10/30/16 • Quick Notes: “Sacramento is 2-1”

The Sacramento Kings are off to a pretty hot start in 2016-17. When deal-maker Vlade Divac brought in Dave Joerger, he hoped they would adapt a defensive identity while becoming a bit more versatile w/ offensive strategy. A 2-1 start is a small sample size but Sacramento looks improved in both areas. They’re still a work in progress (have excelled limiting paint points, 4th fewest in the league; … Continue reading 10/30/16 • Quick Notes: “Sacramento is 2-1”

“How Will We Remember Each Player on Team USA?”

The 2016 Rio Olympics were (kinda) fun? How is that possible? It seems like every game Team USA played, there were outcries of too much iso-heavy ball, a lack of competition & overall cohesion. But looking back, some 20 or so hours after their gold medal victory, each player had his own signature moment of the Olympics. We’ll Remember… Kyrie Irving‘s summer. Kyrie’s on top … Continue reading “How Will We Remember Each Player on Team USA?”

“The Scoop: Gold Medal Edition (Aug. 22nd)”

Cleaning up Team USA’s Gold Medal blowout over Serbia… GOLD MEDAL Game Team USA 96, Serbia 66 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Kevin Durant – 30 | REBS: DeMarcus Cousins – 15 | ASTS: Kyle Lowry – 5 Top DOG of the Night: Kevin Durant (30 points, 5 triples) Quick Recap:  It’s another Gold for Team USA and in this one, Serbia didn’t stand much of a chance. Kevin Durant … Continue reading “The Scoop: Gold Medal Edition (Aug. 22nd)”

“Sacramento’s Free Agency Haul”

In desperate need of an overall talent upgrade, the Sacramento Kings took a direct approach during free agency. In a (surprisingly) strategically planned formula by Vlade Divac, they targeted a few overlooked UnderDOGs on reasonable deals. The result?: View this post on Instagram New Players. New Numbers. #SacramentoProud A post shared by Sacramemeto Kings (@sacramentokings) on Jul 12, 2016 at 11:33am PDT   Hmmm, not … Continue reading “Sacramento’s Free Agency Haul”

Team USA Roster Finalized for Rio

Today, the roster for Team USA was officially announced. Led by Coach Mike Krzyzewski, these 12 men will be aiming for Gold (for the 3rd straight Olympics) later on this summer: F Carmelo Anthony (NYK) F Harrison Barnes (GSW) G-F Jimmy Butler (CHI) C DeMarcus Cousins (SAC) G DeMar DeRozan (TOR) F Kevin Durant (OKC) F Paul George (IND) F Draymond Green (GSW) G Kyrie … Continue reading Team USA Roster Finalized for Rio

Dave Joerger Hired As Kings Head Coach

Well, that didn’t take long! Just two days after getting canned by Memphis, Dave Joerger has reportedly agreed to a 4 year/$16 million contract to become Sacramento‘s next head coach. Despite an extensive search that included Mark Jackson, Vinny del Negro & Patrick Ewing, Vlade Divac moved quickly on Joerger shortly after hitting the market. During the press release, Divac had this to say about … Continue reading Dave Joerger Hired As Kings Head Coach

“DOGs of the Week: Jan. 18-Jan. 24”

From a dominant All-Star re-affirming his candidacy, to an underrated lead guard making a push for Toronto to a veteran with an unquenched thirst for triple-doubles, here are the DOGs of the Week!   Top DOG of the Week: DeMarcus Cousins (3-0 record, wins over LAL, ATL, & IND) “We’ve picked it up.” – DeMarcus Cousins BOOGIE’S AWE-SOME, *CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, CLAP*. BOOGIE’S AWE-SOME, *CLAP, CLAP, … Continue reading “DOGs of the Week: Jan. 18-Jan. 24”