Posts tagged as: NBA

STOP anti-arena signature collectors caught misleading voters again

The definition of what is a tax and what isn’t a tax will likely be a hotly contested one for all of time. In the case of anti-arena group STOP (Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork), their continued use of the word ‘tax’ when describing their opposition of Sacramento’s plan to build a downtown Entertainment and […]

NBA to add motion cameras in every single arena this season

Basketball has always been a game that has fell between football (less stats and data) and baseball (more stats and data) when talking about advanced stats or data analysis. But that has changed over recent years as the advent of Twitter and proliferation of websites talking basketball has allowed for exponential learning among fans, media, […]

Kings Earn 4-1 Road Trip

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com For most of the season, the Sacramento Kings never won three games in a row. It was about to become a reality when they up by three points against the Philadelphia 76ers last Sunday. Unfortunately for the Kings, a desperation three-pointer by the Sixers’ Lou Williams sent the game into overtime. It […]

Cousins Shines at All-Star Weekend

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com The Sacramento Kings didn’t go into All-Star Weekend on a good note. After rookie DeMarcus Cousins was held in Sacramento and fined after for an altercation with Donté Greene, the Kings were blown out on back-to-back nights in Oklahoma City and Dallas. Tyreke Evans didn’t play in those games because the […]

Kings Grab Win After Turbulent Week

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com The Sacramento Kings’ recent troubles have been on the court. After winning three out of four games against playoff bound teams, the Kings dropped five games in a row against teams of equal or higher caliber, all at home. With the exception of the game against San Antonio, the Kings had […]

Kings Learning How to Finish Games

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com In the past few games the Kings have proven that they can stay close in games but they haven’t shown the ability to finish games consistently. After returning from a 1-5 road trip, the Kings played the Portland Trail Blazers at home last Wednesday, the Golden State Warriors in Oakland on […]

Kings Return After Long Trip

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com The Sacramento Kings’ six-game road trip, the longest on the schedule, was going to be anything but easy. After losing the first game against the Toronto Raptors, the Kings still had to face two sets of back-to-back games. The first set was against the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics followed by […]

Kings Looking to End Skid

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com Before battling the Los Angeles Lakers in a nationally televised game at home, the Sacramento Kings had a 3-1 record, winning two road games and their home opener. After a promising start, it’s been all downhill. The Kings have lost five games in a row, which is the second-longest active losing […]

Kings Open At Home

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com For the first time  in seven years the Sacramento Kings are coming home with a 2-1 record after starting on the road. The team comes home with wins against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Clevelnad Cavaliers. In between wins, they lost to the New Jersey Nets. In all three games the Kings […]

Kings Preparing for Regular Season

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com With two games left in the preseason, Kings head coach Paul Westphal has put together the starting line-up to start the regular season. There was much anticipation about who would start at small forward, but the decision’s been made. With Westphal’s affinity for Omri Casspi to be the team’s sixth man, […]

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