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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee: "Within the past 48 hours, several longtime Kings fans, sponsors and former executives organized a gathering that is expected to be part protest, part lovefest for an NBA franchise that is probably scooting south ...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  2. Why Kings fans fight

    Henry Abbott

    Things are looking bleak for fans of NBA basketball in Sacramento. On Sactown Royalty, Tom Ziller explains why giving up makes no sense: We fight because something can be hopeless only if we fail to provide hope. So long as we believe that the un...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    In raw and adjusted plus/minus for this young season, the standout Lakers have been Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol. No one else is even close, and most of the team is in the negative. So wait, I thought Kings fans were convinced Tyreke Evans could play p...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  4. A Sonics fan to Kings fans

    Henry Abbott

    Beckley Mason of Hoopspeak took one whiff of the way the stadium conversation is going in Sacramento, and penned a letter to Kings fans. He's a Sonics fan. It's worth reading the whole thing, but here is a sampling: I haven't been following the stad...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  5. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Ricky Rubio tempted the hearts of both Thunder and Kings fans -- but their respective GMs went with the conservative picks. Smart long-term thinking ... or overcautiousness? Did the Spurs get the steal of the draft? And did Orlando help itself ...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Peter Hecht of The Sacramento Bee: "Diehard fans of the Sacramento Kings turned out Monday night, rooting against a heartbreak. On this night at Arco Arena, it didn't matter that the Kings were in the midst of a horrid season on the court or that the...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  7. Kings and Warriors conspire against crunch time

    Henry Abbott

    Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Stephen Curry hounded Tyreke Evans nicely in a close game oddly devoid of intrigue. As a basketball fan, more than anything, I hope for close games. Just looking at the scores, I'd rather watch the Kings win ov...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  8. Del Negro Watch: A tale from Sloan

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan While Chicago Bulls fans try to digest the totality and the implausibility of their blown 35-point lead in Monday night's loss to the Sacramento Kings, here is a tale to help kill the hours (and the accompanying pondering of whet...

    Blog | December 22, 2009
  9. Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Wait a minute. Is that. What? Really? Could it be? Just the slightest hint of trash talk from Tom Ziller, Kings fan, on FanHouse: "Remember that the last time the Kings were this bad -- 1997-98 -- something wild happened. That summer, following ...

    Blog | March 06, 2009
  10. Voting Early and Often for LeBron James

    Henry Abbott

    Several TrueHoop readers have pointed out that fan voting for the All-Star Game MVP started at the beginning of the fourth quarter -- before most of Ray Allen's heroics. If the voting had started after the game, might the fourth quarter king, and hig...

    Blog | February 18, 2008
  11. Bill Simmons on Dennis Johnson

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Simmons is the king of Boston sports fans. He's also the king of sportswriting. So what could be better than to shed a tear with him about the passing of practically everyone's favorite Celtic? The Simmons article about Dennis Johnson star...

    Blog | February 23, 2007
  12. The More You Read, the More Bizarre the Sacramento Stadium Deal G...

    Henry Abbott

    This Kings stadium campaign is fantastically bizarre. Bill Shaikin tells the story in the Los Angeles Times: "It has been the single worst campaign I've ever seen at any level in politics," said Dan Schnur, a Kings fan and longtime Republi...

    Blog | November 07, 2006
  13. The King of Sactown

    Henry Abbott

    Who, we have been wondering, would save the Sacramento Kings from that rumored move to Las Vegas? Ladies and gentlemen, the answer is one Tom Ziller of Sactown Royalty. A few weeks ago, we at TrueHoop begged someone to speak up for Sacramento fans....

    Blog | November 28, 2005
  14. Sacramento Kings on the Move?

    Henry Abbott

    They have the most dedicated fans in the league. But an editorial in the Sacramento Bee says there is nothing happening to get the Kings a new arena in Sacramento. With at least three successive failures at arena financing efforts, one begins to wond...

    Blog | July 22, 2005