Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Sac Bee beat writer Jason Anderson reports that the move came after former Kings players spoke out on Twitter The Sacramento Kings’ broadcast partner, Sports 1140 KHTK, has reportedly placed the team’s play-by-play announcer and radio host Grant Napear on administrative leave. The Sacramento Bee’s Jason Anderson first reported the … [Read more...] about Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear placed on administrative leave
Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports How Harrison Barnes got his rarely-used nickname. The Basketball Reference nickname section is one of the great delights of being an NBA fan. They comb the deep recesses of the Internet to find every possible nickname used for NBA players so that even people like De’Aaron Fox who have one clear nickname, “Swipa,” have random additional ones … [Read more...] about The origin story of the ‘Black Falcon’
Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images The Board of Governors will vote on commissioner Adam Silver’s plan on Thursday. It looks like the Sacramento Kings will be one of the squads whose season will continue. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne are reporting that the NBA’s Board of Governors are expected to approve commissioner Adam Silver’s plan to resume … [Read more...] about Royal Reading: Kings’ season will likely continue under NBA’s current proposal
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The Kings forward believes that fans provide more to the game atmosphere than they’re given credit for. The NBA is expected to agree to a plan at its next Board of Governors meeting to continue the 2019-20 season in Orlando. The prevailing option at this point would include 22 teams, a group that includes Sacramento and gives the … [Read more...] about Harrison Barnes thinks NBA fans are more important than people realize
Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images Barnes wants the Kings to have a chance to make the playoffs if they’re required to play more games. Damian Lillard recently created waves with his statement that he didn’t want to participate in meaningless NBA games to close out the regular season if his team didn’t have a chance to make the playoffs. It’s a problem that the league … [Read more...] about Harrison Barnes only wants the Kings to play again if the games matter
photo by Andrew D Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images It’s sports moments that made you cry week at SB Nation! This week’s theme at SB Nation is “Sports moments that made you cry.” Sacramento Kings fans have suffered through a lot of downs over the years, so let’s kick it off with a happy moment. The best stretch in recent Kings’ history came during early years of the century. … [Read more...] about What is your happiest and saddest memory as a Kings fan?
Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Hield has a number of bonuses in his contract on the line. The Kings spared themselves an uncomfortable situation this offseason by agreeing to an extension with Buddy Hield last October, foregoing restricted free agency and securing the sharpshooter’s services for an additional four seasons. The general consensus at the time was that the … [Read more...] about How Buddy Hield’s contract could be affected by resuming the 2019-20 season
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images With Marvin Bagley expected back if the season resumes, head coach Luke Walton will have some options. We don’t know for sure yet, but it looks like the Sacramento Kings will continue their 2019-20 season with the NBA considering a 20-team format to resume play. The season has been shut down since March 11, which has given former … [Read more...] about Who starts in the Kings frontcourt if the season resumes?
Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports The Kings assistant coach was part of the Jr. NBA Coaches Huddle along with Rick Carlisle, Doc Rivers, and Dawn Staley. Lindsey Harding is in her first season as a player development assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, but her coaching insight is already well beyond her years. Harding took part in the Jr. NBA Coaches Huddle alongside … [Read more...] about Lindsey Harding explains her coaching philosophy