1. 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 12 hours ago 2,177 reads 8 comments

  2. 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 7 days ago 2,227 reads 8 comments

  3. 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 23 days ago 6,192 reads 19 comments

  4. 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 27 days ago 3,498 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 28 days ago 5,945 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 1,667 reads 13 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 1,388 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 14,049 reads 3 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 4,143 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 5,955 reads 25 comments

  11. Will Darren Collison Prove Kings Were Right to Move on from Isaiah Thomas?

    The Sacramento Kings switched out point guards this season, shipping Isaiah Thomas to the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade and bringing in Darren Collison on a free-agent contract ...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 2 months ago 3,985 reads 39 comments

  12. Report Card Grades for Sacramento Kings' 2014 Offseason so Far

    The Sacramento Kings have been busy this offseason. The team has added a new starting point guard, lost last year's floor general and added an exciting player in the draft...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 2 months ago 5,192 reads 29 comments

  13. Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free Agency Options for Sacramento Kings

    Not possessing much salary-cap space but in need of some upgrades, the Sacramento Kings need to start looking for free agents who won't cost much money...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 3 months ago 7,073 reads 8 comments

  14. Sacramento Kings 2014 NBA Free Agency Big Board: Ranking Top Targets Post-Draft

    With only 11 players currently under contract, the Sacramento Kings still need to fill out their roster. Now that the draft is behind us, the best way for the team to do it is through free agency...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 3 months ago 4,294 reads 3 comments

  15. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Sacramento Kings with NBA Draft Complete?

    By selecting Nik Stauskas with the No. 8 pick in the draft, the Sacramento Kings have already addressed some of their offseason needs...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 3 months ago 7,654 reads 33 comments

  16. Sacramento Kings' 2014 NBA Draft Big Board

    The Sacramento Kings have been busy scouting all of the prospects for the upcoming draft. The team holds the No...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 3 months ago 3,761 reads 12 comments

  17. 2014 NBA Draft Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Sacramento Kings

    The time leading up to the NBA draft figures to be busy for the Sacramento Kings . Between bringing in prospects for draft workouts, working on shoring up their roster and looking at potential trades, the team figures to have a lot going on...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 4 months ago 12,515 reads 21 comments

  18. The One Offseason Move Sacramento Kings Must Make

    After finishing 28-54 for back-to-back seasons, the Sacramento Kings still have room for improvement. The team could still use a facilitating point guard, or someone to help protect the rim...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 4 months ago 7,778 reads 37 comments

  19. Analyzing Sacramento Kings' Biggest Draft Needs

    After landing the eighth pick in the NBA draft, the Sacramento Kings know where they'll be selecting. Now the team needs to analyze its weaknesses and some realistic options that could help fix them...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 4 months ago 145 reads 19 comments

  20. Sacramento Kings Draft Board: Post-Lottery Edition

    Since the regular season ended, the Sacramento Kings have been focusing their attention on the NBA draft. With the draft lottery now done, the Kings know exactly where they'll be picking...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 4 months ago 4,138 reads 10 comments

  21. Building the Ultimate Highlight Reel from Sacramento Kings' Regular Season

    Another season of basketball has come and gone for the Sacramento Kings , but left behind are tons of great moments and highlights. From opening night, to amazing plays, to memorable events, there's a lot to hold on to...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 5 months ago 1,399 reads 3 comments

  22. Best Coaching Options to Keep Kevin Love with Minnesota Timberwolves

    Time is running out before Kevin Love can opt out of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves . The team only has one more season to convince him to stay...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 5 months ago 13,403 reads 23 comments

  23. 5 Areas Sacramento Kings Must Upgrade This Offseason

    When you finish with a 28-54 record, as the Sacramento Kings did, there are always areas in need of improvement...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 5 months ago 5,507 reads 20 comments

  24. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Sacramento Kings Player

    Despite finishing with the identical 28-54 record they posted in 2012-13, there were some positive developments for the Sacramento Kings this season. Most notably, players such as DeMarcus Cousins and Isaiah Thomas took big steps forward...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 3,572 reads 14 comments

  25. How Hard Should Sacramento Kings Try to Re-Sign Rudy Gay?

    When the Sacramento Kings acquired Rudy Gay via trade with the Toronto Raptors , they got the swingman they'd been missing for some time...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 6 months ago 2,177 reads 6 comments