Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison has undergone surgery to repair a core muscle injury.
The team said the surgery was done Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Collison will begin rehabilitation immediately and is expected to be out for approximately six weeks.
Collison is averaging 16.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and a team-high 5.6 assists per game this season.
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One of the great Sacramento Kings of all-times has come home. Former Kings All-Star center Vlade Divac has accepted a position in the Kings front office.
The Kings named Divac their vice president of basketball and franchise operations Tuesday.
Divac Named Vice President of Basketball & Franchise Operations
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Back on February 17, former Michigan Wolverine Nik Stauskas made a bet with former Michigan State Spartan Draymond Green heading into the matchup between the two schools on the hardwood. While it took some time for the two to come to an agreement on what to wager, it was eventually decided that the loser would wear team gear of their rival. Green won the bet, talked some trash, and...
Sacramento Kings coach George Karl has only been on the job for a couple of weeks, but that hasn’t stopped the former Coach of the Year from looking to make drastic changes. Upon taking the gig, Karl immediately had he Kings trade for point guard Andre Miller – who’s a Karl favorite.
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Darren Collison will undergo surgery next week.
The Sacramento Kings will be without starting point guard Darren Collison for at least another month following surgery. ESPN reports Collison will undergo surgery at some point next week to repair a “core muscle injury” after he has missed the last seven games. There’s a chance he will not able to return this season.
New Sacramento Kings coach George Karl is looking to make his imprint on the franchise. Immediately after he was hired, the team traded for his former pupil in Denver, Andre Miller.
Now comes this report from Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck that indicates every single player on the Kings roster was available for trade at the deadline, All-Star center Demarcus Cousins included.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins lost his temper and kicked a chair on the bench after being called for his third foul early in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Memphis.The outburst from Cousins shocked a female fan sitting in the second row. Fortunately, Cousins stayed out of trouble for the rest of the game, finishing with 19 points and 9 rebounds ...
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Sacramento Kings new head coach George Karl acquired one of his former players from Denver at the trade deadline, and he’s hoping to acquire another one this summer.
The Kings traded for point guard Andre Miller and are hoping to acquire Nuggets point guard Ty lawson this summer.
Howard Beck of Bleacher Report:
George Karl’s first power...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison will have surgery next week and be sidelined for at least another month.
The team said Thursday the operation is to repair a ''core muscle injury.'' Collison has missed the past seven games with what the team said was a strained right hip flexor.
The Kings say Collison is to meet with Dr. William Meyers on Monday...
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5 days ago
If you thought your day peaked after today's llama chase... you were 100% right. Two llamas, running for both their lives, as well as their freedoms is unbeatable. Here's a close second though; reports are that George Karl is in charge of personnel in Sacramento, and he doesn't consider Demarcus Cousins untouchable. Karl wants players who move the ball and push the tempo, and that...
Andre Miller is interested in re-signing with the Sacramento Kings in the offseason.
Miller was traded to the Kings by the Washington Wizards at the deadline.
Miller turn 39 next month.
Thomas Robinson has only been in the league since 2012, but he’s already become a journeyman. He was taken fifth overall in 2012’s NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings, but was dealt to Houston later that season. Robinson was then traded that offseason to Portland where has had a chance to prosper, but was traded to Denver right before this season’s trade deadline. Denver quickly...
Boogie is going to be Boogie. He’s going to be Boogie with George Karl on the bench. He’s going to be Boogie with Mike Malone on the bench.
And Karl—coaching his first game for the Sacramento Kings—got a first-hand view of the good DeMarcus Cousins.
So did the Boston Celtics.
The level of ridiculous here is real.
Cousins went full court and slammed the ball down the throat...
“You mean I have to move again?”
Lost in the craziness of the trade deadline today, Point guard Ramon Sessions was traded to the Washington Wizards for old man Andre Miller.
He will be playing for his 7th different team.
That might not seem too crazy, until you realize this is only his 9th season in the NBA.
I had to create a map in order to visualize his travels. You can view...
Mitch Richmond's 1995 NBA All-Star MVP award was the culmination of the respect deserved from basketball fans everywhere and earned by one Michael Jordan.
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Charles Barkley is on a roll this week.
On Tuesday night, he had some words for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey. And he also ripped the practice of teams using analytics to evaluate players.
But he wasn’t done.
On Thursday night, he and the NBA on TNT crew talked about the Sacramento Kings’ coaching search—specifically whether or not the team should have consulted with...
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Barring some late-phase drama — which certainly wouldn’t be uncommon from these erratic Sacramento Kings — George Karl is set to...