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he Sacramento Kings announced Tuesday they will be retiring Peja Stojakovic’s jersey later this year. The three-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion will be honored when the Kings play Oklahoma Thunder in Sacramento on December 16, according to a team statement.
Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com discusses how the Kings have performed after the Rudy Gay trade and the development of Ben McLemore.
McLemore, the fifth Kings player to win the monthly rookie honor, had a career high 19 points and led the team in scoring in a 98-87 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Nov. 2.
Pro basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is in the capital city today. The NBA great is here to address more than 2,000 teachers at the Sacramento Convention Center.
The man that many credit with orchestrating Sacramento’s efforts save the Kings spoke briefly about the franchise’s arena progress on Wednesday.
More people have signed a petition to have their names removed from the initiative to place a downtown Sacramento Kings arena on the ballot.