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ESPN pulls 30 for 30 documentary on Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Kings

The upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Down in the Valley won’t be airing next Tuesday night. ESPN has pulled the film, which is centered around the battle to keep the Sacramento Kings from moving out of town, until further notice because of a number of allegations made towards Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, a key figure in the film. Here’s a statement from ESPN’s John Dahl...
Via Awful Announcing
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo airballs free throw against Trail Blazers

In case you missed it during the offseason, Rajon Rondo is now with the Sacramento Kings and last night, it appears that he still needs to get to his surrounding in Sacramento. As the Kings hosted the Portland Trail Blazers, Rondo was at the free throw line in the first quarter and his attempt fell short of making it: Rajon Rondo, everybody! *** Rondo airballs free throw [Bleacher...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo airballs free throw during Kings’ preseason game (Video)

Death, taxes, and Rajon Rondo goofing up at the free throw line. The newest Sacramento King is already leaving his unmistakable mark on the franchise, and we’re still only in the preseason. The 29-year-old point guard, who inked a one-year, $10 million deal with the Kings over the summer, stepped to the charity stripe in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UConn Men's Basketball Insider: Caron Butler's Book A Journey From Bottom To Top

Making a remarkable journey is one thing. Reaching the top, then having it in you to go all the way back and relive the bottom, is another.For former Husky Caron Butler, whose memoir, "Tuff Juice. My Journey From The Streets to the NBA," has gone on sale this week, it was the experience of a lifetime....
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
3 days ago

Rudy Gay best highlights from 30 points against Suns

As the Sacramento Kings look to make a push for the Western Conference playoffs in the upcoming season, they will expect a solid contribution for forward Rudy Gay. Last night, the Kings faced off against the Phoenix Suns and Rudy put together a solid performance while scoring thirty points including making six three-pointers. Check out some of his best highlights in the below video...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Caron Butler recalls Gilbert Arenas-Javaris Crittenton gun incident

Sacramento Kings forward Caron Butler has seen it all throughout his NBA career. But there are some things that he witnessed that he will never forget. Butler wrote an autobiography called “Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Streets to the NBA,” which was released on Wednesday. Butler talks about a lot of stuff in the book, but one particular issue stuck out the most. Butler talked...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Marco Belinelli roast the Blazers in Kings' first preseason game

The Sacramento Kings should be a team on the rise in 2015-16. DeMarcus Cousins is arguably the best center in the NBA. Rajon Rondo is an accomplished point guard who will get the ball to his teammates where they want it. Rookie Willie Cauley-Stein could quickly become one of the best defensive bigs in the game. And Marco Belinelli is apparently the living embodiment of fire, if Monday...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Say what? George Karl let Rajon Rondo draw up Kings' last play

Despite some uneven relationships with his previous teams, Rajon Rondo's coaches have always credited him with being a basketball genius. The Sacramento Kings point guard has few peers in the way he sees the floor. And on Monday night in the Kings' first preseason game, coach George Karl leveraged Rondo's smarts to help the Kings secure an overtime victory.After the game, Karl was...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers honor Umpqua Community College victims

The Portland Trail Blazers donned shirts during pregame warm-ups ahead of their exhibition season opener against the Sacramento Kings in solemn memory of the tragedy that played out last week Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. The shirts, which featured the outline of Oregon, a small heart and UCC, were worn by both players and coaches. A moment of silence was also held...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl apologized twice for DeMarcus Cousins trade talk

It wasn't that long ago that the future of the Sacramento Kings seemed in doubt. Center DeMarcus Cousins was reportedly available via trade, and coach George Karl was telling the media that no player is untradeable.Those days seem long behind the Kings now, as Cousins told reporters last week that things are "solid" between him and Karl, as the head coach twice told reporters that...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl apologized to DeMarcus Cousins for trade comment

George Karl is really working to repair his relationship with Sacramento Kings star center DeMarcus Cousins. Karl got the rumor mill churning when he said no player was untradeable upon taking over the Kings’ job. Many thought that was a shot at Cousins, whom Karl was said to be trying to trade. But Karl has...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA veteran Caron Butler is addicted to Mountain Dew

14 year NBA veteran Caron Butler has had to deal with his fair share of challenges in life. Butler grew up in a rough neighborhood, spent time in jail as minor, and had to work his tail off to become an NBA All-Star.But now Caron Butler is dealing with a new challenge: his severe addiction to Mountain Dew."I'm a Mountain Dew addict," Butler has said in reference to promoting his...
Via Yardbarker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kings Offseason in Godfather Quotes (Part. 1)

  Seriously, not counting the first two Rocky’s, is there a better set of movies than the Godfather and Godfather 2 (I don’t count three, it’s like Jordan on the Wizards to me, never happened)? Safe to say if that movie came on right now as I was writing this I’d stop whatever I was doing and watch the entire thing front to back and then might just go back around for...

50 Questions for 2015-’16: Is Sacramento A Disaster Or Threat In The West?

Getting ready for the 2015-’16 season? I’m asking 50 questions before things get under way. Have an important question for the upcoming NBA season you want answered? Find me on Twitter (@thatjoemags). Thanks for reading! DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings have been through a lot. Through five seasons, Boogie Cousins has validated the No. 5 pick the Kings used on him and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Is Ruled By Mountain Dew

Caron Butler has an autobiography that he’s promoting called “Tuff Juice”. Seems like a great read which features a story about how a police officer made a choice not to convict him for drug distribution when he easily could have. And Butler also discusses addiction in the book … His addiction to Mountain Dew. During his 14 years in the league, numerous players have encouraged...
Via Food and Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Impersonation Mocks Point Guard’s Refusal To Shoot (Video)

You know that point guard who won’t shoot, even when he has a wide-open layup? Yeah, that one. The one who used to play for the Boston Celtics. Brandon Armstrong, better known as basketball impressionist @BdotAdot5, is back at it and this time his target is Rajon Rondo. Armstrong’s impersonation is extremely exaggerated, obviously, but it’s no less entertaining then his previous...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Check out highlights of 2016 PG Mike Bibby Jr.

Any basketball fan remembers point guard Mike Bibby. In 14 seasons, he proved to be one of the slickest scoring point men in the league and was extremely fun to watch despite never making an All-Star team or winning a ring. It just so happens that skills run in the family, as Bibby is the son of former USC coach and New York Knicks point man Henry Bibby. Continuing that trend is...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 'Vast majority' of Kings brass wants to trade DeMarcus Cousins

It’s no secret the Sacramento Kings have a volatile superstar in DeMarcus Cousins, who clashes with head coach George Karl. Another interesting development in the Cousins saga is that a “vast majority” within the organization are now in favor of trading the star center, according to a report. “Sacramento wants to hold onto him,” Howard Beck of Bleacher Report said....
Via Sportsnaut
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Smart NBA Teams Target the Sacramento Kings

Today’s Sacramento Kings are the most disorganized NBA team since Donald Sterling would, so many years ago, annually run the Los Angeles Clippers into the ground. The Kings have not been to the playoffs in nine years, and last season the finally broke a six-year streak of having a winning percentage lower than 35 percent. With a 29–53 record, last year’s Kings won an entire...
Via The Sports Post
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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