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Nik Stauskas Now ‘Sauce Castillo’ Thanks To Closed Captioning Error

During Tuesday night’s Sacramento Kings-Philadelphia 76ers broadcast, one of the greatest athlete nicknames was born. Kings rookie shooting guard Nik Stauskas hit a 3-pointer during the game, prompting the Sixers announcer respond, “Stauskas, hitting the three.” Pretty mundane, right? It would have been, but whoever was doing the closed captioning...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Closed captioning calls Nik Stauskas “Sauce Castillo,” which he and Kings’ fans are embracing

It’s always fun to watch the creation of a player’s nickname in real time, and it’s even more fun when that nickname comes from a closed captioning error. When Sacramento Kings’ guard Nik Stauskas hit a three-pointer Tuesdaay night against the 76ers, closed captioning transposed the play-by-play man’s call of “Stauskas hitting the three” into “Sauce Castillo hit the...
Via Awful Announcing
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins’ best highlights of his 33 points, 17 rebounds against 76ers

DeMarcus Cousins nearly had a 5×5 statline (getting five on five major statistical categories) and every bit of that counted for the Sacramento Kings’ close victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, 107-106. Cousins went for 33 points, 17 rebounds, three assists, four steals, and four blocks. That’s quite the stat-padding. Catch Boogie do his thing in this video below: That was...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Omri Casspi makes up for crashing into girl in stands with ‘Frozen’ doll (pic)

If there’s a surefire way in this day and age to make a little girl feel a lot better about an unfortunate situation, one can’t go wrong with incorporating a little “Frozen” magic into an effort to make things right. Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi clearly understands this undeniable fact. During Sunday’s game against the...Read More The post Omri Casspi makes up...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Sacramento Kings

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Sacramento Kings who smoked the Washington Wizards on Sunday night; have won two straight games and feature DeMarcus Cousins, who...
Via Philadunkia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins on Kings’ season: ‘It’s been a circus, man’

Demarcus Cousins certainly didn’t hold back when expressing his opinion when asked about the rough go of it the Sacramento Kings have had to navigate this season. “It’s been a circus, man. It’s been a complete circus,” Cousins told Michael Lee of The Washington Post. “We got off to a hot start. Unfortunately, I got...Read More The post DeMarcus Cousins on Kings’ season...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Breaks Nene’ Ankles with Mean Crossover

Nothing went right for the Washington Wizards as they were routed by the Sacramento Kings 109-86 for their second straight loss. As embarrassing as the final score was, Nene’ may be more embarrassed after getting put on skates by Kings’ center DeMarcus Cousins. Nene’ was left touching his toes after Cousins shook him down. Cousins got the And-1, and Nene’ immediately put...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce shoves Omri Casspi into little girl (Video)

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce sent Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi flying into the stands during the second quarter of Sunday night's game at the Sleep Train Arena.Pierce was called for a flagrant 1 foul after shoving Casspi right into a poor little girl in the front row.  That big meany.The Kings got the last laugh, however, as they blew out the Wizards 109-86.H...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams rises for one-handed slam dunk against Wizards

It seems like today has turned into an impressive slam dunk day for Sacramento Kings Derrick Williams as he threw down another impressive dunk against the Wizards. The play happened in the second quarter of play and keep an eye on Derrick rising for the slam as he throws down a powerful one-handed dunk: Derrick Williams is pretty good at dunking! *** Williams monster slam dunk...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams monster alley-oop dunk from Rudy Gay against Wizards

In terms of some of the best in-game dunkers in the league right now, Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams has to be among them. During the first half of today’s Kings-Wizards, Sacramento’s Rudy Gay was able to find Derrick with a beautiful alley-oop pass that lead to Williams throwing down a one-handed slam dunk: That was pretty impressive, folks! *** Williams monster...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

We might just have the dunk of the year courtesy of Derrick Williams

Are you ready to get out of your seat? Because you might set your eyes on what is arguably the dunk of the year. Against the Hornets, the Kings’ Derrick Williams obliterated Hornets big man Bismack Biyombo with a dunk that ranks right up there with any humiliating dunk the Clippers’ Blake Griffin might serve up. Check out this soul-crushing dunk Derrick had in Sacramento right...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gay scores 33 points as Kings beat Hornets

  Rudy Gay had 33 points and nine rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday night for their second victory over the struggling Hornets in 10 days. The loss was a costly one for the Hornets. A victory would have moved Charlotte past Indiana and Boston into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics and Pacers both lost earlier in the...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets suffer costly loss to Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Rudy Gay had 33 points and nine rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday night for their second victory over the struggling Hornets in 10 days. The loss was a costly one for the Hornets. A victory would have moved Charlotte past Indiana and Boston into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics and Pacers both...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nike’s Kyrie 1 is the most popular shoe in the NBA

Whether it’s on the feet of Milwaukee’s Michael Carter-Williams, Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder or the man himself—Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving—Nike’s Kyrie 1, the first signature shoe for the three-time All-Star and 57-point dropping Kyrie Irving, has quickly become one of the game’s most worn shoes. According to Nice Kicks, the Kyrie 1 has been featured on at least one...
Via Waiting For Next Year
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman Sitting Court Side at Charlotte-Sacramento Game Nailed in Face With Basketball While Checking Phone

When you are sitting court side at a basketball game it would seem logical to pay attention to the action on the court. Not only are you paying a pretty penny for those tickets, but you can never tell when a player or a ball is going to come flying your way.A lady at the Charlotte Hornets-Sacramento Kings game Wednesday night certainly learned that lesson the hard way!via SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Kings willing to trade DeMarcus Cousins?

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. ...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Mitch Richmond's 1995 All-Star Game MVP

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. The post On Mitch Richmond Earning Michael Jordan’s Ultimate Respect And The 1995 All-Star Game MVP appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Barkley curses on live TV while discussing Kings

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...
Via The Sports Daily
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings set to hire George Karl as head coach

Barring some late-phase drama — which certainly wouldn’t be uncommon from these erratic Sacramento Kings — George Karl is set to...
Via Athlon Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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