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Sauce Castillo: The Artist Formerly Known As Nik Stauskas

There hasn't been much to get excited for when it comes to Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas. Taken with the 8th overall pick in the 2014 draft, Stauskas hasn't been the player owner Vivek Ranadive or the Sacramento front office envisioned when they selected the Michigan guard. Playing behind second-year guard, Ben McLemore, Stauskas has only been able to produce 4.3 points per contest. However, Stauskas has been one of
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Demarcus Cousins: Will The Hiring Of George Karl Free The Kings of Distraction?

One thing become clear during the Sacramento Kings coaching saga, Demarcus Cousins didn't want any part of it. With the Kings set to hire George Karl after the All-Star break, Cousins might finally be able to rest easy, but according to a tweet from Adrian Wojnarowski it wasn't easy for Cousins to remain calm. "I wasn't consulted when the decision was made to fire Mike Malone and I'm not being
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2015 NBA All-Star Game: Despite Being Kobe’s Replacement, Cousins Shouldn’t Be Alternative

The NBA All-Star game is reserved for the league's best performers for the first half of the season. Yet, every year some of these talents are left off All-Star rosters. This year is no exception, as numerous players might be feeling a little left out. The Western Conference is the mecca of the NBA, and with so much talent in the conference picking a select few players for one team
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Mason Plumlee: The Sacramento Kings Top Trade Priority.

Let's just call those Deron Williams to Sacramento rumors a giant smokescreen. Yeah, Sacramento did want Williams, but according to a report from ESPN's NBA insider Chris Broussard, it was big-man Mason Plumlee Sacramento wanted most. Sacramento is in dire need of someone to play alongside Demarcus Cousins. The Kings most efficient big man this season (aside from Cousins) has been seventh-year forward Jason Thompson. While he isn't the worst
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Mike Malone Gone In Sacramento, Was The Move Too Abrupt?

According to a Yahoo Sports report that broke early Monday morning, the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Mike Malone. This season Malone has coached the Kings to a record of 11-13, however the team has been without franchise player Demarcus Cousins for nine games. In Cousins’ absence the team has gone 2-7. Given the circumstances was the Malone firing too abrupt? Last season, Malone guided the Kings to a
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Quick Shots Recap: Pelicans Clip Kings, 106-100

NBA TV’s Fan Night featured a matchup of emerging big men in Anthony Davis and Demarcus Cousins, with the New Orleans Pelicans escaping with a 106-100 victory. The Good: Anthony Davis was his usual self last night with a stat line of 28 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks. His Team USA counterpart Demarcus Cousins, put up 24 points and 17 rebounds. Pelicans floor-spacing extraordinaire Ryan Anderson, knocked down four
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Is Sacramento Kings C DeMarcus Cousins The Best Center In The NBA?

[caption id="attachment_33413" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Getty Images)[/caption] With a record of 5-2, the Sacramento Kings are looking like contenders in the Western Conference. It likely won’t last but when you have a player as good as Demarcus Cousins, anything is possible. Cousins has been known more for his outrageous on-court antics than his on-court play, but Cousins is a different player this year. Something changed him. During the offseason Cousins competed
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NBA: Sacramento Kings Looking To Take League By Surprise?

[caption id="attachment_32367" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (October 14, 2014 - Source: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images AsiaPac)[/caption] With second-year head coach Mike Malone at the helm, the Sacramento Kings are looking to take the league by surprise this season. Led by a collection of relatively young talent, Sacramento will look to build upon two straight 28-54 seasons, and go from NBA court jester to basketball royalty. The team’s transformation starts with their new look
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2014 NBA Summer League Final Recap: McLemore Lifts Kings over Rockets

[caption id="attachment_28481" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image courtesy of ballerframeofmind.com[/caption] The final of the 2014 Summer League was between the Sacramento Kings and the Houston Rockets.  Fortunately, for the Kings, Ben McLemore awoke from his slumber and nailed a three to give the Kings the lead, which helped them to close out the game and win 77-68. Coming into the final, both teams had reasonable form. The Kings had beaten the Washington
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NBA News & Notes: James Returns Home, Thomas Traded To Suns and Bosh Staying In Miami

[caption id="attachment_28096" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Chris Covatta- Getty Images North America[/caption] Today marked a busy day for the NBA with the featured story being that LeBron James has decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after spending his last four seasons with the Miami Heat. There were also several trades today one involving  Houston Rockets point guard  Jeremy Lin and the other Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas got sent to