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De'Aaron Fox lives up to billing, looks ready for primetime after solid debut
Fox puts on a show in the Kings' season opener that left spectators believing Sacramento may have landed a very special player...
Joerger talking to ref
Kings adamantly disagree with perplexing foul call at end of loss to Rockets
Trailing by three with 26 seconds left, the Kings thought they had forced a big turnover. Instead, a foul was assessed after a review, dashing their hopes.
Fox driving on Rockets
Instant Analysis: De'Aaron Fox shines in Kings' opening loss to Rockets
Five Kings scored in double figures, including No. 5 overall pick De'Aaron Fox, but it wasn't enough as the Rockets held on for the win Wednesday night.
Bucket-by-bucket: Fox, Jackson combine for 19 in debut
Justin Jackson got the start Wednesday and scored five points while De'Aaron Fox poured in 14 off the bench.
Lil Jon 'always down' to help fire, hurricane relief funds
Following his halftime performance to help raise money for relief funds, Grammy award winning artist Lil Jon caught up with Kayte Christensen.
Ahmed gives a whole new meaning to Kings' youth movement
Check out Ahmed Fareed's day at the Kings' season-opener.
Shot of the Game: Hield goes on run, gets Kings back in game
Buddy Hield finished with 19 points in the season opener...
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The Kings Insider Podcast: 20-year NBA vet Vince Carter
Vince Carter joins the Kings Insider Podcast to discuss how his experiences will help him this year as he works with a lot of young players.
Gameday: Can Kings slow down Rockets from beyond the arc?
The Kings saw the Rockets take down the reigning champions on opening night. With veteran additions how will this young squad control Houston?
Bulls forward Bobby Portis suspended multiple games for punching teammate
The season hasn't even started yet and the Bulls already have their first loss in a wild situation between two angry teammates.
Kings look to get healthy with opener just days away
The Sacramento Kings open the 2017-18 schedule Wednesday night against the Rockets and it looks like they might do so with a full arsenal of players at their disposal...
Kings waive three players days before season opener
The regular season begins Wednesday for the Kings. On Sunday, the team requested waivers on three players with the preseason slate over.
Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Kings' preseason loss to Warriors
The Warriors controlled the majority of the game and finished their preseason slate with a home win over the Kings...
The Kings Insider Podcast: Jerry Reynolds
Jerry Reynolds readies for another season of Sacramento Kings basketball -- his 33rd with the organization...
Kings will be shorthanded in exhibition finale vs Warriors
With the regular season just five days away, Sacramento faces uncertainty with three of its rotational players...
Kings' Hill and Bogdanovic leave preseason game early
While the Kings have depth, with opening night just a week away, there is a possibility Sacramento will start the season short-handed...
Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Kings' preseason loss to Clippers
It was a tie game at halftime, but a strong third quarter by the Clippers helped them distance themselves from the Kings over at Staples...
Marcus Williams driving against Blazers
Kings make three roster moves, waive veteran point guard
A day after dropping their preseason game against the Blazers, the Kings waived guard Marcus Williams and signed two guards.
Harry Giles and Joel Embiid
Kings rookie Harry Giles can find motivation in Joel Embiid's monster deal
Joel Embiid's path to a five-year, $148 million deal isn't one anyone chooses. But the Kings have a player that could emulate the 76ers' star center.
Joerger: Jackson is 'a great guy to have in our culture'
Dave Joerger addresses how Justin Jackson has improved during the preseason.
Justin Jackson playing against the Blazers
Five takeaways from Kings' 97-83 preseason loss to Blazers
Justin Jackson scored a team-high 16 points Monday night, but it wasn't enough as the Blazers left Golden 1 Center with the win.
Embiid celebrating
Report: 76ers give Joel Embiid $148 million despite just 31 games played
Joel Embiid has only appeared in 31 games since being drafted in 2014. But that didn't stop the 76ers from reportedly giving up a monster extension Monday.
De'Aaron Fox undergoes precautionary X-ray on back, out vs Portland
After sustaining a lower back bruise and undergoing an X-ray, the Kings are keeping rookie De'Aaron Fox out of tonight's preseason game...
Five takeaways as Kings' comeback effort falls short in loss to Lakers
After trailing by 12 points at the half, the Kings found their way and fought back, but it wasn't enough in a preseason loss to the Lakers.
Five takeaways from the Kings' 20-point preseason loss to the Spurs
After beating the Spurs in Sacramento to start off the preseason, the Kings saw a much different outcome Friday night in San Antonio.
The Kings Insider Podcast: Dave Joerger and Harry Giles
In this edition of the Kings Insider Podcast, James Ham welcomes a new co-host and is joined by heac coach Dave Joerger and rookie Harry Giles...
Kings' Giles to be held out of games until January
The Kings will side on with science as the gifted 6-foot-10, 240-pound North Carolina native is one of a select few players to come through the league with bilateral ACL tears...
Personal preference: Kings get to host All-Star Game before Warriors
Given Joe Lacob’s relationship with Vivek Ranadive and vice versa, a joint venture seems out of the question...
Preseason Game 1 vs Spurs a night of firsts for Kings rookies
When you're a team that walks into a season with five rookies, there are going to be a few new experiences for the your young players...
New NBA All-Star Game format -- no more West vs East matchup
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today a new All-Star Game format for NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles.  This will mark the NBA’s first...
Five takeaways from the Kings preseason opening win vs Spurs
With both teams relying heavily on their young players, the Kings came away with a victory to start the 2017-18 NBA preseason...
Rudy Gay portrait shoot
Back in Sacramento, Rudy Gay reflects on time with Kings: 'A lot of learning'
After four seasons with the Kings, Rudy Gay returns Monday as a visitor. He won't play, but that didn't stop him from talking about his time in Sacramento.
Bay Area athletes react to deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas
Current and former Bay Area athletes woke up to the news of the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Here's how they reacted.
Malachi Richardson, the Kings' forgotten man
Malachi Richardson made his mark into the Kings' rotation as a rookie last season. But, injuries happen. Now, he's ready to remind us who he is.
Young Kings look to get out and run: 'It’s going to be a fun way to play'
Vivek Ranadivé finally gets his wish. With a new youth movement in Sacramento, these Kings will push the pace...
By locking up Divac and Joerger, Kings cement long-term leadership
The Kings haven't had stability between the head coach and front office for years. With Dave Joerger and Vlade Divac, the tides are turning.
Joerger and Divac
Kings give Vlade Divac contract extension, pick up Dave Joerger's option
With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Kings secured GM Vlade Divac and head coach Dave Joerger through the 2019-20 season.
Harry Giles and Zach Randolph
Joerger, Kings' veterans begin camp by building foundation for the future
While the kids are the talk of the town in Sacramento, the veteran additions have an important job to teach and develop the Kings' young core.
Vince Carter dunks on kids hoop
Vince Carter explains why he signed with Kings instead of title contender
Nobody would have faulted 40-year-old Vince Carter if he signed with a contender to chase a ring. Instead, he joined the Kings. Why?
The adjustment is going to take some time for Bogdan Bogdanovic
The NBA game is very different from what Bogdanovic is used to in Europe...
Kings rookie Harry Giles draws lofty comparison
During a conversation on the Kings Insider Podcast, Peja Stojakovic said that Harry Giles reminds him of one of his former teammates...
Fox describes how he expects Kings to play in 2017-18
What will it be like to play with a pair of centers that love to run in Willie Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere?
Vince Carter picked the Kings over contenders because...
Vince Carter joins James Ham and Jim Kozimor to discuss what he admires about Dave Joerger.
George Hill explains reasons for signing with Kings
James Ham and Jim Kozimor talk with new King point guard George Hill at Media Day.
Willie sheds light on what fueled big second half of 2016-17
James Ham and Jim Kozimor sit down with third-year center Willie Cauley-Stein at Kings Media Day.
Harry Giles reacts to comparison to Chris Webber
James Ham and Jim Kozimor catch up with rookie Harry Giles during Kings Media Day.
What is Papagiannis looking forward to in second season?
James Ham and Jim Kozimor catch up with 2016 first-round pick Gerogios Papagiannis during Kings Media Day.
Skal Labissiere opens up about highlight of 2017 summer
Second-year big man Skal Labissiere discusses how people reacted when he went back to Haiti for the first time in seven years.
Jackson explains how blue chip pedigree will help rookies
Coming from a program that didn't lose much, is Justin Jackson prepared for a difficult rookie season?
Doug Christie pinpoints biggest thing for Kings in 2017-18
Jim Kozmor, James Ham and Doug Christie discuss the Kings' glut of talent at the shooting guard position.
The Kings Insider Podcast: Peja Stojakovic
Kings legend Peja Stojakovic swings by to discuss the hiring of Galen Duncan, the young players coming into training camp and the transition awaiting Bogdan Bogdanovic...
Kings owner Ranadivé releases statement on Trump's 'deeply disappointing' comments
Donald Trump has the sports world on fire with his comments about athletes protesting the anthem. Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé responded...
Kings hire VP of professional development
With five rookies and another four sophomores on the roster, the Kings are investing in a seasoned mentor and life coach.
Bogdan Bogdanovic playing for Serbia
Kings finally get to unleash highly skilled weapon Bogdanovic on NBA stage
After years of hype, the NBA will get a chance to see what Serbian guard Bogdan Bogdanovic has to offer. The Kings hope he was worth the wait.
The Kings Insider Podcast: ZBo's legal issues, Bogdanovic puts on a show
Aaron Bruski joins James Ham on The Kings Insider Podcast to discuss Zach Randolph's legal troubles and Bogdan Bogdanovic lighting up EuroBasket 2017.
Kings miss potential competitive advantage while going floor crazy
The Kings need more floors on their home court because, hey, why not. Here's why not -- look at the Celtics' glory days.
Report: Kings big man Zach Randolph takes plea, avoids jail time
After facing felony charges just one month ago, Kings veteran big man Zach Randolph will face no jail time from an arrest in August.
Garrett Temple -- the Kings' forgotten man
When the season starts, Garrett Temple will likely start at shooting guard. He is used to living his NBA life in relative anonymity...
De'Aaron Fox is the future, but don't count out Frank Mason
While Sacramento is pinning its hopes on De'Aaron Fox, that doesn’t necessarily mean that Frank Mason is out of the picture...
George Hill will play a major role as he mentors Kings rookies
For now, George Hill will start at the point and act as a veteran advisor for De'Aaron Fox and Frank Mason. He knew what he was buying into...
Justin Jackson during Summer League
Daunting task awaits Dave Joerger, Kings staff during 2017-18 season
With a loaded rookie class, there's a lot of intrigue surrounding the Kings this season. But is there the proper infrastructure to support such a young team?
Kings forward Zach Randolph walks out of court with reduced charges
The Kings and Zach Randolph aren't out of the woods just yet, but they did receive good news Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles...
Kings release PSA for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Houston natives turned Kings rookies De'Aaron Fox and Justin Jackson are reaching out for donations to help those in need affected from Hurricane Harvey.
Bay Area teams join efforts in Hurricane Harvey relief
As Houston still deals with the horrors of Hurricane Harvey, Bay Area teams are pushing to donate in relief efforts.
Kings rookies, Houston natives get involved in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
While their families are safe from Hurricane Harvey, Houston is in the hearts of Kings rookies De'Aaron Fox and Justin Jackson. 
NBA punishes Lakers for violating anti-tampering rules
After an independent investigation, the NBA has handed down a fine against the Lakers for comments made from the team about Paul George.
Kings rookies share feelings on hometown ravaged by Harvey
Houston natives De'Aaron Fox and Justin Jackson spoke to media about the hurricane that has devastated Houston.
Kings behind push to donate to victims of Hurricane Harvey
The Sacramento Kings have joined hands with the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Click here to donate.
Retirement on hold: At 40 years old, Manu Ginobili returning to Spurs
Manu Ginobili is going nowhere. On Thursday, the 40-year-old guard made it official that he will be back with the Spurs for his 16th NBA season.
Patience needed for young and inexperienced Kings
Vlade Divac and his team have assembled a lot of talent in Sacramento, but the youngsters will need time to develop...
NBA opens investigation on Lakers' alleged tampering
Paul George is on the Oklahoma City Thunder now, but the Pacers are going after the Lakers for their interest in the star player...
DeMarcus Cousins: 'Take all them motherf****** down'
When an inquiry was thrown his direction about confederate statues in New Orleans and his home state of Alabama...
The Maloofs' colossal charity bet on Mayweather-McGregor circus act
There’s nothing wrong with promotion, attaching it to one of the seediest carnival events of the modern era makes it seem, well, kind of creepy...
The Kings Insider Podcast: Doug Christie
Analyst Doug Christie joins The Kings Insider Podcast to discuss the team's offseason moves and the Zach Randolph situation.
Cousins playing against the Kings
Top seven Kings' games to watch during 2017-18 season
While the Kings added some veterans through free agency, they will be a young team during the 2017-18 season, which will make things interesting.
The Happy Hour: How much is Z-Bo's image hurt from arrest?
Zach Randolph had completely changed his image in Memphis. But it didn't take long for it to take a hit in Sacramento.
Randolph arrest puts Kings in (familiar) uncomfortable situation
For the second straight season, the Kings are in a position to answer for the off-court actions of one of the veteran superstars...
Kings big man Zach Randolph arrested for drugs
It's been a good offseason for the Kings, who revamped their roster. Unfortunately, one of the new additions ran into trouble on Wednesday...
The Kings Insider Podcast: Jack Cooley
Jack Cooley discusses inking a two-way contract with the Sacramento Kings...
Rivers no longer running front office: 'Cool general managing, Glenn'
Doc Rivers has lost his team-building responsibilities with the Clippers to focus solely on coaching them...
Cousins ready for Sacramento return vs Kings: 'Oh my God, I can't wait'
DeMarcus Cousins enters his first full season in New Orleans and wants nothing more than see the Kings in Sacramento with a vengeance.
Brandon D. Williams
Brandon Williams brings survivalist's mindset to Kings: 'I smell the game'
With an important vacancy to fill, the Kings brought in Brandon D. Williams on Sunday, someone they hope can be a jack-of-all-trades executive.
Source: New Clippers forward breaks thumb after fighting in friendly game
Apparently the newest Clippers forward did not learn from his teammate Blake Griffin's past mistakes with punching...
Brandon D. Williams
Kings add ex-Warriors player, 76ers exec as assistant GM
Vlade Divac has added another member to his staff as the Kings have hired Brandon D. Williams as an assistant GM, a source confirmed to
Jack Cooley and JaKarr Sampson
How two-way contract additions Cooley, Sampson fit with Kings
The Kings filled out their two-way contract roster spots Saturday by signing Jack Cooley and JaKarr Sampson. But can they crack the rotation?
There's a new Kings' No. 15 in town; Sacramento settles on uniform numbers
Vince Carter bumps a rookie for his number while Zach Randolph and George Hill will settle into the numbers they've always had...
Otis Smith in Orlando in 2011
Report: Kings meeting with former Magic, Warriors exec
In their search for a new VP of basketball operations, the Kings have reportedly met with the former GM of the Orlando Magic.
Report: Deal in China for ex-Kings guard worth more than his NBA minimum
In China last year, the 10th overall pick in the 2011 draft averaged 37.6 points and 8.2 rebounds per contest...
Afflalo playing against the Magic
Report: Ex-Kings guard agrees to one-year deal with Magic
After just one season in Sacramento, veteran guard Arron Afflalo is reportedly headed back to Orlando on a one-year deal.
Kings rookie De’Aaron Fox gets in on the Drive By Dunk Challenge
Kings rookie De'Aaron Fox is the latest NBA player to get in on this summer's hottest new trend with the Drive By Dunk Challenge.
De'Aaron Fox and Kyrie Irving
Source: Kings have no interest in De'Aaron Fox-for-Kyrie Irving swap
The rumor mill sucked in De'Aaron Fox and the Kings on Sunday. But according to a source, there is no truth to this possible trade.
Jack Cooley during the Summer League
Source: Kings to sign Summer League standout to two-way contract
Jack Cooley must have made a good impression on the Kings, as the team will sign him to a two-way contract, a league source confirmed.
Report: Kings finally give up hope on long lost prospect
One of the greatest European basketball players ever will officially never be a King. Oh, and he's a 44-year-old free agent...
The Kings Insider Podcast: Busy summer for Sacramento
James Ham breaks down Summer League, free agent acquisitions and the exit of Scott Perry on the latest episode of The Kings Insider Podcast.
Kings preseason schedule: Circle Oct. 8 on your calendars
The Kings fly to Sin City for their annual matchup in Vegas against the Lakers. The game will take on a more of a circus feel...
Labissiere returns to Haiti, reunites with man who pulled him from quake rubble
Kings forward Skal Labissiere is back in his home country and reconnected with a man he will never forget...
Top 15 NBA free agents still on the market
The biggest names are already gone, but there is still plenty of viable options left in NBA free agency...
Lawson driving against Livingston
After one year in Sacramento, ex-Kings guard heads to China
Ty Lawson is taking his talents overseas as the former Kings point guard announced that he will play in China next season.
LaVar Ball and De'Aaron Fox
Did Lonzo Ball duck De'Aaron Fox? LaVar Ball trashes Kings rookie
The basketball world speculated that Lonzo Ball was ducking De'Aaron Fox when he sat out the July 10 Summer League game. On Sunday, LaVar weighed in.
The Houston Rockets are for sale
Leslie Alexander took over as owner on July 30, 1993, and the Rockets went on to win back-to-back titles in 1994 and 1995.
Papagiannis helped off court after injury
After hard fall, Kings provide MRI results on Georgios Papagiannis' hip
Georgios Papagiannis was in a lot of pain after falling hard on Friday night, but he got good news from the MRI results on Saturday.
Rondo pulls Cousins headband down
Report: Former Kings guard to reunite with Cousins in New Orleans
DeMarcus Cousins will get to play with Rajon Rondo again as the free agent point guard has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Pelicans.
Kings end Summer League on high note behind Jackson's 29 points
The Kings finished with just a 2-4 record in Summer League, but rookie Justin Jackson gave them reasons for optimism in their final game.