After opting out of an $11 million contract for next season with the Milwaukee Bucks, Monta Ellis is discussing a free-agent deal with the Sacramento Kings, league sources told CBS Sports.
A member of Stanford’s Hall of Fame, Mike Bratz was drafted in the third round by Phoenix in 1977. He played for six teams over nine seasons, including for the Kings during the franchise’s inaugural season in Sacramento in 1985-86.
Pete D’Alessandro has wanted a leading role in professional basketball since his father first took him to watch Julius Erving and the old New York Nets on Long Island in the 1970s.
Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee is reporting that the Kings have offered a contract to former Warriors player and former Warriors general manager Chris Mullin to be a consultant in the front office to Pete D’Alessandro.
New Sacramento Kings coach Mike Malone said Monday: “We’re not going to guarantee the playoffs in the first year like we did in Golden State that’s for sure.”
The Kings have confirmed that Mike Malone, a former assistant for the Golden State Warriors, will be their new coach.
A new owner is in place. A new coach is on the way. And for the first time in 14 years, Sacramento Kings fans can celebrate a new era.
The Sacramento Kings have an agreement in place with Golden State Warriors assistant Mike Malone to be their head coach, a person familiar with the decision said Thursday night.
The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale of the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday to a group led by TIBCO Software chairman Vivek Ranadive. The league said in a statement that the “transaction is expected to close shortly.”
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed.