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The Sacramento Bee
‘They punched us in the mouth first’: Why Kings must show more effort to earn winstheir 96-79 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night at Pepsi Center. The
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 hours ago
their 96-79 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night at Pepsi Center. The Kings want emphasize playing fast, but coach Dave Joerger said he thought his team was “slow” against the Nuggets. Garrett Temple said “passive.” De’Aaron Fox, who led... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘They say I’m thirsty’: For Hield to be prolific, Kings need to embrace good with badto get hot from the perimeter. “I’ve been reining him in, making him play the
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 hours ago
to get hot from the perimeter. “I’ve been reining him in, making him play the way we want to play,” said Kings coach Dave Joerger. “So then you treat everybody that way, but then for certain guys at any moment you give them a little more... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why Kings’ Boucek, one of two female NBA assistants, sees a generation in waitingpressed her again about joining the family profession when she was fired as hea
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 hours ago
pressed her again about joining the family profession when she was fired as head coach of the Seattle Storm, Kings coach Dave Joerger called with a more appealing offer: Get your sneakers. Grab a whiteboard. Pack your laptop. Come down to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Too much too fast? Not for Fox, Joerger says. ‘I’ve got to catch everybody up to him’Kings coach Dave Joerger was asked before Friday’s game against the Dallas Mave
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Kings coach Dave Joerger was asked before Friday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks if he needed to resist the urge to give rookie point guard De’Aaron Fox too much information to process. Apparently the question should have been if Fox’s teammates... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Sacramento Kings hire full-time female coachBecky Hammon as the lone full-time female assistant coaches. Boucek will be on
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
Becky Hammon as the lone full-time female assistant coaches. Boucek will be on the bench Friday night alongside coach Dave Joerger and the rest of the staff when the Kings visit the Dallas Mavericks. “Over the years, I’ve crossed paths with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How De’Aaron Fox stole the night and the Kings just became fun againwould have had a coronary at the mere thought of making opponents comfortable.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
would have had a coronary at the mere thought of making opponents comfortable. But back to the Kings, a team coach Dave Joerger said “has miles and miles to go” even though it plays right down the street. With Fox sharing the controls, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Harden, Houston spoil another opener, win 105-100 at Kingslast February. Hill scored 16 points and Carter six in 14 minutes. “We saw a l
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
last February. Hill scored 16 points and Carter six in 14 minutes. “We saw a lot of things we were proud about,” coach Dave Joerger said. “The No. 1 thing is if we compete that hard we are going to give ourselves a chance in games.” D’Antoni... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cauley-Stein is off to a ‘groovy’ start. Why Kings need more of ‘Willie being Willie’we expect him to play with that high intensity and that motor. And when he play
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
we expect him to play with that high intensity and that motor. And when he plays that way, he’s at his best.” Kings coach Dave Joerger described Cauley-Stein’s start to the game as “tough” but was impressed that he didn’t put his head down because... Read more
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Island Packet
Harden, Houston spoil another opener, win 105-100 at Kingslast February. Hill scored 16 points and Carter six in 14 minutes. "We saw a l
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
last February. Hill scored 16 points and Carter six in 14 minutes. "We saw a lot of things we were proud about," coach Dave Joerger said. "The No. 1 thing is if we compete that hard we are going to give ourselves a chance in games." AILING... Read more
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TSN
Harden, Rockets spoil another opener, top Kingslast February. Hill scored 16 points and Carter six in 14 minutes. "We saw a l
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
last February. Hill scored 16 points and Carter six in 14 minutes. "We saw a lot of things we were proud about," coach Dave Joerger said. "The No. 1 thing is if we compete that hard we are going to give ourselves a chance in games." AILING... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘I never in my life saw that’: How each of the Kings stand out to DivacHill. “I call George ‘the professor.’ He’s a better player than I thought. He r
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Hill. “I call George ‘the professor.’ He’s a better player than I thought. He runs the team, knows exactly what Dave (Joerger) wants, helps the young guys, works with De’Aaron. Very lucky to have him.” Kosta Koufos. “Kosta plays with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘More difficult this year’: Why Kings will face a gut check in season openerhave a lot less experience this year, so it’ll be more difficult this year than
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
have a lot less experience this year, so it’ll be more difficult this year than it was last year,” said Kings coach Dave Joerger of defending the perimeter. “The guys are receptive and we don’t get down, down, down if it doesn’t work the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘I just play dumb’: Joerger isn’t giving out info on Kings’ lineup, rotationDave Joerger has said it many times in some form, but it’s worth repeating for
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Dave Joerger has said it many times in some form, but it’s worth repeating for the next two or three seasons: This is a long process and the Kings are building the foundation of what they want to be. Still, there are games to be played. It’s up to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Injuries at point guard allow Mason to show he’s a ‘pretty tough dude’ for the Kingshim one of the best college players in America last season at Kansas. “I’ve en
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
him one of the best college players in America last season at Kansas. “I’ve enjoyed coaching (Mason),” said Kings coach Dave Joerger. “He’s going to make some mistakes but he’s also going to keep getting better and better.” Logic would dictate... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How will Joerger lead young Kings? The answer is in a bumpy bus ride to his rootsDave Joerger has taken more bumpy bus rides than he cares to remember, though g
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Dave Joerger has taken more bumpy bus rides than he cares to remember, though given his thirst for detail, he could probably sketch a credible map of the minor-league towns he passed through earlier in his career. Bismarck, Rapid City, Fort Wayne,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings’ Hill and Bogdanovic exit preseason game early as Kings fall to the Clippersto play fast The Kings want play at a fast pace, but what they did against the
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
to play fast The Kings want play at a fast pace, but what they did against the Clippers is not ideal. Kings coach Dave Joerger said there were times the Kings shot the ball too quickly and did not try to get the ball into the paint. And... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
New look youthful Kings try to gain ground in tough Westto win," said Hill, who is used to being a mentor after doing so with a young U
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 days ago
to win," said Hill, who is used to being a mentor after doing so with a young Utah team last season. Second-year coach Dave Joerger will work to find his best rotation options with so many young players and the proven experienced ones he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rest: Frowned upon when NBA games count, not in preseasonas did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. “It
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
as did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. “It’s hard to play 14 guys,” Kings coach Dave Joerger said. Houston’s Chris Paul didn’t play in New York because of a right shoulder contusion, the Knicks’ Kristaps... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Justin Jackson’s approach hasn’t changed, but his results did Monday for the KingsI think I’ll be just fine.” How much playing time Jackson will see once the re
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
I think I’ll be just fine.” How much playing time Jackson will see once the regular season starts is uncertain. If coach Dave Joerger leans on veterans like Garrett Temple, Vince Carter and rookie Bogdan Bogdanovic on the wing, Jackson might find... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Rest: Frowned upon when NBA games count, not in preseason | NBAas did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. "It
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
as did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. "It's hard to play 14 guys," Kings coach Dave Joerger said. Houston's Chris Paul didn't play in New York because of a right shoulder contusion, the Knicks' Kristaps... Read more
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Island Packet
Rest: Frowned upon when NBA games count, not in preseasonas did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. "It
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
as did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. "It's hard to play 14 guys," Kings coach Dave Joerger said. Houston's Chris Paul didn't play in New York because of a right shoulder contusion, the Knicks' Kristaps... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rest: Frowned upon when NBA games count, not in preseasonas did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. "It
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
as did Sacramento — including Vince Carter, George Hill and Zach Randolph. "It's hard to play 14 guys," Kings coach Dave Joerger said. Houston's Chris Paul didn't play in New York because of a right shoulder contusion, the Knicks' Kristaps... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How can Bogdanovic help Kings’ offense? He can start by being ‘more selfish’Kings coach Dave Joerger does not consider Bogdan Bogdanovic a rookie for a cou
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Kings coach Dave Joerger does not consider Bogdan Bogdanovic a rookie for a couple reasons. One, the Serbian shooting guard is 24, which nowadays makes him ancient compared to most rookies. Secondly, Bogdanovic has a lot of professional experience... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How might Kings’ regular-season rotation look? Sunday could have been previewFor the first time this preseason, Kings coach Dave Joerger showed how a regula
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
For the first time this preseason, Kings coach Dave Joerger showed how a regular-season rotation might look in the team’s 75-69 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Lakers at T-Mobile Arena. Only one rookie, Bogdan Bogdanovic, was in the starting lineup.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What does the Fox say? When it comes to Lonzo Ball, Kings rookie guards his responseof Ball ducking Fox, who scored 39 points to help Kentucky eliminate Ball and U
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
of Ball ducking Fox, who scored 39 points to help Kentucky eliminate Ball and UCLA in the Sweet 16 last March. Kings coach Dave Joerger had little to say about Fox matching up against Ball, whose status is uncertain for Sunday due to an ankle... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings give youth a trial by fire, bench veterans. Spurs deliver a reality check.From there, the Spurs were the bullies on the court. “There’s a lot of things
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
From there, the Spurs were the bullies on the court. “There’s a lot of things we can keep working on,” said Kings coach Dave Joerger. “We gave up 98 points in the last three quarters, so physicality. Bodies just have to get bigger, stronger,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Kings notepad: Manu will sit out preseason home openerjust going crazy getting their new shoes, so it was a lot of fun.” Joerger lik
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 15 days ago
just going crazy getting their new shoes, so it was a lot of fun.” Joerger likes Gay’s move to Spurs: Sacramento coach Dave Joerger gave the Spurs’ acquisition of former Kings forward Rudy Gay a thumbs up when asked about it before Friday’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bogdanovic is not your typical NBA rookie. Here’s why the Kings think they scored bigin the Golden 1 Center is a mellow place these days, the daily soap opera havin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
in the Golden 1 Center is a mellow place these days, the daily soap opera having ended after the 2016-17 season. Coach Dave Joerger has job security. Carter is the undisputed leader, and though the 40-year-old’s explosive athleticism is gone,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why Cauley-Stein’s breakout season might have to wait another yearmore than him at center to begin the season. But it’s “a big year” and “a heck
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
more than him at center to begin the season. But it’s “a big year” and “a heck of an opportunity” for him, Kings coach Dave Joerger said. “If he’s getting up and down the floor and being a high-motor guy and getting tips and rebounding – we’re... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘There has to be boundaries’: How Kings get youth up to speed while avoiding overloadKings’ elder statesmen have noticed how eager their teammates are to learn afte
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
Kings’ elder statesmen have noticed how eager their teammates are to learn after little more than a week together. Coach Dave Joerger said it’s “very positive” in the preseason for the veterans to pull a player aside to point out the nuances of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Surprised by Frank Mason? Why Kings’ ‘other’ rookie point guard is prepared to playLabissiere, Buddy Hield, Bogdan “Bogi” Bogdanovic, Georgios Papagiannis all had
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
Labissiere, Buddy Hield, Bogdan “Bogi” Bogdanovic, Georgios Papagiannis all had their moments as well after coach Dave Joerger decided to open the game with his veterans, then essentially gave them the rest of the night off. The fact... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Point guards look great, help Kings open preseason with 106-100 winwatching Fox do a lot of that. “I thought De’Aaron kind of exploded into the l
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
watching Fox do a lot of that. “I thought De’Aaron kind of exploded into the lane at different times,” said Kings coach Dave Joerger. “And guys have to learn. I’m half-hoarse because I’m yelling at guys to run and you should want to run. You... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings preseason begins, but training camp certainly isn’t overKings coach Dave Joerger joked last week that he would petition the league for
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
Kings coach Dave Joerger joked last week that he would petition the league for extra time for training camp, a necessity given how many new players he has this season. Of course, that’s not going to happen, so six days after training camp began, the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hield ‘burns to win.’ But he’s warming up to Bogdanovic in competition for minutesBogdanovic have gravitated toward each other throughout the opening week of cam
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
Bogdanovic have gravitated toward each other throughout the opening week of camp, often standing side by side while coach Dave Joerger offers instruction. During informal warmups, they alternate shots at the same basket and can be seen lying near... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘We’ve got some guys that can push it’: Young Kings team equipped with plenty of speedthey host the San Antonio Spurs in the preseason opener. “We’ve got to play fa
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
they host the San Antonio Spurs in the preseason opener. “We’ve got to play fast, I’d like to play fast,” said Kings coach Dave Joerger. “I think we get it up and down the floor, we’ve got some guys that can push it. We’ve got some guys that can... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
He was once Kings’ rising shooting guard. How does Malachi Richardson fit now?durability, not in anticipation of playing more in the frontcourt. “There is l
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
durability, not in anticipation of playing more in the frontcourt. “There is less and less difference,” said Kings coach Dave Joerger of playing small forward or shooting guard. “If you’re 6-6, 6-7, you can play the two or you can play the three,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings’ Labissiere is refreshed, stronger in second season. How a trip to Haiti helpedforward. “We buffed him up pretty good last year, and by the end of the first
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
forward. “We buffed him up pretty good last year, and by the end of the first week he was back (slim),” Kings coach Dave Joerger joked. “But he’s buffed up and he’s kept it throughout summer league and all the running. During the season... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Kings retain services of Vlade Divac and Dave JoergerKings have extended the contract of General Manager Vlade Divac and exercised t
Inside Hoops / Posted 24 days ago
Kings have extended the contract of General Manager Vlade Divac and exercised their fourth year option on Head Coach Dave Joerger, keeping both in Sacramento through the 2019-20 season. “I am so excited to continue to build this team with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings threw Joerger a nasty curve. Coach’s response made it an easy call to lock him inof sticking around and overseeing his rebuilding process. Besides. The owner l
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
of sticking around and overseeing his rebuilding process. Besides. The owner loves him. No, the wild card here is coach Dave Joerger, who last May signed a three-year contract, with the team option for a fourth. The owner loves him too, but more... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Kings extend deals with GM Vlade Divac coach Dave Joerger AP News | 09/27/17 03:09 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 24 days ago
AP News | 09/27/17 03:09 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings have extended general manager Vlade Divac's contract and exercised the option for coach Dave Joerger's fourth... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kings extend contract of general manager Divac, secure coach Joerger through 2019The Kings have extended the contract of general manager Vlade Divac and picked
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
The Kings have extended the contract of general manager Vlade Divac and picked up the fourth-year option on coach Dave Joerger, securing them through the 2019-20 season, the team announced Wednesday in a news release. Divac, who became GM in the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Vlade Divac, Kings Agree on Contract Extension, Dave Joerger's Option Picked Upplace after agreeing to a new deal with with general manager Vlade Divac and ex
Bleacher Report / Posted 24 days ago
place after agreeing to a new deal with with general manager Vlade Divac and exercised the contract option for head coach Dave Joerger. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Vince Carter remembers being ‘thrown into the fire.’ He’s preparing young Kings for itof Fame player and there’s a respect factor. They saw him do it at the highest
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
of Fame player and there’s a respect factor. They saw him do it at the highest level that there possibly was.” Kings coach Dave Joerger, who had Carter on his team in Memphis, welcomes his veterans to chime in with what they see on the floor.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Zach Randolph seeks fresh start with Kings, wants to forget being ‘wrongfully arrested’NBA, he quickly replied, “No. I didn’t do anything wrong.” Randolph thus begin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
NBA, he quickly replied, “No. I didn’t do anything wrong.” Randolph thus begins his 17th NBA season and his reunion with Dave Joerger, his head coach during three of his final four years with the Grizzlies. He also is reunited with center Kosta... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
It’s not politics as usual as Kings prepare to open training campas a team. The Kings’ first preseason game is Oct. 2 against the San Antonio Sp
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
as a team. The Kings’ first preseason game is Oct. 2 against the San Antonio Spurs at Golden 1 Center. Kings coach Dave Joerger did not want to comment on the Warriors’ situation with Trump. It’s his job to keep players focused on playing... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Kings' Hill ready to lead young players as he did in Utahone of the NBA's most youthful rosters with Sacramento. "Patience," he said of
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 26 days ago
one of the NBA's most youthful rosters with Sacramento. "Patience," he said of his biggest gain from that experience. As Dave Joerger begins his second season as coach in the state capital trying to end an 11-year playoff drought, he is counting... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
One Kings rookie makes sense as a starter right now. Why it’s not De’Aaron Fox.Chris Paul and James Harden. Welcome to the league, rookie. Q: Which position
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
Chris Paul and James Harden. Welcome to the league, rookie. Q: Which position will be the toughest to sort out for coach Dave Joerger? A: Shooting guard. The Kings return Buddy Hield, who showed he could be a scorer in 25 games with Sacramento... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why Kings’ new hire sees the path to a championship in a different lightmanager Vlade Divac plans to get to know everyone in the organization, the play
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
manager Vlade Divac plans to get to know everyone in the organization, the players and even their families. “I’m trying to support everybody from Vlade to coach (Dave) Joerger to get it done,” Duncan said. That’s how Duncan plans to get his... Read more

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