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30Q: Whose minutes will Matt Barnes inevitably steal?

Matt Barnes probably wasn’t signed to ride the bench. We’ve spent a lot of time this summer trying to figure out how, why, where, and when the plethora of new free agents and rookies the Sacramento Kings brought in this offseason will fit in the Kings’ regular season rotation. Matt Barnes’ versatility would theoretically allow you to pencil him in for a few minutes everywhere...
Via Sactown Royalty
1 hour ago

Ty Lawson says George Karl helped convince him to sign with with Kings

Ty Lawson is looking to turn his career around in Sacramento thanks to advice from his former coach. George Karl’s short tenure with the Sacramento Kings ended at the end of last season after feuding with DeMarcus Cousins and a very public near-firing over the All-Star Break. So it was certainly interesting when Ty Lawson said he leaned on Karl’s positive review of the Kings...
Via Sactown Royalty
7 hours ago

WATCH: #KingsMediaDay Facebook Live

Watch as Kings.com Contributor Morgan Ragan plays games with players and personalities during #KingsMediaDay.
Via YouTube
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Skal Labissière Media Day 2016

Skal Labissière believes he will become an All-Star #KingsTalk #NBAKings #CowbellKingdom
Via Cowbell Kingdom
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Center Rankings

This article takes a glimpse into the center depth chart for the Sacramento Kings.  This is the fifth installment in our positional rankings series. The center position for the Sacramento King features arguably the best center in the NBA, an experienced backup center, and a lottery pick in the 2016 NBA draft.  The Kings will […] Sacramento Kings: Center Rankings - A Royal Pain...
Via A Royal Pain
18 hours ago

Ty Lawson hoping to rebuild image, career in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Ty Lawson is trying to rebuild his image - along with his NBA career. Following a tumultuous year in which he was arrested twice for DUI and entered alcohol rehab, lost his starting job with the Houston Rockets and spent the final 13 games of the season mostly coming off the bench in Indiana, the veteran point guard is in Sacramento on a one-year prove...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cousins: 'It’s a breath of fresh air'

Check out what DeMarcus Cousins had to say at Media Day #KingsMediaDay #SacramentoProud #CowbellKingdom
Via Cowbell Kingdom
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

30Q: Is this the last chance the Kings have to make things work with DeMarcus Cousins?

The Kings have been at this for 6 seasons and so far have nothing to show for it. The Sacramento Kings have gone through a lot over the last six seasons. There have been relocation threats, ownership changes, coaching changes, management changes, roster turnover and drama. But the one constant through it all has been DeMarcus Cousins and Sacramento’s plan to build around him...
Via Sactown Royalty
1 day ago

Should the Sacramento Kings Still Believe in Ben McLemore?

Ben McLemore of the Sacramento Kings is a young, high draft pick who seemingly regressed last season.  This article takes a look into the struggles and what to watch for moving forward to see if McLemore is taking another step in his development. Ben McLemore can be a source of frustration for Kings fans.  He […] Should the Sacramento Kings Still Believe in Ben McLemore? - A...
Via A Royal Pain
1 day ago

Sacramento Kings: Power Forward Rankings

The Sacramento Kings have added a few new faces to their roster this season, but where does each player rank within their position? Today’s article is part of a five-part series where I rank each player on the Sacramento Kings and see where they stand in the depth chart. This article is Part 4, where […] Sacramento Kings: Power Forward Rankings - A Royal Pain - A Royal Pain ...
Via A Royal Pain
1 day ago

The Latest: Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie is charged

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the pie assault of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A man has been formally charged with assault and battery after hitting Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie. Sean Thompson, a 32-year-old local activist, was charged Friday with one count of felony assault against a public official and one count...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie to face felony charge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A man who hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie is expected to be formally charged with felony assault on Friday. The mayor and former NBA star was greeting people eating at an outdoor charity dinner Wednesday night when a man approached Johnson from behind and shoved the pie in his face. Johnson responded by throwing punches and tackling...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Introducing Sacramento Kings + Golden 1 Center App

It's not just an app. It's iconic. Download for iOS and Android: Kings.com/App
Via YouTube
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson says he is being extorted by computer hackers

Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson claims he is the victim of cyber hacking, and the culprits are trying to extort him. Martin Kaufman, Lawson’s attorney, told TMZ over the weekend that the hackers managed to obtain some “very sensitive and private material” and are likely shopping it around to various media outlets. The hackers have apparently found a way to get in touch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golden 1 Center Court Installation Time Lapse

The new Kings court gets installed for the first time at Golden 1 Center!
Via YouTube
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento's Darren Collison pleads guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence

Earlier this year, Darren Collison was arrested on domestic violence charges. Now, there has been resolution in the case. Cops were called to Collison’s home back in May. At that time, his wife was found to have visible injuries, according to the police report. On Friday, the veteran NBA player pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor domestic violence. According to CSN California...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings guard Ben McLemore finds his dog thanks to Twitter

When Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore lost his dog Monday, he decided to go to Twitter. It turned out to be the best move he could’ve made. McLemore announced on his Twitter account Wednesday that his dog, Rolex, had been found after going missing two days ago. In his tweet, McLemore thanked those on social media that had helped him find his dog. Sac fans I can't thank...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings almost traded for Ricky Rubio before signing Ty Lawson?

The Sacramento Kings chose to sign Ty Lawson recently as a way to continue life without Rajon Rondo, who left to join the Chicago Bulls in free agency. It was a rather shrug-worthy move for the team, especially because some figured the Kings would want to make a much bigger splash if it was a way to keep DeMarcus Cousins happy. Apparently the team tried, and perhaps with Ricky...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins open to playing in 2020 Olympics

DeMarcus Cousins will turn 30 around the time of the 2020 Summer Olympics, but he may yet have interest in playing for Team USA again. The Kings big man did not fully commit yet, but Cousins made it clear that he would at least consider Tokyo 2020 when the time comes. “I’m open to [coming back for Tokyo 2020],” Cousins said, via Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. “I’ll...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Video Breakdown: Darren Collison is better than you think

The Sacramento Kings need point guard depth. Now, whether you believe Darren Collison is the answer as the starter or not, he has shown to be a viable option and CK's Dominic Urrutia breaks down where Collison is best at. Let us know if you believe he is a starter or if he is better suited coming off the bench? If you enjoyed the breakdown, give it a thumbs up and leave a comment.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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