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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Articles tagged: Sacramento Kings

Why the NBA should stand up to Maloofs, keep Kings in Sacramento

The owners of the Sacramento Kings — the Maloof brothers — have been negotiating to move the team out of Sacramento. The family lost most of its fortune in the recession and, being short on funds, is shopping for sweeter deals from cities looking to lure the team away from SacTown. Last year there was…Read More

Sacramento Kings Overpaid for J.J. Hickson by Giving up Omri Casspi, Pick

The Kings and Cavaliers snuck a trade in before the NBA lockout was announced Thursday, exchanging Omri Casspi and a lottery-protected 2012 first-round pick for J.J. Hickson. Other than losing the support of Jewish fans everywhere, I thought it was a pretty good trade for the Kings. My initial reaction was sweet, Geoff Petrie finally…Read More

Sacramento Kings Really Playing Up the Jimmer Fredette Angle, as Expected

Most people figured that the team that drafted Jimmer Fredette was doing so for marketing purposes more than anything else. Alex Kennedy at HoopsWorld put it perfectly on twitter saying “When owners see Jimmer, they see a big-name player who generates interest and money. When management sees him, they see a tough transition.” Keeping that…Read More

Kevin Johnson Encourages Sacramento Kings Fans to Move on

Former Phoenix Suns All-Star point guard Kevin Johnson is now the mayor Sacramento, his hometown city. He’s been trying to help the city keep its beloved basketball team, but the Kings moving seems inevitable. Last week we wrote about the Kings filing patents for exclusive rights to the names Los Angeles Royals and Anaheim Royals….Read More

Sacramento Kings Could Become Los Angeles Royals or Anaheim Royals

If the Sacramento Kings leave their current city for Anaheim, they will likely change their team’s name to the Royals, we have learned. The issue of the Kings moving has been a touchy subject here at LBS. We’ve posted criticisms of their current ownerss and joked about how many places they’ve moved. The threat of…Read More

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