1. Breaking Down Damian Lillard's All-Star Chances

    Damian Lillard took the NBA by storm last season, making an immediate impact with the Portland Trail Blazers and garnering the Rookie of the Year award. One thing he didn't accomplish, though, was earn a spot in the All-Star Game...

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  2. Are DeMarcus Cousins' and Rudy Gay's Injuries Blessings in Disguise?

    The Sacramento Kings have been playing much better since acquiring Rudy Gay from the Toronto Raptors in December...

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  3. Breaking Down Carmelo Anthony's Historic 62-Point Performance by the Numbers

    In case you missed it, the New York Knicks ' Carmelo Anthony is one of the NBA 's premier scorers. He led the NBA in scoring average last season and has finished in the top five in six of his nine NBA seasons...

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  4. What We Learned About Sacramento Kings During Season's First Half

    There's actually light at the end of the tunnel for the Sacramento Kings. Those who have followed the team for years felt things were heading in the right direction...

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  5. Can Sacramento Kings' Marcus Thornton Break out of Serious Slump?

    Since coming to the Sacramento Kings in a midseason trade during the 2010-11 season, Marcus Thornton , if nothing else, could be counted on the put the ball in the basket. Regardless of his role, the guard was a consistent scorer...

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  6. Final First-Half Player Power Rankings for Sacramento Kings

    It's safe to say the season for the Sacramento Kings hasn't gone as expected. That's saying something for a team that has missed the playoffs for seven straight years and was predicted to extend the streak to eight...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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)...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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 ...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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