Posts tagged as: Sacramento Kings

“Shaq-ramento” era begins in Sacramento. Strange as it sounds.

It sounds strange to anybody that followed the Kings and Lakers rivalry over the last decade, but the “Shaqramento” era took off on Tuesday in Sacramento, where minority owner and team consultant Shaquille O’Neal introduced himself to the media. As quotatious and loquacious as ever, Shaq sounded less like the sometimes tongue-tied analyst we see […]

Kings offer challenge after ESPN inexplicably ranks the franchise worst in major sports

ESPN wasn’t exactly impartial in its coverage of the Kings relocation drama, using some of their outlets such as SportsNation, ESPN.com and Outside the Lines to promote a pro-Seattle agenda. The offenses were usually slippery enough to keep from creating a stink in the media, but would consist of ‘interesting’ polling data, work like this […]

Kings TV feature on inspirational 8th grade cancer patient Tyler Hallsey wins award

Often times the discussion on who our heroes are is limited to police, firefighters and our soldiers — and rightfully so — but the story of Arizona eighth grader Tyler Hallsey is one that might make each of the aforementioned tough guys take notice. Hallsey was diagnosed with a brain tumor on February 8.  Pontine […]

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 […]

Kings End Slump with Win over Warriors

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com Since their last win at what was called Arco Arena on Feb. 28, the Sacramento Kings lost six games in a row heading into Monday’s game against division rival Golden State Warriors. The Kings surrendered late leads in both of their previous match-ups, only to lose both games in overtime. With Warriors […]

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 Earn Huge Back-to-Back Wins

By Rob Small, SacMidtown.com For the Sacramento Kings, January was only a sample of how tough the rest of the season would be. Starting last week, the Kings would face the toughest teams the league could offer for most of the rest of the season. Out of the last 40 games of the season, 22 […]

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 […]

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