Throwback Thursdays: Robert Horry Sinks the Kings

May 26th, 2002 Those who remember Robert Horry should recognize his knack for coming up big in the clutch moments of the game. Horry has made his career in the Playoffs as a late-second assassin. In this short clip, we look back at one his finest plays as a Laker. Horry came up huge against the rival Sacramento Kings during the playoffs, as the ball … Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Robert Horry Sinks the Kings

Basketball to Return to Seattle

The owners of the Sacramento Kings are in the final stages of finalizing a deal to sell the franchise back to Seattle. As reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal has the Kings being sold for $500 million to a group led by investor Chris Hansen and Microsoft chairman Steve Ballmer. Once the agreement goes through, the  city of Seattle will have an NBA team for the 2013-2014 season. Continue reading Basketball to Return to Seattle

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 26 – DeMarcus Cousins

2011-12: 18.1 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.4 spg, 44.8 FG %, 70.2 FT % D-cuz is a force in the post. The 6’11” 270 pound forward has had an up-and-down NBA career so far, and it’s only been two years. Drafted fifth out of Kentucky by Sacramento, Cousins was named to the All-NBA Rookie Team in his first year in 2010 averaging 14.1 ppg. But … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 26 – DeMarcus Cousins

2012-2013 NBA Preview: Pacific Division

1. Los Angeles Lakers The Lakers made the key splash during the off season by bringing in Dwight Howard. A few weeks prior to the Howard trade, Los Angeles secured a star free agent in the signing of Steve Nash. Despite the loss of Andrew Bynum via trade, Kobe Bryant shouldn’t have any problems with Nash and Howard on board for a finals appearance. Nash hasn’t … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Pacific Division

DeMarcus Cousins Dissin’ on Blake

Blake Griffin had made some memorable dunks this year. Ones that will no doubt land on posters in kids’ bedrooms. He is a great player for the entertainment factor for NBA fans, who, for those that pay big bucks to go to a game want to see highlight-reel dunks. And yes, that is great and all, but what else can Griffin do for his team … Continue reading DeMarcus Cousins Dissin’ on Blake

74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 23

Reason 23: The Future of the Nets Let the thoughts of Jay-Z and Brooklyn clear out. The Nets still have a season left to play in New Jersey with Deron Williams steering the ship. Whether Williams stays or goes next year is the growing cancer, but the front office has begun to make moves. Avery Johnson will begin his second tenure as the team’s head … Continue reading 74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 23

74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 24

Reason 24: The Kings staying put in Sacramento…for now After a number of harsh years in Sacramento, it looked as if the Kings would be making a move to a new city to call home, Anaheim. The Kings hold the second-worst winning percentage over the past five years at 33.4% (137-273), and the transition seemed to be almost inevitable. The team has been trying to … Continue reading 74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 24

74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 57:

Reason 57: Jimmer MANIA Back in 2007, not many people knew about Jimmer Fredette, the curly 18-year old from the small town of Glens Falls, NY. Why he was only averaging 7 points per game for a non BCS school. All anyone knew about BYU was Mormons and Steve Young. Well, now when the words BYU are spoken aloud, many people think Jimmer. Fredette came … Continue reading 74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 57:

NBA Mock Draft 2011: Klay Thompson

G – Klay Thompson (Washington State) – 6’7” – 205 lbs. Possible Destinations: Pick #10: Milwaukee Bucks Pick #7: Sacramento Kings Pick #11: Golden State Warriors This scoring wizard has a strong understanding of the game and always stays active with or without the ball. Klay Thompson comes into the Draft as the ideal shooting guard for a team in need. Thompson is pretty slender … Continue reading NBA Mock Draft 2011: Klay Thompson

NBA Mock Draft 2011: Jimmer Fredette

G – Jimmer Fredette (Brigham Young University) – 6’2” – 195 lbs. Possible Destinations: Pick #12: Utah Jazz Pick #13: Phoenix Suns Pick #15: Indiana Pacers This instinctive scorer is a fan favorite among many for his playing style. Jimmer Fredette carried one of the deadliest jumpers in college basketball for the past two years, breaking college records behind his scoring numbers. At his best, … Continue reading NBA Mock Draft 2011: Jimmer Fredette