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Duke Blue Devils, Hip-Hop, Marvin Bagley III, Music, NBA, Rap, Sacramento Kings -

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Kings rookie forward Marvin Bagley walked out in front of the crowd. There was an introduction and a warm welcome. But instead of a basketball in his hand, the No. 2 pick in the 2018 NBA draft was holding a microphone, confidently rapping original music in front of his Kings co-workers. “My […]

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Basketball, Eugene "Pooh" Jeter, NBA, Sacramento Kings -

Ex-Sacramento Kings point guard Eugene “Pooh” Jeter was speaking to the players on former NBA star Paul Pierce’s AAU team in Los Angeles in June when one kid posed a question that sparked something much bigger. “We’re the professional basketball players, but these kids aren’t getting information from us,” Jeter said. “College and high school […]

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Harry Giles, NBA, NBA Summer League, Sacramento Kings -

SACRAMENTO, California — Technically, it was an NBA summer league opener for the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. But for Kings redshirt rookie big man Harry Giles, it was actually a rebirth. Giles played in his first game since March 19, 2017, when he went scoreless in nine minutes in Duke’s season-ending NCAA tournament loss […]

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Marvin Bagley III, NBA, Sacramento Kings -

SACRAMENTO, California — Marvin Bagley III took a pretty pass from new Sacramento Kings teammate De’Aaron Fox at the top of the key, took one hard dribble and jumped high. Unfortunately for Los Angeles Lakers 7-footer Moritz Wagner, he jumped too. After the rookies hit chests, Bagley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 […]

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Cancer, De'Aaron Fox, Lorraine Harris-Fox, Mother's Day, NBA, Sacramento Kings -

Lorraine Harris-Fox felt a lump in her breast one day. After monitoring the lump for a week, she had it checked out. A biopsy showed it was cancerous. Harris-Fox was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2000. Three years earlier, her sister had died from breast cancer, leaving a 5-year-old son. Harris-Fox and her husband, […]

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NBA, Patrick McCaw, Sacramento Kings, Stephon Clark, Vince Carter, Vince Carter Diary -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later at age 41, Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA and a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc […]

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Matt Barnes, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento Police Department, Stephon Clark -

Former NBA player Matt Barnes was answering emails while his twin 9-year-old sons, Carter and Isaiah, were playing with their iPads at home in Los Angeles last week when they heard Barnes’ hometown, Sacramento, California, mentioned on TV. Barnes and his boys learned from a news report that 22-year-old Stephon Clark was gunned down by […]

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Black Lives Matter, Golden State Warriors, Matt Barnes, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento Police Department, Stephon Clark -

The day before retired NBA veteran and Sacramento, California, native Matt Barnes was set to hold a rally in the wake of the death of Stephon Clark, the results of an independent autopsy on Clark’s body were released during a news conference on Friday morning. The Sacramento Bee broke the news at approximately 9 a.m. […]

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Darrell Steinberg, Featured, News, Police Shooting, Sacramento Kings, Stephon Clark, Stevante Clark, Video, Vivek Ranadivé, Xavier Becerra -

A week after pledging to be a vocal player in awareness efforts surrounding the police shooting death of Stephon Clark, the Sacramento Kings announced they are teaming up with Black Lives Matter and local activist organization Build. Black. Coalition to respond to activist demand for support for the community and the grass roots. The new […]

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DeMarcus Cousins, Matt Barnes, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings, Stephon Clark, Undefeated Athlete of the Week -

A day after demonstrators shut down access to a Sacramento Kings game while protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed African-American man in his grandmother’s backyard, former Kings center DeMarcus Cousins offered to pay for the slain man’s funeral expenses. On March 22, protesters formed a human chain in front of Golden 1 Center […]

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Demarcus Cousins, Matt Barnes, News, Sacramento Kings, Stephon Clark, Video -

Stephon Clark’s tragic death came by the hail of 20 bullets as he stood with his cell phone in his own backyard, and the disarray of information from the police afterward has caused an uproar nationally for justice. This week, former Sacramento Kings Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins are doing their part in assisting the […]

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Boston Celtics, Celtics King PSA, National, NBA, News, News Video, PSA for Stephon Clark, Sacramento Kings, Sports, Stephon Clark Shooting, Video, We are one PSA -

Accountability. We Are One. #StephonClark pic.twitter.com/123y5etYdE — Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) March 25, 2018 The Sacramento […]

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Golden 1 Center, National, News, police shooting, Race, Sacramento Kings, Stephon Clark Protests -

Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center was placed on lockdown ahead of Thursday’s Hawks-Kings match-up as protesters […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, Vince Carter, Vince Carter Diary -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later, at age 41, Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA and a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc […]

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Ben Simmons, George Hill, Golden State Warriors, Goran Dragić, Hassan Whiteside, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, Miami Heat, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry -

As trade winds continue to blow through the league ahead of the Feb. 8 deadline, we have an Eastern Conference battle that shouldn’t be affected by any last-minute drama. The red-hot Miami Heat comes to the city of Philadelphia, which is on cloud nine because it’s Super Bowl week. The Heat and Philadelphia 76ers tip […]

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CulturePlay, DeMarcus Cousins, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Willie Cauley-Stein -

If Willie Cauley-Stein had a creed, it’d be simple: Keep it (insert 100 emoji). That’s exactly how the third-year center of the Sacramento Kings strives to operate — on the court, and especially off. When he’s not banging in the post or catching lobs, the 7-footer is flicking a paintbrush across a canvas or brainstorming […]

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NBA, Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter, Vince Carter Diary -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later, Vince Carter is a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears an exclusive look into his 20th NBA season […]

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Ben Simmons, Chris Paul, David West, DeMar DeRozan, Denzel Washington, Draymond Green, Erik Spoelstra, Gerald Green, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Golden State Warriors, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry -

With all due respect to Jack Nicholson, Spike Lee, E-40, Drake and Billy Crystal, Los Angeles Lakers courtside season-ticket holder Denzel Washington is the coolest NBA fan. So in honor of the two-time Academy Award winner, The Undefeated’s 2017-18 NBA midseason awards are named after Washington’s movie roles, other characters in his movies or the […]

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NBA, Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter, Vince Carter Diary -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later, at age 40, Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA and a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc […]

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Garrett Temple, George Hill, NBA, Sacramento Kings -

SACRAMENTO, California — What do you think about the Colin Kaepernick national anthem protest? How do you handle losing? How do you deal with adversity off the court? Those were a few of the questions Sacramento Kings forward Garrett Temple fielded during his first day as a student-athlete mentor at Sacramento Charter High School. “At […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, David Fizdale, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter, Vince Carter Diary -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later, at age 40, Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA and a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc […]

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Brook Lopez, De'Aaron Fox, Gilbert Arenas, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, Kyle Kuzma, Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry -

Before the NFL takes over on Turkey Day, we get a spicy matchup, as Oklahoma City welcomes back Kevin Durant and his Golden State Warrior buddies (8 p.m. EST). In the nightcap we have a rookie point guard showdown, as Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers square off against De’Aaron Fox and the Sacramento […]

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NBA, Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter, Vince Carter Diary -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later at age 40, Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA and a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc […]

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Commentary, DeMarcus Cousins, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings -

SACRAMENTO, California — The Sacramento Kings’ video tribute lasted just shy of a minute on Thursday night. Every second, however, meant the world to former Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, who waved to the crowd then touched his heart to show his appreciation. Cousins’ 6½ seasons with the Kings had their ups and downs, with no […]

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DeMarcus Cousins, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings, Vivek Ranadive, Vlade Divac -

DeMarcus Cousins will have good and bad memories when he returns to Sacramento, California, on Thursday for the first time since the Kings abruptly traded him to New Orleans last season. But if the Pelicans center could go back in time, he would have agreed to push for a trade while feuding with then-coach George […]

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NBA, Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter -

Twenty years ago, the NBA welcomed a high-flying young man who created a phenomenon known as “Vinsanity.” Nearly 25,000 points later at age 40, Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA and a member of the rebuilding Sacramento Kings. He’s still in love with the game. Carter agreed to give The Undefeated’s Marc […]

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Chris Bosh, Chris Paul, Dallas Mavericks, De'Aaron Fox, Dennis Smith Jr., Dwyane Wade, J.R. Smith, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, Markelle Fultz, NBA, Nick Young, Russell Westbrook, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry, Style, Tyson Chandler, Zach Collins -

The NBA rookie style quiz Forget your jump shots, newbie. It’s time to get your design game on. By Munehito Sawada and The Undefeated Staff | Illustrations by Kei Meguro Whether you’re a rookie or a vet, a day-one fan, or someone who watches whatever NBA game is on in the background, you’re living the […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, De'Aaron Fox, Harry Giles, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Vince Carter -

SACRAMENTO, California — The NBA’s oldest player is an eight-time All-Star, a slam dunk champion and an Olympic gold medalist and is entering his 20th season in the league. He was the toast of the NBA early in his career, when fans worldwide fell in love with “Vinsanity” because of his high-flying game. The only […]

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2017 NBA Africa Game, Anthony Davis, Dell Demps, DeMarcus Cousins, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings -

JOHANNESBURG – There will be notable games when the 2017-18 NBA schedule comes out as expected this month, beginning with the NBA Finals rematch between the reigning champion Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Paul George, Chris Paul, Jimmy Butler and perhaps Kyrie Irving newcomer debuts and return games will be of interest. […]

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Brandon D. Williams, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Scott Perry -

More black executives are getting an opportunity in the NBA, a league where most of the players look like them. The most recent example: The Sacramento Kings hired Brandon D. Williams as assistant general manager on Sunday, replacing Scott Perry, who left to become general manager of the New York Knicks. A year ago, the […]

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Carmelo Anthony, NBA, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Scott Perry -

Scott Perry, the new general manager of the New York Knicks, went from being unemployed to living out his dream in what felt like a New York minute. Three months ago, the Orlando Magic relieved the then-executive vice president of his duties. Shortly afterward, the Sacramento Kings hired Perry as their executive vice president of […]

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Commentary, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Zach Randolph -

In all NBA offseason activity, only one move represented a cultural shift: Zach Randolph leaving the Memphis Grizzlies to sign with the Sacramento Kings. Other departures might take teams out of contention. With Z-Bo gone — and Tony Allen probably right behind him — the Grizzlies lost their soul. Randolph was the most physical player […]

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2017 NBA Draft, Dwyane Wade, Indiana Pacers, LaVar Ball, Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, Sacramento Kings -

NEW YORK — A satisfied LaVar Ball walked out of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn late Thursday night wearing a Big Baller Brand hat featuring the Los Angeles Lakers’ yellow and purple. The crowd booed strongly as he strolled with swag out of the arena. With his plan working, as his son Lonzo was drafted […]

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