Kings Rumors & News

  • Kings' Cousins doubtful for Sunday vs. Blazers

    CSN Bay Area "Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is listed as doubtful on Sacramento’s injury report for Sunday’s game against Portland at Sleep Train Arena. After practice on Saturday, Cousins spent time working on his perimeter shooting. Cousins did not play in the Kings 107-96 loss to the Spurs on Friday..." March 01

  • Report: George Karl controls Kings’ personnel, wants Ty Lawson, willing to move DeMarcus Cousins

    Pro Basketball Talk "Shortly after hiring George Karl, the Kings traded for Andre Miller, Karl’s point guard the Nuggets. That might not be the last roster move Karl inspires in Sacramento. Pete D’Alessandro, who worked with Karl in Denver, is still the Kings’ general manager. But Karl might have usurped some..." February 28

  • Kings made DeMarcus Cousins 'available' at trade deadline "George Karl is running the Kings as coach and Bleacher Report reports that his reach may go far beyond the X's and O's. George Karl's first power move as Sacramento Kings coach was to trade for Andre Miller, a trusted old hand from his Denver days. Expect more of the same this summer. Sources..." February 27

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings say center DeMarcus Cousins (Left Ankle Sprain & Left Hip Contusion) is doubtful for Friday's game versus Spurs.

  • McCallum embracing Kings opportunity with Collison out

    CSN Bay Area "The Kings will toil without starting point guard Darren Collison for the seventh consecutive game Wednesday and Ray McCallum will once again assume floor-leader responsibilities -- this time against the visiting Grizzlies. “It’s always unfortunate for someone to get hurt, but that just gives..." February 26

  • Kings outlast Grizzlies in a physical game for second win under George Karl

    Sacramento Bee "All things considered, it’s better that it was a chair that dealt with the frustrations of DeMarcus Cousins. The Memphis Grizzlies made it tough at times, but the Kings managed to win, 102-90, Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena. Cousins wasn’t happy about some of the foul calls against..." February 26

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings guard Darren Collison (hip flexor) will be re-evaluated in 3-to-6 weeks after hip surgery & his season is likely over, a source said.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    While a decision isn't final, sources say there isn't much optimism of Kings guard Darren Collison (hip flexor strain) returning this season

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Veteran PG Andre Miller, who turns 39 next month, wants to play in the NBA next season & would be interested in re-signing with Sacramento.

  • Karl worried Kings don't have enough playmakers

    CSN Bay Area "George Karl is trying to increase the pace of Sacramento’s offense without its starting point guard, Darren Collison, out due to injury. “An injury creates opportunity but it also creates sometimes the responsibilities are too big for the people who get the opportunity,” Karl said after..." February 25

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    Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings

    Injury Update: @CoachKarl22 says @Darren_Collison is flying to L.A. tomorrow to see a specialist for hip flexor injury.

  • Kings hire Vance Walberg as Assistant Coach

    Sactown Royalty "When George Karl took the helm of the Sacramento Kings last week, he said that he wouldn't be looking to make wholesale changes to the coaching staff but that one or two additions could be seen. One of those additions is now in place as the Kings announced the hiring of Vance Walberg as an..." February 23

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Darren Collison is out again tonight. Reggie Evans is questionable.

  • Kings Sign David Stockton to a 10-Day Contract "The Sacramento Kings announced today that the team has signed David Stockton to a 10-day contract, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. Stockton, a 5-11, 165-pound guard, is averaging 16.6 points (.460 FG%, .364 3pt%, .806 FT%), 3.6 rebounds, 7.9 assists, 2.4 steals and 27.5..." February 20

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  • Kings trade Ramon Sessions to Wizards for Andre Miller

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings have traded guard Ramon Sessions to the Washington Wizards for guard Andre Miller, league sources confirmed. Miller, 38, will be reunited with coach George Karl. The two had a good run together in Denver. After Karl was fired in 2013, Miller fell out with new coach Brian Shaw and was..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Kings trading Ramon Sessions to Washington for Andre Miller, source tells Yahoo.

  • Sources: Kings cooling on trade for Suns' Goran Dragic

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Sacramento Kings continue to be warned that Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic would have no interest in signing an extension with them, the team has become increasingly reluctant to pursue a trade, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Kings were not part of the list of preferred teams..." February 19

  • Karl considering Payton, former head coaches for Kings' staff

    CSN Bay Area "Gary Payton gave DeMarcus Cousins unsolicited advice recently but may soon be giving official counsel as part of George Karl’s Sacramento coaching staff. It is likely that Karl will add one person to the current coaching staff with an overhaul likely coming this summer. “Gary wore his..." February 18

  • Goran Dragic Wanted 'Bad' By Kings

    Real GM Basketball "The Sacramento Kings want Goran Dragic "bad", according to a source. The Kings could move Nik Stauskas and Jason Thompson in order to create max contract space to sign Dragic in the offseason." February 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Teams that would gamble on Dragic deal now (Celtics/Rockets/Kings) are banking on idea fifth year would make big difference in free agency

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    No serious talks yet for Arron Afflalo, but word is OKC, Kings, Bulls, Clippers have discussed. Would be an interesting add for a contender

  • NBA trade rumors: Kings interested in Jonas Jerebko

    Detroit Bad Boys "Sean Deveney from The Sporting News (red flag alert!!) has reported that the Sacramento Kings are interested in adding a stretch-4 to their rotation, and have their eyes set on the Milwaukee Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova and Detroit's own Jonas Jerebko. The proposed return from such a trade would most..." February 17

  • No, the Kings aren't trading DeMarcus Cousins

    SB Nation "The Celtics are rumored to be pursuing Cousins, but there's no chance the Kings trade their star big man. While there's no indication the Sacramento Kings are shopping star DeMarcus Cousins in the wake of hiring George Karl, Grantland's Bill Simmons and Zach Lowe discussed the possibility of..." February 17

  • DeMarcus Cousins Trade Target For Boston Celtics?

    Lakers Nation "The Sacramento Kings are turning over a new leaf by bringing in a proven head coach in George Karl. Although the Kings are seemingly taking a step in the right direction, the consensus seems to be Karl and DeMarcus Cousins eventually won’t see eye-to-eye. With Cousins potentially not being a..." February 17

  • Jason Thompson’s camp hopes Kings trade him

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Kings traded for Rudy Gay and Derrick Williams last season, and they put Jason Thompson on the trade block. Gay and Williams are still in Sacramento. And so is Thompson. Thompson is pretty expendable in Sacramento, but where would he be more central to a team’s core? The 28-year-old..." February 17

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The camp for Kings forward Jason Thompson would like to get him traded before Thursday's deadline, a source said.

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • DeMarcus Cousins rips Barkley "DeMarcus Cousins responded to Charles Barkley's criticism of him by saying he simply doesn't care about anything that comes out of Barkley's mouth. "It ain't personal," Cousins said when asked about the TNT analyst. "I mean, I don't really respect the guy, but at the same time, I don't really..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Sources: Karl considering Richmond, son Coby for assistants

    CSN Bay Area "One of the short term objectives for George Karl is assembling his coaching staff in Sacramento and it’s likely that the Kings existing assistants will remain intact -- with perhaps one addition, is learning. According to league sources, Mitch Richmond and Coby Karl are..." February 13

  • Van Gundy: Kings mistreated Corbin "Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy believes the Sacramento Kings have made a mockery of their "very public" pursuit of George Karl and it's "inexcusable" how they've treated Tyrone Corbin. Sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday that Corbin will be replaced by Karl after All-Star Weekend. "I..." February 12

  • Knight, Middleton and Mayo lead Milwaukee past Sacramento, 111-103

    Brew Hoop "The Milwaukee Bucks' improbable season still has a long way to go, but it's now officially one for the history books. On Wednesday the Bucks became the first team in NBA history to double its prior year win total before the all-star break, recording their 30th win of the season in a 111-103..." February 12

  • Source: George Karl reaches agreement on contract worth nearly $15M to coach Kings

    Yahoo! Sports "George Karl has reached agreement on a four-year contract worth nearly $15 million to become coach of the Sacramento Kings, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Sacramento plans to make a formal announcement soon. The deal will include a $1.5 million buyout provision on the $5 million owed..." February 12

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    Forgot to mention this yesterday: Quincy Miller not with the team. 2nd 10-day contract expired, could sign for rest of season after break.

  • Gasol, Bulls roll over hapless Kings in return to United Center

    CSN Chicago "Considering how this roller-coaster season has gone for the Bulls, Tuesday’s matchup against the embattled Sacramento Kings could’ve easily been circled as a trap game with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the All-Star break looming. The Kings entered having lost 11 of their last 13 and are dealing..." February 11

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Increasingly hearing Friday mentioned as day for Kings to finally say George Karl is their new coach so he can go full steam after AS break

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    George Karl as new Kings coach is official. Tyrone Corbin will coach tonight at Milwaukee as planned.

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Kings: 'I just hope they make a decision soon and stick with it'

    Yahoo! Sports "Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins issued a statement on Tuesday that refuted any participation in the franchise’s coaching changes and called for a stabilization of the position. "I wasn't consulted when the decision was made to fire Mike Malone and I'm not being consulted now,”..." February 10

  • George Karl closing in on Kings job "Only a dramatic and unexpected collapse in the final stage of negotiations can prevent George Karl from becoming the next coach of the Sacramento Kings, according to league sources. Although the Kings have yet to formally announce a done deal with Karl, sources told on Tuesday that the..." February 10

  • Kings nearing 4-year deal to hire Karl as coach

    Yahoo! Sports "The Sacramento Kings and George Karl are progressing on a four-year contract worth between $4 million to $5 million a season to become coach of the Sacramento Kings, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Tyrone Corbin will coach the final two Kings' games before the All-Star break Tuesday at..." February 10

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings interim coach Tyrone Corbin has been told he is coaching the next two games going into NBA All-Star Break, a source told Yahoo Sports.

  • All signs point to George Karl being named head coach during the All-Star Break

    Sactown Royalty "The Kings are getting closer and closer to naming George Karl their new head coach, per multiple reports. Karl would likely take over the team at some point during the All-Star break, but after the following two road games in Chicago and Milwaukee. That would give Karl a few days to get..." February 09

  • Kings dispatch Suns at buzzer, 85-83

    CSN Bay Area "The Kings defeated the Suns on Sunday in dramatic fashion on a DeMarcus Cousins 19-foot jumper at the buzzer 85-83 at Sleep Train Arena. Sacramento took a 14-point lead into the fourth quarter, but Phoenix took an 83-81 lead on a Markieff Morris jumper with 1:21 remaining in the..." February 09

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    Ric Bucher @RicBucher

    League source: Kings have made a contract proposal to George Karl.

  • Kings owner Vivek Ranadive will let GM pick next coach

    USA Today "The ball is in Pete D'Alessandro's court. Three days after the Sacramento Kings' discussions with George Karl about their coaching job first became public, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports that the team's general manager has been given full clearance from ownership..." February 09

  • DeMarcus Cousins rants on rumors about his camp, George Karl "While the Kings stunned the Suns on a buzzer-beating game-winning jumper by DeMarcus Cousins, the mood wasn't as jovial at the All-Star center's locker following the game. Cousins questioned the media in a post-game rant for rumors suggesting that Cousins' camp is stalling talks between the Kings..." February 09

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Kings and George Karl's rep will re-engage Monday. Front office has recommended hiring, deal terms are close. it's on owners now.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Darren Collison is out again today for Sacramento with a strained hip flexor.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: The resistance to George Karl hiring by Cousins' camp has stalled talks and given sides pause about pushing through on deal.