Toronto Sun "If you blinked, you might have missed the Rudy Gay era. The talented swingman played just 51 games for the Raptors before being dealt to Sacramento on Dec. 8, less than a year after he was brought over from Memphis. He returns to town for the first time on Friday. What kind of reception will he..." March 06
Sacramento Bee "DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay were being swarmed by defenders in the first half. The Milwaukee Bucks were determined to prevent the Kings’ duo from beating them with their scoring. Cousins and Gay responded by repeatedly setting up teammates, helping the Kings take a double-digit lead in a..." March 06
Yahoo! Sports "The Sacramento Kings are giving free-agent forward Royce White an NBA opportunity through their D-League affiliate, a source told Yahoo Sports. The Kings expect to sign White to a 10-day contract on Thursday and immediately assign him to the Reno Big Horns, where he will be evaluated over four..." March 06
Sacramento Bee "When the Kings said they'd begin playing Ray McCallum ahead of Jimmer Fredette after the All-Star Break, there were some predictable reactions -- namely that the decision was a basketball crime against Fredette. McCallum, however, has quickly earned the trust of his coaches, playing key minutes..." March 04
Fansided "When the Sacramento Kings released Jimmer Fredette this past week, there were a few logical teams that likely would have interest in signing the three-year veteran. One such team would be the New York Knicks, who are in desperate need of a point guard. Now, Fredette isn’t technically a point..." March 02
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Timberwolves welcomed two starters back after weeks away injured….and lived to tell about it with a 108-97 victory at Sacramento on Saturday night. The Wolves repelled the Kings’ fourth-quarter comeback and kept their playoff aspirations percolating by winning for the fifth time in six..." March 02
Jimmer Fredette has officially cleared waivers and will sign with the Bulls, according to a league source.
CBSSports.com "The only drama left in this miserable season for the Los Angeles Lakers involves whether Kobe Bryant will return from injury, and if they can avoid finishing last in the Western Conference. Jordan Farmar scored a career-high 30 points off the bench, making eight of 10 shots from 3-point range,..." March 01
ESPN.com "The Chicago Bulls are closing in on signing former Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com on Thursday that -- while stressing a deal is not yet complete -- serious mutual interest between the sides has made Fredette's landing..." February 28
Sacramento Bee "For all the drama on and off the court last season, DeMarcus Cousins made it to the season finale before picking up his 16th technical foul. Because it came in the last game of the season, the one-game suspension that is attached to the 16th technical foul in a season was waived. This season,..." February 27
DeMarcus Cousins suspended one game and fined $20K.
New York Post "Raymond Felton’s future is in doubt and the Knicks just cut Beno Udrih, so the team figures to be in the market for a point guard. And while Jimmer Fredette is reportedly close to being bought out in Sacramento, he may not be a fit at the Garden despite drawing some interest from the..." February 26
NBA.com "The Sacramento Kings today signed guard Orlando Johnson to a 10-day contract, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. Johnson averaged 2.4 points (.344 FG%, .195 3pt%, .773 FT%), 1.3 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 9.0 minutes per game with Indiana before being waived on February 20,..." February 26
USA Today "The Sacramento Kings recently worked out 22-year-old forward and mental health advocate Royce White and are likely to sign him to a 10-day contract, two people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because no deal had yet been..." February 26
Houston Chronicle "After a few minutes of James Harden dominating and the fast break flying, the Rockets only real concern became how much damage DeMarcus Cousins might inflict. He bumped knees with Dwight Howard in the first quarter, sending Howard to the training room. But Howard soon returned, showing no signs..." February 26
USA Today "Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of..." February 26
Soon to have a roster spot, heard Kings worked out former Rockets 1st-round pick Royce White. Could sign him after Fredette clears waivers.
Yahoo! Sports "The Sacramento Kings and guard Jimmer Fredette are finalizing a buyout agreement on his contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Fredette, the 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, will be a free agent should he clear NBA waivers. The Kings tried to move Fredette before Thursday's..." February 25
Sacramento Bee "The third quarter featured a series of plays that had Kings jumping off the bench cheering on their teammates. Many of them had nothing to do with the 39 points Sacramento scored in the period. It was guard Ben McLemore going up to block Denver center Timofey Mozgov’s shot at the rim. Or..." February 24
Sacramento Bee "It’s not as if the Kings and Boston Celtics have a long-standing history of animosity. The teams only play twice a season, and both rosters have undergone dramatic changes since last season. But there was plenty of disdain on the court Saturday night when the Kings beat the Celtics 105-98 at..." February 23
Marcus Thornton has food poisoning. He's a gametime decision.
Sacramento Bee "Kings guard Jason Terry will not join the team this season, Kings coach Michael Malone said during his weekly appearance on the Grant Napear Show. Terry, 36, instead will rehab in Dallas in preparation for next season. Terry had left knee surgery in the offseason and hasn’t felt right all..." February 22
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 20
Kings officially waived Roger Mason Jr., who they traded for today in deal with Heat
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Roger Mason Jr. survived training camp with his non-guaranteed contract. He survived long enough to have his league-minimum deal guaranteed on Jan. 10. But the veteran guard couldn't survive the Miami Heat's ultimate desire for roster flexibility. In a move that creates the first roster opening..." February 20
Sacramento sends a highly protected future second-round pick to Miami for Roger Mason Jr., league source says.
Kings still shopping Jimmer Fredette, unable to find deal for him so far, league sources tell Yahoo. A 2014 second-round pick could get him.
CSN Bay Area "Though they were clobbered on the glass and their shooting cooled as the game went on Wednesday night, the Warriors still managed to pull out a 101-92 win over the Kings at Sleep Train Arena. Most of the credit goes to their defense, which forced 21 Sacramento turnovers and held the Kings to..." February 20
ESPN has learned Cavs are in talks w/Sacramento on deal to swap Jarrett Jack for Jason Thompson. BUT Cavs looking for third team to route JT
NBA source confirms that Isaiah Thomas underwent an MRI today. Results negative. He is not expected to miss any time. Will play tomorrow.
Brooklyn-Sacramento nearing agreement on Jason Terry-Reggie Evans for Marcus Thornton deal, as Yahoo reported Tuesday. No picks or cash.
Nets, Kings complete trade of Marcus Thenron for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans. No picks involved.
Can confirm the Nets have agreed to trade for Marcus Thornton. Terry and Evans to Sacramento. No picks or cash. @WojYahooNBA first reported.
New York Post "The Nets have agreed to acquire Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, league sources confirmed. Brooklyn will be hoping Thornton, a 26-year-old shooting guard, is able to rediscover his shooting stroke. He is a career 36 percent 3-point shooter..." February 19
League sources say Phoenix, Charlotte, OKC, Minnesota and Sac have Bucks guard Gary Neal on their radar.
DeMarcus Cousins is out tonight vs. the Warriors. Malone hasn't decided on who will start for him b/w Carl Landry & Aaron Gray yet.
Pro Basketball Talk "Kings fans love Isaiah Thomas and with good reason. We can all relate to the undersized guy picked dead last (60th) in the draft who has sliced his way to an impressive NBA season — 20.2 points and 6.3 assists a night, with a true shooting percentage of 56.8. He’s great at taking angles off the..." February 19
MRI inconclusive on Kings C DeMarcus Cousins. 2nd one scheduled today. Michael Malone said questionable/doubtful for Wednesday vs #Warriors
Sacramento and Brooklyn discussing a deal centered on Marcus Thornton for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Pro Basketball Talk "The Kings have their foundation up front in DeMarcus Cousins, but they need another elite player on the perimeter. Their GM Pete D’Alessandro knows it and is going after that piece. Like trying to land Rajon Rondo. Check out this interesting tidbit from Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears in his weekly..." February 18
Sacramento, I'm told, is another team that has engaged in talks with Cleveland about Brooklyn backcourt target Jarrett Jack
Real GM Basketball "Vivek Ranadive is played with the early big player personnel decisions made during his ownership of the Sacramento Kings, including the extension for DeMarcus Cousins and trading for Rudy Gay. "I’m very pleased with those decisions," said Ranadive. "When I bought the team, everybody told me the..." February 17
Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall‘s final dunk of the night won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest for the team representing the Eastern Conference, but the drastic format changes to the event, and not any of its dunks, are what will be remembered most from this year’s All-Star Saturday showcase. “I think it was cool,” Wall..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "In the first year of the new 3-point contest format, the 27-year old Marco Belinelli emerged victorious, holding off Sophomore Bradley Beal with a contest-high 24-point performance in the tiebreaker round to beat Beal’s 18-point performance. The first format change, which pitted the conferences..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star Saturday night started out pretty darn well — with a repeat win. Lillard will be in all three major events on the evening and first out of the gate he and Trey Burke teamed up to win the NBA All-Star Saturday Skills Challenge — by just one tenth of a second over..." February 16
NBA.com "Miami's Chris Bosh hit a half-court shot to give Team Bosh the victory in the Shooting Stars contest that opened up NBA All-Star Saturday night. Bosh and teammates Dominique Wilkins and WNBA player Swin Cash had a final-round time of 31.4 seconds. Each team must hit shots from 10 feet from a..." February 16
SB Nation "Andre Drummond scored 30 points, grabbed 25 rebounds and was selected the Rising Stars MVP as he led Team Hill over Team Webber, 142-136. The second-year big man got most of his work done early; he scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds in the first half. Kevin Love recognized. Anthony..." February 15
ESPN.com "By next season, the NBA is planning to create and use a centralized replay center to help referees and speed up games. "What we're in the process of doing is we're going to create a central location where we'll have people there who will be watching every game," NBA president of basketball..." February 15
College Basketball Talk "With the shift in leadership from David Stern to Adam Silver, the NBA has begun a new era with Silver taking over as commissioner. Last week it was discussed that one area in which Silver would like to make changes is the NBA’s age limit, which would be raised from 19 to 20 years old if Silver..." February 14
Direct Elect selections 4 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame: Sweetwater Clifton, Guy Rodgers, Slick Leonard, Sarunas Marciulionis, David Stern.