Tweet of the Night: DeMarcus Cousins congratulates his team for winning Summer League Finals

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The 2014 NBA Summer League finally came to a conclusion on Monday with the Sacramento Kings coming out on top against the Houston Rockets 77-68.Ray McCallum, who is expected to see more playing time for the Kings next season with the departure of starting point guard Isaiah Thomas, scored 29 points in the contest – including this impressive game-clinching basket – to win the MVP honors. Thomas actually saw all the action and was proud to see his former teammate

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Sacramento Kings Salaries and Analysis

SACRAMENTO KINGS 2014-15 Free Agents: F Quincy Acy (T), F Royce White, G Jared Cunningham, G Willie Reed 2014 Draft Picks: G Nik Stauskas Draft Picks Coming: 2018 second round (Portland, swap) Draft Picks Going: 2015 first round (to Chicago, protected 1-10); 2015 second round (to Miami, conditional); 2015 second round (to Boston, protected 31-55); 2016 second round (to New Orleans, protected 31-55); 2016 second round (to Milwaukee, 56-60); 2017 second round (to Boston, protected 31-55); 2019 second round (Milwaukee, swap) Trade Exceptions: Patrick Patterson ($620,000, expires Dec. 9, 2014), Marcus Thornton ($2,420,000,

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Tweet of the Day: Clippers’ Bidding Comes To An End

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Has Steve Ballmer finally acquired an NBA franchise? Ever since Shelly Sterling claimed to have her husband Donald’s approval to move forward with the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, she has moved at a blistering pace to field bids in hopes of securing a legitimate buyer before the NBA Board of Governors convene Tuesday, June 3 to vote to have them removed as team owners. Since initiating the bidding war for the Clippers, Shelly’s husband—estranged or not—has

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Tweet of the Day: NBA All-Rookie Team Announced, Player Reaction

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Thursday afternoon the NBA unveiled the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie Team, celebrating this past season’s top young athletes. One name you will not see on the the team is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ No.1 overall draft pick Anthony Bennett, who only played in 52 games, averaging 4.2 points and three rebounds in just 12.8 minutes per game. He is just the fifth top overall draft pick to miss the All-Rookie team in 26 years. There were quite a few young rookies deserving of the

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Sacramento Kings “looking at everything” with eighth pick in draft

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With the lottery over and the Sacramento Kings picking eighth in June’s draft, now the real hard work begins for Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro and his staff. D’Alessandro and the Kings are one of the more open-minded, data driven front offices in the league, and the team appears willing to explore all possible options and avenues with their first-round selection. “Now you could start making all the calls to your counterparts and say, ‘How flexible are you with your pick?’ Are

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NBA Owners Respond to Sterling’s Unprecedented Punishment

With much of the national discourse centering on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the reality of the matter is that a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine is the limit to what NBA commissioner Adam Silver is capable of doing. The rest falls on the shoulders of 29 team owners, as they—according to the NBA’s Constitution and By-Laws—must vote with a 3/4′s majority to force the sale of the team. Players, media pundits and people all across the nation

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Bernucca: Silver vs. Sterling Not About Black or White, but Green

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver cannot just suspend Clippers owner Donald Sterling for the rest of the playoffs. Silver cannot just suspend Sterling for a year and drop a seven-figure fine on him the way his predecessor did to Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor in 2000. Taylor broke the rules. Sterling broke the game. Silver has no choice but to suspend Sterling indefinitely, as in until he sells his team. And when Silver suspends Sterling, it is important that anyone and everyone with an opinion on

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Tweet of the Day: Kobe Bryant Among Many NBA Players Reflecting On Season’s End

Wednesday is the final night in the NBA regular season. It brings with it a lot of fun and excitement, as all 30 teams are in action. It also features quite of a few games of great import, seeing as there are more than a few teams jockeying for position in the playoffs. More than anything, for a lot of NBA athletes, it brings a moment of reflection:  An entire year of hard work is coming to a close. For some, the

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