Surprise Surprise: The Kings are struggling on the court yet again….

I've thought a lot about how to write this, and frankly I'm still confused. That's how confounding this group really is when you get right down to it. On the other hand, there are possible solutions out there. So let's discuss them, yeah? After the jump of course.     Option 1: Stay the course […]

Thoughts on DeMarcus’ Cousins suspension

* This won’t be anything special, but just some jotted thoughts in random order I suppose as they come to me. Numero uno: DeMarcus Cousins. This shit has to stop. Immediately. And, will it? Probably is the unfortunate answer. Cousins, if I had my druthers (and I don’t naturally), would have gotten 30 games for […]

Kings beat Warriors 94-92 but probably should have lost anyway….

Heh. I mostly write obtuse and silly titles to amuse myself. Otherwise, what’s the point? That said, sometimes with young dumb teams ugly wins are about the best you are going to get. And, well, an ugly win that was far too difficult and came down to two missed shots by Steph Curry and Klay […]

Kings lose to Pacers in Double OT!!! All is not well citizens!!!

Okay, sarcasm aside, the road trip isn’t a complete failure at 0-3. Sure, wins are always better than losses. And could the Kings gone 1-2, 2-1 or won all 3 games? Of course. But we knew that. And we know the Kings won’t do that this year. So, it is what it is. I’m not […]

Kings lose to Bulls 93-87

The Kings lost, and that’s that. Here is the Boxscore. I was going to do the 4 Factors, but I don’t feel like calculating Pace and Possessions to do it right now. Maybe in the morning when I’m not in such a “I’m going to conk out” type of mood. Some observations and then I’m […]

The preseason is over; Now what?

This is about the preseason. Not about anything else. Just as an FYI. I could discuss the comments David Stern made or whatever, or talk about the Adrian Wojnarowski article stating that the NBA Front Office is pressuring the Maloofs to sell to Chris Hansen which would allow the Kings to move to Seattle, but […]

Kings beat the Lakers 99-92 at Staples Center; it’s also preseason

I’m not one to ever put stock into the pre-season for any reason. There are lots of variables. Like, a player playing his first game with a team (a la Dwight Howard with the Lakers), and thus what does it mean? Usually nothing. Tonight had an interesting wrinkle: The Lakers played their starters down the […]

Is it possible the Kings could win 50 games?

Okay. Let me be on record on saying that I think a likelihood for the Kings seems anywhere from 25 wins to 40 or even 45 wins. But 45 wins? Is that really impossible? That’s what we are discussing here, and I would say that based on previous seasons that the answer is of course […]

Kings Day on Crossover Chronicles

Mainly because of life, I had forgotten that Kings Day was on Thursday on Bloguin’s NBA blog Crossover Chronicles. Here are all of the pieces for your perusal: Welcome to Kings Day Kings lose Major Sponsor A video of the “glory” years The Aaron Brooks/Isaiah Thomas dynamic 5 questions answered by myself surrounding the Kings […]

Discussing the current state of the Kings

Well here we are. Another training camp, another day of uncertainty surrounding the Kings, and wah-lah!whaddyaknow!sonovabitch it’s October and Media Day. And then pre-season where fans openly wonder about rotations that are not done for anyone’s benefit but Keith Smart, the coaching staff and basketball management. Also the players who are trying to do whatever […]

Kings are moving to Virginia Beach? Mwahahahahahahaha.

Read the title. That’s what I think. I don’t mean disrespect to Virginia Beach, but here’s the bottom line: Virginia Beach has a metro area of 1.6 million people, and none of those include any in Washington DC. It’s actually bigger than Richmond VA for instance. (Allen Iverson is from nearby Hampton VA in case […]

Kings extend Keith Smart’s contract; Why?

The Kings have sent out a press release with a Geoff Petrie quote:   “Keith’s extension gives us the stability we need to continue the development of our team,” Petrie said. “He has the commitment, energy and vision necessary to succeed in building a winning team. We are all looking forward to working with him […]

Jason Thompson gets it, and getting it is why JT got a 5 year deal

Read the title. I literally mean what I wrote there and wrote it that way intentionally: Jason Thompson gets why he got a 5 year contract. Check out these quotes from JT from Saturday’s Bee: “Some guys are going to have to play different roles,” said Thompson, the Kings’ first-round draft pick in 2008. “Some […]

Jason Thompson press conference and other links

Nothing major to report here but the two video’s off Kingsflix that anyone can get. http://youtube.com/watch?v=ComrK55bt0E?feature=player_detailpage And http://youtube.com/watch?v=iI5QkfVrqN4?feature=player_detailpage Matt Moore of CBS Sports breaks down the schedule. Here is a handy breakdown of rest days for each team for the East and West. Ken Berger’s thoughts on on other NBA thingys going on. Read his […]