Preseason Game 1: Kings Defeat Suns



End of 1st Quarter: Kings trail 29-30

  • Kings Stats: 57% FG, 50% 3PT, 10 rebs, 8 asts, 6 TOs
  • Suns Stats: 50% FG, 33% 3PT, 8 rebs, 8 asts, 5 TOs

Kings Leaders:

  • DeMarcus Cousins: 11 pts, 2 rebs, 1 stl
  • Marcus Thornton: 6 pts, 2 asts, 2 stls

Suns Leaders:

  • Michael Beasley: 10 pts, 2 asts, 1 stl
  • Jared Dudley: 6 pts, 4 rbs


Halftime: Kings lead 50-48

  • Kings Stats: 45% FG, 27% 3PT, 23 rebs, 11 asts, 10 TOs
  • Suns Stats: 44% FG, 33% 3PT, 20 rebs, 12 asts, 9 TOs

Kings Leaders:

  • DeMarcus Cousins: 11 pts, 4 rebs, 1 stl
  • Thomas Robinson: 7 pts, 2 rbs, 1 asts
  • James Johnson: 7 pts, 3 rbs, 1 blk

Suns Leaders:

  • Wesley Johnson: 11 pts, 1 3PT
  • Michael Beasley: 10 pts, 2 asts, 1 stl
  • Marcin Gortat: 5 pts, 5 rebs


End of 3rd Quarter: Kings lead 76-72

  • Kings Stats: 42% FG, 31% 3PT, 36 rebs, 18 asts, 13 TOs
  • Suns Stats: 45% FG, 33% 3PT, 30 rebs, 18 asts, 13 TOs

Kings Leaders:

  • DeMarcus Cousins: 21 pts, 9 rebs, 1 stl
  • Marcus Thornton: 10 pts, 4 rbs, 3 asts

Suns Leaders:

  • Michael Beasley: 14 pts, 5 asts, 3 rebs
  • Marcin Gortat: 9 pts, 7 rebs, 4 PFs


FINAL: Kings win 102-96

  • Kings Stats: 41% FG, 30% 3PT, 51 rebs, 24 asts, 17 TOs
  • Suns Stats: 41% FG, 32% 3PT, 47 rebs, 24 asts, 17 TOs

Kings Leaders:

  • DeMarcus Cousins: 21 pts, 9 rebs, 1 stl
  • Thomas Robinson: 12 pts, 8 rebs, 2 stls
  • James Johnson: 9 pts, 7 rebs, 3 blks

Suns Leaders:

  • Wesley Johnson: 18 pts, 2 rebs, 1 ast
  • Markieff Morris: 16 pts, 7 rebs, 1 blk
  • Michael Beasley: 14 pts, 5 asts, 3 rebs

After three grueling days of practice, Sacramento Kings training camp on Friday took a unique turn.

Led by Coach Keith Smart and his staff, the 2012-13 Kings training camp roster visited Action Learning Center at Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs for a morning of team-building exercises.

Check out the above photos for an all-access look at the team’s adventurous and unifying outdoor experience.

Quartet of Kings Jersey Numbers Clarified

Get the latest on the uniforms of Sacramento Kings players Thomas Robinson, Aaron Brooks, Tyler Honeycutt and James Johnson.

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Petrie Q&A with Kings Season Ticket Holders

Listen as Kings President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie joins Kings Season Ticket Holders and Kings VP of Ticket Sales & Service Phil Horn to share insight into the team’s pre-Draft process, this year’s Draft and free-agent class, Draft Day and more.

2012 Kings Summer League Schedule

The NBA on Thursday announced the schedule for its Summer League in Las Vegas, which will take place July 13-22 at Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion.

Following get a complete look at Sacramento’s five-game slate, featuring matchups with teams that currently hold First-Round picks, including No. 2, No. 14, No. 16, No. 8, No. 21 and No. 22, respectively. All games will be broadcast on NBA TV.

  • Friday, July 13 Kings vs. Charlotte 7 p.m. | COX Pavilion
  • Saturday, July 14 Kings vs. L.A. Lakers 5 p.m. | COX Pavilion
  • Monday, July 16 Kings vs. Houston 3:30 p.m. | Thomas & Mack Center
  • Wednesday, July 18 Kings vs. Toronto 3:30 p.m. | Thomas & Mack Center
  • Thursday, July 19 Kings vs. Boston 3:30 p.m. | Thomas & Mack Center

For complete Kings offseason coverage, stay current with Kings.com.

Prospects Announced for Kings Pre-Draft Workouts

Following is a list of scheduled attendees for Sacramento Kings pre-Draft workouts, which will take place at Kings Practice Facility, leading up to the 2012 NBA Draft on June 28.

Monday, June 25

Arnett Moultrie (Miss St.)
Moe Harkless (St. John’s)
Darryl Bryant (West Virginia)
Zack Rosen (Pennsylvania)
Augustus Gilchrist (South Florida)
James Nunnally (UCSB)

Sunday, June 24

Zack Rosen (Pennsylvania)
Jamelle Barrett (Saskatchewan)
Eli Holman (Detroit)
Kyle O’Quinn (Norfolk St.)
Kenny Gabriel (Auburn)
Alex Young (IUPUI)

Tuesday, June 19

Kim English (Missouri)
Bradford Burgess (VCU)
Jorge Gutierrez (Cal)
James Nunnally (UCSB)
Troy Gillenwater (New Mexico St.)
Dominique Ferguson (Florida Intl.)

Monday, June 18

Kyle Fogg (Arizona)
Devoe Joseph (Oregon)
Robbie Hummel (Purdue)
Wesley Witherspoon (Memphis)
Mike Scott (Virginia)
Robert Sacre (Gonzaga)

Friday, June 15

Terrence Jones (Kentucky)
Maalik Wayns (
Villanova)
Andre Young (Clemson)
Kevin Jones (West Virginia)
Garrett Stutz (Wichita St.)
Mitchell Watt (Buffalo)

Thursday, June 14

Andre Drummond (UConn)
Jerrod Jones (Ball State)

Wednesday, June 13

Damian Lillard (Weber State)

Tuesday, June 12

Tyler Zeller (North Carolina)
JaMychal Green (Alabama)
Lazeric Jones (UCLA)
Charlie Westbrook (South Dakota)
Wendell McKines (New Mexico St.)
William Buford (Ohio St.)

Monday, June 11

John Henson (North Carolina)
Drew Gordon (New Mexico)
Charlie Westbrook (South Dakota)
Ricardo Ratliffe (Missouri)
Yancy Gates (Cincinnati)
Oscar Bellfield (UNLV)

Stay current with this post as it will be updated upon the announcement of additional sessions set for Sacramento. Plus, stay tuned to Kings.com/offseason12 for complete post-workout coverage. 

Kings-Grateful Dead Night Makes Local Difference

By Dave Anderson

Following the announcement of the return of the Dead Head Pack, find out how proceeds from last season’s Grateful Dead Night have helped educate Sacramento-area students.

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Help Kings Raise Funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital

The Sacramento Kings Foundation has joined forces with famed artist David Girabaldi to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Girabaldi created a masterpiece of Slamson during halftime of Tuesday’s game with the goal of raising $2,500 for the children’s hospital and having the painting hung for all to see and enjoy.

Please join us in making this goal a reality. Simply click on the below donate button to make a contribution. For all who donate $25 or more, their name will be included on a plaque next to the painting!

See back-to-back Rookie of the Month-award winner Isaiah Thomas and the Kings take on two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and the Suns in the pair’s final meeting this season on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Power Balance Pavilion.

Plus, enjoy amazing halftime entertainment as Sacramento’s own David Garibaldi performs live!

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Enter Your Dog for Chance at Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals

When: Saturday, March 31, 2012

Where: Registration for prelim races starts at 1:30 p.m. at Power Balance Pavilion

  • Prelim races start at 2 p.m.


      Details:

  • Top 8 qualifying dogs in prelims will race at Halftime of the night’s 7 p.m. Kings-Nets game
  • The winning dog wins $250 and a trip for 2 to San Diego for the Wiener Nationals
  • Restrictions: Dogs must be full Dachshund to be eligible

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Join Us for Pet Night on Saturday, March 31 as Kings battle Nets

A portion of proceeds will be donated to SPCA

SPCA Adoption Night, featuring pets available for adoption, pet photos on KingsVision and more

Enjoy Wienerschnitzel Dog Races at Halftime

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