Sacramento Kings

On this day in Kings history: March 31

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Vlade Divac had his No. 21 retired by the Kings 11 years ago today. As a group of the greatest Sacramento Kings in franchise history sat at half court of Arco Arena — cowbells ringing in the distance — during halftime of a game against the New Orleans Hornets,...

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13 hours ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Jabari Parker says he wants ‘a fair opportunity’ wherever he plays next season

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports It sounds like his role on the team will be the most important factor in Jabari Parker’s upcoming free agency. It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for Jabari Parker in Sacramento. The No. 2 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft arrived at the trade deadline from Atlanta alongside...

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18 hours ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Reliving March Madness with the Sacramento Kings

Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images It’s still March for a little bit longer, which means it’s a good time to remember some past madness. The Sacramento Kings roster is littered with blue bloods. Just about every truly great collegiate basketball program is represented in the 2019-20 Kings, which...

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1 day ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Kings launch program to connect with community during coronavirus

One by one, organizations across the NBA, sports, and the world in general are adapting to our present reality: dealing with coronavirus. Teams have to protect their players and staff, and once they have a handle on that, they’re able to look around and see what they can do for others. Here’s...

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1 day ago, Inside Hoops, Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings: Five Classic Games to Watch on Youtube

During the NBA hiatus, there are no new Sacramento Kings games to watch. So, instead, let’s explore YouTube and watch these five classic Kings victories! Recently, NBC Sports California announced plans for a Classic Kings Games scheduling block, a marvelous idea on paper to fill time and engage...

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1 day ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Kings announce ‘In This Together’ initiative to support community during coronavirus pandemic

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The Kings are letting their community in Sacramento know that they’re not alone during this tough time through activism. On Monday morning, the Sacramento Kings announced “In This Together,” an initiative with the goal of supporting the local community through...

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1 day ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Pretend Power Rankings: Week 23 - Spurs make up some ground then lose it

Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports Was it too good to be true? Continuation of our “Pretend Power Rankings” series in service of all Spurs fans out there. I know you all need something to get through this time. With this roller coaster of a season starting to wind down, no one was ever sure if the...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings

Harrison Barnes explains the origin of his beard commitment

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Harrison Barnes has been faithful to his beard pledge through some tough stretches for the Kings. One of the more entertaining subplots of the Sacramento Kings’ resurgence in the weeks before the league was suspended has been the status of Harrison Barnes’ beard. In...

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1 day ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Charlotte basketball’s Definitive Jersey Rankings - No. 22 & No. 21 (Home and Away)

Orange is the new whack. 22 and 21. 2004-2009 Orange and white Charlotte Bobcats Jerseys Charlotte lost the Hornets in 2002. After two years wandering the basketball desert, Bob Johnson announced he was bringing professional basketball back to the Queen City. There were three main contenders for...

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1 day ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Sacramento Kings

On this day in Kings history: Metta World Peace, Kevin Martin close out Seattle Supersonics rivalry with 120-107 win

Photo by Terrence Vaccaro/NBAE via Getty Images This was Sacramento’s final matchup with Seattle before the Sonics moved to OKC. The Sacramento Kings made their final visit to Seattle on this day 12 years ago, and beat the Supersonics to close out the rivalry between the two Pacific Division teams. The...

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2 days ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Who Is Your Favorite Sacramento Kings Player From The Last Two Decades?

We want to find out who your favorite Sacramento Kings player of the last two decades is, March Madness-style. Click the link inside to vote! In lieu of a certain tournament that should be happening right now, and a playoff race that has been taken from us, we have decided to run our own tournament […] Who...

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2 days ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

How Olympic Postponement Affects The Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings had a chance to be well-represented in the Olympics. So what is the silver lining for the postponement of the games? Along with the NBA’s current hiatus with an unknown timetable, the 2020 Summer Olympics that were set to take place in Tokyo have been postponed until at least...

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2 days ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Army Corps of Engineers plan to convert Sleep Train Arena into coronavirus hospital

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The former home of the Sacramento Kings might be turned into a temporary hospital soon. In an effort to help regional hospitals from becoming overcrowded as the threat of the coronavirus grows in the Sacramento County, the Army Corps of Engineers is planning...

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3 days ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Harrison Barnes says Kings haven’t been tested for coronavirus yet

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The Kings haven’t been tested for the coronavirus, but Harrison Barnes says they’re expected to soon. Almost three weeks ago, on March 11, the Sacramento Kings took the court for their second and final matchup of the season with New Orleans Pelicans when...

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3 days ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings: Hart Thinks Fox Is 4th Best From 2017 Draft

Where does Josh Hart rank Sacramento Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox when it comes to the 2017 NBA Draft? Apparently not very high. Enough time has passed since the 2017 NBA Draft that we can begin to analyze the picks that were made how the players’ careers have panned out thus far. For the...

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3 days ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Could Kings Former Home Be Used As Coronavirus Hospital?

Sleep Train Arena, the former home of the Sacramento Kings, might be used as a makeshift coronavirus hospital, Army Corp says. There is plenty of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States and around the world, and Northern California has been one of the areas that have been adversely...

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4 days ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Harrison Barnes Beard Watch – Day 103

We wondered if Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes had shaved his face during the NBA hiatus. Ladies and gentlemen, we have confirmation. In our third installment of Harrison Barnes Beard Watch, we finally get an answer to our question. The Sacramento Kings forward made a commitment in mid-December...

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4 days ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

On this day in Kings history: Peja Stojaković saves Chris Webber’s career night

A perfect overtime period from Peja Stojaković helped Chris Webber celebrate a career milestone on this day in Kings history. March 27, 2001 was a frustrating night for the Sacramento Kings. In the first half of their game against the New York Knicks at the ARCO Arena that Tuesday night, they gave up...

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4 days ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Charlotte basketball’s definitive jersey rankings—the worst of all time

23. Pinstripes and Racing Checkers 2009-2011 Charlotte Bobcats Alt Jersey What do you talk about when there are no sports? You talk about the stuff they wear to play sports. I imagine this coming over a garbled radio transmission in a forgotten land where the basketballs roll like tumbleweeds across...

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5 days ago, At The Hive, Charlotte Hornets, Sacramento Kings

De’Aaron Fox Wants Boudain…What’s Boudain?

De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings shot off a tweet on Thursday afternoon that opened up a whole new culinary door for us. What in the world is boudain? There are plenty of different ways that NBA players are passing the time during the current hiatus, and we’ve been doing our best to keep...

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5 days ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

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