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The New Team Smell

by Sam Yip

Dec 17, 2014 9:22 PM

Vivek Ranadive’s inability to allow the staff he hired to make basketball decisions will undoubtedly hinder the potential of the Kings. Read more »

Tags: Sacramento Kings, NBA

Coach's Corner: How Jason Thompson And Zaza Pachulia Are Unsung Heroes

by Brett Koremenos

Nov 24, 2014 4:28 PM

The Kings and Bucks have started the 14-15 season better than expected with Jason Thompson and Zaza Pachulia playing key, under the radar roles in that success. Read more »

Tags: Jason Thompson, Zaza Pachulia, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, NBA

The Big Mistake: Measurables Vs. Situation

by Jonathan Tjarks

Jun 5, 2014 1:31 AM

When you are scouting a player in college, you have to scout his teammates and his coaching staff too. Just look at what's happened to Thomas Robinson and Andre Drummond in two NBA seasons. Read more »

Tags: Andre Drummond, Thomas Robinson, Detroit Pistons, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, Kansas Jayhawks, Connecticut Huskies, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

NBA Mock Draft, Version 1.0

by Jonathan Tjarks

With the Cavaliers, Bucks, 76ers, Magic and Jazz owning the first five picks, we can begin to examine what will go into the decision-making process of the the first 14 selection. Read more »
Jimmer Fredette Gets Ideal Second Swing In NBA With Bulls

by Cameron Schott

As Jimmer Fredette dons a new uniform, it will be interesting to see if Tom Thibodeau and the Bulls can find a way to utilize him within their system. Talent is only visible through opportunity; and Fredette could seize his opportunity very soon. Read more »
The Western Conference At The Deadline

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

The Western Conference is highly competitive this season, but that didn't carry over to a deadline in which Steve Blake was the most important acquisition after the Rockets were unable to cash in their Omer Asik chip. Read more »
DeMarcus Cousins, Kings Moving In Right Direction

by Sam Yip

The Kings have been going through major changes with a new coach, new personnel on the roster and a new ownership group. Perhaps most importantly, DeMarcus Cousins appears to be maturing and he's also become one of the NBA's most productive players. Read more »
30 Rapid-Fire Questions For Each Team's Front Office

by Benjamin Cantor

The following 30 questions are the biggest issues facing each NBA front office as the 13-14 regular season begins. Read more »
Top-10 Lottery Teams That Could Make The 2014 NBA Playoffs

by Matt McCready

The Pelicans, Raptors, Pistons, Wolves, Cavaliers, Blazers, Wizards, Mavericks, and maybe even the Kings and Bobcats could find their way into the playoffs if a number of things go right. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Kings Sign DeMarcus Cousins To Max Extension

by Danny Leroux

The Kings sacrificed the extra time for evaluation and the risk that comes with it for a possibly non-existent benefit. It did not help them secure any additional free agent talent and we cannot know whether a high-stakes season would have motivated DeMarcus Cousins or sent him into a spiral. Read more »
Why The Kings Are In The NBA's 2nd Longest Playoff Drought

by Jonathan Tjarks

While the Kings haven't gotten any lucky bounces in the lottery lately, over the last five years, they picked between No. 4 and No. 7. Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins were good picks, but their misses in 2011 and 2012 has made them several players away from becoming a playoff team. Read more »
30-Team Offseason Rundown

by Danny Leroux

Great drafts for the Rockets, 76ers, Nets, Warriors, Hawks and Grizzlies headline this complete rundown of the 2013 offseason. Read more »
Summer League Player Evaluation: Ben McLemore

by Peter Chalach

The Kings are a great fit for Ben McLemore, who brings a scoring punch they have desperately needed, as well as great potential to be great on both ends of the court, no matter how mediocre things look right now defensively. Read more »
2013 NBA Offseason Primer

by Danny Leroux

With the 2013 NBA offseason underway, here is a primer on what all 30 teams are facing. Read more »
Leroux's 2013 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Breaking down all 30 teams by category of how they fared in the often surprising, never disappointing 2013 NBA Draft. Read more »
2013 NBA Amnesty Primer

by Danny Leroux

One fun component of the Amnesty rule is that we know exactly which players are eligible for it and that number can only decrease over time since the players had to have been under contract with the same team before the new CBA. Read more »
The Lottery Lowdown

by Danny Leroux

We have seen a whole lot of changes since the pre-Tournament issue of the Lottery Lowdown. March Madness gave us a few players to watch both this year and for 2014 while the Nike Hoop Summit and Combine helped clarify the picture in terms of athletic ability and positional versatility. Read more »
Looking At Potential General Manager Candidates

by Andrew Perna

Seven teams named new GMs after the 2011-12 and candidates seem to fall into two different categories these days: the young savant and the seasoned veteran. Read more »
Sacramento, Seattle And The Kings – What Now?

by Neema Hodjat

Without expansion on the immediate horizon per David Stern’s comments on April 3, the NBA does not have a good solution either way. But they could guarantee a franchise to both Seattle and Sacramento within the next few years pending on which city is closer to a new arena. Read more »
Kings Juggling Talent, Immaturity

by Jarrod Rudolph

Without a doubt the Kings have a locker room filled with talent and also immaturity. Many times the latter overwhelms the former and results in a team getting drubbed regularly and developing a losing culture where the individual becomes the focus. Read more »

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