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Friday Jul 25 | Sactown Royalty

The complex relationship between Jason Thompson and Kings fans

Jason Thompson has fallen out of favor with Kings fans, but it's just because both parties are ready to move on.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins, Carl Landry

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Kings work on building team, arena

The Kings are four days removed from the Las Vegas showcase where confetti flew, Ray McCallum was named MVP of the summer league finale, and the players and owners held the championship trophy aloft, handling the sleek and shiny object like a brand-new car.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Clippers, Ray McCallum, Nik Stauskas, NBA Players, Carl Landry

Sactown Royalty

Examining why the Kings might waive Quincy Acy

Yesterday we reported that Sacramento's pursuit of Omri Casspi would likely mean the Kings waiving popular big man Quincy Acy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Quincy Acy, NBA Players, Ray McCallum, Rudy Gay, Reggie Evans

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Former King Omri Casspi tries to make sense of Gaza conflict

Former King Omri Casspi says incoming rockets have residents on edge near his boyhood home in a Tel Aviv suburb.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Omri Casspi, NBA Players, Dwight Howard

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit Bad Boys

RUMOR: Pistons Have Agreed to Trade Smith to Kings, BUT...

UPDATE: Looks like this Twitter account is less than legit, so don't consider this "news."

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Derrick Williams, NBA Players, Jason Terry, Ben McLemore, Ray McCallum

Sat Jul 19, 2014

A Royal Pain

Josh Smith trade talk between Kings, Pistons falls apart again

Nov 15, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Detroit Pistons small forward Josh Smith pumps his fist after scoring against the Sacramento Kings during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Smith, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Travis Outlaw, Derrick Williams

Liberty Ballers

The Best Trade in NBA History

There have been a few trade rumors swirling around lately, and since Sixers free agency has been less exciting than a Brandon Davies stat line , I have been mulling these scenarios over a bit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Potential Trade Targets for Sacramento Kings to Upgrade Roster

It's incredibly difficult to tell what the Sacramento Kings are doing currently, or what the long-term plan is.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Ben McLemore, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, NBA Players, Carl Landry

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Report: Pistons-Kings trade talks for Smith resume; Monroe trade an option?

One thing is for sure: new Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy isn't afraid to shake up the roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Josh Smith, Sacramento Kings, Andre Drummond

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Amid new attractions, California State Fair sticks to its roots

California State Fair organizers stayed true to their word, opening the 17-day festival Friday with all the classics – livestock, carnival rides, fried food and games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Horse Racing

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Kings notes: Quincy Acy looks at summer league as chance to impress Kings and other teams

Amid the Kings' glut of power forwards, one who might fill a need and cost the least may not even be on the team at the end of the month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Quincy Acy, NBA Players, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Carl Landry

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free Agency Options for Sacramento Kings

Not possessing much salary-cap space but in need of some upgrades, the Sacramento Kings need to start looking for free agents who won't cost much money.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins, San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks

Mon Jul 07, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

this Week's Soap Promos

Monday, July 7 Liam gets help from Wyatt ; Hope explains her role to Bill . Tuesday, July 8 Ridge wants to go back to work, despite the changes since his accident; Wyatt decides to take the high road regarding Liam and Hope's relationship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Sacramento Kings: Evaluating Darren Collison signing

Earlier this week, the Sacramento Kings agreed to lock up former UCLA point guard Darren Collison for the mid-level tax exception of $5.3 million/year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Carl Landry, Jason Terry, Derrick Williams

A Royal Pain

Sacramento Kings trying to trade a power forward

Jan 31, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Sacramento Kings power forward Carl Landry dribbles as Dallas Mavericks power forward Brandan Wright defends during the game at American Airlines Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Carl Landry, Dallas Mavericks, Brandan Wright

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sactown Royalty

It's time for a change of scenery for Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson has been here six years. There's been a lot of losing. He is trying to get the love of the game back - and that probably needs to happen on a different team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Isaiah Thomas, DeMarcus Cousins, Los Angeles Clippers

MSNBC

Darren Collison signs three-year, $16 million contract with the Kings

Forget the Kings re-signing Isaiah Thomas and remaining under the luxury tax. They're now hard-capped, and even if they waive Quincy Acy and Willie Reed , I project they could offer Thomas a stating salary of less than $5,745,652 - which could max out at $33,037,499 over a five-year contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Carl Landry, Ray McCallum, Willie Reed, Isaiah Thomas

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Right Down Euclid

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Jarrett Jack for Marcus Thornton talks to heat up

Feb 11, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack passes between Sacramento Kings power forward Jason Thompson and shooting guard Marcus Thornton in the third quarter at Quicken Loans Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jarrett Jack, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, C.J. Miles

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Video: Catching up with Kings forward Jason Thompson

Kings forward Jason Thompson is hosting his second JT Elite Basketball Skills Camp this week at Hardwood Palace in Rocklin.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings

Rant Sports

Updating the Sacramento Kings' Depth Chart Following the Draft

The Sacramento Kings are highly unlikely to have much action in free agency this offseason due to their lack of financial flexibility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins, Carl Landry

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