KINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sacramento Kings reportedly interested in Dion Waiters

At least he's a guard We have a new free agent rumor involving the Kings, and this time it's actually about someone that plays a position of need!  Unfortunately, it's about Dion Waiters. The Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings have interest in Oklahoma City Thunder restricted free agent Dion Waiters, per league sources. — Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) June 28, 2016 ...
Via Sactown Royalty
2 hours ago

76ers, Kings Interested In Dion Waiters

The Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings have interest in signing Dion Waiters. Waiters will be a restricted free agent this offseason with the Oklahoma City Thunder holding matching rights. The Thunder acquired Victor Oladipo on draft night, which complicates the potential for his return.
Via RealGM
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson still seems to be on the table for the Kings

Seemingly no team in the NBA has been more connected to a Free Agent this summer than the Sacramento Kings and Ryan Anderson.  Anderson, of course, is a Sacramento native who played high school ball at Oak Ridge and grew up watching and falling in love with those same Kings teams we did. This isn't the first time the Kings have been connected to Anderson either.  Anderson actually...
Via Sactown Royalty
8 hours ago

WATCH: Skal Labissiere Answers Fan Facebook Questions

New Kings forward-center Skal Labissiere answers fan questions from Facebook following his introductory press conference.
Via YouTube
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: The Sacramento Kings Draft For The Future

The Sacramento Kings took a very different approach in this year’s draft; an approach we haven’t seen the Kings take in a number of years. The Kings could have drafted a player with the 8th and 59th pick and left with that. Instead, Vlade Divac turned the 8th pick in the draft, and Marco Bellineli, […] Opinion: The Sacramento Kings Draft For The Future - A Royal Pain - A Royal...
Via A Royal Pain
21 hours ago

WATCH: CK Vlog #2: Introduction to 2016 NBA Draft Class at Sacramento's Experience Center

Follow Leo and Emmanuel to the Kings Experience Center. Watch them "work, work, work, work" ! Don't forget to hit the subscribe button! We will be making more Vlogs periodically, so stay tuned! Edited by: Magaly Ortega 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...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 Kings Rookie Introductory Press Conference

Kings VP of Basketball Operations and GM Vlade Divac and head coach Dave Joerger introduce Georgios Papagiannis, Skal Labissiere and Isaiah Cousins.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings’ draft pick Georgios Papagiannis’ father argues with media on Twitter

While the Sacramento Kings’ selection of Georgios Papagiannis 13th overall in Thursday’s NBA Draft provoked plenty of criticism from media and even an apparent subtweet from Kings’ center DeMarcus Cousins, Papagiannis has one notable person in his corner; his very opinionated father. SI’s Luke Winn profiled Papagiannis last year and included comments from his father, Kanellos...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings Select Isaiah Cousins

With the 59th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select Isaiah Cousins.
Via YouTube
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
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
7 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
12 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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