Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

The Sacramento Kings Finally Broke Doug Christie

Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

The 26-41 Sacramento Kings were down 74-53 to the 25-41 New Orleans Pelicans at halftime Wednesday night, getting torched by Ryan Anderson for 21 points in the second quarter. Analyzing the first half on CSN California, former King and NBA All-Defensive 1st teamer Doug Christie lost it, pleading with the team to play something resembling defense.


Christie isn’t the first member of the 2001-02 Kings to rip the current incarnation on CSN California. Last month on a post-game show, Bobby Jackson called for George Karl’s firing:

With the Kings limping to a 10th straight season without the playoffs, I cannot wait to see which member of the early 2000s Kings chimes in next. Some possible future headlines:

  • Mateen Cleaves Steps Up And Says It’s Time For Willie Cauley-Stein To Start; Gerald Wallace Backs Him Up
  • You Will Not BELIEVE What Scot Pollard Said About Vivek Ranadive
  • Not Even LeBron James Kid Could Make Lawrence Funderburke Smile After The Kings Lost By 50
  • Hedo Turkoglu Said He Misses The Maloofs
  • Damon Jones Skewers Sleep Train Arena Parking Situation
  • Jon Barry Goes Apoplectic over DeMarcus Cousins Trade Rumors
  • VIDEO: Chucky Brown Falls Asleep At Golden One Center Unveiling
  • Keon Clark On Kosta Koufos: “More Like Kosta Who-fos”

Additional reporting by Patrick Redford; h/t Aaron Bruski

Reporter at the New York Times

Share This Story

Get our newsletter