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WATCH: Divac states many players in free agency would love to come to Sacramento

Vlade Divac states many players in free agency would love to come to Sacramento for many reasons. He also talks about Papagiannis and Rajon Rondo. 20K GIVEAWAY- BEATS by Dr. Dre Pill + Portable Speaker Official Rules to Enter: 1. Repost the giveaway picture on Instagram and use the hashtag #CowbellKingdomGiveaway 2: Subscribe to our YouTube channel (Cowbell Kingdom) https...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 NBA Draft Press Conference for the Sacramento Kings

Vlade Divac, Dave Joerger, Skal Labissiere, Georgios Papagiannis and Isaiah Cousins are live from the experience center.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings set to introduce their rookies today

The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Pacific The Sacramento Kings will be introducing Georgios Papagiannis, Skal Labissiere and Isaiah Cousins today in a Press Conference at 11 a.m. Pacific time.  Kings.com will likely carry live coverage of the press conference for those interested in tuning in.  Feel free to use this as an open thread for the presser. The Kings will...
Via Sactown Royalty
5 hours ago

Opinion: Is It Time For Rudy Gay To Be Dealt?

The Sacramento Kings will face some major decisions this offseason, and one of these situations may be whether they will want to keep Rudy Gay going forward. Since Gay came to Sacramento via trade in 2013, he has been a focal point in the Kings offense. In the 2 ½ seasons that he has been […] Opinion: Is It Time For Rudy Gay To Be Dealt? - A Royal Pain - A Royal Pain - A Sacramento...
Via A Royal Pain
18 hours ago

Report: Rajon Rondo interested in joining Nets

Rajon Rondo reportedly has his sights set on the east coast. According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, Rondo is interested in playing for the Brooklyn Nets. He also had interest in the New York Knicks before the Derrick Rose trade ruled them out as an option. Speaking of Kings, source said their free agent Rajon Rondo is open to staying but also had interest in Knicks &...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: What Georgios Papagiannis Brings To The Table?

The Sacramento Kings surprised their fans Thursday night by taking Georgios Papagiannis with the 13th pick in the NBA Draft. To an extent, the fans have reason to be shocked by the pick. Papagiannis was nowhere near ranked in the mock drafts as a prospect that can be chosen as a lottery pick and also […] Opinion: What Georgios Papagiannis Brings To The Table? - A Royal Pain - A...
Via A Royal Pain
2 days ago

Let's Find The Kings A Few Guards

Vlade Divac addressed the media after Thurdsay night's draft, and while there is plenty about his post-draft presser worth talking about, I’m going to focus on the part where he said something along the lines of ‘we’re all set with the big guys, now we have to focus on the small guys’. The Kings need guards. In fact, the Kings’ gaping hole at both guard positions in one...
Via Sactown Royalty
2 days ago

Cousins: draft night tweet about ‘a hot sculpting class’

If only DeMarcus Cousins was as good at lying as he is in the low post. After creating a small stir by seemingly express displeasure with the Kings’ moves on draft night with a conveniently-timed subtweet, Cousins tried his best to set the record straight on Friday, albeit jestingly so. The All-Star center told Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated that the tweet had nothing to do...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: Draft night tweet about ‘hot sculpting class’

Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins used his Twitter account during the NBA Draft in such a way that is seemed obvious he was not pleased with his team’s strategy. We covered that angle when his message hit social media, and it was hard to argue with him for feeling frustrated by what Sacramento did during the draft. But not so fast. Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated spoke...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins subtweets the Kings after No.13 pick

DeMarcus Cousins is known for not just being a great basketball player, but also being fantastic on social media. This came up once again Thursday during the NBA draft. The Sacramento Kings originally had the No. 8 pick in the draft but traded it to Phoenix for a package including the 13th overall pick. With that selection, the Kings drafted Georgios Papagiannis, an 18-year-old...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings Select Isaiah Cousins

With the 59th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select Isaiah Cousins.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings Select Skal Labissière

With the 28th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select Skal Labissière.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings Select Georgios Papagiannis

With the 13th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select Georgios Papagiannis.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins seems frustrated by Kings’ draft pick

The Sacramento Kings had a busy first round of the 2016 NBA Draft, but did they have a good one? DeMarcus Cousins does not seem to think so. Lord give me the strength — DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) June 24, 2016 This is a real problem. The Kings’ 2015-16 season wasn’t exactly harmonious. Getting rid of George Karl seemed to be a step towards appeasing the superstar...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings draft Georgios Papagiannis

Leave it to Sacramento to take the surprise pick. How does the Greek big man fit with the Kings? The Player: Georgios Papagiannis was last year’s hot name as a college prospect, but the Greek center elected to stay overseas for another year and then declare directly for the draft. An intelligent player who can shoot from the midrange as well as pass, Papagiannis fills out his...
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings take Greek center Papagiannis after trading down

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac had a busy draft night Thursday, trading the rights to eighth pick Marquese Chriss and backup guard Marco Belinelli in two separate deals that gave the rebuilding Kings three first-round picks. The Kings got the 13th and 28th picks, along with a future second-round pick and the rights to Serbian guard Bogdan Bogdanovic...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kings Are Getting “Completely Shunned” By NBA Draft Prospects’ Agents

What’s the one NBA team no potential draftee wants to get selected by?  It appears to be the Sacramento Kings.  ESPN NBA Draft expert Chad Ford is reporting that Sacramento has only been able to get one prospect ranked in his top 30 – Wade Baldwin, a point guard out of Vanderbilt – in for a workout. Ford also says that the Kings weren’t able to get medical reports on most...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CK Nation: Rudy Gay joins the show, mock draft, and holy cow moments

In the first segment, Leo Beas releases his mock draft. He breaks down who he believes the Sacramento Kings will draft at #8. In the second segment, Rudy Gay joins the show over the phone to discuss various topics. In the final segment, we show this weeks #HolyCow moments. If you have a Holy Cow moment you would like to share use the #HolyCow on any of our social media platforms...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Caron Butler to opt in with Kings for 2016-17

Caron Butler has decided he’d like to spend another year in Sacramento. The 14-year veteran has exercised his player option for 2016-17, which will pay him $1.5 million next season, reports Shams Charania of The Vertical. Butler had said he was waiting to see who the Kings would hire as head coach to decide if he’ll play next season. He must have liked the hiring of former Memphis...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sacramento Kings Guard Ben McLemore Challenges NBA's Top Dunkers With 'Half-Court Swish Dunk'

When Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore came out of Kansas in 2013, he was considered to be a shooter and a leaper. McLemore has a solid jump shot. During his college career, he shot 34.6 percent from 3. He's also a dunker. Competing in the 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, he did a dunk called the Shaq-Lemore, in which he jumped over Shaquille O'Neal for an emphatic slam. RELATED...
Via Stack
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings unveil new uniforms

The Sacramento Kings have a new logo and will be playing in a new arena next season. Whether or not that’ll affect their team chemistry remains to be seen, but the team has also decided to give their uniforms a more simple, sleek look as well. Here’s a first look at what each of the four versions looks like. New logos equal new uniforms: Kings unveil four looks for 2016–17...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sacramento Kings tease new uniforms that have been leaked by NBA2K

The Sacramento Kings are going through somewhat of a rebrand this offseason, after they unveiled five new logos back in April. The assortments of logos looked great, and have fans in Sacramento excited for what lies ahead, especially with the opening of their new arena, the Golden 1 Center. Tuesday, the team released a Vine featuring Willie Cauley-Stein where he’s trying on the...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo on Kings’ drama: ‘There were too many distractions’

It sure does look like Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo will not be back in California’s capital city after testing the free-agent waters this summer. Rondo sounded off on the dysfunction that we all saw during the Kings’ disappointing 2015-16 campaign. Needless to say, it doesn’t bode well for Sacramento’s hopes of retaining the top-flight point guard. “There were...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo believes tension led to Sacramento Kings’ failure this season

With a decade in the NBA, point guard Rajon Rondo has seen just about everything he thought possible. Then he stepped foot in the locker room for the Sacramento Kings this past season, and things took a different turn. The 10-year veteran admitted that the internal tension within the organization as a whole led to a team that failed to live up to expectations in 2015-16. In an interview...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins makes Olympic team for Rio

DeMarcus Cousins will be representing the US at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer, trying to win gold for the country as a member of the Olympic basketball team. Word came out on Friday that the Sacramento Kings center was told he earned a spot on the Olympic team: Kings' DeMarcus Cousins has been told he has earned a roster spot on USA Basketball's 2016 Rio Olympics...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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