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Sacramento Kings part ways with analytics guru Dean Oliver

Sacramento Kings part ways with analytics guru Dean Oliver

yahoo.com Updated Jul 26 (yesterday)
The Sacramento Kings' turbulent summer shows no signs of reaching stability. In an offseason that has already seen a confounding power struggle between head coach George Karl and star DeMarcus Cousins and curious movies in free agency to chase a very un…
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  • Let's Talk About The Sacramento Kings

    Let's Talk About The Sacramento Kings

    deadspin.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    The Sacramento Kings behaved like a normal, rational team for about two weeks, so of course they were long overdue for a couple of head-scratching reports. Read more...
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  • Kings sign veteran forward Caron Butler

    Kings sign veteran forward Caron Butler

    nba.com Jul 23 (4 days ago)
    The Sacramento Kings have signed veteran forward Caron Butler.
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  • Kings announce signings of Curry, Acy and Dukan

    Kings announce signings of Curry, Acy and Dukan

    nba.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)
    The Sacramento Kings have signed guard Seth Curry and forwards Quincy Acy and Duje Dukan (DOO-yay DOOK-in) after reaching contract agreements with them earlier this week.
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  • Report: Kings, Seth Curry agree to 2-year deal

    Report: Kings, Seth Curry agree to 2-year deal

    nba.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)
    Seth Curry is joining his brother in Northern California, after all. Just not together on the Golden State Warriors.
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  • Kings void Luc Mbah a Moute's contract after failed physical

    Kings void Luc Mbah a Moute's contract after failed physical

    nba.com Jul 16
    The Sacramento Kings voided the contract of forward Luc Mbah a Moute on Thursday after he failed a team physical.
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  • Kings sign Mbah a Moute, Casspi

    Kings sign Mbah a Moute, Casspi

    nba.com Jul 14
    The Sacramento Kings signed forwards Luc Mbah a Moute and Omri Casspi on Tuesday as they continued a busy week of finalizing free agent contracts.
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  • Rondo says 'sky's the limit' in Sacramento

    Rondo says 'sky's the limit' in Sacramento

    nba.com Jul 13
    Asked what the potential of the Sacramento Kings will be this coming season, newly signed point guard Rajon Rondo did not hesitate before giving his answer.
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  • Rondo on Kings' potential: 'Sky's the limit&apos…

    Rondo on Kings' potential: 'Sky's the limit'

    ESPN.com Jul 13
    Rondo on Kings' potential: 'Sky's the limit'
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  • Andrea Bargnani reportedly spurns the Kings, signs with Brookly…

    Andrea Bargnani reportedly spurns the Kings, signs with Brooklyn

    We’re officially in the Andrea Bargnani-portion of the NBA summer. And, because this is the NBA (and also because Bargs is Bargs), there is intrigue involved. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] ESPN reported on Sat…
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  • Kings trade McCallum to Spurs for 2nd-round pick

    Kings trade McCallum to Spurs for 2nd-round pick

    nba.com Jul 9
    The Sacramento Kings have traded guard Ray McCallum to the San Antonio Spurs for a second-round pick in next year's draft.
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  • Free-agent roundup: Lakers and Kings move on, Rox and Raps D up…

    Free-agent roundup: Lakers and Kings move on, Rox and Raps D up, Knicks and Stuckey stay course

    yahoo.com Jul 8
    Just about all the big fish in the 2015 NBA free agency period have agreed to terms to either stay put or move on, but the deals continue apace as teams work to fill out their rosters. Let's take a look at some of the lower-tier deals agreed to in the p…
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  • Report: Koufos agrees to four-year deal with Kings

    Report: Koufos agrees to four-year deal with Kings

    nba.com Jul 5
    A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.
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  • Rajon Rondo gets a shot to rebuild his reputation with the ever…

    Rajon Rondo gets a shot to rebuild his reputation with the ever-confusing Kings

    yahoo.com Jul 3
    Rajon Rondo's 2015 free agency was always less about finding a long-term home than it was figuring out which NBA team allowed him the best chance to avoid taking a serious paycut while simultaneously finding a chance to rebuild his waning reputation. Fo…
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  • The Kings Finally Got Someone (Rajon Rondo) To Take Their Money

    The Kings Finally Got Someone (Rajon Rondo) To Take Their Money

    Rajon Rondo and the Sacramento Kings have agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal, according to Yahoo’s Marc J. Spears and others.Read more...
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  • Predictably, In Just 24 Hours, The Kings' Plans Have Gone Awry

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

    deadspin.com Jul 3
    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 to…
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  • Report: Matthews agrees to four-year deal with Mavericks

    Report: Matthews agrees to four-year deal with Mavericks

    nba.com Jul 3
    Free agent guard Wes Matthews spurned a large offer from the Sacramento Kings late Thursday night to accept a four-year offer from the Dallas Mavericks, according to a league source.
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  • Report: Kings deal Stauskas, Thompson, Landry to 76ers

    Report: Kings deal Stauskas, Thompson, Landry to 76ers

    nba.com Jul 2
    The Sacramento Kings have agreed to send Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson and Carl Landry to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a salary-shedding move to pursue free agents, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
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  • Report: Increasingly Desperate Kings Are Trying To Lure John Ca…

    Report: Increasingly Desperate Kings Are Trying To Lure John Calipari

    deadspin.com Jun 30
    We didn’t think it was possible for the Sacramento Kings to become a bigger mess than they already are , and yet here’s a new report from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, which pulls back the curtain on a spectacularly broken franchise.Read more...
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  • Mike Malone had more fun coaching his daughter's team than the …

    Mike Malone had more fun coaching his daughter's team than the Kings

    yahoo.com Jun 30
    This time last year, Michael Malone was preparing for his second season on the Sacramento Kings' bench, looking for ways to improve upon a 28-54 start to his NBA head coaching career. Less than two months into the 2014-15 campaign, though, Malone found …
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  • Ty Lawson, blowing smoke after Nuggets draft Emmanuel Mudiay: '…

    Ty Lawson, blowing smoke after Nuggets draft Emmanuel Mudiay: 'I'm going to Sacramento, bro'

    yahoo.com Jun 26
    Multiple recent reports have suggested that Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl has pushed for a trade that would ship out All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, creating a considerable amount of chaos in California's capital just days before the Kings w…
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  • 2015 NBA draft tracker

    2015 NBA draft tracker

    yahoo.com Jun 25
    Draft day has arrived, and it figures to be a busy one. Who's making a late climb up draft boards? Will the Los Angeles Lakers take Jahlil Okafor or D'Angelo Russell with the No. 2 pick? Or make a bigger splash by trying to trade for Sacramento Kings ce…
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  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:02

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 20
    Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Kings Cruise Past Hornets 00:48

    Kings Cruise Past Hornets

    Mar 20
    The Kings topped the Hornets 101-91 to snap their four-game losing streak.
  • Video - Hawks Put Away Kings For Third Straight Win 01:04

    Hawks Put Away Kings For Third Straight Win

    Mar 16
    Paul Millsap recorded a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds in the Hawks' 110-103 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Wizards Win Third Straight 01:07

    Wizards Win Third Straight

    Mar 14
    John Wall led the way for the Wizards, scoring 31 points in Washington's 113-97 win over Sacramento.

Sports Columnists

  • Miami Heat trade Zoran Dragic to Boston Celtics

    Jul 27
    The Boston Celtics have acquired guard Zoran Dragic and a future second-round pick from the Miami Heat, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller to Portland Trail B…

    Jul 26
    The Cavaliers have agreed to trade Mike Miller and Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers in a deal aimed to create future options and save luxury-tax money, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Shabazz Napier shipped to Orlando Magic by Miami Heat

    Jul 26
    The Orlando Magic have agreed in principle to acquire point guard Shabazz Napier from the Miami Heat, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers trade second-round pick Rakeem Christmas to Indiana Pa…

    Jul 23
    The Cavaliers sent Rakeem Christmas to the Pacers in a minor trade on Thursday, helping set up a larger deal that will involve Brendan Haywood, sources told ESPN.com.