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2017 Schedule
33-49, 3rd in Pacific
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Bruised pie wielder: Kevin Johnson overreacted

A man who smashed a cream pie into the face of Kevin Johnson says the Sacramento mayor went too far in his reaction, which caused facial injuries that were said to require nine stitches.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Sacramento Kings' new arena, the Golden1 Center, getting ready for its debut on Oct. 10

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Kevin Johnson OK after pie-to-face incident

A man with a coconut cream pie grabbed Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson from behind and smacked him in the face with it at a charity event, leading the former NBA star to start swinging.

Jalen & Jacoby: Why hack Ty Lawson? (1:10)
Good for Rudy Gay to announce he's opting out (0:32)
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Vegas expects the same for Sacramento

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook put Sacramento's over/under at 32.5 wins after a 33-win 2015-16 season. New head coach Dave Joerger has long odds (150-1) to win the Pacific Division. Odds for every team

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Butler among available free agents

J.R. Smith has garnered much attention for not yet signing. But Marc Stein notes that 36-year-old swing man Caron Butler, who appeared in 17 games for the Kings last season, is among the NBA free agents still available with camps beginning soon. Free agents

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Kings forward Rudy Gay told The Undefeated that, "It wasn't rocket science," to make an early decision that he will opt out of his contract with the Kings after next season and to inform the franchise about it now. The Vertical first reported Gay's decision.

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Projecting DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings

After yet another coaching change in Sacramento, how will DeMarcus Cousins, Willie Cauley-Stein and the Kings fare in 2016-17? Check out our player scouting reports and projections.

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Kings have another disappointing summer

Chad Ford predicts Sacramento to have another down season. The Kings have average talent up and down their roster, which will probably translate to 30-35 wins this coming season. Western Conference offseason grades (Insider)

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Kings G Collison pleads guilty to domestic battery

Kings point guard Darren Collison has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery from a May incident and issued a statement apologizing to a woman he said he has known since high school.

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Will opportunity knock for Collison?

Rajon Rondo's departure makes Darren Collison the Kings' starting point guard again. That's convenient, Kevin Pelton notes, heading into the 29-year-old's contract year. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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More of same for Kings next season?

That's what Kevin Pelton writes, having examined ESPN's real plus-minus. That won't be good news for new head coach Dave Joerger and the patrons at Sacramento's new Golden 1 Center, who are hoping for a playoff berth. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.63rd
Rebounds Per Game44.211th
Assists Per Game24.54th
Points Allowed109.130th

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