office, or maybe because of it, the Kings have a volatile roster. David Morway fits the bill as an executive with experience in navigating unstable stars. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2016 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

Several teams will start the summer assured of having cap space. They'll be joined by several more as roster decisions are made leading up to the summer with more max contract slots available than ever before. Read more »
Western Conference: Buyers & Sellers

by Keith P Smith

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The Kings' Best Playoff Shot In Years

by Jonathan Tjarks

The Kings have all the pieces to make a playoff run: an All-NBA big man, a stretch 4, a ball-dominant wing, a PG who can control tempo and run the offense and two wings who can be serviceable as 3-and-D players. Read more »
2015 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The only considerations are talent, age, cap flexibility and future draft picks with the goal being to eventually compete for and win the NBA Finals. Read more »
Drummond, Cousins And Why Coherent Visions Matter

by Jonathan Tjarks

As Andre Drummond rampages his way through the NBA in Stan Van Gundy's system, it's hard not to think of what DeMarcus Cousins could do in a similar situation. Read more »
NBA Season Preview: Sacramento Kings

by Brett Koremenos

The Kings can become a playoff team if DeMarcus Cousins buys in on both ends of the floor, Rudy Gay spends a lot of time as a stretch 4 and the Rajon Rondo/Marco Belinelli additions fit in. Read more »