Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz: Preseason Game 4 Preview

The Sacramento Kings will play their fourth preseason game on Monday evening as they travel to Salt Lake City to take on the Utah Jazz. The Jazz are winless against fellow NBA teams in the preseason, their only victory coming over the Australian club team Adelaide 36ers. Utah lost their next two games...

Read article

2 hours ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz

NBA Tip-Off Must-Haves: Sacramento Kings

The NBA season is just around the corner. That means there’s no better time to gear up for the 2019-20 season. You know what to do, Sacramento Kings fans. Before you know it, the Sacramento Kings will be playing meaningful basketball games. But before they hit the hardwood, you need to make sure...

Read article

4 hours ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

The Royal Mailbag: Week Two of Preseason

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images If you don’t know how a mailbag works, this isn’t the article for you. Welcome back to The Royal Mailbag! We’ve had a few things go down over the last week, as the Kings gained their first preseason win over the Phoenix Suns, Harry Giles was announced as out for the...

Read article

8 hours ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

B/R NBA Player Rankings: Top 15 Point Guards for 2019-20

Tsk, tsk to anyone who thought they'd have to begin the NBA regular season without taking in some good ol' Bleacher Report player rankings. As if we'd leave you hanging like that...

Read article

9 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Sacramento Kings

Buddy Hield gets vote of confidence from key teammate as Kings mull contract extension

As the Kings mull over whether to offer fourth-year guard Buddy Hield a contract extension, Hield has received strong praise from a major voice in the organization: De’Aaron Fox. “Everybody deals with their own, so it’s something I worry about,  but obviously I want to continue to play with a guy like...

Read article

16 hours ago, Yardbarker, Sacramento Kings

What Happens If The Kings DON’T Reach An Agreement With Buddy Hield?

There has been a whirlwind of news surrounding Buddy Hield and the Sacramento Kings in the past week. But what happens if the two sides cannot agree on a deal? With preseason play and training camp in full swing, the Sacramento Kings are focused on an upcoming season with high expectations. For Buddy...

Read article

19 hours ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Buddy Hield, Kings Reportedly Have 'No New Movement' in Contract Talks

Buddy Hield and the Sacramento Kings have until Oct. 21 to come to terms on a rookie-scale contract extension, but the two sides may be too far apart to make that happen...

Read article

22 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings: Trevor Ariza’s Championship DNA will prove to be vital

Being the most experienced player on the roster by seven years, Trevor Ariza’s NBA tenure and championship DNA can help the Sacramento Kings become a postseason threat The Sacramento Kings have undergone years of roster turnover, re-building, and fruitless attempts at playoff contention. Having...

Read article

1 day ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings: 3 Predictions for Dewayne Dedmon

An upgrade was needed at the five for the Sacramento Kings, and they got just that in Dewayne Dedmon. What can they expect from his first year in purple? Willie Cauley-Stein wasn’t getting it done on a consistent basis for the Sacramento Kings. He ran the floor well but provided no spacing or rim...

Read article

1 day ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Bogdan Bogdanovic displaying impressive shooting percentages in preseason

Kimani Okearah The Serbian swingman is shooting better than ever. While Bogdan Bogdanovic’s experience overseas this summer in the FIBA World Cup certainly helped him stay in basketball shape and allowed him to hone his skills even more, his standout shooting so far this preseason may stem from his...

Read article

1 day ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Buddy Hield reportedly willing to take slightly less than max, but will Kings offer it?

Buddy Hield reportedly willing to take slightly less than max, but will Kings offer it?

Hield has become one of the game's best three-point shooters, but is he a max player?

Read article

1 day ago, NBC Sports, Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings Sign Hollis Thompson

Sacramento Kings Sign Hollis Thompson

The Sacramento Kings added journeyman veteran Hollis Thompson, the team announced in a press release. The wing played summer league action with the franchise. Thompson played a significant role for the rebuilding, Process-era Sixers and has several years of rotation player experience under his belt....

Read article

1 day ago, SLAM Magazine, Sacramento Kings

Buddy Hield willing to accept less than the max to remain with Kings?

Buddy Hield is eligible for a rookie-scale contract extension, and while the Kings would love to lock him up long-term, it’s unclear what they are willing to offer the shooting guard. Jason Jones of The Athletic hears that Hield is willing to accept less than the max in order to get a deal done. However,...

Read article

1 day ago, Yardbarker, Sacramento Kings

Philadelphia 76ers top ESPN’s League Pass rankings for second straight year

The Philadelphia 76ers are fun — confirmed. Zach Lowe and ESPN publish League Pass rankings before every season. In Lowe’s own words, here is what the rankings constitute. These are watchability scores derived from a formula etched into stone tablets unearthed during construction of Bill...

Read article

1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings

Kings: Ariza Out For Preseason, Could Shumpert Be In?

The Sacramento Kings are suddenly thin at the wing position, and depth might come by finding a way to sign a familiar face. The Sacramento Kings preseason depth chart took a hit on Friday as backup small forward Trevor Ariza was ruled out of the final two exhibition games. The 34-year-old had a procedure...

Read article

1 day ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings: Injuries Must Be Avoided

With expectations high for the upcoming season, what could cause the Sacramento Kings fall short of their goals? There are high hopes and expectations for the Sacramento Kings this season. General manager Vlade Divac has put together a solid mix of young and veteran players in hopes that the Kings can...

Read article

1 day ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

Fantasy Basketball 2019: Latest Rankings for Top NBA Players and Sleepers

The NBA 's 2019-20 season kicks off October 22, so we are in full draft mode for fantasy basketball. The entire draft is important, but securing value in the early and late rounds is crucial to pushing for the playoffs...

Read article

2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Sacramento Kings, Fantasy

Dallas Mavericks: ESPN undersold the Mavs in Future Power Rankings

Dallas Mavericks fans are pumped about the franchise, but it did not reflect in ESPN’s Future Power Rankings. Check out why it was too low here. The Dallas Mavericks are at an exciting point. Mavs GOAT Dirk Nowitzki retired at the end of last season, but young star Luka Doncic stepped up....

Read article

2 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings

Offseason Moves Pose Pitfalls in Latest Rankings

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images Sports Illustrated’s Michael Shapiro places the Trail Blazers right outside of the top ten in his latest power rankings. Outside of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, the Trail Blazers re-shaped their roster over the summer in hopes of producing another deep...

Read article

2 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings

Kings land 10th in Zach Lowe’s annual League Pass rankings

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The Kings are fun to watch! The Sacramento Kings fell short of the playoffs last season, but they earned a reputation among League Pass junkies as one of the most fun teams in the league. It came as a bit of surprise last year, as the Kings suddenly were...

Read article

2 days ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings

Get top NBA stories in your inbox every morning Subscribe for alerts