Supremely Fed Up DeMarcus Cousins Is Now Taking It Out On His Opponents

In a now annual tradition, the relationship between DeMarcus Cousins and his coach is deteriorating. There were reports earlier in the week that George Karl was on the chopping block, but it now appears that the two are committed to trying to patch things up. That being said, these are the Kings and they’re just as… »11/14/15 11:48am11/14/15 11:48am

Report: George Karl Could Lose His Job By The End Of The Week

The Sacramento Kings started getting close to the edge of a bottomless pit this past offseason, but the last few days have seen them take a few more crucial steps towards oblivion. Yesterday brought us a morose DeMarcus Cousins talking about “issues in house,” and today brings word that George Karl may be out of a job… »11/11/15 5:44pm11/11/15 5:44pm

The Sacramento Kings Are Starting To Show Some Cracks

It’s actually surprising that it took all of eight games for the Sacramento Kings, a team that spent the offseason doing whatever it could to claim the Most Dysfunctional Franchise award, to start experiencing some internal drama. But we’re finally starting to get down into the shit, with DeMarcus Cousins talking… »11/10/15 12:39pm11/10/15 12:39pm

ESPN Kills Kevin Johnson Propaganda Movie; Kevin Johnson Throws Himself A Party

The lines snaking out from the Crest Theatre extended halfway down K Street, past clubs and restaurants, amused bystanders, and two light-rail platforms. It was a full hour before the Sacramento premiere of Down In The Valley, a new entry in ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, and yet the street was already aswarm with fans and… »10/13/15 12:45pm10/13/15 12:45pm

Police Video Shows Teen Girl Graphically Accusing Kevin Johnson Of Sexual Abuse

Today, Kevin Johnson is mayor of Sacramento, Calif., and Mandi Koba is a mother of three and an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse. Only they know what happened between them in the summer of 1995, when she was 16 and he was a star guard for the Phoenix Suns, and each has a different version of events. »10/08/15 4:04pm10/08/15 4:04pm

George Karl Met DeMarcus Cousins And It Was Suuuuuuper Awkward

Sometimes the universe is good to us, like when it brings us video of George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins meeting at a Summer League game—for what is likely the first time since Karl began doing everything in his power to alienate his team’s only star player—and allowing us to bask in the incredible awkwardness of the… »7/14/15 10:15am7/14/15 10:15am

Predictably, In Just 24 Hours, The Kings' Plans Have Gone Awry

Yesterday the Sacramento Kings made a bad trade. For the privilege of giving away two marginally useful players and thus opening up an additional $13 million in salary cap space, they had to trade to the 76ers last season’s first-round draft pick, a top-ten protected 2018 first-round draft pick, and the right to swap… »7/03/15 2:18am7/03/15 2:18am

The Kings Are Screwed No Matter What Happens To DeMarcus Cousins

Things are happening quickly. On Monday, Yahoo reported that new Kings coach George Karl is looking to ship DeMarcus Cousins out of town. (Crazy!) On Tuesday, ESPN reported that Kings owner Vivek Ranadive will not allow Karl to trade Sacramento’s stunningly talented young center. (Rational!) With the choices being… »6/25/15 9:10am6/25/15 9:10am