De'Aaron Fox

Highest-paid rookie in NBA history, Bogdan Bogdanovic proving himself with Kings

<b>LOS ANGELES –</b> Kings rookie Bogdan Bogdanovic insists he wanted to get to the NBA much more quickly than he did.<p>He declared for the 2013 NBA …

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Yahoo: “If Your School Produced A First-Round Pick In The Past Three Years, Be Worried”

Yahoo’s Pete Thamel and Pat Forde dropped another bombshell report on Wednesday – and this one features a quote that will strike fear into the hearts …

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Ben Simmons vs. Donovan Mitchell; the steals, busts, and stars of this season's rookie class

The NBA’s 2017 rookie class is one of the deepest and most talented groups to come out of the draft in recent memory.<p>There was a ton of hype …

Basketball

Sacramento Kings: Skal Labissiere and Frank Mason set to return

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 31: Frank Mason III<p>The Sacramento Kings have listed both Skal Labissiere and Frank Mason probable for the Feb. 22 game …

Basketball

Rookies Post-Break Potential

With roughly 25% of the regular-season schedule remaining, fantasy owners should be focused on maximizing games-played while scouring the wire for …

Basketball

Youth Movement: Kings trending up, trending down with 25 games to go

Trending up, trending down<p>It’s a youth movement in Sacramento. Dave Joerger has turned to his young core over the second half of the season. Some …

Basketball

Pregame Scouting: Arkansas Razorbacks

Ding-dong the wicked streak is dead! Saturday’s win over Alabama in Rupp Arena ended the four game losing streak, much to the relief of the entire …

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Sacramento Kings: The DeMarcus Cousins trade one year later

SACRAMENTO, CA - FEBRUARY 12: DeMarcus Cousins<p>It has been a year since the infamous DeMarcus Cousins trade. Since then, did the Sacramento Kings get …

NBA

NCAA basketball FBI investigation: Just enjoy this while it lasts

FBI investigation<p><b>According to a report from Yahoo Sports, the FBI investigation into college basketball recruiting will likely rock the most elite</b> …

College Sports

Damian Lillard: 'I'm as good as any point guard in this league'

Posted today on ESPN's YouTube channel is a Rachel Nichols sitdown with Damian Lillard. From the YouTube description:<br>"Portland Trail Blazers All-Star …

Basketball

NBA grades: Where all 30 teams stand after All-Star break

The NBA All-Star break is in the books and the playoff races are beginning to take shape. Where does each team stand? USA TODAY Sports graded every team's performance over the first two-thirds of the regular season.<p><b>Eastern Conference</b><p><b>Atlanta Hawks, C:</b> The Hawks were never expected to compete for a …

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Giants pitchers won't have to adjust to pitch clock this season

SCOTTSDALE — Ty Blach approached a group of reporters on Monday afternoon and asked for details on the new pace of play guidelines. The moment …

Roquan Smith

Draft Dudes | Oddities In 2018 Film Study

Draft Dudes | Instagram Live Q and A<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>Feb 17, 2018<p>Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports<p>In a special live episode of the <b>Draft Dudes</b>, Kyle …

LaMarcus Aldridge

8-Second Violation | 2018 NBA All-Star Review

NBA stats rundown for all 30 teams during All-Star break<p>Published<p>2 hours ago<p>on<p>Feb 19, 2018<p>Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports<p>Welcome to the home stretch …

Basketball

Sacramento Kings rookie roundup: February 11-17

A trio of close games showcased the Sacramento Kings rookies in their various roles. Which young building block took the top spot in this week’s …

NBA

Third-graders are selling AR-15 raffle tickets in Missouri

Third-graders in a Missouri community are continuing to sell raffle tickets for an AR-15 to benefit their traveling baseball team after the same type …

Buddy Hield

NBA tank war: Teams around the league are racing for the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft

AS we hit the All-Star break, NBA franchises have to make the ultimate call on how deliberate they will be in pushing for the No. 1 draft pick.<p>And …

NBA

Kings show out at All-Star Weekend

After a Valentine’s Day matchup in Houston, the Sacramento Kings returned home three young standouts boarded a quick flight to Los Angeles to …

Basketball

Wired: Top Pickups Week 19

With only about seven weeks left in the regular season and the All-Star break at hand, I thought I’d look at the games-played schedule the rest of …

NBA

Kentucky Basketball runs incredible promo commercial during NBA All-Star Weekend

BBNBA is on full display in Los Angeles this week.In case you haven’t heard, former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA that played for John Calipari have …

Basketball

2018 NBA Power Rankings(2/17/18)

<b>30) Phoenix Suns-</b> The Suns have not won in recent memory and are a complete disaster. The biggest problem is the front office. I do not know why they …

NBA

Grading the first half of the season for the Sixers

How have the Philadelphia 76ers done thus far?<p>Coming into the season I pictured the Philadelphia 76ers being a playoff team in the NBA’s Eastern …

Basketball

Stardom for Ball, Ingram, Kuzma Will Require Balance

They don’t call it the Rising Guys With Potential Challenge. The main event is not the All-Excellent Players Game.<p>This weekend is about <i>stars</i>, and the …

Basketball

Kings Notes: Inferiority, Fox, Caboclo, Hield

The Kings are about the most consistent franchise in the NBA over the last decade. However, for the unfortunate fans in Sacramento, the Kings have …

Basketball

Ira Winderman: Erik Spoelstra's next Heat challenge involves higher math

In the wake of a blown 24-point third-quarter lead, the comment largely was overlooked in the moment. And yet it cut to the crux, the entire reason …

NBA

Rising Stars Game Shows Bright Future For Sacramento Kings

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Bogdan Bogdanovic<p>Yesterday was a proud night for the Sacramento Kings as their youth took over in the NBA Rising Stars …

Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers players relatively quiet in Rising Stars Game

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers pose for portraits before the Mountain Dew …

Basketball

LeBron James responds to Laura Ingraham: #wewillnotshutupanddribble

A month before the latest school shooting and mass killing in a Florida high school, Kevin Durant and LeBron James recorded a video for the …

Laura Ingraham

The highs and lows of the rising stars challenge

For the third time in four years with this format, the World Team beat Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge, earning a resounding 155-124 victory …

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NBA players tell us who they’d pick to be on their bobsled team

Russell Westbrook was a popular choice.<p>With the Winter Olympics and NBA All-Star Weekend taking place at the same time, we went to Los Angeles and asked NBA players who would be on their bobsled team. From Victor Oladipo to James Harden, we got some interesting answers for the next great bobsled …

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