1. 6 NBA Draft Prospects the Sacramento Kings Should Keep Their Eye on This Season

    The Sacramento Kings are veterans of the NBA lottery, having missed the playoffs for the last eight years. With the way things are headed this season, it looks like they'll be there once again...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 6,601 reads 7 comments

  2. Sacramento Kings' 2015 Trade-Deadline Shopping List

    With the NBA 's trade deadline fast approaching, now is the time for the Sacramento Kings to start preparing. The team first needs to assess its own roster to identify the biggest areas that need improvement...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 13,176 reads 8 comments

  3. DeMarcus Cousins Should Be in the NBA MVP Conversation

    DeMarcus Cousins has gone from a player who should be in the All-Star conversation to one who should be in the MVP consideration. The Sacramento Kings center has been that good in 2014-15...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 3,490 reads 10 comments

  4. Sacramento Kings' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for January

    As the calendar turns from 2014 to 2015, the Sacramento Kings are struggling. Losers of nine of its last 11 games, the team needs to right the ship in January. Yet the schedule in January doesn't look particularly easy for the Kings...

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  5. Sacramento Kings: Biggest Surprises and Disappointments so Far This Season

    The early portion of the season has been nothing if not eventful for the Sacramento Kings . Some of the happenings have been good, such as an improved team and the emergence of a key player...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 2,452 reads 6 comments

  6. Ben McLemore Showing Signs of Major Progress After Rough Rookie Season

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After turning in a lackluster rookie year, Sacramento Kings shooting guard Ben McLemore is coming alive in his sophomore season. Of course, everyone who saw McLemore play last season knew he was incredibly gifted...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 4,459 reads 7 comments

  7. Biggest Early-Season Storylines for the Sacramento Kings

    This year's Sacramento Kings are a different team than the one we've become accustomed to over the past eight years. Sitting at 11-11, the Kings are no longer one of the NBA 's worst teams...

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  8. Sacramento Kings Power Rankings: Gauging Full Roster After First 6 Weeks

    The Sacramento Kings have been one of the NBA 's biggest surprises this season. Not many people had the Kings sitting at 9-9 after their first 18 games...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 3,041 reads 5 comments

  9. Sacramento Kings' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    The Sacramento Kings have gotten off to a fast start during the first month-plus of the 2014-15 season. Now they'll try to carry that performance into December. It's a month that figures to have plenty of winnable tilts for the Kings...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 2,891 reads 7 comments

  10. Carl Landry Proving His Value to Sacramento Kings

    SACRAMENTO, Calif — After a difficult return campaign with the Sacramento Kings in 2013-14, Carl Landry is making his presence felt this time around, helping the team get off to a 6-5 start...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 1,551 reads 4 comments

  11. The Switch Has Flipped for Rudy Gay

    The narrative surrounding Rudy Gay has changed considerably since the Sacramento Kings traded for him during the 2013-14 season...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 4,584 reads 9 comments

  12. Michael Malone's 2nd-Year Adjustments Paying off Big for Sacramento Kings

    The Sacramento Kings are off to a fast start to the 2014-15 season, and a lot of their success can be traced back to head coach Michael Malone...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 3,775 reads 15 comments

  13. Grading Sacramento Kings' Final 15-Man Roster

    The 15-man roster is set, and the regular season is here for the Sacramento Kings . To get to this point, the team had to cut a few players, including Sim Bhullar and, most recently, Trey Johnson...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 4,099 reads 8 comments

  14. Sacramento Kings 2014-15 Season Preview: Roster Breakdown, Win-Loss Prediction

    The expectations for the Sacramento Kings have changed heading into this 2014-15 season. Last year—his first as owner and with a new general manager and head coach— Vivek Ranadive wasn 't concerned with the team's win-loss record...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 4,470 reads 6 comments

  15. 5 Questions the Sacramento Kings Need Answered During the Preseason

    While the preseason may not count in the standings, it's still an important time for franchises like the Sacramento Kings to gain information that can be used in the regular season...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 4,522 reads 5 comments

  16. 7 Reasons the Sacramento Kings Could Outperform Low Expectations in 2014-15

    When you've missed the playoffs for eight consecutive seasons, as the Sacramento Kings have done, expectations tend to be pretty low. Compounding issues is that the team plays in the difficult Western Conference...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 4,829 reads 16 comments

  17. Realistic Expectations for Nik Stauskas' Rookie Season with the Sacramento Kings

    The Sacramento Kings selected shooting guard Nik Stauskas with the No. 8 pick in the 2014 draft. Now they need to find the best way to utilize him in what figures to be a crowded backcourt...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 3,448 reads 9 comments

  18. Early Predictions for Sacramento Kings' Starting Lineup Next Season

    As things currently stand with the Sacramento Kings , much is still up in the air with the team's starting lineup. We know DeMarcus Cousins will be the starting center...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 8,041 reads 19 comments

  19. USA Basketball vs Ukraine: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup 2014 Matchup

    Team USA kept its unblemished record in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after topping Ukraine in its final game of group-play action. The Americans captured the contest 95-71 in what was a yet another one-sided affair...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 3,670 reads 0 comments

  20. Serbia vs. Brazil: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Brazil topped Serbia, 81-73, in group play of the FIBA World Cup. The game was one of extreme contrasts for both teams. Brazil had a 48-32 lead at half and looked as if it might run away with this one...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 6,184 reads 2 comments

  21. DeMarcus Cousins' Inclusion on Team USA Proves He's Grown from Past Struggles

    DeMarcus Cousins made huge strides during the 2013-14 season. The center set new career highs in scoring average, rebounds per game, field-goal percentage, player efficiency rating, offensive rating, defensive rating and win shares...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 1,718 reads 13 comments

  22. France vs. Egypt: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    France topped Egypt 94-55 in each team's third game of the FIBA World Cup. This one was never really close, with France opening a 23-15 lead at the end of one quarter and a 49-26 advantage at halftime...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 1,568 reads 0 comments

  23. France vs. Brazil: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup 2014 Matchup

    The 2014 FIBA World Cup got underway for Brazil and France, with the two teams facing each other in Group A action. It was a close affair, with Brazil taking a lead midway through the second quarter and not relinquishing it in its 65-63 victory.

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 14,154 reads 3 comments

  24. What We Learned About the Sacramento Kings This Offseason

    Despite going into it without a ton of cap space, this offseason has been anything but uneventful for the Sacramento Kings . Between the on-court and off-court changes, there's been a lot going on...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 12 months ago 4,449 reads 9 comments

  25. Early Win-Loss Predictions for the Sacramento Kings Next Season

    While the NBA offseason is still ongoing, the Sacramento Kings have already done much of their work in constructing a roster for the 2014-15 season...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 12 months ago 6,477 reads 25 comments