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  • 'I bled purple:' Dave Joerger talks Kings tenure on Grant Napear show

    Instead of hiding in a bunker for the next few weeks and letting things blow over, former Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger called into the Grant Napear show Friday evening to say goodbye. In a wide-ranging interview, Joerger had plenty of positives to say about his time in the Capital City. "Coaches come and go," Joerger told Napear.
    14 Apr @ 3AM

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  • Vlade Divac fires Dave Joerger, takes full ownership of Kings' future

    Joerger started the season strong, shook off a behind-the-scenes battle with assistant general manager Brandon Williams that spilled out into the open, and won more games as a Kings coach than anyone not named Rick Adelman or Garry St. Jean. Joerger also saw his team struggle down the stretch, finishing 9-17 over the final 26 games and missing the playoffs for a 13th consecutive season. In Joerger's defense, the Kings were predicted to win 25.5 games by Las Vegas oddsmakers.
    14 Apr @ 2AM

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  • Sacramento Kings fire coach Dave Joerger 3 losing seasons

    Sacramento's best season in 13 years wasn't enough to save coach Dave Joerger's job. General manager Vlade Divac fired Joerger on Thursday after he helped develop the young Kings into playoff contenders before ultimately falling short in the franchise's 13th straight losing season. 'I think he did a great job to make that step,' Divac said.
    13 Apr @ 7PM

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  • Lakers, Walton mutually part ways

    The Los Angeles Lakers and coach Luke Walton mutually parted ways on Friday, general manager Rob Pelinka announced in a statement. Walton's status had been tenuous, even before Magic Johnson resigned as president of basketball operations on Tuesday. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss was reportedly ready to OK a departure after previously being fully supportive of Walton.
    13 Apr @ 5PM

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  • Kings sack coach Joerger after missing playoffs again

    The Sacramento Kings have sacked coach Dave Joerger after three years at the helm, the team announced on Thursday. Joerger, who had one year and approximately $5million remaining on his contract, led the Kings to a 39-43 record during 2018-19 - his best season in Sacramento. "After evaluating the season, I determined that we need to move in a different direction in order to take us to the next level," Kings general manager Vlade Divac said in a statement.
    13 Apr @ 8AM

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  • DeMarcus Cousins doesn't want to be called 'Boogie' anymore

    DeMarcus Cousins has seen a significant change in his career trajectory since last season. After being traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans, Cousins was playing alongside another star in Anthony Davis and staring at a max deal at the end of his expiring contract. The Pelicans let him walk as a free agent, and Cousins eventually signed a one-year prove-it deal with the Warriors for $5.3 million instead of a long-term nine-figure contract.
    13 Apr @ 1AM

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  • This Week in US Sports: NBA closes out season like it started, with massive drama

    The NHL Draft Lottery saw two teams land picks they hardly could have dreamed of, while in MLB the New York Yankees are off to a poor start. All that and more on this week in US sports. Magic Johnson resigns at president of the Lakers In possibly the most bizarre and surprising move of the season, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson stepped down in from his position in an impromptu media conference before their final game.
    12 Apr @ 1AM

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  • So do the Trail Blazers now rest their key players or chase a higher seed?

    With the homecourt advantage and the No. 4 seed in the West wrapped up Tuesday night in Los Angeles, do the Trail Blazers rest their regulars Wednesday night in Moda Center vs. the Sacramento Kings, or do they chase the No. 3 seed? The best chance of getting the higher seed would probably require playing the starters, rather than giving them an obligatory game off at the end of the season. For a few of the Trail Blazers, I'd advocate a night off.
    11 Apr @ 11PM

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  • Sacramento Kings fire head coach Dave Joerger after 3 seasons

    Dave Joerger's time with the Sacramento Kings has come to an end. The team announced Thursday that Joerger has been fired as head coach, confirming several media reports. Joerger just completed his third season as the Kings' head coach and oversaw a jump from 27 to 39 wins, but that total was not enough to snap the franchise's playoff drought, now up to 13 consecutive seasons.
    11 Apr @ 11PM

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  • Kings sign GM Vlade Divac to four-year deal

    Today, the Sacramento Kings announced that the team has extended the contract of General Manager Vlade Divac through the 2022-23 season. “It is an exciting time to be in Sacramento and I am honored to continue my work of building towards sustained success for this franchise,” said Kings General Manager Vlade Divac. “Vlade has been vital to what we are building here and I am so pleased to announce his extension,” said Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé.
    11 Apr @ 10PM

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