Tag "Marvin Bagley"

Sacramento Kings Team Preview

For the 15th season in a row, the Sacramento Kings failed to reach the playoffs, tying the Los Angeles Clippers for the longest NBA playoff drought. While they look to be headed to a 16th straight year, the Kings have promise and can see their bright future start to come to fruition in 2021.

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NBA Fact or Fiction: Sacramento Kings

The 2020-2021 season for the Sacramento Kings was one that had its ups and downs. On one hand, the Kings had an exciting mix of young guys and were a good offensive team, but they were one of the worst defensive teams in the league and there is uncertainty with the roster going forward.

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New York Knicks Trade Targets

The New York Knicks have shocked the NBA this season and are currently fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Let’s take a look at three players that the Knicks could target before the deadline.

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Houston Must Look Toward the Future in a Harden Trade

The news that James Harden had decided he wanted to leave the Houston Rockets sent shockwaves around the NBA and grabbed the attention of some of the league’s top teams.

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Predicting the Sacramento Kings’ Regular Season

John Devereaux previews the rest of the Sacramento Kings’ regular season:

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Why the 2018 NBA Draft Class is So Special

As I’m sure you’ve noticed by now, I like to keep my finger on the pulse of the current NBA topics of conversation and write about such things as “Hank Gathers has been dead longer than 79% of the NBA has been alive” and “Rodney Rogers was a thing once, I wonder what happened to – oh. Damn.” It’s time to keep that trend going and interrupt the most important month of the season to talk about a bunch of guys whose years are over.

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Rookie Report: February 21-March 3, 2019 (Part 1)

The final stretch of the season has begun! There is still a lot of basketball to be played this season and the Rookie of the Year race is far from over. Luka Doncic has been at the forefront of that conversation for most of the season but over the last couple of weeks we have seen Marvin Bagley III, and others, come to life.

This edition of the rookie report will be a two-part series to account for the few games just after the All-Star break and leading into the first full week of NBA action. Let’s dive into Part 1…

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All-Star Weekend 2019: Rookie Preview

NBA All-Star weekend is arguably the biggest event during the NBA season. Celebrities and fans flock to see the best shooting, dunking, and most exciting plays that you cannot see anywhere else.

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Rookie Report (2/4/19-2/10/19)

Last week’s Rookie Report featured a break-out 30-point performance from Luka Doncic as well as some impressive scoring from Trae Young. We also checked in on the Pacers rookie guard Aaron Holiday and his performance in the wake of Victor Oladipo’s injury.

For last week’s Rookie Report, click here.

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Early Surprise Team: Sacramento Kings

It’s still very early in the NBA season to get carried away with a team but the Sacramento Kings are off to the most surprising 8-6 start of any NBA team I can remember. After Monday night’s win over the San Antonio Spurs, a lot more people are starting to take notice. The Kings have not seen the playoffs since the 2005-06 season, when they were eliminated in the first round. But this season looks and feels different, even though it is still too early to tell.

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