The Kings entered the 2018-2019 season with the all too persistent cloud of KANGZ dysfunction looming over the franchise, but with an up-and-down season came genuine moments of excitement, promise, and of course, a bit…
October 17, 2019, 12:37 amMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley scored a game-high 30 points in Wednesday's 124-110 win over Melbourne United to go with 14 rebounds, one assist, three steals and a block.
Bagley went 12-for-17 from the floor and missed both free throw attempts, but he continued his impressive play in the preseason tonight. He went 6-for-10 at the line which highlights one of the few deficiencies in his fantasy game, but the numbers across the board make up for it.
October 14, 2019, 11:36 pmMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley double-doubled on Monday vs. the Jazz with 22 points and 11 boards to go with a steal, two blocks and two triples.
He shot 8-for-16 from the floor and a perfect 4-for-4 at the line. Bagley has looked great in the preseason and the Kings signing Dewayne Dedmon (seven points, seven rebounds, two assists, three steals, a block and a 3-pointer) complements Bagley's athletic, slashing playstyle with his floor spacing. Bagley remains the safest big man to own in Sacramento.
October 11, 2019, 12:30 amMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley double-doubled with 12 points and 13 rebounds to go with an assist and a block in Thursday's preseason game against the Suns.
Bagley, who is still listed at 6'11", has no one behind him to pressure his role and is primed for a solid season heading into his sophomore year. His high motor pairs well with De'Aaron Fox and Coach Walton's philosophy of pushing the pace and he'll be an integral part of the Kings' playoff push this year.
August 11, 2019, 6:36 pmMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley has withdrawn from Team USA in the FIBA World Cup.
Reports were that Bagley has looked great during the Team USA camp and has impressed coaches, but he is shifting his attention towards the upcoming season. The Kings' frontcourt is somewhat crowded, but Bagley remains a key piece of the teams' future.
Source: Marc Stein on Twitter
August 10, 2019, 8:49 pmDe'Aaron FoxPG, Sacramento Kings
De'Aaron Fox scored 12 points and also grabbed three rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks in Team USA's intrasquad scrimmage.
Fox was able to fill the stat sheet in only 15 minutes of playing time. Playing with other young NBA stars will only help his development as he heads into his third NBA season. Fellow Kings teammate Marvin Bagley scored eight points and three rebounds.
Source: USA Basketball
August 9, 2019, 5:14 pmMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
Marc Stein is reporting that the Kings' Marvin Bagley has impressed in his call up to Team USA thus far, and is now expected to travel with the team to Los Angeles for the week of August 12th.
With a solid rookie campaign in the books, Bagley was already an intriguing name to watch as he enters his second season with the Kings. While he has plenty of competition for minutes in Sacramento, he is already gaining attention from Team USA, and that attention is also likely to trickle down into your fantasy draft.
Source: Marc Stein on Twitter
July 2, 2019, 4:13 pmMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
The Kings are ruling Marvin Bagley III (sore right Achilles) out for the remainder of the California Classic.
Bagley is an integral part of the Kings future, and although it was initially said to be soreness, the team won't take any chances with the 2018 number two pick.
Source: Sean Cunningham on Twitter
July 1, 2019, 3:43 pmMarvin Bagley IIIPF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley (sore right Achilles) will not play in the opener of the California Classic on Monday night.
Free agency started yesterday and we're already into Summer League updates, so that's neat. Bagley is day-to-day after feeling some soreness after the first day of minicamp but he's already returned to basketball activities. He should be back before this mini-tournament is over.
Source: Sean Cunningham on Twitter
June 5, 2019, 3:20 pmMarvin Bagley IIIF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley will be a member of the select team that competes with Team USA's training camp roster in early August, according to Tim Bontemps of ESPN.
Bagley will be joined by Atlanta's John Collins, with Zion Williamson also rumored to be playing for the 10-man roster. Following up a strong rookie year with a good performance on a larger stage would only serve to boost Bagley's confidence, and he's going to be a key part of Sacramento's season as a featured player. Fantasy owners shouldn't worry too much about the Kings' reported interest in a center in free agency.
Source: Tim Bontemps on Twitter
April 11, 2019, 1:27 pmMarvin Bagley IIIF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley finished his rookie season with averages of 14.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, 0.5 steals, 1.0 blocks and 0.5 3-pointers on .504 from the field and .691 from the line in just over 25 minutes a night.
Bagley's season saw him bring a little more to the table defensively than initially expected, which was nice to see, but he'll still need to round out his game a bit more before he's reliant on workload to get the job done. The rookie did go top-100 for about a month around the season's end, and that's a nice range for him in the near future. He's a pretty polished scorer and can get to his spots fairly routinely, so it's just be about expanding his game and adding more tricks to the bag even though the current stuff generally works out. One concern is the fact that Bagley missed five games with a left knee sprain and 11 more with a left knee bone bruise, but considering his strong finish to the year we're not overly worried.
April 8, 2019, 1:17 amMarvin Bagley IIIF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley scored 19 points on 8-of-18 shooting (1-of-3 from deep, 2-of-4 from the line) with 14 rebounds and one block over 32 minutes in Sunday's loss to the Pelicans.
Bagley's shot selection and inability to pass right now is lurking beneath the radar and it will be interesting to see how the Kings channel that next season. He's going to put up big numbers as long as he's on the floor for the Kings' last game on Wednesday in Portland.
April 5, 2019, 11:48 pmMarvin Bagley IIIF, Sacramento Kings
Marvin Bagley started for Willie Cauley-Stein (personal) and hit just 4-of-16 shots (5-of-9 FTs) for 13 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and one block over 30 minutes in Friday's blowout loss to the Jazz.
Bagley is going to get all he can eat, barring any knee issues, and he has the organizational backing to take any shot he pleases right now. He's not focusing on defense as much as you'd want given his age and shot selection on offense, but he's going to charge to the finish in fantasy leagues.
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