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NBA Tip-Off Must-Haves: Sacramento Kings The NBA season is just around the corner. That means there's no better time to gear up for the 2019-20 season. You know what to do, Sacramento Kings fans….

What Happens If The Kings DON’T Reach An Agreement With Buddy Hield? There has been a whirlwind of news surrounding Buddy Hield and the Sacramento Kings in the past week. But what happens if the two sides cannot agree on a d…

Bogdan Bogdanovic displaying impressive shooting percentages in preseason In the 2018-19 campaign, "Bogi" saw his field goal percentage and three-point percentage drop from his first year. In the preseason so far, he is shooting 47 percent from the field, a blistering 72 percent from three and overall he just looks more comfortable.

Kings focused on improving communication, chemistry on defensive end During a condensed training camp that has included a 17,000-mile round trip adventure to India, head coach Luke Walton and his staff have had to install a new base offense and defense while learning personnel and finding combinations that work together on the court.

Sacramento Kings: 3 Predictions for Dewayne Dedmon An upgrade was needed at the five for the Sacramento Kings, and they got just that in Dewayne Dedmon. What can they expect from his first year in purple?

Sacramento Kings: Should the team extend Buddy Hield now or wait it out? But how exactly should Sacramento handle the situation? It seems simple, really. Hield is one of the premier shooters in the NBA today and is a key part of the Kings' young core. His presence allows speedy point guard De'Aaron Fox and promising young big man Marvin Bagley to play to the best of their abilities.

The Kings should give Buddy Hield a max contract The Sacramento Kings have something special brewing with the way their team is currently set up. They have talent all over the roster and a young coach who is eager to prove himself to his critics. However, there's one issue that needs to be addressed if they want to succeed in the future: Buddy Hield.

Buddy Hield, Kings Reportedly Have 'No New Movement' in Contract Talks Buddy Hield and the Sacramento Kings have until Oct. 21 to come to terms on a rookie-scale contract extension, but the two sides may be too far apart to make that happen.

Sacramento Kings: Trevor Ariza's Championship DNA will prove to be vital Being the most experienced player on the roster by seven years, Trevor Ariza's NBA tenure and championship DNA can help the Sacramento Kings become a post…

Luke Walton A Big Fan Of ‘Underrated’ Guard Mike Conley The Utah Jazz quietly built a strong squad in the offseason after acquiring Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies. They are currently figuring out how Conley and Donovan Mitchell will work together on the backcourt, but coaches like Sacramento Kings' Luke Walton is already taking note of the quiet addition the Jazz made in the offseason.

NBA rumors: Kings' Buddy Hield doesn't want 'insult' contract offer The 3-point marksman reportedly has set his price as he tries to negotiate a contract extension with the Kings.

De'Aaron Fox Speaks Out On Buddy Hield's Contract Extension Discussions With Kings Buddy Hield is looking for a contract extension from the Sacramento Kings, something point guard De'Aaron Fox is hoping gets done so he gets to continue to play with the sharpshooter. Hield is eligible to sign a rookie-scale contract extension with the Kings.

Sacramento Kings Sign Hollis Thompson The Sacramento Kings added journeyman veteran Hollis Thompson, the team announced in a press release. The wing played summer league action with the franchise. Thompson played a significant role for the rebuilding, Process-era Sixers and has several years of rotation player experience under his belt.

REPORT: Buddy Hield Willing To Accept Less Than The Max, Doesn’t Want An Offer That Would Be An 'Insult' The Sacramento Kings have until Oct. 21 to reach an extension agreement with wing Buddy Hield, and Hield might even be willing to give the Kings a discount.

Kings: Ariza Out For Preseason, Could Shumpert Be In? The Sacramento Kings are suddenly thin at the wing position, and depth might come by finding a way to sign a familiar face. The Sacramento Kings preseason…

Sacramento Kings: Injuries Must Be Avoided Injuries can take a team's playoff drive and send it crashing down. For the Sacramento Kings to make the postseason the team must remain healthy.

Kings land 10th in Zach Lowe's annual League Pass rankings The Sacramento Kings fell short of the playoffs last season, but they earned a reputation among League Pass junkies as one of the most fun teams in the league. It came as a bit of surprise last year, as the Kings suddenly were a fast and fun team led by speed demon De'Aaron Fox.

Buddy Hield reportedly willing to take slightly less than max, but will Kings offer it? Those are Buddy Hield's numbers, and right now the Kings and Hield's agent are talking possible contract extension. The teams have until Oct. 21 to get a deal done or Hield becomes a restricted free agent next summer. If the Kings thought Hield was a max player the contract would already be in front of him to sign.

The Royal Mailbag: Talkin' lineups, rebounding, and oh so much more For example, Marvin Bagley's first-year impact was relatively poor, but an offseason of growth and working out should vastly improve his on-court contributions; the same theory can be applied to De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Harry Giles, Bogdan Bogdanovic, and even Richaun Holmes.

Buddy Hield says he knows his worth, but will the Kings… A league source said Hield would accept less than the max he’s eligible for but doesn’t want an offer that would be an "insult."

Buddy Hield wants contract extension from Kings: 'I know what I'm worth' We have a week and a half to see what that brings, but I want to be here." Though there have been conversations between Hield's camp and the Kings regarding an extension, there hasn't been much movement, and that seems to be a bit bothersome to Hield.

The Kings Can Offer Buddy Hield Less Than The Max As Long As It’s Not An ‘Insult’ Sacramento has a little wiggle room when it comes to working out an extension with Buddy Hield, per a report.

Buddy Hield: 3 numbers for the Kings SG to target in 2019-20 Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield is coming off of a terrific 2018-19 campaign in which he averaged 20.7 points, five rebounds and 2.5 assists over 31.9 minutes per game while shooting 45.8 percent from the floor, 42.7 percent from three-point range and 88.6 percent from the free-throw line.

Kings' Hield seeking extension: 'I want to make Sacramento my home' "I want to make Sacramento my home. I'm ready to get this shit done. I want to be here and if it doesn't happen, then things can go the other way." Hield averaged a career-high 20.7 points during the 2018-19 campaign and finished seventh in the NBA with a 42.7% clip from distance.

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