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GIFs / Dec 19, 2014 / 10:00 am

GIF: DeMarcus Cousins Threads The Needle

DeMarcus Cousins

Boogie was back last night against the visiting Bucks, but without his homie, Mike Malone, on the sideline. Regardless, DeMarcus Cousins was back to his old self after battling meningitis for a few weeks, and he put up 27 and 11 last night against the Bucks including a gorgeous bounce pass through traffic for the Ramon Sessions layup. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 8:45 pm

DeMarcus Cousins Will Play Versus Bucks Tonight

DeMarcus Cousins

Things have changed just a bit for the Sacramento Kings since DeMarcus Cousins was sidelined with viral meningitis. Let’s hope his game hasn’t; we’ll find out tonight. Boogie is starting on Thursday in his team’s matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 17, 2014 / 11:30 am

GIF: Russell Westbrook Destroys Rim On Tomahawk Jam, Then…Raises The Roof?

Russell Westbrook

If we had to make a list of the most entertaining NBA players to watch right now, Russell Westbrook would be at, or near, the top. The Thunder point guard is also playing out of his mind since returning from a hand injury that kept him out of 15 games earlier this season. Against Sacramento last night, Russ continued to abuse OKC opponents, and even brought back a celebration that was at its peak way back in the 1990s. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Video: Rudy Gay Puts Serge Ibaka On Poster With Huge Double-Clutch Dunk

Serge Ibaka, Rudy Gay

It won’t really matter who coaches the Sacramento Kings if Rudy Gay makes play like this commonplace. Watch the high-flying wing beat his man to the paint and put Serge Ibaka on a poster with a double-pump jam in his team’s game versus the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More »

NBA / Dec 15, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Kings To Play Semblance Of 4-On-5 Strategy Wanted By Owner

Vivek Ranadive

Canning a coach 24 games into the season whose team’s recent struggles were the direct result of a franchise player’s absence is bad. Replacing him with an assistant whose last go-round as head man was close to a disaster is worse. But the latest wrinkles concerning Mike Malone’s sudden firing from the Sacramento Kings are still the strongest indication yet that zealous owner Vivek Ranadive is completely in over his head. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Sacramento will play a “semblance” of the laughable 4-on-5 strategy championed by Ranadive under interim coach Ty Corbin. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Report: Kings Can Malone & May Hire Del Negro, Which Compounds The Mistake

Mike Malone, DeMarcus Cousins

The Sacramento Kings fired coach Mike Malone on Sunday night, as Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski first reported, and USA Today‘s Sam Amick confirmed. He’ll be replaced by assistant coach Tyrone Corbin on an interim basis. There was a clash over playing style between GM Pete D’Alessandro and Malone, who were hired in the reverse order by headstrong owner Vivek Ranadive. The news has surprised most NBA watchers, who were impressed by the way the Kings were playing with DeMarcus Cousins before he went down with viral meningitis. Read More »

Smack / Dec 14, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Kings’ Rudy Gay On Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins: “He’s A Clown To Me”

Kendrick Perkins, Rudy Gay

Remember when Kendrick Perkins called out his team for losing to the Sacramento Kings? Rudy Gay certainly does. Before he meets Perkins for a second time this season on Tuesday, Gay called the Oklahoma City Thunder’s mean-mugging center “a clown.” Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 12, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: James Harden Drops 44, Forces OT With Long 3-Pointer, Then Dominates OT

Jason Terry, James Harden, Patrick Beverley

A day after scoring 34 points in a loss to the Warriors where Golden State surged ahead in the final minutes, James Harden went off again in Sacramento last night while hitting the game-tying three-pointer to send the game to overtime. On this night, the Beard won it for his team with 12 of their 18 points in the extra session for a 113-109 win. Read More »

Playground / Dec 10, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Video: Nick Young Step-Back 4-Point Play On Nik Stauskas

Nick Young

Last season, the Lakers’ Nick Young led the league, and set a franchise record, with seven successful four-point plays. Say what you want about Swaggy P’s outgoing personality, but credit should be given to the 29-year-old for his knack at positioning his body to create contact while still generating enough upper-body space to launch the long ball with decent accuracy. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 9, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Rumor: DeMarcus Cousins Could Be Out Until January

DeMarcus Cousins

The Sacramento Kings were in trouble when it was reported on Sunday that DeMarcus Cousinss would be sidelined another 7-10 days with viral meningitis. If the latest chatter regarding the length of Boogie’s absence proves accurate, they might as well kiss their playoff hopes goodbye. According to Dave Carmichael of KHTK Sports in Sacramento, the Kings’ franchise player could be out until January. Read More »