1. Despite Stumbles, Sacramento Kings Are Headed in Right Direction with New Owners

    It's been a long, treacherous and painful road for the Sacramento Kings since the team last made the playoffs. The franchise has endured seven consecutive losing seasons and looks well on its way to extending the streak to eight...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 4,273 reads 11 comments

  2. Year-End Grades for Every Key Sacramento Kings Player

    The calendar year of 2013 may be coming to a close, but the 2013-14 NBA season is in full swing. That includes the new-look Sacramento Kings , who have had an eventful year both on and off the court...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 3,711 reads 17 comments

  3. How Sacramento Kings' New Front Line Will Work

    When the Sacramento Kings added Rudy Gay to their team via trade, they got the type of proven wing player not seen since the days of Ron Artest (now Metta World Peace)...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 2,818 reads 18 comments

  4. Why Sacramento Kings Keep Blowing Close Games

    It's been the same story for the Sacramento Kings in virtually every game this season. They get within striking distance in the waning moments of contests only to come up short...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 1,681 reads 11 comments

  5. Sacramento Kings Power Rankings: Rating Every Player After First 6 Weeks

    We're now far enough into the NBA season that we can draw some conclusions from what we've seen. That makes it the perfect time to do our first installment of the power rankings for the Sacramento Kings ...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 1,663 reads 3 comments

  6. Initial Report Card Grades for Every Key Sacramento Kings Player

    As a team, the Sacramento Kings have been up and down through the first portion of the season. They've had good games and bad games...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 4,249 reads 12 comments

  7. Sacramento Kings Making the Right Moves at Point Guard

    Coming into the season, one of the biggest storylines for the Sacramento Kings was how they would handle the point guard position. After the first handful of games, it's clear the team's point guards are headed in the right direction...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 2,450 reads 16 comments

  8. Mike Malone Coming Face-to-Face with Longstanding Sacramento Kings Problems

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. Sacramento Kings coach Mike Malone has found that to be true during his first slate of games as the team’s head coach...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 months ago 1,868 reads 18 comments

  9. Ben McLemore's 1st Regular-Season Week with Kings Reason for Optimism

    There's no doubting Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore has the tools to be a successful NBA player. Only a few games into his NBA career, the rookie is showing that he can translate those skills into success on the court...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 4,050 reads 7 comments

  10. How Sacramento Kings Can Replace Injured Carl Landry

    With power forward Carl Landry on the shelf for the next three to four months because of a torn hip flexor , the Sacramento Kings are without one of their integral pieces...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 2,641 reads 6 comments

  11. Sacramento Kings Preview 2013-14: Lineup, Roster Predictions, Team Analysis

    The excitement is mounting as the Sacramento Kings ' 2013-14 season gets underway. Basketball is back, and it's here to stay for the foreseeable future in the state capital...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 5,239 reads 3 comments

  12. Kevin Martin Will Be Perfect Fit for This Minnesota Timberwolves Team

    When the Minnesota Timberwolves added Kevin Martin this offseason, they got a player who will help their team much more than what meets the eye...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 5,232 reads 5 comments

  13. 2013-14 NBA Season Preview Player Power Rankings for Sacramento Kings

    The Sacramento Kings have undergone a ton of change, from the top on down, since the end of last season. There's new ownership, a new front office, a new coaching staff and a handful of new players throughout the roster...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 9 months ago 3,374 reads 13 comments

  14. Why Sacramento Kings Will Actually Be Fun to Watch in 2013-14

    Watching the Sacramento Kings in recent years has felt like a chore. It was done out of habit and loyalty instead of enjoyment and a passion for the game. That's going to change this season...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 2,619 reads 12 comments

  15. 6 Things We Learned About Sacramento Kings During First Week of Training Camp

    For three consecutive seasons, the Sacramento Kings have had a different head coach running training camp. This year it's Michael Malone. And with the new coach comes yet another new system to learn and a new staff to acquiesce to...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 1,654 reads 6 comments

  16. Sacramento Kings Media Day 2013: Photos, Interviews and Takeaways

    The Sacramento Kings media day was a monumental occasion for more reasons than one. It marked the official announcement and press conference of the team signing center DeMarcus Cousins to a four-year maximum extension...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 1,905 reads 5 comments

  17. How Shaq's Arrival Can Be More Than Publicity Stunt for Sacramento Kings

    Despite the fact that he hasn't suited up for an NBA game since the 2010-11 season, there are few current NBA players with bigger profiles, literally and figuratively, than Shaquille O'Neal ...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 3,082 reads 8 comments

  18. Sacramento Kings Training Camp 2013: Full Preview and Roster Projections

    Coming off their seventh consecutive season of missing out on the postseason, there's now reason for optimism at the Sacramento Kings training camp...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 5,400 reads 25 comments

  19. How Sacramento Kings Should Handle DeMarcus Cousins' Contract Situation

    Unless the Sacramento Kings sign center DeMarcus Cousins to an extension prior to the Nov. 1 deadline, the 23-year-old will be a restricted free agent following the 2013-14 season...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 620 reads 0 comments

  20. Spotlighting and Breaking Down Sacramento Kings' Point Guard Position

    The Sacramento Kings roster is one of varying depth. Some positions are incredibly deep, while others are lacking even one solid option...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 2,622 reads 11 comments

  21. Immediate Hurdles the Sacramento Kings Will Face This Season

    The Sacramento Kings would like nothing more than to start off the tenures of owner Vivek Ranadive , general manager Pete D'Alessandro and head coach Mike Malone with a bang...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 1,470 reads 7 comments

  22. NBA Trade Targets Who Would Be a Perfect Pairing with DeMarcus Cousins

    There's no doubting that DeMarcus Cousins has enough talent to be a franchise cornerstone for the Sacramento Kings . However, even the best players need a legitimate wingman to take their teams to the next level...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 10 months ago 9,669 reads 43 comments

  23. Pre-Training Camp Player Power Rankings for Sacramento Kings

    The goal of any team is maximizing the pieces it has. The best way to do that is through self-evaluation and ranking the players in terms of importance...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 2,043 reads 10 comments

  24. Who Should Be Starting Small Forward for Sacramento Kings?

    The roster and projected lineup is nearly set for the Sacramento Kings. However, the team's unsettled at small forward...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 3,932 reads 27 comments

  25. Blueprint for Enes Kanter to Have Breakout Year with Utah Jazz This Season

    Entering his third NBA season, Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter could be ready to take his game to the next level. For Kanter , there's no doubting his skill set...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 11 months ago 4,324 reads 2 comments