Christian Villere is joined by Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jon Schifferle, to breakdown whether the Kings should trade George Hill, and what they can get for him in return.
They also ponder the upside of Harry Giles and whether the Kings should have stood pat in the draft and taken Donovan Mitchell with the 10th Pick. Jon provides a good bit of insight into why there is so much hype on Giles.
Christian Villere is joined by Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jon Schifferle, to break down the biggest development in Kingsland: the veterans are taking a backseat to the youngsters.
In the postgame presser Monday, Coach Joerger announced he would be playing only 2 or 3 of the veterans each game, who are not on rookie deals or have NBA experience, leaving more time for the young players. Who can we trade and where? Who’s going to get more time? What did Joerger come to the conclusion of in doing this? We answer those questions and more on this episode of the Hoop Ball Sacramento Kings Podcast.
Today on the show host Christian Villere is joined by Sacramento Kings Radio Reporter and ABC10 Sports Reporter, Sean Cunningham, and Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jake Fitzgibbon.
Sean joins the show to discuss his early days in journalism and how he found his way to covering the Kings. From there, they delve into Sean’s take on the team, if Dave Joerger still has the ear of the team, and if there is anything more to make of the Mike Bratz parting of ways. Jake and Christian discuss how the Kings fan base will process the team’s development if the second half of the season goes much in the same way as the first, and the impact an aggressive George Hill can have on the team.
Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jon Schifferle, joins host Christian Villere to take a tour around all the topics of interest regarding the Sacramento Kings.
They hit on the the recent mutual parting of ways between the team and Mike Bratz. Touching on topics relating to on-court play, they begin with one of the most complicated players on the team, both for his play and position on the team, Malachi Richardson. They discuss De’Aaron Fox since he came back from injury, and what they want to see from Willie Cauley-Stein in the latter half of the season.
Jake Fitzgibbon joins host Christian Villere to pick out some numbers of significance to the Sacramento Kings and add some context as to why they are important.
The gents delve into George Hill’s discontent, WCS’s improved defensive prowess, Garrett Temple’s recent poor play, and the physical appearance of Dave Joerger. It gives some hints as to how tough he is working to make the Kings a success.
Akis Yerocostas joins the show to dish on De’Aaron Fox, and how he sees his development as a member of the Sacramento Kings.
Willie Cauley-Stein has emerged as a hot button topic among Kings fans. Akis gives his take on how he sees the situation with Willie. Despite the recent losses, Akis shares how he saw this team faring coming into the season, and where they stand now.
Wednesday night against the Cavaliers, Vince Carter put everybody in the Wayback Machine.
With his best performance this year, Vince Carter dropped 24 points on 10 of 12 shooting to carry the Kings over the Cavaliers. Not to be out done, Bogdan Bogdanovic added 16 points and 8 assists. We discuss that game and the games against the Spurs and Clippers with Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jon Schifferle. Also, don’t miss our piping hot sports take on George Hill starting at the 38 minute mark.
Aaron Bruski joins the show to examine where this crazy train known as the Sacramento Kings development of its young players is headed.
Zach Randolph has seemingly emerged as the offensive focal point. Is that smart for the development of this young ball club? As things stand are there any players the Kings should definitely be extending? We answer those questions and more on this episode of the Hoop Ball Sacramento Kings Podcast!
Karl Anthony Towns dominated the Kings on Thursday prompting Christian Villere and Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jon Schifferle, to wonder why the Kings seem so thin upfront given the fact they have drafted so many frontcourt players in the last three years? Justin Jackson is getting minutes over Malachi. What gives? Also, Christian weighs in on his chances to change Bogdan Bogdanovic’s nickname. All that and possibly more, on this episode of the Hoop Ball Sacramento Kings Podcast!
Christian Villere is joined by Tony Xypteras of Sactown Royalty.
Tony gives his origin story of how he became a Kings fan, which is extremely relatable, due to its inclusion of a pushy sibling and stubbornness. They delve into what kind of reaction Tony is seeing from Kings fans and whether the expectations given before the season match up with what is seen on the court. Is Skal turning a corner after returning from Reno? Why is the starting lineup cursed? De’Aaron or Frank? All that and more on this episode of the Hoop Ball Sacramento Kings Podcast!
Knockin’ down Pelicans and falling prey to the Raptors, the Kings added to both sides of the ledger in the latter half of this week against two prospective playoff teams.
Zach Randolph’s old man continues to punk fools in the post, while whatever Buddy Hield is doing he needs to do more of, as he continues to be lights out from beyond the arc. The best example of that being his triple to tie the game in New Orleans.
Immediately following the Kings loss in Cleveland, Christian Villere is joined by Editor-In-Chief of Hoop-Ball.com, Aaron Bruski.
They touched on the game in Cleveland and possible paths for development from this young Kings team. Also, Bruski lets us know what Kings fans should be looking for from the young squad as they stay patient with the team’s development. Lastly, they look forward to the second meeting this season with DeMarcus Cousins and the Pelicans.
The Sacramento Kings win another road game in crunch-time, and claw back from a big deficit in Milwaukee, despite coming up short.
Christian Villere is joined by Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jake Fitzgibbon, to run down the Kings two game road swing. They discuss George Hill’s perplexing post-game tweet, WCS’s lower back tweaking, the inspired play of Zach Randolph, and they speculate about George Hill’s future because of course they do.
Joining the show today is Jason Ross, Sacramento Kings pre-game, halftime, and post-game radio show host.
He and host Christian Villere get into Willie Cauley-Stein, and what the depth of the Kings frontline means for the likelihood of him getting an extension come next October. They also hit on the impact Vince Carter’s absence and subsequent return have had on the team, and how De’Aaron Fox changes what Jason does as a broadcaster.
Sacramento Kings Beat Blogger for Hoop Ball, Jon Schifferle, joins to wrap up the show discussing the Kings last two ball games against the Warriors and Bucks.
Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers make their way to Sacramento turning the Golden One Center into one big week long, “Beat LA” chant.
Bogdan turns the Lakers into a practice squad for alley-oop practice, while Buddy makes the Clippers perimeter defense seem like a practice session. Frank Mason shows signs of progress and WCS begins to assert his interior aggressiveness to the benefit of a Kings offense in need of a pick me up.