| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Rick Hurd, The Sports Xchange
Shuffled Kings lineup manhandles Nets
SACRAMENTO -- Marcus Thornton, Greivis Vasquez and the rest of the Sacramento Kings could grow to love the team's new look.
Thornton, coming off the bench for...
| Nov 14, 2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. For a month, Kings coach Michael Malone talked about how Marcus Thornton might thrive like a player he watched his father, Brendan, coach in Detroit.
Vinnie Johnson was one of the most prolific bench scorers for the Pistons during...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:22 AM
The NBA season begins Tuesday night, but you wonder if anyone in Philadelphia cares. According to the oddmakers in Vegas, the 76ers are expected to be one of the worst teams in the league with an over/under line of just 17 wins. That might be high. Some...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Kobe Bryant was voted "favorite player in the league" by 36 rookies in a survey for NBA.com, according to John Schuhmann.
Bryant topped the list with 21.2% of the votes. LeBron James came in second (15.2%), followed by a third-place tie between Kevin...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Kansas State's Collin Klein was awarded for one of the greatest seasons in Wildcat history Thursday as the record-setting quarterback was named the Big 12 Athlete of the Year Thursday, the conference office has announced.
Klein ended his career as the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Ben McLemore has signed his rookie contract with the Sacramento Kings after debuting in his first game with the NBA summer league. In his first summer league game McLemore finished with 11 points on 4-of-23 shooting. Here's the full AP release on his deal...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NBA Draft 2013 TV schedule includes live coverage from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday, June 27. Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel, Kansas’ Ben McLemore, Georgetown’s Otto Porter, UNLV’s Anthony Bennett, Michigan’s...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
One grew up in such poverty he had days when he wondered where he would find his next meal. The other is a coach's son who attended the same high school as a player whose jersey is retired in the rafters.
Ben McLemore and Ray McCallum, while opposites in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Rob Hennigan, a year on the job as the Magic's general manager, has yet to hit the beach.
"Look at me," Hennigan joked Wednesday, pointing to his ivory forearms. He does look like an extra on "Twilight". His sleeves were rolled up, as usual....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:09 AM
It was a bad day in NFL on Tuesday as one of its stars was accused of murder and another player was leveled with attempted murder. In the case of former Patriot’s tight end Aaron Hernandez it was allegedly over a remark Odin Lloyd, described as a...