Kings Rumors & News

  • Raptors Run Wild on Kings in the Second Half, Cruise to 119-102 Win

    Raptors HQ "Good players make a difference. With the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, this is quickly apparent. When he's on the floor, a look at advanced stats - plus/minus and the like - is not even necessary. The eye test shows you a team operating with a powerful and, at times terrifying, fulcrum. But when he..." January 29

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Carl Landry has been upgraded to questionable for tomorrow night's game against the Raptors.

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    Grant Napear @GrantNapearshow

    Kings - Knicks game has been postponed due to pending blizzard. No make-up date as of now.

  • Nets Barely Escape with 103-100 Victory in Sacramento

    Nets Daily "It was a movie showdown in Sacramento with Wookie vs. Boogie (Nights) being the main attraction. Luckily for Brooklyn, the Wookie in Brook Lopez was the star of the night. The Nets, behind Lopez, rallied to beat the the Kings on their home floor, 103-100. The big fella filled the stat sheet..." January 22

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Portland Overcomes Sacramento, Loses Aldridge

    Blazer's Edge "Portland won a close game, but lost their biggest star to a thumb injury. Damian Lillard had 22, and the Portland bench scored 32 points, but the Portland Trail Blazers lost LaMarcus Aldridge to a first quarter thumb injury in a 98-94 win over the Sacramento Kings at Moda Center Monday..." January 20

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    Sessions will be in uniform but it's uncertain if he will actually play. Corbin said Sessions has yet to go through a full practice

  • Blake Griffin: DeMarcus Cousins should be an All-Star

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins has had his run-ins with one of the Clippers’ stars, Chris Paul. But the Clippers’ other star has plenty of good things to say about the Kings center. Blake Griffin, via James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom: “Absolutely,” forward Blake Griffin told Cowbell Kingdom when asked..." January 19

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins are both questionable tonight. Carl Landry, Ramon Sessions out.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    I’m hearing that Carl Landry is likely out for tonight’s Kings/Clippers game. No word yet on Rudy Gay.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings have called up @qmillertime from their D-League Reno affiliate and are expected to sign him to a 10-day contract, sources tell Yahoo.

  • Omri Casspi set to make his return tonight, but Rudy Gay and Carl Landry will sit out

    Sactown Royalty "Omri Casspi has missed 13 of the last 18 games as he's dealt with a knee contusion, but after participating in his first full practice in a while yesterday, Casspi has been upgraded as probable for tonight's game against the Miami Heat. Casspi, when healthy, has been one of Sacramento's best..." January 16

  • Kings rookie’s WAG becomes prom date after bad bet

    New York Post "A Detroit high school senior won a prom date with an NBA rookie’s gorgeous girlfriend — and he didn’t even have to look up from his phone. It started Wednesday when a female high schooler asked Kings guard Nik Stauskas on Twitter how many retweets it would take for him to join her at prom. He..." January 16

  • Sources: Around the NBA, ex-Kings coach Malone remains hot commodity

    Sporting News "Don’t cry too many tears for ousted Kings coach Mike Malone, who was fired by Sacramento a month ago. “The Kings probably did him a favor,” one general manager told Sporting News. “They let him go with his reputation intact. He was doing a good job there, and his resume is going to show it. If..." January 16

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Rudy Gay doubtful for tomorrow’s game against the Heat. Omri Casspi and Carl Landry are questionable. Ramon Sessions is out.

  • Seeking frontcourt help, Kings willing to put Nik Stauskas in deal

    CBSSports.com "Determined to find an upgrade to complement inside force DeMarcus Cousins, the Sacramento Kings are seeking frontcourt help in a trade and are willing to discuss first-round pick Nik Stauskas in the deal, league sources told CBSSports.com. The Kings want to pair Cousins with a frontline player..." January 15

  • Mavericks dodge major bullet, squeak by Kings in overtime

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks know they dodged a big-time bullet on Tuesday night. They also ducked away from what would have been their first three-game losing streak of the season. Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, Rajon Rondo and Chandler Parsons all had huge plays at the end of regulation and in overtime as..." January 14

  • Kings' Rudy Gay suffers knee strain, will not return Tuesday

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Kings small forward Rudy Gay has sustained a left knee strain in Tuesday's game against the Mavericks and will not return, the team announced. " January 14

  • Rumor: Kings looking to make minor deal, Ramon Sessions available

    Pro Basketball Talk "Ramon Sessions has long been a solid reserve point guard — aggressive coming off the pick-and-roll, he knows how to get to the line and is a solid floor general. However, this year in Sacramento he has taken a step back — he is shooting just 35.3 percent, he’s getting to the line less often, and..." January 13

  • Kings coast past visiting Cavs 103-84

    CSN Bay Area "The Kings put together a solid all-around effort to defeat the Cavaliers 103-84 at Sleep Train Arena. DeMarcus Cousins scored 26 points to go along with 13 rebounds, and Rudy Gay poured in 23 points for Sacramento (16-21). Darren Collison added 16 points and six assists, Carl Landry added..." January 12

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Sunday's Sacramento Kings injury report: Omri Casspi (left knee bone contusion) - OUT Ramon Sessions (low back strain) - OUT

  • Kings silence Thunder with 21-point victory

    CSN Bay Area "After a 1-3 road trip, the Kings returned to Sleep Train Arena to begin a six-game homestand where they convincingly defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-83. The Kings (15-20) had lost 10 of their last 13 games and were desperate to turn things around against the Thunder (17-19) who..." January 08

  • Pistons race past Kings in fourth, win 114-95

    Detroit Bad Boys "The Pistons used a 30-17 fourth quarter to run away from the Kings, but for most of the game it was at least a contest. The Pistons went up as far as 16 points in the second quarter, threatening to make this yet another blowout win in their five game winning streak. But the Kings closed the..." January 05

  • Kings still considering George Karl as head coach

    SB Nation "It's been three weeks since the Sacramento Kings abruptly fired Mike Malone, and they still don't have a replacement. Tyrone Corbin, who stepped into the vacancy left by Malone, signed to coach the Kings for the rest of the season on Dec. 30, leaving many under the impression that a more permanent..." January 05

  • Kings hang on for 110-107 win over Minnesota

    Sacramento Bee "With their two leading scorers on the bench having fouled out, the Kings held on for a 110-107 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Thursday night at Target Center. Darren Collison made two free throws with 2.5 seconds to play and Troy Daniels’ three point attempt just before the buzzer was well..." January 02

  • Kings rookie Eric Moreland out for the season

    Sactown Royalty "Kings rookie forward Eric Moreland will miss the remainder of the season due to a left shoulder labral tear, a Kings spokesperson confirmed with Sactown Royalty. Moreland, who has been back and forth between the Kings and their D-League affiliate the Reno Bighorns this season, is scheduled to..." January 02

  • DeMarcus Cousins ‘didn’t know’ Kings signed head coach Tyrone Corbin for remainder of the season

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Kings surprised the NBA world by firing their head coach after what was, by all accounts, a successful start to the season, the front office didn’t bother to inform the team’s best player. DeMarcus Cousins admitted to finding out about the sudden change via Twitter, which is less than..." January 01

  • Report: Kings sign Corbin as coach till end of season

    The Score "It was reported a few weeks back that interim Sacramento Kings coach Tyrone Corbin would need to fall on his face to not complete this season. On Monday night, Cowbell Kingdom's James Ham reported that the Kings have inked Corbin to a deal to finish the year." December 30

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    Ramon Sessions (low back strain) is doubtful for tomorrow at Brooklyn. Eric Moreland (left shoulder labral tear) is out.

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    DeMarcus Cousins listed as probable for tonight vs Knicks. #NBAKings.

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    Stefan Bondy @nydninternets

    Of Deron, Joe and Lopez, heard most likely to be moved is the point guard. Also, talks with the Kings are not dead, just in hibernation

  • Sources: Nets cool on D-Will trade with Kings

    ESPN New York "Talks between the Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets about a trade involving Nets star Deron Williams have cooled, according to league sources. Sacramento had recently initiated talks with the Nets, proposing a deal for Williams and second-year forward Mason Plumlee, who was actually the Kings'..." December 23

  • Sources: Kings prefer George Karl, not serious about hiring Mark Jackson

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sacramento Kings shocked many in the NBA world when they abruptly fired head coach Mike Malone last week. Malone is respected in league circles and most rival scouts, coaches and executives believe he had been doing a good job coaching the team. He was also popular in the Kings’ locker room,..." December 23

  • Kings pull out tough win over Lakers

    CSN Bay Area "Riding a five-game losing streak, the Kings were hungry for a win, and with the Lakers visiting Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento demonstrated its resilience in a hard fought 108-101 win on Sunday evening. DeMarcus Cousins paced the Kings (12-15) with 29 points and 14 rebounds while Rudy Gay and..." December 22

  • Sources: Kings discussing trade for Deron Williams

    Yahoo! Sports "The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings are discussing a deal centered on former All-Star guard Deron Williams, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Nets have been shopping their high-priced star players, and the Kings have been probing the market for an impact point guard. No deal is..." December 21

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • No Jackson, Kings sticking with interim coach Corbin for now

    CSN Bay Area "ESPN’s Bill Simmons tweet stirred up rumors of an imminent announcement of former Warriors coach Mark Jackson being introduced by the Kings as Michael Malone’s successor. CSN California is learning there’s no substance to the tweet. While general manager Pete D’Alessandro stopped short on..." December 21

  • Short-handed Bucks hold off Kings, 108-107

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A short-handed Milwaukee Bucks team forgot to count all its missing players on Thursday night. Instead the nine-man gang that showed up to play at Sleep Train Arena dug in and dug out a 108-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Center Larry Sanders was missing due to a one-game suspension..." December 19

  • Malone 'surprised' at dismissal from Kings

    CSN Bay Area "In his first interview since being fired as head coach of the Kings last Sunday, Michael Malone shared his thoughts on his time in Sacramento, including his reaction to the decision by GM Pete D’Alessandro and owner Vivek Ranadive to relieve Malone of his duties. “I was surprised given the..." December 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sacramento's discussed Rondo w/ Celtics in past, but Boston's asking price is too high for Kings to re-start talks now, sources tell Yahoo.

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    DeMarcus Cousins practiced today. On course to play tomorrow barring a setback following shootaround tomorrow.

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    Omri Casspi continues to be hobbled with his bone contusion. Didn't go through all of practice. No contact at all #NBAKings

  • Kings owner wants next coach to be 'jazz director'

    SB Nation "The Sacramento Kings have begun their search for a new head coach, and owner Vivek Ranadive has some interesting criteria for who should get the job. Ranadive says the replacement for recently fired Michael Malone needs to be a "jazz director," who embraces the offensive side of the game as much..." December 17

  • Healthy Thunder rolls to a seventh straight win in Sacramento

    The Oklahoman "Throughout a nightmare opening month, the Thunder’s health luck was unbelievably rare in the worst of ways. But during this renaissance December run, the Thunder’s health luck has been mildly rare in the best of ways. Twenty-five games into the season, the Thunder has all its rotation..." December 17

  • Kings deny 2-hour meeting with Mark Jackson was about coaching job

    The Score "It's going to be a tough couple of months for interim Sacramento Kings head coach Tyrone Corbin. Thrust into the job this week after the firing of head coach Mike Malone, Corbin is in a difficult spot. Not only is he auditioning for the role long-term and auditioning for any other openings..." December 17

  • Kings talk to ESPN's Mark Jackson after game

    USA Today "In the days that have followed the Sacramento Kings' surprising firing of coach Michael Malone, the only thing certain about where they go from here has been the uncertainty. Tyrone Corbin was deemed the interim for the foreseeable future, though no one was quite sure how long that term might..." December 17

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources: Chris Mullin won't coach Kings this yr. IF he coaches them, it would be at start of next season. Corbin likely 2 remain all season

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    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    The Kings have contacted Vinny Del Negro about its head coaching vacancy, per league sources. Del Negro led Bulls, Clippers to the playoffs.

  • George Karl comments on Kings job

    Sacramento Bee "George Karl discussed being a candidate for the Sacramento Kings coaching position on his Sirius XM NBA Radio show today. Michael Malone was fired Sunday. Tyrone Corbin is the interim head coach, but Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro would not commit on Corbin being the head coach the..." December 16

  • Sources: Mullin resists Kings coaching job

    ESPN.com "Chris Mullin is resisting the invitation to make an in-season move from an advisory role to the bench of the Sacramento Kings, according to NBA coaching sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has spent much of the past 24 hours lobbying Mullin to replace the fired Mike..." December 16