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  1. The Kings could change the way you see the game

    Jan 21, 2014, 1:49 PM PST

    Basketball fans are about to see their favorite game differently. On January 24, the Sacramento Kings are planning to become the first professional sports team to broadcast live game angles through Google Glass. While the Kings players take on the Indiana Pacers, unique first-person views will be provided by Kings mascot Slamson, the cheerleaders, and…

  2. Sacramento Mayor helps DeMarcus Cousins’ All-Star campaign

    Jan 7, 2014, 2:30 PM PST

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is lending his strategic campaigning skills to Kings’ center DeMarcus Cousins. In a new video released by the Kings, Mayor Johnson advises Cousins to take a grassroots approach to his All-Star campaign by earning one vote at a time. In the video, Cousins responds by serving coffee, driving a cab, teaching…

  3. A Canadian artist made glamorous rebranded NBA jerseys

    Dec 2, 2013, 3:53 PM PST

    Good news! Now you don’t have to imagine what the NBA would look like if the uniforms were branded by large companies. A Canadian graphic artist that goes by “Dead Dilly” recently rebranded several basketball jerseys for reasons unknown. The designs were released on a site called Behance.net with this simple quote: “THE IDEA WAS…

  4. Case of the Mondays: Vernon Davis tackled in the worst way, Lights out in Sacramento, Hats off to Brent Burns

    Dec 2, 2013, 10:23 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – The most terrible tackle: Something very, very…

  5. Field of Links: New Giants t-shirt rips A’s, Why Pearl Jam dislikes Sacramento

    Nov 27, 2013, 9:02 AM PST

    A new San Francisco Giants t-shirt made by Majestic has some people in the East Bay riled up. The shirt features a Giants logo with the statement “nobody talks about the elephant in the room” written over the Oakland Athletics logo. It’s a bit surprising to see an MLB licensed piece of apparel that openly rips…

  6. Mitch Richmond is having trouble selling his mansion

    Nov 26, 2013, 4:05 PM PST

    Retired Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings star Mitch Richmond can’t unload his home.  The palatial piece of real estate located in Calabasas, has been on the market since May, and the six-time NBA All-Star just dropped the asking price from $9.4 million to $8.9 million. Don’t feel bad for Richmond, though. He stands to…

  7. Case of the Mondays: Warriors brawl, Raiders fall, Kings don’t shake hands

    Nov 25, 2013, 10:31 AM PST

    Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Wounded Warriors: The Golden State Warriors have…

  8. Field of Links: Shaq slips and falls on set, Barkley hates the Bay Area, Burns is back

    Nov 22, 2013, 9:14 AM PST

    Shaquille O’Neal is the newest member of the Sacramento Kings ownership group. That is great news, because when he does goofy stuff, it’s now a local story. On Thursday, Shaq slipped and fell on the TNT basketball set. Seeing an aging seven-footer fall is scary at first, then absolutely hilarious. Just ask Chris Webber. —…

  9. Harlem Globetrotter drains World Record basketball shot

    Nov 14, 2013, 2:37 PM PST

    The Harlem Globetrotters are getting a lot of attention lately. Just days after one Globetrotter injured himself smashing a basketball hoop on a dunk, his teammate smashed a Guinness World Record for longest basketball shot. Thunder Law (probably not his real name) launched a basketball across the court from the third row of the U.S.…

  10. Field of Links: Sharks robbed, Asomugha paid not to play, Kings are ‘Money’

    Nov 6, 2013, 9:48 AM PST

    Somebody has some explaining to do. The San Jose Sharks were robbed of an overtime win on Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres and ended up losing 5-4 in a shootout. With 3:05 remaining in overtime, Tommy Wingels pushed across what should have been the game-winning goal, except everyone missed it. Watch as the puck squirts…

  11. NorCal sports Twitter power rankings

    Nov 5, 2013, 5:15 PM PST

    Success is measured in wins and losses in the sports world. Off the field, it’s easy to gauge popularity by following the trails of the followers themselves. Here’s how the Bay Area franchises and star athletes stack up through Twitter.

  12. Beer aficionados will be at home in the Sacramento Kings’ Arena

    Oct 15, 2013, 2:11 PM PST

    Legit local hops won’t be limited to the basketball court at Sleep Train Arena. On Monday, the Sacramento Kings detailed several upgrades to their current home in advance of the 2013-2014 NBA season. One of the key improvements they made — aside from fixing the leaky roof — was at the concession stands. The Kings…

  13. Kings upgrade their arena in advance of the season opener

    Oct 14, 2013, 5:19 PM PST

    The Sacramento Kings hope to be in their new state-of-the-art arena by 2016, but until they can break ground and build the place, they will be playing at Sleep Train Arena.  With that in mind, they have upgraded their current home in advance of the 2013-2014 season. The Kings paid to add over 90 new…

  14. Shaq can talk his way out of anything

    Oct 3, 2013, 9:31 AM PST

    Shaquille O’Neal is a very persuasive man. Recently, he negotiated his way into joining the Sacramento Kings ownership group and on Tuesday night, he strangled talked his way out of having a parking boot locked to his truck. On Wednesday, TMZ tweeted that Dr. O’Neal choked out a tow man. [VIDEO] Shaquille O'Neal — Chokes…

  15. Field of Links: Why the A’s benefit greatly from no. 2 playoff seed

    Oct 3, 2013, 8:46 AM PST

    Major League Baseball’s Wild Card games capture the intensity fitting of a win-or-go-home game in a convenient and tidy package. The games give the fans in an additional two cities hope. They also rake in extra ticket sales, postseason apparel sales and plenty of other profits for MLB. The format, however, is a little screwed up.…

  16. The top 5 quotes from Shaq’s introductory presser

    Sep 24, 2013, 1:27 PM PST

    The Sacramento Shaq-ramento Kings introduced a new member of the ownership group on Tuesday. Shaquille O’Neal sat at a table alongside owner Vivek Ranadive and fellow investor Mark Mastrov and discussed his vision for the Kings and how he can make an impact on the franchise. The new “O’wner” was in vintage Shaq form as he made the…

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