Kings

Kings ‘torn’ between Bagley, Doncic?

It was once assumed that the Sacramento Kings were going to draft Duke big man Marvin Bagley III with the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. Real Madrid’s Luka Doncic, however, is making a late strong run within the organization and continues to be a major candidate in Sacramento, according to a report from Yahoo […]


Report: Bagley III near-lock to be drafted by Kings

The Sacramento Kings have the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft and reportedly have their eyes on Duke big man Marvin Bagley III. According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, Bagley III is a near-lock to be selected by the Kings. Am hearing that after Ayton at 1, Bagley is a near-lock […]


Kings said to be eyeing Porter Jr. with No. 2 pick in draft

Before the 2017-18 college basketball season tipped off, Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. was all but a consensus pick to be selected with the No. 1 overall choice. However, a back injury sabotaged Porter’s one season with the Tigers and though he returned to play in the postseason, his draft status appeared to take a […]


Kings, Mavs willing to move down in draft

If there are one or more teams interested in moving up in the NBA draft, there are reportedly a couple of teams willing to make it happen. Both the Sacramento Kings and the Dallas Mavericks, owners of the No. 2 and No. 5 overall picks, respectively, in the upcoming draft would be willing to move […]


Shumpert opts into $11M player option with Kings

Sacramento Kings guard Iman Shumpert has opted into his $11 million player option for the 2018-19 season, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. Shumpert began this season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, appearing in 14 games and averaging 4.4 points. He was traded to the Kings at the trade deadline, but never played a game with […]


Kings to host California Classic summer run in July

The Sacramento Kings will host a three-day, four-team summer league event starting July 2, the team announced Monday. The event takes the place of the Orlando Summer League, which was cancelled last year. Like the leagues in Orlando and Salt Lake City, the Kings’ California Classic will take place prior to the main event in […]


Kings’ Koufos to opt in for 2018-19 season

Sacramento Kings big man Kosta Koufos will exercise his $8.7 million player option and return to the club for the 2018-19 season, according to ESPN. Koufos is a 7-foot center and averaged 6.7 points and a career-high 6.6 rebounds in 71 games last season, coming off the bench for all but 12 games. He will […]


Warriors’ McCaw hospitalized after frightening fall

Patrick McCaw of the Golden State Warriors was taken off the floor at Golden 1 Center after being accidentally undercut by Vince Carter of the Sacramento Kings. The second-year guard fell awkwardly and hard onto the floor as a result of Carter inadvertently contacting McCaw’s legs on a drive along the left baseline. McCaw landed […]


Kings signing Hayes for rest of this season and next

The Sacramento Kings are signing Nigel Hayes for the rest of this season and for the 2018-19 season, as well. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the signing. Forward Nigel Hayes is signing for the rest of the season and 2018-19 with the Sacramento Kings, league source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 31, 2018 Hayes, […]


Kings’ Shumpert expected to opt-in over summer

Iman Shumpert isn’t likely to play a game for the Sacramento Kings this season, which is not a huge surprise, but you can expect to see the veteran guard back in Sacramento again next year. That’s because Shumpert is expected to pick up his $11 million player option for 2018-19 during the free agency period […]


The Ex-Files: Cleveland Cavaliers edition

With the Cleveland Cavaliers about to renew acquaintances with former teammates Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye of the Los Angles Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center, it’s as good as time as any to take a closer look at how former Cavaliers from this season are faring since they’ve departed from the scene. So, […]


Youngster asks Kings’ Shumpert why he doesn’t play

Before being traded to Sacramento by the Cleveland Cavaliers hours before the NBA trade deadline, Iman Shumpert’s season had been pretty much limited to deadline with one injury after another. After having knee surgery in November, Shumpert played five minutes in one game for the Cavaliers back on Jan. 23. Since Feb. 8, when the […]


Shumpert still ailing, likes Kings’ promise

Right now, there is only so much Iman Shumpert can do for the Sacramento Kings. “This is probably the most annoying (injury),” Shumpert said of the lingering plantar fasciitis in his left foot. Shumpert, 27, is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard. He arrived in Sacramento via the Cleveland Cavaliers at the trade deadline Feb. 8. (The Kings […]


Report: Johnson will get buyout with Kings

Veteran shooting guard Joe Johnson, who was traded by the Utah Jazz to the Sacramento Kings Thursday, will receive a buyout from the franchise so he can join a contender — according to a report from the New York Times. Johnson, 36, has appeared in 32 games this season and is averaging 7.3 points. He is […]