1. Sacramento Kings: Why Trading for Josh Smith Is the Right Move

    The Sacramento Kings were linked to Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith prior to this year’s draft. In late June, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reported such trade talks...

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  2. Previewing the San Francisco Giants' Second Half

    The San Francisco Giants enter the second half of the MLB season with a lot of proverbial work to do. After getting off to the best start in the majors (42-21) after two months and amassing a 9...

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  3. Kings Fans Show Their Passion and Loyalty at 'Here We Buy' Night

    Chants of "Sac-ra-men-to," "Let Us Match" and "Here We Stay" to the tune of cowbells brought back memories of Arco Thunder...

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  4. Sacramento Kings Blow First-Half Comeback, Fall to Portland Trail Blazers 103-86

    Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson played a game of picking who he would date, marry and ditch in a video played on the scoreboard in the first half of Tuesday night’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  5. How DeMarcus Cousins Can Take Final Step to Becoming Elite NBA Big Man

    Sacramento Kings ' center DeMarcus Cousins is well on his way to being one of the best big men in the NBA , but, in the coming season, he'll still have to prove to many that his attitude can work in his favor instead of holding him back...

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  6. The Critical Improvement Each Young Sacramento Kings Player Must Make

    For years the Sacramento Kings have had one of the youngest teams in the NBA . Last year, they had the youngest, according to hoopism.com . For the coming season, the Kings have eight players under the age of 26...

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  7. Assessing the Odds of Each L.A. Lakers Player Remaining Healthy for the Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers greatly upgraded their roster over the off-season, but in the process have remained one of the league's oldest teams. The Lakers were the third oldest team in the league last season, according to Hoopism ...

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  8. Why the Sacramento Kings' Season Once Again Depends on Tyreke Evans

    The Sacramento Kings ' Tyreke Evans has been a popular topic of discussion this NBA offseason. The fourth-year guard is playing for a new contract this season, but more than ...

    Jon Wilson Written by Jon Wilson about 2 years ago 1,331 reads 8 comments

  9. Breaking Down the Roles of the L.A. Lakers Bench

    During the Los Angeles Lakers ' past seven NBA Finals appearances, one of their strengths was having productive players coming off the bench...

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  10. 10 NBA Players Who Need to Shoot a Lot More in 2012-13

    There's a simple lesson that we all learn as children: Sharing is caring. However, some NBA players would probably benefit from sharing a little less. In looking at the numbers, many have shown the offensive efficiency to be more prolific scorers...

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  11. 5 Best Situational Lineups for the Sacramento Kings in 2012-13

    Last season, Sacramento Kings ' coach Keith Smart tinkered with the team's lineup quite a bit. It was a young, inexperienced team and it was his first season as head coach...

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  12. Jamal Crawford and Lamar Odom Could Derail LA Clippers' Present and Future

    This may have been impossible to say in previous years, but there's a basketball team in Los Angeles besides the Lakers that wants to contend for a title. Unfortunately for the L...

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  13. Sacramento Kings: 5 Steps to Finally Turn Things Around

    The Sacramento Kings have had young talent the past few years, but they haven't been able to turn that into winning seasons. Fortunately for Kings fans, it doesn't always have to be that way...

    Jon Wilson Written by Jon Wilson about 2 years ago 1,639 reads 7 comments

  14. NBA Predictions: Six Lottery Picks Who Could Be Busts

    Every year, a new class of rookies permeates the NBA . Some are able to meet their full potential and rise to the top of the league, while many others at least become serviceable role players...

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  15. The Orlando Magic and Other NBA Teams That Will Fall Apart in 2012-13

    It's every NBA team's goal to play better than the year before. But as the 2012-13 season approaches, it's time to start thinking about which teams will not get to accomplish that goal...

    Jon Wilson Written by Jon Wilson about over 2 years ago 724 reads 7 comments

  16. NBA: Predicting the 2012-13 Regular Season Awards

    The NBA Finals ended less than two months ago. Yet, the NBA draft, the NBA Summer League, the USA Olympic team and offseason player moves are keeping the NBA in the headlines as fans prepare for the 2012-13 season...

    Jon Wilson Written by Jon Wilson about over 2 years ago 1,789 reads 11 comments

  17. LeBron James' Image May Be the Biggest Winner in the Dwight Howard Trade

    LeBron James went from one of the most beloved NBA players to one of the most scrutinized after leaving Cleveland for Miami in 2010...

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  18. Sacramento Kings Made the Right Move by Extending Keith Smart's Contract

    The Sacramento Kings extended head coach Keith Smart 's contract on Monday . The Kings could have waited until Smart's contract expired after the 2012-13 season, but apparently they like what they've seen...

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  19. San Francisco Giants' 35 Runs in Rockies Series Shouldn't Get You Excited Yet

    The San Francisco Giants scored eight runs against the Colorado Rockies on Sunday, making it the third-straight game they scored at least that many—all three resulting in wins...

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  20. Sacramento Kings' 2012-13 Preseason Schedule Is First Chance to Show Growth

    The Sacramento Kings released their 2012-13 preseason schedule on their website on Wednesday. The seven-game schedule includes three games against the Los Angeles Lakers , two ...

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  21. Sacramento Kings: Isaiah Thomas Could Win the 2013 Most Improved Player Award

    Isaiah Thomas was a pleasant surprise last season when he went from being the last pick in the 2011 NBA draft to being the Sacramento Kings ' starting point guard...

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  22. Tyreke Evans: An Improved Jump Shot Could Improve the Sacramento Kings

    Geoff Petrie , President of Basketball Operations for the Sacramento Kings , talked about guard/forward Tyreke Evans on The Grant Napear Show on Monday...

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  23. Sacramento Kings' 'Jerseygate' Update: Brooks Is No. 3, Honeycutt to Wear No. 9

    Updated 07-23-12 at 6:45pm: The Sacramento Kings announced what numbers their four new players would be wearing next season on Monday, clearing up any jersey number questions...

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  24. Sacramento Kings Free Agency: How James Johnson Fits on the Kings

    The Sacramento Kings traded a future second-round pick to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for forward James Johnson , Marc Stein of ESPN reported early Monday morning...

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  25. 2012 MLB All-Star Game: San Francisco Giants Players Stuff the Box Score

    It was only a few days ago, if not hours, that talks of San Francisco Giants fans stuffing the All-Star ballot for Giants players was rampant...

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