OKLAHOMA CITY, OK- DECEMBER 9: Russell Westbrook #0 and Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stand on the court during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks on December 9, 2014 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK. (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Thunder At Kings

By TAYLOR BECHTOLD STATS Writer Michael Malone wasn’t able to keep the Sacramento Kings from falling into a tailspin without DeMarcus Cousins. Now the club will have to find their way out of it under […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/16/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - NOVEMBER 9:  Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive Kings head coach Michael Malone and general manager Pete D'Allessandro talk before the Sacramento Kings take on the Portland Trail Blazers at Sleep Train Arena on November 9, 2013 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Decision To Fire Kings Head Coach Stuns Fans And Players

Kings head coach Michael Malone is out of a job. It’s a decision that stunned both fans and his star player. We went to Sleep Train Arena to get an explanation from Kings management on the surprise firing.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/15/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 14: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers leaves the court after the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 14, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list with a free throw during the second quarter. The Lakers defeated the Timberwolves 100-94. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Kobe Talks About The Fire Needed To Catch Jordan

All these years, Kobe Bryant has been chasing Michael Jordan. The bar doesn’t get any higher than that. And after Bryant passed Jordan for third on the NBA’s career scoring list in the Los Angeles […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/15/2014

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kings Fire Head Coach Michael Malone

The Sacramento Kings organization has fired head coach Michael Malone, KHTK Sports 1140’s Carmichael Dave has confirmed through multiple sources.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/14/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 11:  James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets goes up for a dunk against the Sacramento Kings on December 11, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harden Rallies Rockets By Kings In OT

Although he struggled to hit shots in regulation, James Harden demonstrated in overtime why he’s the NBA’s leading scorer. Harden scored a season-high 44 points, including 10 in the extra period, and also had eight […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/12/2014

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 28: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets high fives teammates before the game against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 28, 2014 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Rockets At Kings

DeMarcus Cousins’ stellar performance against the Dwight Howard-less Houston Rockets a little over two weeks ago wasn’t enough to lead Sacramento to victory, and the Kings have continued to struggle without him. Houston has been playing […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/11/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 2: Ben McLemore #23 and Rudy Gay #8 of the Sacramento Kings walk on the court against the Toronto Raptors on December 2, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Take A Second And Enjoy What The Kings Are Doing

By Anthony Bertacchi / KHTK Sports 1140 Expectations matter in sports. It’s the thing that sustains sports TV shows and talk-radio. It fuels the media and allows fans to yell at the Miami Heat in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/11/2014

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Should Athletes Be Allowed To Wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirts?

By Bobby Solorio/KHTK Sports 1140 Last night during the Sacramento Kings vs. LA Lakers game, several Lakers walked onto the court wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts. As being reported by NBA.com, Kobe Bryant and nearly all […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/10/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09:  Rudy Gay #8 of the Sacramento Kings looks to pass over Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at Staples Center on December 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Bryant Rallies Lakers Past Kings, 98-95

Even when his legs are shot and his whole body is exhausted, Kobe Bryant can figure out ways to will the Los Angeles Lakers to victories. It helps when the opponent struggles down the stretch as […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/10/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: Jeremy Lin #17 and Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers walk off the floor during a timeout in the second half of their 111-95 loss to the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on December 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Kings At Lakers

While Byron Scott’s lineup changes had no initial effect for the Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings coach Michael Malone’s move led to a rare win without DeMarcus Cousins. Playing for the only time on the road over […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 8:  Rudy Gay #8 of the Sacramento Kings dunks the ball against the Utah Jazz at Sleep Train Arena on December 8, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stauskas Has Career Night As Kings Upend Jazz

With DeMarcus Cousins sidelined with an illness, Rudy Gay felt the burden to carry the load for the Sacramento Kings as a scorer, defender and team leader. At least for one night, Gay looked comfortable […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - DECEMBER 01:  Trevor Booker #33 of the Utah Jazz leads a break with teammates Alec Burks #10 and Trey Burke #3 against the Denver Nuggets at EnergySolutions Arena on December 01, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Jazz At Kings

DeMarcus Cousins’ importance to the Sacramento Kings became clear through a very prolific start to the season. That value may be even more accentuated through his absence, which won’t be ending anytime soon. Cousins is […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

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