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A new era is upon us. Where do the Kings go from here with the roster?

I've been looking forward to this post for awhile. (Not really.) Where do the Kings go from here? With the news of Michael Malone being hired yesterday (or presumed to start the process of Malone being hired within the next few days), and with the news of the sale officially closing, and with the news […]

DeMarcus Cousins is now suspended indefinitely: Better yet, so what?

My headline is serious. I'll leave this simple as I dont' really care that DeMarcus Cousins is not on the court. This is a guy averaging 16.5 points, 9.5 boards, 41.4% from the field shooting wise, and is one of the reasons the Kings are a terrible defensive team. Is Keith Smart or Geoff Petrie […]

Kings beat Lakers 113-97

There are times, and places, where wins can be cathartic. For a lot of Kings fans, a win against the Lakers qualifies as such. For me what was cathartic is that the Kings clearly got many quality performances across the board tonight in a much needed victory that now has the Kings 3-8 on the […]

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 […]