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Kings reportedly looking into viability of firing Karl

One of the things potentially standing in the way of the Sacramento Kings firing George Karl after just months on the job is the $10 million he’s owed over the final three years of his contract. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Kings’ brass is now looking into the viability of being able to fire Karl with cause: Per Wojo’s report: “Sacramento...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings Interested In Rondo, Lin, Holiday, Lawson, Schroder

The Sacramento Kings have interest in Rajon Rondo and Jeremy Lin in free agency. The Kings also have interested in trading for Jeremy Lawson, Dennis Schroder or Jrue Holiday. Sacramento plans to play a second point guard with Darren Collison.
Via RealGM
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Interested in Signing SG Monta Ellis

The Sacramento Kings have been very active in rumors so far this offseason, and they have been mentioned in yet another one. According to a report from Chris Broussard, the Kings are interested in signing free agent shooting guard Monta Ellis this offseason. They may not have the money that he is looking for, but they will at least attempt to sign him. Sources: In addition to Indiana...
Via Hoops-Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings have had discussions with John Calipari

John Calipari finds his name wrapped up in the NBA rumor mill every offseason, but the newest situation he has been linked to is complicated even by his standards. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that the Sacramento Kings have been in contact with Calipari to gauge his interest in taking over the team’s front-office...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Denies any Interest in Sacramento Kings Job

John Calipari was quick to deny a report by Yahoo.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the Sacramento Kings are in contact with him about taking over the team’s coaching and front office jobs. Just minutes after the report came out, Calipari explained that he had spoken with Kings’ owner Vivek Ranadivé, but only in regard to his […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings Gauging John Calipari’s Interest in Coaching/Front Office Job

According Yahoo.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sacramento Kings are probing John Calipari’s interest in taking over the team’s coaching and front office jobs. No official offer has been made as of yet, but there has reportedly been some contact between both parties. “Calipari has been communicating with owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the Kings’ […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Sacramento's Pick Of Willie Cauley-Stein

Willie Cauley-Stein has unique attributes on defense to make him worthy of a lottery pick, but was he the best pick available to the Sacramento Kings at No. 6? Sacramento has had seven lottery picks since 2007 with DeMarcus Cousins' selection in 2010 being the only one that can be characterized as an outright success. Jimmer Fredette and Thomas Robinson are two of the more extreme...
Via RealGM - NBA
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings Interested in Acquiring Eric Bledsoe from Suns

The Sacramento Kings are in search of a new point guard, and head coach George Karl is leading the push to acquire one. Ty Lawson is one name that has come up in trade rumors surrounding the Kings, while there has also been speculation that the Kings could look to sign Rajon Rondo in free agency. According to a report from SportingNews.com, there is another name that is beginning...
Via Hoops-Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Every Ben McLemore slam dunk from 2014-15 season

As the Sacramento Kings continue to build for the future, they have to be pleased with the growth that guard Ben McLemore showed last season. McLemore in his second season in Sacramento averaged over twelve points per game including some incredible slam dunks. For those of you who might have missed some, check out the compilation below: *** Every McLemore slam dunk [DownToBuck...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Every Derrick Williams slam dunk from 2014-15 season

In regards to some of the more underrated slam dunk artists in the association, Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams might be one of them. During this past season, Williams had some notable slam dunks and for those of you who might have not seen some of them, check out the below video which shows every Williams dunk from the prior season: Derrick Williams, everybody! *** Every...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings considering firing George Karl over Cousins spat

Coach-player unrest in Sacramento might result in DeMarcus Cousins being traded. It also might lead to George Karl losing his job. The Kings are considering firing Karl as their head coach over his inability to get along with and desire to trade his All-Star center, a source told ESPN’s Chris Broussard on Thursday. Broussard’s source did point out, however, that canning Karl...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Karl's relationship with Kings owner 'strained'

There can’t be a single person outside of the Sacramento Kings organization who didn’t see this coming. Following multiple reports indicating that Kings head coach George Karl is pushing the team to trade DeMarcus Cousins, comes this dandy from Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix: Relationship between Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and George Karl deeply strained right now, per...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: An inside draft day look at an incompetent franchise at work (Spoiler: It's the Kings)

If you think you could do a better job running a NBA franchise than some teams do, you very likely could. Here's a video from last Summer of the Kings botching their 2014 draft. Step one of having a poor front office is the presence of a meddling owner. Why does Vivek Ranadivé seem to have at least if not more say than the team's general manager Pete D’Alessandro does with who...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where George Karl wants DeMarcus Cousins traded

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Despite Sacramento Kings management’s public insistence that DeMarcus Cousins is unavailable in deals, coach George Karl’s intense desire to trade the All-Star center has made it increasingly unlikely this...
Via Red's Army
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Sacramento Kings Pull the Trigger on Trading the 6th pick for Ty Lawson?

The Kings have built a fairly talented roster and with intriguing options come draft night this is a critical point for the franchise. (Mandatory credit: Facebook.com/SacramentoKings) The first thing to remember when discussing anything pertaining to the NBA team in Sacramento is that they’re the Sacramento Kings. The same Kings who have blown draft after draft – minus DeMarcus...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumored Nik Stauskas-Taylor Anderson breakup ruins school’s prom night?

Rumors are swirling that Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas and Taylor Anderson have broken up. While the news may be devastating in its own right — not really — one high school senior is watching his fanciful prom plans go down the drain. Anderson apparently agreed to be the prom date for Jamie Guerra, a...Read More The post Rumored Nik Stauskas-Taylor Anderson breakup ruins...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Nik Stauskas, Taylor Anderson Have Reportedly Broken Up

Instagram/@tayanderson1 Former Michigan guard Nik Stauskas and longtime girlfriend Taylor Anderson have reportedly split, according to The News-Herald in Michigan. The basis of the News-Herald’s report: a high school student who was banking on taking Anderson to his upcoming prom, but now likely has to change plans.  The story from reporter Jackie Harrison-Martin goes as follows...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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