• The NBA is back! Kings among 22 teams to return to play in Orlando

    The NBA is back! Kings among 22 teams to return to play in Orlando
    Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports Kings are one of six teams invited to play for the final playoff seeds. The NBA season is on its’ way to resuming play on July 31st in Orlando, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The NBA’s Board of Governors has a scheduled call for 12:30 pm ET on Thursday with “the intention of approving the league’s plan for a 22-team return.”
    So the NBA's inviting 22 teams to Orlando: 13 Western Conference, 9 Eastern Conference. Eight-r
  • Kings TV play-by-play announcer Grant Napear resigns after “all lives matter” Tweet

    Kings TV play-by-play announcer Grant Napear resigns after “all lives matter” Tweet
    DeMarcus Cousins, Matt Barnes, and Chris Webber all said this was a response expected from Napear.
  • Grant Napear fired from KHTK, resigns as Kings play-by-play announcer

    Grant Napear fired from KHTK, resigns as Kings play-by-play announcer
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Sacramento Kings and Grant Napear have parted ways. Grant Napear has resigned from his position as the play-by-play commentator for the Sacramento Kings following the backlash he received for a tweet about the Black Lives Matter movement, according to Jason Jones of The Athletic.
    Napear has also been fired from Sports 1140 KHTK, Bonneville Sacramento announced in a statement on Tuesday. Napear was placed on administrative leave by the radio station on
  • Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear placed on administrative leave

    Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear placed on administrative leave
    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 news on Monday, after Napear and former King DeMarcus Cousins shared an exchange on Twitter. Anderson&rs
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  • The origin story of the “Black Falcon”

    The origin story of the “Black Falcon”
    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 listed, such as “The General” and “Quick”. And seriously, “Quick”?
    Harris
  • How many teams will make 2020 NBA Playoffs?

    How many teams will make 2020 NBA Playoffs?
    The NBA could resume with 16, 20, 22 or 30 teams.
  • Royal Reading: Kings’ season will likely continue under NBA’s current proposal

    Royal Reading: Kings’ season will likely continue under NBA’s current proposal
    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 the 2019-20 season with 20-to-22 teams.
    Under Silver’s proposal, the league will continue play i
  • Harrison Barnes thinks NBA fans are more important than people realize

    Harrison Barnes thinks NBA fans are more important than people realize
    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 Kings meaningful games to play.
    Even though the games will be consequential, that doesn’t mean they’ll be
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  • Harrison Barnes only wants the Kings to play again if the games matter

    Harrison Barnes only wants the Kings to play again if the games matter
    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 deals with every year as lottery teams pivot towards “youth movements” down the stretch
  • What is your happiest and saddest memory as a Kings fan?

    What is your happiest and saddest memory as a Kings fan?
    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. With Chris Webber, Peja Stojakovic, Mike Bibby and Vlade Divac leading the way, Sacrame
  • How Buddy Hield’s contract could be affected by resuming the 2019-20 season

    How Buddy Hield’s contract could be affected by resuming the 2019-20 season
    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 Sacramento front office negotiated a favorable deal; the Kings retained the key prize of the DeMarcus Cousins trade and desc
  • Who starts in the Kings frontcourt if the season resumes?

    Who starts in the Kings frontcourt if the season resumes?
    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 No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley III time to rehab, and potentially return to action after missing all but 13 games thi
  • Lindsey Harding explains her coaching philosophy

    Lindsey Harding explains her coaching philosophy
    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 five other coaches, including Rick Carlisle of the Dallas Mavericks, Doc Rivers of the LA Clippers, and Dawn Staley of the Sout
  • NBA reportedly considering play-in scenario where Kings would compete in playoffs

    NBA reportedly considering play-in scenario where Kings would compete in playoffs
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The Sacramento Kings could end their playoff streak this year thanks to a new playoff format. On the day the NBA indefinitely suspended its season, the Sacramento Kings were scheduled to play a game against the New Orleans Pelicans, a team they had lost to by two points earlier in the season. Out of an abundance of caution, the game was canceled, and neither team has played a game since.
    The next time the Kings and Pelicans face off could be in the po
  • Royal Reading: NBA reportedly looking into World Cup format to continue season

    Royal Reading: NBA reportedly looking into World Cup format to continue season
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The Kings would get into the tournament as a Tier 5 team.The NBA continues to work towards putting a plan in place to continue the 2019-20 season. We have heard of several formats for the league to resume play, including going straight into a traditional 16-team playoff, having each team play a few more regular season games before going into the postseason, and having a play-in tournament.
    The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor says the league has on
  • The best Kings plays of the 2019-20 season (so far)

    The best Kings plays of the 2019-20 season (so far)
    Photo by Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via Getty Images ESPN picked De’Aaron Fox’s intentionally-missed free throw to help Sacramento beat Minnesota in January.It is becoming increasingly likely that the NBA will play more games in the 2019-20 season (though what that means for the Sacramento Kings is unclear), but it is also always an excellent time to revisit the top plays of the season.ESPN picked a favorite play for each team in 2019-20, and unsurprisingly, they landed on De&rsqu
  • Where do the Kings fit into the NBA’s plans?

    Where do the Kings fit into the NBA’s plans?
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The NBA is preparing to make its return, and the Sacramento Kings don’t know if they’ll be part of it. It’s been almost three months since the Sacramento Kings played their last game and we still don’t know exactly if or when they’ll play again, but for the first time since this all started, we have an idea of when and where the NBA’s season will resume.
    On Saturday, NBA spokesperson Mike Bass released a statement v
  • Kings face coverings are now available, with the proceeds going to a good cause

    Kings face coverings are now available, with the proceeds going to a good cause
    FOCO All proceeds generated from sales of these face masks will go to Feeding America and Second Harvest Canada.Sacramento County continues to recommend that individuals wear face coverings when outside, in accordance with guidelines from the California Department of Public Health, and now there’s a way to do so while supporting the Kings. FOCO has released a team-specific series of face masks, including a Sacramento Kings three-pack.These face coverings are not only in a beautiful shade
  • Report: NBA could resume with group stage

    Report: NBA could resume with group stage
    As far as ways to resume with 20 teams, this isn't bad.
  • On this day in Kings history: A dominant win over the Lakers in the 2002 Western Conference Finals

    On this day in Kings history: A dominant win over the Lakers in the 2002 Western Conference Finals
    Plus more Kings news from around the web. Exactly 18 years ago today, the Sacramento Kings went on the road to take on theLos Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals.
    Despite being without All-Star forward Peja Stojackovic for the fourth-straight game, the Kings won Game 2 at home in front of a raucous home crowd at Arco Arena, tying the series at 1-1.It wasn’t going to be an easy task. The Lakers had only lost once at home during the first two rounds, and with Kings
  • The Kings held a virtual graduation party for the Class of 2020

    The Kings held a virtual graduation party for the Class of 2020
    Screenshot / YouTube The event was part of the team’s “In This Together” initiative.As part of the franchise’s “In This Together” initiative to help support the city of Sacramento during the coronavirus pandemic, the Kings held a virtual graduation party Thursday for the Class of 2020.The event, which is available to view online, was hosted by the Kings in-arena emcee Katerina Kontouris and featured photos and video montages submitted by graduates and their f
  • Who is in your Kings all-time starting 5?

    Who is in your Kings all-time starting 5?
    Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images ESPN released its list, and it is had one major omission from recent years.ESPN released its all-time starting five for every Western Conference team, and the Sacramento Kings squad is a mix of players from the early part of the century, plus legends from long ago.Here is the lineup:
    PG: Oscar Robertson
    SG: Tiny Archibald
    SF: Peja Stojakovic
    PF: Chris Webber
    C: Jerry Lucas
    Robertson is a no brainer. During his 10-year run with the team, the Hall of Famer almo
  • KANGZ, A-Z: Vlade Divac, the Sacramento lifer

    KANGZ, A-Z: Vlade Divac, the Sacramento lifer
    Perhaps no single individual is as synonymous with the Sacramento Kings as Vlade Divac.Editor’s Note: As the NBA shutdown continues (though there are signs of progress!), we’ll be taking a look back at Kings history through the Cincinnati Royals and Kansas City days to identify the best players for each letter of the alphabet. We hope you enjoy KANGZ, A-Z.
    It’s strange to think that a player who started his career with the Los Angeles Lakers would be become so inextricable from
  • The NBA is reportedly focused on finishing season in Orlando

    The NBA is reportedly focused on finishing season in Orlando
    Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images The Athletic says the league is zeroing in on Disney World to finish the 2019-20 season.It looks like we are one step closer to having basketball back in our lives.
    The Athletic’s Shams Charania and Sam Amick are reporting that the NBA is in serious talks with Orlando’s Disney World to be the playing site if the league is able to resume the 2019-20 regular season.“While the league has explored the possibility of holding games in
  • KANGZ A-Z: DeMarcus Cousins

    KANGZ A-Z: DeMarcus Cousins
    Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images DeMarcus Cousins was a good basketball player for the Sacramento Kings, but they needed him to be more than that — for his sake and theirs Editor’s Note: As the NBA shutdown continues (though there are signs of progress!), we’ll be taking a look back at Kings history through the Cincinnati Royals and Kansas City days to identify the best players for each letter of the alphabet. We hope you enjoy KANGZ, A-Z.
    For the greater half of the past decad
  • Kings nominated for Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year

    Kings nominated for Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The team was recognized for its work with Build.Black following a police shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark in 2018.The nominations for the sixth annual Sports Humanitarian Awards were released today, and the Sacramento Kings were honored as one of the finalists for Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year.The Kings were the lone NBA team nominated for the award alongside the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Denver Broncos, and New York City FC. Each finalist is g
  • Kings nominated for ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year

    Kings nominated for ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The team was recognized for its work with Build.Black following a police shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark in 2018.The nominations for ESPN’s sixth annual Sports Humanitarian Awards were released today, and the Sacramento Kings were honored as one of the finalists for Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year.The Kings were the lone NBA team nominated for the award alongside the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Denver Broncos, and New York City FC. Each fina
  • Royal Reading: A redo of the Kings’ 2009 and 2010 NBA draft picks

    Royal Reading: A redo of the Kings’ 2009 and 2010 NBA draft picks
    Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images How things could have changed if former GM Geoff Petrie went in a different directions. Success and the Sacramento Kings haven’t been synonymous when it comes to the NBA Draft. From missing out on Luca Doncic, to passing up on Steph Curry, the franchise has made its fair share of draft blunders over the years.
    Luckily, the SB Nation NBA team put together a redraft where we were given an opportunity to redeem the Kings’ picks. Last w
  • KANGZ, A-Z: Otis Birdsong, scoring machine

    KANGZ, A-Z: Otis Birdsong, scoring machine
    The second pick of the 1977 NBA Draft helped the team reach the conference finals in 1981. The Kansas City Kings finished the 1976-77 season 40-42, missing the playoffs for the second straight year.Back then, the NBA determined the draft order by having a coin flip between the worst team in each conference for the Nos. 1 and 2 picks, while the rest of the selections were based on the standings.This was a huge development for the Kings at the time. In September of 1976, the team had sent star Tin
  • KANGZ, A-Z: Tiny Archibald, the first great King

    KANGZ, A-Z: Tiny Archibald, the first great King
    Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images In the franchise’s first season as the Kings, Nate “Tiny” Archibald put up a statistical season that has yet to be replicated by any NBA player. Editor’s Note: As the NBA shutdown continues (though there are signs of progress!), we’ll be taking a look back at Kings history through the Cincinnati Royals and Kansas City days to identify the best players for each letter of the alphabet. We hope you enjoy KANGZ, A-Z.There is
  • Underdog Week: Isaiah Thomas is The Pizza Guy

    Underdog Week: Isaiah Thomas is The Pizza Guy
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Before Isaiah Thomas became a fan favorite in Boston, he was a pizza guy, and an important player for the Sacramento Kings. Editor’s note: It’s Underdog Week here at SB Nation, and we’re kicking things off with one of most famous underdogs in NBA history, Isaiah Thomas: The Pizza Guy.
    Three years ago, on May 2, 2017, Isaiah Thomas scored 53 points for the Boston Celtics in their second-round matchup with the Washington Wizards. To th
  • Gavin Newsom says sports could return to California in June

    Gavin Newsom says sports could return to California in June
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images This would obviously be without fans and with significant modifications to player interactions.The NBA has been preparing for a return to play likely under some kind of bubble, with all the players congregating in Las Vegas or Orlando to finish out the season.As it turns out, there might be potential to play some games right here in California. Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday that live sports (among other things) could return as early as the
  • Royal Reading: Mike Bibby reflects on his time in Sacramento

    Royal Reading: Mike Bibby reflects on his time in Sacramento
    The former King sat down with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. Mike Bibby will always be a legend for in Sacramento for his contributions during the most successful run in Kings history.
    The Kings acquired the point guard from the Vancouver Grizzlies during the 2001 NBA Draft in a trade that that saw the beloved Jason Williams go the other way.
    Bibby averaged 17 points and 5.3 assists during his seven-year run in Sacramento, helping the team make the playoffs five times before being dealt to the A
  • Kings players’ Twitter reactions to ‘The Last Dance’ finale

    Kings players’ Twitter reactions to ‘The Last Dance’ finale
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The series brought sports back into our lives for the last five weeks. ESPN’s documentary, “The Last Dance,” has given sports fans something to do over the past five weeks.Episodes Nos. 9 and 10 gave us insight into the end of the Chicago Bulls dynasty, capped off by Michael Jordan’s NBA Finals winning bucket against the Utah Jazz in 1998.
    Here are some of the Twitter reactions of current and former Sacramento Kings:
    We know wh
  • A redo of the Kings’ 2014, 2015 and 2016 NBA draft picks

    A redo of the Kings’ 2014, 2015 and 2016 NBA draft picks
    Photo by Jeyhoun Allebaugh/NBAE via Getty Images Who could possibly go ahead of Sauce Castillo? The Sacramento Kings haven’t had the best luck in the NBA Draft over the last few years, and that’s underselling it quite a bit. Of the five first-round picks they had from 2014 to 2016, only two of them still play in the NBA: Willie Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere. That’s not ideal.
    Luckily, the SB Nation NBA team put together a redraft where we were given an opportunity to redeem
  • Doug Christie believes defending Michael Jordan helped establish himself in the NBA

    Doug Christie believes defending Michael Jordan helped establish himself in the NBA
    Photo credit should read THOMAS CHENG/AFP via Getty Images Beating Jordan’s Bulls in his fourth NBA season helped convince Christie he belonged in the league.When Doug Christie arrived in Sacramento in 2000, he was a highly-regarded defensive stopper with a developing 3-point shot. Four years earlier, however, Christie was on his third team in four years, unsure if he had a place in the NBA.One game against Michael Jordan and the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls helped convince Christie otherwise.Ch
  • What if the Sun Kings were a real team?

    What if the Sun Kings were a real team?
    Would the Sun Kings compete in the Western Conference? On Thursday’s episode of Bleacher Report’s “Game Of Zones,” the world was introduced to House Sun Kings, a “super house” comprised of the best knights from House Suns and House Kings.
    “Alone we wallow in internal mediocrity, Devin Booker’s character says in the episode, “but together, we stand toe-to-toe with anyone.”
    Obviously the Sun Kings aren’t a real team, but what if the
  • What if the Kings didn’t trade DeMarcus Cousins?

    What if the Kings didn’t trade DeMarcus Cousins?
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images It’s hard to say that the Kings would be on a better path even if they had kept their best player.Perhaps the seminal moment of the last decade in Sacramento Kings history is the DeMarcus Cousins trade in 2017.The Kings made the decision that Cousins would not be worth a supermax extension during the 2017 offseason because he wasn’t good enough to be the best player on a contending team. It was a reasonable outlook, though muddled by the f
  • ‘Majority of players’ on non-playoff teams reportedly want NBA to re-start season with playoffs

    ‘Majority of players’ on non-playoff teams reportedly want NBA to re-start season with playoffs
    Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Whether the Sacramento Kings agree might not matter. On Tuesday, the NBA and NBPA got a feel for how motivated players were to restart the season, and it sounds like everyone’s raring to go — well, almost everyone.
    According to a report from Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports on Tuesday, a large number of players on teams that have virtually no shot at making a push for a playoff spot would prefer to sit out the remainder of the season:
    The majority of player
  • Royal Reading: NBA owners reportedly feeling positive that league will finish season

    Royal Reading: NBA owners reportedly feeling positive that league will finish season
    Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images Plus more Kings news from around the web. We still have a long ways to go, but there seems to be some optimism among NBA officials that the league will resume the 2019-20 season.
    ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Board of Governors are, “feeling positive about momentum toward an NBA return to play this season.”
    ESPN Sources: Attendees left Board of Governors call w/ Adam Silver today feeling positive about momentum toward an NB
  • What if Chris Webber didn’t get hurt during the 2003 playoffs?

    What if Chris Webber didn’t get hurt during the 2003 playoffs?
    Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images The Kings lost their second round series in seven games to the Dallas Mavericks. It is “What If?” week at SB Nation and we are looking back at how specific games, moments or decisions impacted a franchise.
    After a record-setting season in 2001-02 where the Sacramento Kings went an NBA best 61-21 and advanced to the Western Conference Finals, the team went into 2002-03 with championship aspirations.The Kings struggled with injuriesthroughout
  • Report: NBA unlikely to hold play-in tournament

    Report: NBA unlikely to hold play-in tournament
    How will the NBA playoffs work?
  • This Day in Kings History: Sacramento goes up 3-1 on Dallas in OT thriller

    This Day in Kings History: Sacramento goes up 3-1 on Dallas in OT thriller
    Photo credit should read PAUL BUCK/AFP via Getty Images Mike Bibby got the job done at the end of regulation and in overtime.The Sacramento Kings were in a critical position heading into Game 4 of the 2002 Western Conference semifinals against Dallas.
    They were up 2-1 in the series, but they had just lost Peja Stojakovic to an ankle injury. The Mavericks had already proven that they could win in Arco Arena, and the Kings didn’t want to head back home tied in the series, down a starter. A
  • Harrison Barnes says there’s ‘growing confidence’ in the NBA that the season will finish

    Harrison Barnes says there’s ‘growing confidence’ in the NBA that the season will finish
    Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The question is: will the Sacramento Kings get to finish their season? Monday, May 11, is the two-month anniversary of the day the NBA canceled the game against the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans on March 11 and indefinitely suspended the season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
    Two months later, and the NBA still hasn’t set a date on when the season will return, but the general consensus around the league is that the se
  • Royal Reading: Steve Nash reflects on playing against the 01-02 Kings

    Royal Reading: Steve Nash reflects on playing against the 01-02 Kings
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images The two-time NBA MVP recalled what it was like to play against the loaded Sac Town squad.There is no debate that the 2001-02 Sacramento Kings are the best team in franchise history.Led by Chris Webber, Mike Bibby, Peja Stojakovic and Vlade Divac, the Kings finished atop the NBA standings with a 61-21 record.
    That squad is revered for how they played the game. The Kings style on the offensive end made them a can’t miss draw in the NBA. Head coach
  • Yogi Ferrell is donating meals to the Sacramento Children’s Home

    Yogi Ferrell is donating meals to the Sacramento Children’s Home
    Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Ferrell’s donation is part of the Kings’ “In This Together” initiative.The Sacramento Kings’ “In This Together” effort has been active in the local community ever since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.The organization donated prepared and perishable food to the Sacramento Food Bank and Sacramento County Office of Education from the Golden 1 Center after games were canceled. Multiple players (including
  • Royal Reading: The Kings get some love on ESPN’s top 74 NBA jerseys of all time list

    Royal Reading: The Kings get some love on ESPN’s top 74 NBA jerseys of all time list
    Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images This balances out ESPN saying Sacramento’s old gold jersey is the ugliest ever. The Sacramento Kings have had their fair share of different jerseys over the franchise’s history.One of those looks was ranked as the ugliest in NBA history by ESPN, but now, the sports network is giving Sac Town some love in its top 74 NBA jerseys of all time.
    Here are the Kings uniforms that made the list:
    No. 63 - Kansas City Kings away jersey (worn from 197
  • Marvin Bagley III is ‘working his butt off’ to return this season

    Marvin Bagley III is ‘working his butt off’ to return this season
    Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images The former No. 2 overall pick wants to get back on the court with his teammates this season. Marvin Bagley III hasn’t appeared in a game for the Sacramento Kings since Jan. 20. In total, he’s played 13 games this season, bringing his total number of career NBA games up to 75 in almost two full seasons. Suffice to say, Bagley could use more reps.
    It’s remains unclear when Bagley will take the floor again, in part because the season is s
  • Royal Reading: Kings will reportedly reopen practice facility on May 11

    Royal Reading: Kings will reportedly reopen practice facility on May 11
    Photo by PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP via Getty Images The Athletic’s Sam Amick says the team can hold voluntary individual workouts starting Monday.We might be getting closer to having the NBA back in our lives.
    The Athletic’s Sam Amick says he heard from a source that the Sacramento Kings will be reopening their practice facility for voluntary individual workouts on May 11 under certain conditions.
    Source says Kings will re-open their practice facility on Monday. The Sac County Public Healt
  • Kings Progress Report: Cory Joseph

    Kings Progress Report: Cory Joseph
    Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images A tenacious defender, a decent spot up shooter, and a competent fill-in starter, Joseph checked every box for the Kings this season.Player: Cory Joseph
    Age: 28
    Relevant stats: Cory Joseph played in all 64 games this season and started 22. mostly while De’Aaron Fox was injured. He averaged 6.3 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 3.4 assists in 24.0 minutes per game. Joseph shot 35.1% on 3-pointers.Contract status: Joseph is in year one of a 3-year, $37.2 m

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