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”

(2016-17) Delay of Game Previews • “The Pacific”

Sizing up the Pacific Division… Phoenix Suns 2015-2016 Season Result: 23-59 • 14th, Western Conference (4th, Pacific Division) • Missed Postseason Current Head Coach: Earl Watson Projected Starting Lineup Draft Picks #4 Overall: Dragan Bender #8 Overall: Marquese Chriss #34 Overall: Tyler Ulis Notable Offseason Additions Jared Dudley Leandro Barbosa Notable Offseason Subtractions Bogdan Bogdanović Mirza Teletović Jon Leuer Ronnie Price Chase Budinger Archie Goodwin The Big Picture The … Continue reading (2016-17) Delay of Game Previews • “The Pacific”

NBA Doggy Bag: “August 11th Edition”

Here’s a few, current storylines in the Association… Rudy Gay A Goner? Rudy Gay is NOT satisfied with the happenings in SacTown. Earlier this summer, he had no clue who Vlade Divac even picked up in the offseason and now, he’s reportedly interested in joining the Miami HEAT. Gay’s clearly worn out his welcome and it’s about that time, right? Over his career, Rudy’s had trouble … Continue reading NBA Doggy Bag: “August 11th Edition”

“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”

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

Sacramento Kings Officially Unveil New Logos

The Sacramento Kings are heading in a new direction for the 2016-17 season (& beyond). And no, it has nothing to do with their extensive coaching search that’s included everyone’s favorite stopgap coach, Vinny del Negro. It’s a brand-new identity! A completely fresh set of redesigned logos, with an homage to the past: I gotta say, that’s easily a top 2 or 3 re-brand we’ve … Continue reading Sacramento Kings Officially Unveil New Logos

“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”

“The Scoop: Jan. 21st Edition”

Cleaning up last night’s action in the Association…   SIXERS 96, Magic 87 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Elfrid Payton – 21 | REBS: Robert Covington – 11 | ASTS: Ish Smith – 11 Top DOG of the Night: Ish Smith (13 points, 11 dimes) Quick Recap: A late three by Isaiah Canaan (15 points off the bench) pushed the Sixers to their 6th victory. Ish Smith, an evil sorcerer hell-bent on … Continue reading “The Scoop: Jan. 21st Edition”

“What a Time…”: 2015-16 Western Conference Preview

The Western Conference is a free for all! At least seven teams have a legitimate shot of advancing to the Finals and winning it all, including the defending champion Golden State Warriors, revamped San Antonio Spurs, and star-studded LA Clippers. Here, you’ll find brief season outlooks for each team. Enjoy! #15 Minnesota Timberwolves Key Acquisitions & Draft Picks: F/C Karl-Anthony Towns (Kentucky, 1st overall), G Andre Miller (free … Continue reading “What a Time…”: 2015-16 Western Conference Preview