Sacramento Bee "For the last week, the Kings’ medical staff was in charge of DeMarcus Cousins’ playing time. That’s why he’d missed the previous three games with a lower back strain. Monday night, Cousins was cleared to play and posted team highs with 31 points, nine rebounds, six assists and a blocked shot as..." December 01
DeMarcus Cousins is officially probable on the Kings injury report. Should play tonight against the Mavs.
CBS Sports "Last season, Rajon Rondo frequently did not see eye to eye with Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle. Rondo was traded to the Mavericks midway through the season and often butted heads with Carlisle. Everything reached a boiling point in the playoffs when Rondo was basically sent home with a..." November 30
ESPN "Coach Rick Carlisle has no regrets about what happened during Rajon Rondo's brief, disappointing tenure with the Dallas Mavericks last season. Carlisle just wishes Rondo never would have arrived in a blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics, saying it was simply a poor fit for both the former..." November 29
CSN Bay Area "The greatest show in sports played without a cast member and still delivered a bravo performance Friday night at Oracle Arena. The Warriors replaced the injured Harrison Barnes with Brandon Rush, who turned in his most impressive game in more than three years in a 120-101 thumping of the..." November 29
Minneapolis Star Tribune "However you add up numbers of such disparity, the Timberwolves now are all even after Friday’s 101-91 victory at Sacramento. Add 2-6 at home and 6-2 on the road and you get 8-8 — a .500 record — as well as a three-game winning streak for a young team now a month into its season. Winners at..." November 28
Sacramento Bee "It’s been about a month since the Kings began the regular season, or as George Karl cautioned during training camp, the part of the season that would still require a lot of learning. Karl needed to learn which of his 10 new players fit together best. The Kings needed to adapt to what Karl..." November 27
Sacramento Bee "Player of the game: Rudy Gay scored a season-high 36 points as the Kings ended their season-long five-game trip with a 129-118 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. It was the Kings’ second road win of the season and first win in six games that DeMarcus Cousins has missed. Turning..." November 26
Black Sports Online "Some conflicting reports about how minor, but it doesn’t look like any punches were thrown. It seems it was more trash talk that was broken up quickly by security before it escalated. Probably was a lot of “Hold Me Back” acting going on." November 26
DeMarcus Cousins has officially been ruled out with a lower back strain.
At The Hive "The above .500 Charlotte Hornets came into this game facing the Sacramento Kings. A team that can never decide on a coach, a strategy, or even a direction to go in. While the Sacramento Kings have improved since their 1-7 start they couldn't rebound to beat the Charlotte Hornets. The first..." November 24
Rudy Gay says at shootaround he's good to play tonight.
CSN Bay Area "The Sacramento Kings picked up their first road victory of the season Saturday afternoon, outlasting the Orlando Magic for a 97-91 win at the Amway Center. DeMarcus Cousins returned to the court after a one game suspension and destroyed the Magic’s frontline. The All-Star big stuffed the stat..." November 22
Rudy Gay has been downgraded to doubtful for today's game in Orlando.
Real GM Basketball "The Sacramento Kings continue to have a situation of turmoil and instability with George Karl battling DeMarcus Cousins. "The belief still is it’s a matter of when, not if, Karl will be removed as the head coach. "If that should happen during this season, the short-term answers are,..." November 20
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "You can't keep a good big man down, or an All-Star guard. So Hassan Whiteside and Dwyane Wade made sure Thursday night that there wouldn't be a home losing streak for the Miami Heat. With Wade keeping the Heat afloat early amid Whiteside's initial foul trouble, and with Whiteside emerging as a..." November 20
Pro Basketball Talk "When George Karl was on the hot seat last summer, the Kings reportedly looked into hiring Kentucky coach John Calipari. A few months later, Karl’s job is still insecure, and Calipari still might still be the target. Ric Bucher of Bleacher: The belief still is it’s a matter of when, not..." November 20
Pro Basketball Talk "The veteran Rudy Gay was trying to back down the rookie Justise Winslow in the third quarter — but Winslow is a strong defender. Period. Not just for a rookie. Gay spun and tried to go up, Winslow got his arm in there and stripped the ball — Gay suffered what the team would later describe as a..." November 20
DeMarcus Cousins has been hit with a one-game suspension for hitting Al Horford during last night's Hawks win in Atlanta.
Fox Sports "Perhaps the most important basket of Lamar Patterson’s young NBA career was an accident. Late in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s 103-97 win over the Kings, Patterson received the ball on the wing with options. His center, Al Horford, was posting up opposing 6-foot point guard Darren Collison..." November 19
Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins elbowed Al Horford‘s head, and the Kings center got away with it during the game. But the league noticed. NBA release: Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game without pay for hitting Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford in the head with a..." November 19
Sacramento Bee "After spending last week fending off rumors his job was in jeopardy, Kings coach George Karl was mum on the news of the first coach to lose his job this season. Houston fired Kevin McHale on Wednesday morning, a move that drew criticism from many big names around the NBA, including McHale’s..." November 19
CSN Bay Area "Darren Collison is tailor made for George Karl’s system. The speedy point guard loves to push the tempo and initiate the offense early. He can take his opponent off the dribble, knock down an open jumper and get his teammates involved. But in order to do any of these items, he has to be on the..." November 18
USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18
The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17
Sacramento Bee "Player of the game: DeMarcus Cousins had 36 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and three blocks as the Kings won their third straight game by defeating the Toronto Raptors, 107-101, Sunday night at Sleep Train Arena. Turning point: Ben McLemore drove to the lane and finished in traffic to give..." November 16
NBA.com "The Charlotte Hornets' Nicolas Batum and the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 15. Batum led the Hornets to a 3-1 week behind averages of 25.5 points (fifth..." November 16
ESPN "Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins is trying to help the family of a slain high school football player by paying for the funeral, according to a Sacramento city official. City council member Rick Jennings on Saturday confirmed to multiple media outlets that Cousins, who wanted his..." November 15
Source confirms to @CSNAuthentic that Rudy Gay likely to give it a go tonight against Raptors. Missed Friday with gastroenteritis.
CSN Bay Area "There are a lot of people around the NBA screaming “I told you so” this week after the Sacramento Kings once again spun out of control. Every writer with access to a computer heaped on the struggling franchise. The word count alone could fill the lower bowl of the half built Golden1 Center in..." November 15
CSN Bay Area "The Sacramento Kings looked lethargic and confused in the first half, falling behind by as many as 15 to the visiting Brooklyn Nets. They struggled coming out of the intermission, but caught fire in the third behind the inspired play of big man DeMarcus Cousins. Sacramento led by as many as..." November 14
CSN Bay Area "There’s never a dull moment with the Sacramento Kings. According to the team’s official injury report, Rudy Gay is doubtful for tonight’s game with gastroenteritis. The 29-year-old forward somewhat broke the news himself, when he turned to Snapchat to post a picture of himself from a hospital..." November 13
Bleacher Report "Mikuni, a Sacramento sushi restaurant, makes a roll called the DMC in honor of Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. The ingredients are a quirky but tasty combo befitting the roll's namesake: tempura lobster on the inside, slices of tuna and avocado on top, finished off with a sprinkling of crab mix and..." November 13
ESPN "Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac has strongly insisted that coach George Karl's job is secure amid mounting frustrations and locker room tension. "George's job is not in jeopardy. Absolutely not," Divac told reporters Wednesday. "Nothing has changed. I believe in him. I believe he..." November 13
USA Today "Hedo Turkoglu announced his retirement Friday in a press release from the Orlando Magic. Turkoglu played 15 seasons in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers. “I am very thankful and grateful for the..." November 13
The Score "The Sacramento Kings have dominated NBA headlines - typically for all the wrong reasons - since Vivek Ranadive became majority owner of the franchise in 2013. While the Kings' history of turmoil originated long before the Ranadive era, the two years since his introduction as the team's new..." November 13
CSN Bay Area "Needing a win in the worst way, the Sacramento Kings (2-7) outlasted the Detroit Pistons (5-3) by a final of 101-92 Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena, snapping their six-game losing streak. Rajon Rondo was a wizard on the court, dropping in an incredible 14-point, 15-assist, 11-rebound..." November 12
Larry Brown Sports "The relationship between George Karl, DeMarcus Cousins and the rest of the Sacramento Kings does not look like it will end well. Cousins reportedly cursed out Karl after the team lost to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. Karl didn’t know how to respond, but The Sacramento Bee says he..." November 12
Deadspin "The Sacramento Kings started getting close to the edge of a bottomless pit this past offseason, but the last few days have seen them take a few more crucial steps towards oblivion. Yesterday brought us a morose DeMarcus Cousins talking about “issues in house,” and today brings word that George..." November 12
The Big Lead "After Sacramento was hammered at home by San Antonio Monday night, the Kings’ star, DeMarcus Cousins, stormed into the locker room and cursed out head coach George Karl with a torrent of obscenities, a person close to the situation told The Big Lead. After Cousins unleashed the F-bombs on Karl,..." November 11
Sactown Royalty "Sacramento: We know drama. After another frustrating loss last night, it almost looked like the Kings train was going to derail when DeMarcus Cousins acknowledged the team was dealing with internal issues, and called for a players-only meeting. The comment led to a firestorm of media..." November 11
The Score "DeMarcus Cousins has experienced his fair share of losing with the Sacramento Kings over the past five seasons, never once reaching the 30-win mark since entering the league in 2010. So what's going to turn Sacramento's fortunes around this year? On a roster chock full of new faces and..." November 10
Pounding The Rock "The Sacramento Kings are much improved this year, with the addition of Rajon Rondo, Willie Cauley-Stein and former Spur Marco Belinelli. DeMarcus Cousins has a lot more talent around him than he has had in previous seasons, although the Kings have only won one game this season. With Cousins..." November 10
Yahoo! Sports "The Sacramento Kings have lost seven of eight to start the season, understandable given the team’s cruel schedule and injury woes. What’s also understandable is the sense of panic that sets in when, knowing you need about 45 wins to break a nearly decade-long playoff drought, knowing that..." November 10
Confirmed that Seth Curry is OUT after re-injuring ankle warming up.
Kings officially announce DeMarcus Cousins as probable (Achilles strain), Seth Curry as questionable (sprained ankle)
Sacramento Bee "Without DeMarcus Cousins, it’s not unreasonable to expect Rudy Gay to do more. Gay expects more from himself. But Gay has struggled as the Kings have dropped five games in a row, the last four without Cousins. Cousins hopes to return from a strained right Achilles’ on Monday night, when the..." November 09
CSN Bay Area "The hits keep coming for the Sacramento Kings. DeMarcus Cousins is expected to return from injury in the next few days, but the team may have lost one of its most important weapons in the meantime. Veteran guard Darren Collison missed Saturday night’s game with a left hamstring injury. From his..." November 09
The Score "Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison sat out Saturday's loss to the Golden State Warriors, and will miss at least one more game with a left hamstring strain. The Kings announced Collison, who's listed as day to day, will be sidelined for Monday's tilt with the San Antonio Spurs. The..." November 08
CSN Bay Area "The Warriors entered Sleep Train Arena Friday night with eight consecutive wins over the Sacramento Kings, with most of those wins classified as routs. The defending champs pushed it to nine in a row, but there was no rout. Not even close. In a game during which they trailed in the fourth..." November 08