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George Karl doesn't hold back in first book

DENVER (AP) George Karl ambles into the Tattered Cover Bookstore for his first signing of his recently released ''Furious George'' memoir, and he looks refreshed, having dropped from near three bills to 230-some pounds. ''I feel terrific,'' said Karl, 65, who's eating right, drinking less, sleeping more and generally enjoying a peaceful existence as a two-time cancer survivor...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Game 42 Preview at Memphis Grizzlies

The Sacramento Kings travel to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on January 20, 2017.  This article provides a preview of that game from a Kings’ perspective. The Sacramento Kings start an eight-game road trip against the Memphis Grizzlies tonight.  This is the third of four meetings between the teams this season.  The Kings traveled to […] Sacramento Kings: Game 42 Preview at...
Via A Royal Pain
18 hours ago

Prediction: Sacramento Kings’ Box Score Game 42 at Memphis Grizzlies

The Sacramento Kings travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies on January 20, 2017.  This article predicts the Sacramento Kings’ box score for that game. The Sacramento Kings embark to Memphis for the first of an eight-game road trip against the Grizzlies.  This is the third of four meetings between the teams this season.  […] Prediction: Sacramento Kings’ Box Score Game...
Via A Royal Pain
19 hours ago

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 what he will be offered. Five years and over $200 million...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
23 hours ago

Kings F Rudy Gay out for season with ruptured Achilles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will need season-ending surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon. The Kings said Thursday that an MRI confirmed that Gay had a full rupture of the tendon and will undergo surgery in the coming days. Gay got hurt in the third quarter Wednesday night against Indiana. Gay is the second-leading scorer for the Kings...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: DeMarcus Cousins or bust

Players look up just in time to witness DeMarcus Cousins allegedly spitting his mouthpiece at the Trail Blazers bench. He was ejected from the game, but was allowed to return with thirty seconds left on the clock as the referees decided it was an accident. This wouldn’t seem like such a big deal without the checkered past, on and off the court, of DeMarcus Cousins. Along with...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay had to be carried off the court after ugly injury

With under 30 seconds left in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Kings-Pacers game at Golden 1 Center, Rudy Gay dribbled down the baseline and went down on the ground with a non-contact injury. He was unable to get back up on his own and had to be carried off by court by teammates and the Sacramento training staff. Here’s video: Preliminary tests unfortunately indicate...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Top Plays of Kings vs Pacers, 1/18/2017

Video from the matchup between the Kings and Pacers.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings F Omri Casspi out for up to 2 weeks with calf injury

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi will miss up to two weeks with an injured right calf. The team said Tuesday that an MRI showed Casspi strained a tendon in his calf during practice on Monday. Casspi is averaging 5.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game this season.
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio being ‘actively’ shopped by Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly dangling point guard Ricky Rubio as trade bait heading into the second half of the 2016-17 NBA season. “The Timberwolves have attached Rubio to multiple offers with Shabazz Muhammad to several teams around the NBA, league sources said,” per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. “Minnesota has been seeking something of a ‘bridge...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo defends his skillset, takes jab at former Kings teammates

Rajon Rondo is here to chew bubblegum and speak his mind. And he’s all out of bubblegum. In an interview with David Aldridge of NBA.com on Monday, Rondo, who has been relegated to a sixth man role for the Chicago Bulls this year, passionately defended his skillset and took a thinly-veiled swipe at his former Sacramento Kings teammates in the process. “It’s just, maybe, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

The Kings celebrate the life and legacy of the late civil rights leader.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings vs Thunder Highlights 1/15/17

Highlights of the Kings and Thunder
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CK Nation Post Game Show #6: Too much LeBron James

DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and a season-high 11 assists and Rudy Gay scored 23 points for the Kings, who fell to 1-4 on their seven-game homestand. Leo Beas and Matt George break down the game and what is to come for the Sacramento Kings in the upcoming weeks.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Poll: Should the Kings extend DMC over the summer & include a no-trade clause in his contract?

Listen to full CK Podcast 275, click here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ck-podcast/id1143709061?mt=2 https://audioboom.com/posts/5490233-ck-podcast-275-contract-extensions-and-no-trade-clauses Watch Full CK Podcast 275, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFFyPJyFbrU Matt George & Leo Beas share their thoughts on the recent reports that DeMarcus Cousins will...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sacramento Kings shouldn’t let contention prevent rookies from seeing court

The Sacramento Kings care about making the playoffs at any cost, even at the expense of developing impact youngsters and draft picks. Playing in the new half-a-billion Golden 1 Center, the Kings are hellbent at qualifying for the postseason.  The Golden 1 Center (NBA.com) The Kings made shrewd moves on draft day, trading down with Phoenix to nab three first-round selections....
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl somehow didn’t expect that his book would piss people off

Former NBA coach George Karl wrote a book in which he criticized a number of former players and commented on how growing up fatherless might have impacted their behavior on the basketball court. He did not think anyone would be angry about that. In an interview with Sports Illustrated published Wednesday, Karl said that because this was his first foray into book publishing, he had...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cousins asks reporters if they want him to stay in Sacramento

DeMarcus Cousins was in a very good mood after a much-needed 100-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons. He also had some fun when asked about the potential extension with the Kings.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarcus Cousins intends on signing extension with Kings

So much for the next month or so around Kings land surrounding DeMarcus Cousins trade talk. According to a report from CSN California, the enigmatic big man intends on signing a massive long-term extension with the Sacramento Kings when he hits free agency this upcoming summer. “CSN California has confirmed through a league source that the two sides have tossed around numbers...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green: Cousins is the 'best center in the game'

Draymond Green and DeMarcus Cousins have a fair bit in common. They’re both elite big men with something of a bad reputation in the NBA. With that in mind, perhaps it’s no surprise that Green is firmly in Cousins’s corner with some high praise. “I think DeMarcus is the best center in the game,” Green said Sunday, via Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN. “I think a lot of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: ‘I think my jersey will be hanging in the rafters when I retire in Sacramento’

DeMarcus Cousins had quite the interesting chat about his future with the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. One of the hottest trade-rumor magnets in recent history, the embattled Cousins seems like a guy with one foot out the door. The Kings haven’t properly built a team around him since he entered the league and the rest of the league itself would do whatever it takes to get...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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