An Open Letter to NBA Commissioner David Stern from Sacramento

Feb 13, 2013 8 Comments

Dear Commissioner Stern: Let me start by congratulating you on your nearly 30 years of tireless service, commitment and leadership to the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the game that so many of us love. When February 1, 2014 rolls around and you step aside, walk away proud knowing that you are the greatest sports […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB

Jun 01, 2012 8 Comments

Kemp back on the DL In just his second game back from the 15-day disabled list, Matt Kemp re-injured his left hamstring in the first inning of Wednesday’s game against the Brewers. Kemp was advancing from first base on an Andre Either double when he came up limp rounding third base. While the injury is […]

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How the Maloofs Ruined Sacramento Kings Basketball

May 16, 2012 24 Comments

I never thought it would come to this. I never thought that my relationship with the Sacramento Kings, a franchise that I’ve become thoroughly invested in as a fan, would reach a breaking point. However, on April 16 I contacted my Kings sales representative to request a refund on my 2012-2013 season ticket deposit, ending […]

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Westphal Out in Sacramento – Firing Adds More Uncertainty For Once Proud Small Market NBA Franchise

Jan 06, 2012 6 Comments

All is not right in Sacramento. The sounds of cowbells, a raucous arena and ooohs and ahhhs bellowing from fans after yet another amazing pass, dunk or shot are long gone. That was the Rick Adelman, Vlade Divac and Chris Webber era circa early 2000’s – a brand of basketball that was fun and infectious […]

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2011 NBA Draft Recap

Jun 24, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 NBA Draft Recap

By Sportsgrinder  The 2011 NBA Draft certainly didn’t possess some of the upper echelon talent that we are accustom to seeing during a typical draft pool.  However, there are certainly some interesting prospects who have a chance to be stars in the leauge in the coming years.  Here are some quick thoughts from last night’s […]

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The Year of the Point Guard

May 09, 2011 1 Comment

By Sportsgrinder I can’t remember an era in the NBA (please feel free to offer some suggestions) where there were so many young and promising point guards flourishing before our very eyes. The 2009 NBA Draft was considered by most draft experts to be an off year in regards to elite talent. Yet, after two […]

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Sacramento Kings: Their final game and the move to Anaheim

Apr 14, 2011 Comments Off on Sacramento Kings: Their final game and the move to Anaheim

 By Sportsglutton Last night the Sacramento Kings concluded their season with an OT loss the LA Lakers in front of a standing room only crowd at Power Bar Pavilion (formerly known as the great Arco Arena).  With a proposed move to Anaheim pending, the game was in all likelihood the fitting conclusion to the franchise’s existence in […]

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