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Category Archives: Sacramento Kings

Summertime Love for Sacramento Kings

I like living in Lubbock year round and rooting for my alma mater Texas Tech Red Raiders in football and basketball but recently surrendered to my fifth wife, Melanie, who’s from Sacramento and during the seven months I’ve known her has been pestering me to buy a second home here so we can watch her […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, De'Aaron Fox, George Thomas Clark, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento

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, Dave Joerger, De'Aaron Fox, George Thomas Clark, Skal Labisierre, Willie Cauley-Stein

Point Guard Mania

This story is part of the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Cleveland, De'Aaron Fox, Dennis Smith, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James, Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, Markelle Fultz

The Point of Emmanuel Mudiay

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Also posted in Basketball, Chris Webber, Denver, Emmanuel Mudiay, Sacramento, Toronto, Vlade Divac, Willie Cauley-Stein

Odds on Jimmer Fredette

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Brandon Knight, Demarcus Cousins, Jimmer Fredette, Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker, Sacramento, Tyreke Evans

Clippers Carve Kings during Thanksgiving Feast

On Thanksgiving night I made my first visit to Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles since New Year’s Day when the defending-champion Lakers hosted an aroused and hot-shooting group of young Sacramento Kings who would’ve prevailed if Kobe Bryant, with customary flair, hadn’t swished a three-point jumper a millisecond before the final horn. The capacity […]

Also posted in Basketball, Blake Griffin, Demarcus Cousins, Eric Gordon, Gavin Maloof, Joe Maloof, Las Vegas, Lebron James, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan, Oscar Robertson, Sacramento, Tyreke Evans

Memo to David Stern

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, David Stern, Demarcus Cousins, John Wall, Las Vegas, Los Angeles Lakers, Nevada, Travel, Tyreke Evans

Basketball and More in Las Vegas

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Art Galleries, Basketball, Blake Griffin, Brock Lesnar, Eric Gordon, Fedor Emilianenko, Gambling, George Thomas Clark, Las Vegas, Liberace, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Mixed Martial Arts, Music, Nevada, Russell Westbrook, Travel, Tyreke Evans, Wayne Newton