Kings’ Isaiah Thomas In ‘Game Recognize Game’ Campaign For Reebok

SACRAMENTO — Locally, the Sacramento region has seen Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas in a number of Pizza Guys commercials over the last couple of years. Well, the dynamic point guard is now getting national airplay. Thomas is part of Reebok shoes’ new performance basketball campaign, “Game Recognize Game,” featuring injured rookie Nerlens Noel (76ers) […]

PART ONE: Kings’ Abdur-Rahim Had GM Qualities Before Retiring As NBA Player

NORTH NATOMAS — Before Pete D’Alessandro’s name popped up as a candidate to become the general manager for the Sacramento Kings, he was in the running for the same position for the Denver Nuggets organization. As seen through other NBA executives and mid-level stewards, D’Alessandro had methodically worked his way up the ladder in the […]

Kings Aquire Derrick Williams in Trade With Timberwolves

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Kings announced this week the acquisition of forward Derrick Williams from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for forward Luc Mbah a Moute (BAH-ah MOO-tay), according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. “We’re excited to acquire a player with Derrick’s skillset,” said D’Alessandro. “He will add size, length and serve as a […]

Kings’ Blood Drive Brings In More Than 300 Donors

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings fans donated more than 300 pints of blood to BloodSource at Sleep Train Arena on Veterans’ Day. The goal was to reach 275, though the drive successfully exceeded that expectation. BloodSource staff was busy for six hours registering, collecting, and thanking individuals for donating blood for patients in need. […]

Opening Night Rocked; Kings Beat Nuggets 90-88

NORTH NATOMAS – It was only one word to describe the Sacramento Kings opening night at Sleep Train Arena Wednesday night: Crazy. However, at the the end of night, the team made the evening worth all the while and ensured enthusiastic patrons that they are proud to keep playing in Sacramento for many more seasons. […]

Ranadivé Building Sacramento Kings’ Staff On Diversity

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — It’s no joking matter when the Sacramento Kings principle owner Vivek Ranadivé says time after time that he likes to surround himself with people “smarter” than he is. Based on his professional background, the self-imposed discipline Ranadive endorses has been an effective tool for the software engineer and the companies he has […]

DeMarcus Cousins signs 4-year deal; Kings To Open Training Camp

NORTH NATOMAS —- The Sacramento Kings first order of business, hours before Media Day on Sept. 30 at the Practice Facility, was signing fourth-year center DeMarcus Cousins to a four-year, $62 million contract. The members of the organization sealed the deal and let Cousins know that he’s the cornerstone of the Kings’ future. Cousins’ presence […]

Fair Political Practices Commission Opens Investigation into The Anti-Arena Campaign

SACRAMENTO – The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), which regulates California political campaigns and campaign finance law has confirmed that they have opened an investigation into the funding behind the campaign to kill the proposed downtown arena. Representatives with the FPPC stated that an investigation into the complaint filed by DowntownArena.org has been opened, but […]

FPPC Asked to Investigate Who is Funding Anti-Arena Campaign

SACRAMENTO – Business leaders have asked. Labor leaders have asked. Community leaders and even the media has asked. But Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork (STOP) has refused to disclose who is funding the paid signature campaign against the arena. Now DowntownArena.org is asking the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to investigate STOP and the Orange […]

DowntownArena.org Demands STOP Reveal Who’s Paying to Kill Arena

SACRAMENTO – Business, labor and community leaders are demanding transparency regarding an Orange County political action committee’s involvement in an effort to stop the construction of a sports and entertainment complex in Downtown Sacramento. “This stealth group is trying to hoodwink Sacramento voters into killing a project that will create 4,000 jobs and bolster our […]