May 22, 1989 |
Representatives of eight of the NBA's sorriest teams and the far-from-sad Chicago Bulls dug into commissioner David Stern's large, plexiglass container hoping to reach out and touch part of a sunnier future. History says some did, some didn't. History also says that Gregg Lukenbill, managing general partner of the Sacramento Kings, had done his homework when he included his franchise among the fortunate. It was no small coincidence that he did so just minutes after Stern tore open the envelope containing the runner-up Los Angeles Clippers' team logo yesterday, thus leaving the Kings with the No. 1 selection in the June 27 draft.
February 1, 2013 |
BOSTON - Six weeks ago, Tyreke Evans was the go-to guy on a young Sacramento Kings team. Six weeks ago, as his coach put it, he was "a 20-point" per-game player. Six weeks ago, the swingman was finally getting into a rhythm at his new position. Six weeks ago, Evans suffered a left knee injury. Just as his game finally began to click in a way it hadn't since 2009, just when he began to understand his role, his left knee flared up. Evans returned to the Kings lineup at the beginning of this month but the injury has lingered, and without his usual burst Evans' game hasn't been as efficient.
November 3, 2008
Who: 76ers (1-2) vs. Sacramento Kings (0-3) When: 7 o'clock. Where: Wachovia Center. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WIP (610-AM). Ticket Availability: Seats remain at all price levels.
July 3, 2015
The Sacramento Kings plan to trade forwards Jason Thompson and Carl Landry to the 76ers in a salary-dumping move, Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday night, citing league sources. The Kings would include guard Nik Stauskas in the deal, according to the website. Yahoo reported that the Sixers would send the rights of overseas players to Sacramento, although it is unclear which ones. Thompson, a Camden native who played at Rider, averaged 6.1 points and 6.5 rebounds last season. Landry averaged 7.2 points and 3.8 boards.
May 1, 2015 |
FOR THE third time in less than a year, Brett Brown is losing one of his assistant coaches. According to multiple sources, Chad Iske is leaving the 76ers to become the associate head coach of the Sacramento Kings. There, Iske will be reunited with George Karl, whom he was an assistant under for six years before spending the last two with the Sixers. In July of last year, Greg Foster left Brown's staff to join longtime friend Jason Kidd as an assistant with the Milwaukee Bucks.
July 18, 2013
BIO BOX Name: Ed Pinckney Born: March 27, 1963 (age 50), in Bronx, N.Y. College: Villanova; was a member of the underdog Wildcats team that upset Georgetown to win the 1985 NCAA championship. He won the Most Outstanding Player award for the Final Four. Also won the Robert V. Geasey Award as the Big 5 player of the year in 1985. Pros: Drafted No. 10 overall by Phoenix in 1985. Played with the Suns until 1987. Also played for Sacramento Kings (1987–89), Boston Celtics (1989–94)
April 26, 2013
The Miami Heat's latest spurt might have run the host Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs. LeBron James scored seven of his 22 points at the end of the third quarter Thursday night as the Heat pulled away from the Bucks. Their 104-91 victory gave them a three-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven series. Bulls slip past Nets Carlos Boozer had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Luol Deng added 21 points and 10 boards, and the Bulls held off the Brooklyn Nets, 79-76, in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series in Chicago to take a lead of two games to one. The Bulls had no field goals in the final five minutes of the game.
August 24, 2012 |
OFFICIALS FROM Comcast-Spectacor will meet with the Virginia Beach City Council on Tuesday to propose building an arena to house an NBA team. The Hampton Roads Business Journal has identified the team as the Sacramento Kings. Ike Richman, a spokesman for Comcast-Spectacor, told the Daily News in a statement: "Comcast-Spectacor, through several of our subsidiaries, and Live Nation, both of which have a substantial presence in Southeastern Virginia for many years, are always looking for new opportunities to expand our business in the area.
March 26, 2013 |
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - It takes a lot to distract Lavoy Allen. But the 76ers forward/center, a Temple graduate, said he took time out of his preparation for Sunday's game with the Sacramento Kings to watch the Owls go down to Indiana in the NCAA East Regional. Temple lost, 58-52. "I watched it, and I was rooting for my guys," Allen said. "But I have been focused on getting ready to play the Sacramento Kings today. " The Hoosiers closed with a 10-0 run. "They almost had them, yeah," Allen said of the Owls.
December 24, 2015 |
Several 76ers are excited that former NBA players Chuck Hayes and John Lucas III recently met with coach Brett Brown as the team possibly looks to add much-needed veteran leadership. "I think that will be good for us to have any type of veterans," Nerlens Noel said. "I think [general manager] Sam [Hinkie] is looking into that a little more. . . . You know Chuck Hayes is a big man and I think it's going to help us. " Tony Wroten would also welcome the additions. "We are just trying to do whatever we can to help the team get better and better in the future and the present.