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Len Berman | Posted 03.07.2012 | New York
Len Berman

So are these the NFL playoffs or a month-long exercise to see which AFC team loses the Super Bowl? The NFC seems stacked.

Kings Fire Coach After 2-5 Start

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings fire coach Paul Westphal after a 2-5 start...

Rookie Gets First NBA Points On Amazing No-Look, Over-The-Head Ally-Oop Slam

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

A professional basketball player is likely to remember the first basket that he scores in the NBA regardless of the circumstance. But rarely will that...

WATCH: Faried's Incredible Dunk From No Look Alley-Oop Pass

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Al Harrington scored 15 points, Rudy Fernandez had 12 points to go with eight assists, and the Denver Nuggets won their third straight by be...

If Everyone Knew DeMarcus Cousins Wasn't a Star, Maybe He Wouldn't Bother His Coaches

David Berri | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports
David Berri

When we look past scoring totals and focus on efficiency, it's very clear that Cousins is not a very good NBA player. And if this was understood by Cousins and the Kings coaching staff, one suspects Cousins would behave very differently.

What Should the Sacramento Kings Do With DeMarcus Cousins?

Danny Groner | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

The biggest problem appears to center around the team's young star who, according to reports, has demanded a trade. Others are already speculating about where Cousins could land.

Kings Send Disgruntled Star Home But Still Beat Hornets

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Tyreke Evans had 27 points and Marcus Thornton scored 25 for the Sacramento Kings in a 96-80 victory over the New Orleans Hornet...

Kings Say Young Star Abruptly Demanded Trade

AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins abruptly began to sever ties Sunday after the team said the promising young cente...

Knicks Top Kings

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points, Tyson Chandler had 18 of his 22 in the second half, and the New York Knicks assumed control ea...

Lakers Off To A Rough Start

AP | By JOSH DUBOW | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Marcus Thornton scored 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings opened the season in grand fashion, be...

Jimmer Engaged

Posted 10.27.2011 | Sports

Sacramento Kings rookie Jimmer Fredette announced on Twitter Friday night that he and his longtime girlfriend Whitney Wonnacott are engaged. "I'm ...

NBA Rookie Sinks Barrage Of Long Range Shots

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

Anyone familiar with college basketball knows the phrase "You got Jimmered," indicating that your team has fallen victim to former BYU star Jimmer Fre...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Draft 2011: News And Notes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Sports

My favorite player in the draft throughout this process has been Washington St.'s Klay Thompson, who has the basketball pedigree, talent and acumen to become a star in this league. At 6'7," he also has the size to play all over the floor.

Jordan Schultz

The Schultz Report: Early Summer Mailbag

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Sports

To combat the influx of emails I've been getting from you, my incredibly passionate readers, I have decided to start doing a semi-regular mailbag. Bas...

Influencing the Influencers

Beverly Macy | Posted 07.16.2011 | Technology
Beverly Macy

In 2010, Northwestern University scientists used mathematical algorithms to rank the most influential people tweeting daily. What did they find? Some of Twitter's most popular influencers (think Ashton Kutcher and Lady Gaga) aren't really all that influential.

Sonicsgate, Kingsgate, and Why I'm Over the NBA

Steven Nereo | Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports
Steven Nereo

You could say, "poor Seattle" but that would be a narrow-minded summation of the whole situation. In the big picture, the NBA and David Stern have set a precedent that no team in any market is safe.

Kings Staying Put.. For Now

AP | By BERNIE WILSON and JOSH DUBOW | Posted 07.02.2011 | Sports

-- The Sacramento Kings will remain in town for at least one more season to give Mayor Kevin Johnson a chance to follow through on his promise of a n...

Sacramento Makes A Final Play To Keep Kings

AP | ADAM WEINTRAUB | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Business and political leaders in Sacramento have another chance to persuade the NBA that the Kings should stay in town, an...

Kings Fans, Announcers Say Goodbye Forever?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2011 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento Kings fans made it feel like old times. Then, so did Kobe Bryant. Bryant's tying 3-pointer with 4.8 seconds lef...

Kings Guard Throws Down Ridiculous One-Handed Dunk

Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports

Sacramento's Tyreke Evans made the highlight of Wednesday night's game against the San Antonio Spurs. The Kings sophomore charged up the court, even t...

How the Sacramento Kings Hope to Win While Losing

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

The story taking place in Sacramento is quite familiar to those who study sports and economics.

Sacramento Mayor Says Kings Move To Anaheim Likely

ktla.com | Chris Biele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO -- Mayor Kevin Johnson said Thursday that it is more likely the Kings will move to Anaheim than stay in Sacramento. Johnson updated repo...

NBA Star Can't Remember Ex-Teammate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Spanish point guard Sergio Rodriguez played for the Sacramento Kings last year along side Tyreke Evans. Evans doesn't remember him. In the video, ...

Mark Cuban Rips NBA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The New Orleans Hornets and Sacramento Kings completed a trade on Wednesday that will send Marcus Thornton and cash to Sacramento in exchange for forw...

Dwight Howard Rips Own Team After Loss

NBA FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Howard has said for weeks that the Magic have enough talent to win an NBA title, but this one left him dejected. ...