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Watch Steph Curry Weave Through Hapless Kings Defenders For Sli…

Watch Steph Curry Weave Through Hapless Kings Defenders For Slick Finish

dimemag.com Updated 13 hours ago
We’ve said it before, and this clip allows us to say it again: Steph Curry is best known as the world’s top shooter, but he might be basketball’s preeminent ballhandler, too. Watch the Golden State Warriors superstar embarrass the Sacramento Kings by we…
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  • Kings breaks ground on new downtown arena

    Kings breaks ground on new downtown arena

    ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The Sacramento Kings have officially broken ground on their new downtown arena.
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  • Warriors' Lee to miss opener vs. Kings

    Warriors' Lee to miss opener vs. Kings

    nba.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    Power forward David Lee is expected to sit out Golden State's season opener at Sacramento on Wednesday night with a strained left hamstring.
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  • Report: Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé has pitched a 4-on-5 defense…

    Report: Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé has pitched a 4-on-5 defense, 'leaving one player to cherry-pick'

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    Vivek Ranadivé made his fortune by finding a way to digitize and speed up the delivery of information to Wall Street decision-makers. He's the kind of businessman who likes to look for any advantage he can find — “If you have just a little bit of the ri…
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  • Watch DeMarcus Cousins Beat Ed Davis Off Dribble, Dunk On Rober…

    Watch DeMarcus Cousins Beat Ed Davis Off Dribble, Dunk On Robert Sacre

    dimemag.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    The only thing better than beating one Los Angeles Lakers big man? For DeMarcus Cousins, dunking on another. Watch the Sacramento Kings star easily go by Ed Davis off-the-dribble before rising for a powerful dunk on a helpless Robert Sacre. Sick. This i…
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  • Kings' Gay, McLemore cleared to play in opener

    Kings' Gay, McLemore cleared to play in opener

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay and guard Ben McLemore have been cleared to play in the team's season opener this week.
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  • Scott on Nash: 'Obviously he'll be missed'

    Scott on Nash: 'Obviously he'll be missed'

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (6 days ago)
    Less than a day after Steve Nash was ruled out for the season with recurring back problems, the Los Angeles Lakers returned to the practice court before their last preseason game on Friday against the Sacramento Kings.
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Sacramento Kings

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Sacramento Kings

    yahoo.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    When the Maloofs graciously accepted $535 million from an ownership group led by Vivek Ranadivé, it meant Sacramentans could stop worrying about their hometown team being wrested away, and get back to just watching the Sacramento Kings play. What a puni…
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  • GIF: Josh Childress Levels Jesse Wagstaff With Airborne Elbow

    GIF: Josh Childress Levels Jesse Wagstaff With Airborne Elbow

    dimemag.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    Former Hawks and Suns forward Josh Childress, who spurned an NBA contract to sign a $20 million contract in July of 2008 to play in Greece, is now playing for the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League (NBL) in Australia. During a game against t…
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  • Kings counting on continuity to make strides this season

    Kings counting on continuity to make strides this season

    nba.com Oct 21
    A plot of land in the downtown area is being cleared for a new arena, a sign of how far the Sacramento Kings have come since a pending sale threatened to relocate the franchise to Seattle only 17 months ago.
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  • Kings pick up G Ben McLemore's option

    Kings pick up G Ben McLemore's option

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 19
    The Sacramento Kings have picked up the 2015-16 option on guard Ben McLemore's contract.
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  • Watch Deron Williams Use Four Straight Crossovers To Beat Ramon…

    Watch Deron Williams Use Four Straight Crossovers To Beat Ramon Sessions

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    The Brooklyn Nets’ Deron Williams recently said that he is fully healthy and plans to regain his status as one of the league’s best point guards. He has a long way to go to reach his goal, but Williams showed a flash of the ability that once made him so…
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  • Kings look to move ball, shed 'selfish' label

    Kings look to move ball, shed 'selfish' label

    nba.com Oct 14
    Darren Collison, who is not responsible for the past but is definitely on the hook now, didn't bother with diplomacy.
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  • DeMarcus Cousins' preseason fatigue is something the NBA needs …

    DeMarcus Cousins' preseason fatigue is something the NBA needs to pay attention to

    yahoo.com Oct 13
    DeMarcus Cousins is currently on a paid vacation of sorts. He and his Sacramento Kings have already played an exhibition game in Shanghai, and on Wednesday they’ll walk through another exhibition contest in Beijing. DeMarcus appears to be enjoying himse…
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  • DeMarcus Cousins Feels “Like I’m About 45 Years Old” After Grue…

    DeMarcus Cousins Feels “Like I’m About 45 Years Old” After Grueling Summer

    dimemag.com Oct 10
    DeMarcus Cousins made his first USA Basketball team this summer after two previous tryouts. He was with them when they took gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Two weeks later, training camps started, which includes this week’s trip to China to play ex…
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  • Watch Nik Stauskas Exhibit Rare Offensive Knack, Comfort In Pre…

    Watch Nik Stauskas Exhibit Rare Offensive Knack, Comfort In Preseason

    O Canada! Hours after the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins wowed in his preseason debut, fellow countryman Nik Stauskas was similarly impressive in his second outing with the Sacramento Kings. Showing off the effortless shooting stroke and all-aro…
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  • Kings rookie Nik Stauskas expects opponents to attack him becau…

    Kings rookie Nik Stauskas expects opponents to attack him because 'I’m a rookie and I’m white'

    yahoo.com Oct 6
    Nik Stauskas made his preseason debut for the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, and while the No. 8 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft made an impression with his shooting from the 3-point line, he also did so by shooting from the hip. While he scored 12 poin…
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  • Here's the Atlanta Hawks' new home court, complete with the 'Pa…

    Here's the Atlanta Hawks' new home court, complete with the 'Pac-Man' logo smack dab in the middle

    yahoo.com Oct 6
    With the 2014-15 NBA campaign just three weeks away, a number of teams have begun unveiling the new and improved floor surfaces on which their players will ply their trades this coming season. The San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards, Toronto Raptors, …
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  • T-Ross Steal & Coast-To-Coast Tomahawk Jam

    T-Ross Steal & Coast-To-Coast Tomahawk Jam

    dimemag.com Oct 6
    The NBA is back…sort of. Preseason games tipped off this weekend with the Pellies taking on the Heat on Saturday and the Cavs hosting Maccabi Tel Aviv on Sunday. The Kings and Raptors also faced off. Terrance Ross intercepted a Nik Stauskas pass at the …
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  • Video - #TBT: LeBron James' NBA Debut 01:01

    #TBT: LeBron James' NBA Debut

    Oct 30
    On Oct. 29, 2003, 18-year-old LeBron James made his NBA debut for the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road at Sacramento. James finished the night with 25 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals.
  • Video - Nets Top Kings In Overtime 00:43

    Nets Top Kings In Overtime

    Oct 15
    The Nets outscored the Kings 17-5 in overtime en route to a 129-117 win in a preseason game played in China.
  • Video - All Access: Nets, Kings In China 02:14

    All Access: Nets, Kings In China

    Oct 14
    As the Nets and Kings get ready to wrap up the Global Games with a matchup on Wednesday, here's an all-access look at their trip to Shanghai and Beijing.
  • Video - Clippers, Warriors Battle For The Pacific 05:37

    Clippers, Warriors Battle For The Pacific

    Oct 10
    ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan and Henry Abbott preview the Pacific Division.

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    Oct 31
    There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers near extension with Anderson Varejao

    Oct 30
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing agreement on a contract extension with long-serving big man Anderson Varejao, according to league sources.
  • NBA: LeBron James wants to be hero in Cleveland

    Oct 30
    LeBron James has accomplished a lot in his career, but the one thing left to do is become a hero in Cleveland, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Chicago Bulls couldn't have asked for a better season opener

    Oct 30
    Yes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.