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Category Archives: Dave Joerger

Grooming Marvin Bagley

Few people like to discuss injuries and many are too superstitious to mention the subject. I generally have both reservations but sense it’s an appropriate time to hope, and assume, that the Kings are going to carefully control the recovery of Marvin Bagley and his playing time the rest of the season. Against the Warriors […]

Also posted in Marvin Bagley, Nemanja Bjelica, Sacramento Kings

Twilight Zone Benching of De’Aaron Fox

The final three minutes Golden State played championship defense, igniting its offense, and that’s not unusual. What is beyond unusual and quite bizarre is that Dave Joerger benched the team’s best player, De’Aaron Fox, because he picked up his fifth foul with little over three minutes to play and the Kings leading by ten. So […]

Also posted in Basketball, De'Aaron Fox, Golden State Warriors

Jerry West Assesses the Kings

I advise the Clippers and generally don’t share my insights publicly but suppose it’s all right to tell you I like the Kings, especially De’Aaron Fox, who speeds past more defenders than anyone in the league. He’s also been hitting his jumpers and threes. Right, I know his outside shooting’s cooled off recently. Last five […]

Also posted in De'Aaron Fox, Depression, Jerry West, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Marvin Bagley, Phil Jackson, Sacramento Kings

Young Kings Routed

Sunday afternoon as I tried to nap I received a call from an aggrieved Sacramento Kings fan who upbraided me because the coach, Dave Joerger, had finally started the young, potential-laden five I’d been demanding for weeks, and look what happened: the Washington Wizards outmanned, outmaneuvered, and outshot the local lads to lead at halftime […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Buddy Hield, De'Aaron Fox, George Thomas Clark, Sacramento Kings, Skal Labisierre, Willie Cauley-Stein