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Tough love for star athletes — are you kidding?

Apr 21, 2014
Tough love for star athletes — are you kidding?

  The headline atop the Sacramento Bee’s sport page today says: “It’s time to stop coddling Aldon Smith.” Columnist Matthew Barrows contends that the San Francisco 49ers need to take a tough position regarding their star outside linebacker Aldon Smith. … Continue reading

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap – End of the Year Edition

By Tony Xypteras 

Well, that’s it folks. The 2013-14 season is in the books. We’ve been doing it all year, so for one last time lets talk about how the Kings did this week.

This Week (1-3) (28-54 Overall)

This Kings finished their season with a 28-54 record, which happens to be an identical tie with last...

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (April 6 – April 12)

By Tony Xypteras 

If we can exclude Friday night’s game against the Golden State Warrior from this week you could say the Kings played fairly well despite losing every game. And to some, losing might be the best thing for Sacramento at this point.

This Week (0-4) (27-52 Overall) 

What can you do? The Kings were...

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (March 29 – April 5)

By Tony Xypteras 

The Kings played a much better brand of basketball this week, and a softer schedule will certainly allow for that, but this was about Ray McCallum’s development. Spoiler – he’s looked good.

This Week (2-2) (27-48 Overall)

Aside from a fairly obvious blowout to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, the Kings looked like...

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How can anyone root for Kentucky?

Mar 31, 2014

Watching Kentucky knock away opponents in the NCAA basketball tournament is irritating. When Aaron Harrison nailed a three-pointer yesterday to seal a 75-72 victory over Michigan, I gritted my teeth and cursed in my head so as not to disturb … Continue reading

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (March 22 – March 28)

By Tony Xypteras 

Eleven Games! That’s all we have left, folks. This week consisted of two blowout losses and a win against the worst team in the NBA. If you aren’t watching, I can’t blame you.

This Week (1-2) (25-46 Overall)

The basketball games this week weren’t too exciting, and the outcomes were completely predictable. The Kings...

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (Feb. 16 – March 21)

By Tony Xypteras 

Tuesday nights’ overtime victory against the Washington Wizards was fun. I can’t necessarily say that about the rest of the week, but hey! There are only a dozen or so (14 to be exact) games left in the season.

We’ll miss it when it’s gone.

This Week (1-2) (22-44 Overall)

The Kings suffered close losses...

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A discussion with Hoop District about the Kings v. Wizards matchup

A discussion with Hoop District about the Kings v. Wizards matchup

Abdullah Sharif (@Abdu11ah) of Hoop District was kind enough to interview me for a preview of tonight's matchup between the Kings and Washington Wizards.We spoke about the passion of Kings fans, the legacy of DeMarcus Cousins after he leaves Sacramento...

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (Feb. 28 – March 15)

The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (Feb. 28 – March 15)

By Tony Xypteras  

Life unfortunately got in the way of last weeks recap. With that being said, there is plenty to talk about today. Let’s do it.

Last Two Weeks (3-5) (23-42 Overall)

This wasn’t the best stretch of basketball for your Sacramento Kings, but it probably could have...

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The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap (Feb. 23 – Feb. 28)

By Tony Xypteras  

Overshadowed by a ton of off the court moves, the Kings actually played some decent basketball for the first half of this week. Then they played the Rockets, DeMarcus Cousins got suspended, and here we are.

This Week (2-1) (20-37 Overall)

The Kings came away with back-to-back victories this week against the Nuggets and...



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