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Isaiah Thomas’ Awesome Summer Mixtape Will Make Kings Fans Depr…

Isaiah Thomas’ Awesome Summer Mixtape Will Make Kings Fans Depressed

dimemag.com Updated 11 hours ago
Since being selected as the last pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, Isaiah Thomas has been proving doubters wrong. Backed with unbelievable determination and passion, the 5-9 point guard has overcome certain NBA standards (undersized, draft number) in his thre…
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  • We Reminisce: Robert Horry’s Most Clutch Performances

    We Reminisce: Robert Horry’s Most Clutch Performances

    dimemag.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    Robert Horry turns 44 years-old today. We take a look back at two of his most memorable clutch performances. In 2002, the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings faced off in the Western Conference Finals. Horry and the Lakers were looking for their thi…
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  • Celtics Aren’t Making Rajon Rondo Trade A Priority

    Celtics Aren’t Making Rajon Rondo Trade A Priority

    dimemag.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    The Boston Celtics are in the process of carving out more room to add players, and either trading Rajon Rondo or signing him to an extension aren’t high on their priority list, according to the Boston Globe‘s Gary Washburn. He appears destined for a fre…
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  • Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losers

    Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losers

    dimemag.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    Anytime you have winners you’re bound to have some people that lose. This year’s summer is no exception: there were plenty of teams and players who “lost” this past offseason. After counting down this summer’s “winners,” it’s only right that we give an …
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  • DeMarcus Cousins Auditions To Be Team USA’s Third Splash Brothe…

    DeMarcus Cousins Auditions To Be Team USA’s Third Splash Brother

    dimemag.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    USA Basketball members and Golden State Warriors teammates Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson comprise the NBA’s most proficient shooting backcourt. After the sharp-shooters set a record for combined three-pointers made by a tandem in 2012-2013 and led Gol…
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  • Cousins says knee better, won't face Brazil

    Cousins says knee better, won't face Brazil

    ESPN.com Aug 15
    Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins will not play in Team USA's scrimmage Saturday night at the United Center, but he says his injured right knee is feeling better.
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  • Kings sign Bhullar, 1st player of Indian descent

    Kings sign Bhullar, 1st player of Indian descent

    Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp.
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  • Rudy Gay Hopes DeMarcus Cousins’ Injury Was Boogie “Just Being …

    Rudy Gay Hopes DeMarcus Cousins’ Injury Was Boogie “Just Being A Drama Queen”

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    During a USA Basketball scrimmage in practice today, Kings power forward and FIBA World Cup hopeful DeMarcus Cousins, went down with a right knee injury. While the extent of the damage isn’t yet known — he’ll have what USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Cola…
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  • Dime Q&A: Shaq On DeMarcus Cousins, Mastering The Triangle,…

    Dime Q&A: Shaq On DeMarcus Cousins, Mastering The Triangle, Sharknado & More

    dimemag.com Aug 12
    Yesterday, Shaquille O’Neal was at Rucker Park to promote the re-release of the Reebok Shaq Attaq IV and to act as a celebrity coach. In a wide-ranging interview, Shaq discussed his role as minority owner of the Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins, how h…
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  • Report: Team USA Adds Rudy Gay In Wake Of KD’s Absence

    Report: Team USA Adds Rudy Gay In Wake Of KD’s Absence

    dimemag.com Aug 8
    In the wake of Kevin Durant’s abrupt departure from USA Basketball, the national program has added Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay to its group of finalists for the 2014 FIBA World Cup squad. Gay was a member of the 2010 FIBA Championships team that w…
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  • Kings rookie Nik Stauskas sings Justin Bieber's 'Baby,' and Cel…

    Kings rookie Nik Stauskas sings Justin Bieber's 'Baby,' and Celtics' Marcus Smart loves it (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 8
    While the impromptu dunk contest/shot-making competition was probably the highlight of last weekend's 2014 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot, the "Rookie Karaoke" performances prompted by Kazeem Famuyide of theSTASHED.com weren't very far behind. You can…
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  • Knicks get Outlaw, Acy from Kings in 4-player deal

    Knicks get Outlaw, Acy from Kings in 4-player deal

    The New York Knicks acquired forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday for guard Wayne Ellington and forward Jeremy Tyler.
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  • Knicks, Kings announce four-player trade

    Knicks, Kings announce four-player trade

    nba.com Aug 6
    New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has acquired forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Wayne Ellington and forward Jeremy Tyler. In addition, the Knicks have reduce…
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  • DeMarcus Cousins Says He “Would Be Crushed” If Cut From Nationa…

    DeMarcus Cousins Says He “Would Be Crushed” If Cut From National Team

    dimemag.com Aug 3
    DeMarcus Cousins isn’t Team USA’s conventional big man. Coach Mike Krzyzewski stresses pace and space above all else on both ends of the floor, always preferring a nominal power forward like Carmelo Anthony next to a mobile, intimidating interior presen…
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  • Isaiah Thomas Says He’s “Going To Kill Sacramento” Next Season

    Isaiah Thomas Says He’s “Going To Kill Sacramento” Next Season

    dimemag.com Aug 1
    After the Sacramento Kings signed Darren Collison to a three-year, $15 million deal on the second day of free agency, then-restricted free agent Isaiah Thomas told Sactown Royalty’s Blake Ellington at his youth basketball camp this week, “I knew I wasn’…
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  • Dime Q&A: Isaiah Thomas On Family, Free Agency & More

    Dime Q&A: Isaiah Thomas On Family, Free Agency & More

    dimemag.com Jul 31
    Second-round draft picks tend to carry limited value, and for good reason: the second round is, for the most part, a complete and utter crapshoot. That being said, a vast majority of second-round talent rummaging around today’s NBA was plucked late. Pri…
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  • Kings' Cousins hopes for Team USA shot

    Kings' Cousins hopes for Team USA shot

    nba.com Jul 29
    DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis have been joking with one another during the U.S. basketball team's first two days of practice, about which big man is better.
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  • Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year deal

    Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year deal

    ESPN.com Jul 25
    Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
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  • Isaiah Thomas Felt “Disrespected” By Kings

    Isaiah Thomas Felt “Disrespected” By Kings

    dimemag.com Jul 24
    Maybe because 5-9 point guard Isaiah Thomas was the last pick (N0. 60) in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Kings just couldn’t see past his height and a lack of hype after coming out of the University of Washington. Like fellow Pacific Northwest guard, Nate Robi…
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  • Watch Ray McCallum Hit Running 3-Pointer As Kings Take Summer L…

    Watch Ray McCallum Hit Running 3-Pointer As Kings Take Summer League Title

    dimemag.com Jul 22
    The Sacramento Kings defeated the Houston Rockets 77-68 to capture the Las Vegas summer league title on Monday night. Ray McCallum dropped 29 points including a running three-pointer after sprinting from the back-court to beat the shot clock in the fina…
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  • Video - Irving, Davis Fuel Team USA 01:20

    Irving, Davis Fuel Team USA

    Aug 26
    Kyrie Irving scored 13 points while starting at point guard and Anthony Davis added 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the United States' 101-71 win over Slovenia.
  • Video - Rose, Team USA Pull Away From Puerto Rico 03:10

    Rose, Team USA Pull Away From Puerto Rico

    Aug 22
    Derrick Rose scored six points and dished out four assists in Team USA's 112-86 win over Puerto Rico.
  • Video - Kings Sign Sim Bhullar 02:17

    Kings Sign Sim Bhullar

    Aug 15
    Marc Stein discusses the significance of Sim Bhullar's signing with the Kings.
  • Video - Cousins Injured During Team USA Practice 00:26

    Cousins Injured During Team USA Practice

    Aug 14
    Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski comments on DeMarcus Cousins' injury suffered during Thursday's practice, which will hold Cousins out of Saturday's game against Brazil.

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