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@James_Ham @KMFA James_Ham to the rescue! Thank you James!
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Ray McCallum embraces role as change-of-pace defender for Sacramento Kings
@KMFA Yup, and Greg Oden on the Heat. You're right.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Ray McCallum takes advantage of late season opportunity
In-n-out Burger should have made the "Boogie" i would totally buy it :)
1 year ago on DeMarcus Cousins has sushi roll named after him, sales push All-Star case
@TABDOG That's cute, you're trying so hard to be funny. Seems like another Man-crush going down here. Its ok, im sure Jimmer will get traded and im most certain he will become a dominant point guard in the NBA, if not the best point guard.
1 year, 1 month ago on CK Press Box Report: Utah Jazz 122, Sacramento Kings 101
From a glance at the comments, seems like TABDOG is really invested in these forums lol. Too bad it wont make a difference when it comes to playing Jimmer or not.
@James_Ham Finally!! Thank you
1 year, 1 month ago on Jimmer Fredette weathers storm of trade rumors in Sacramento
@zeke22 @ChrisDoster He's an old man, full of grey hair and balding, cut him some slack. Obviously does not have friends in real life to share his political beliefs with so he does it on basketball discussion boards lol. I mean, what can one do in this situation, life full of failure, man crush on Jimmer.. great recipe for pathetic. Right Chris?
Welcome to the Kings Rudy!
1 year, 1 month ago on Sunday Musings: Reality check for Sacramento Kings fans
Kings won. Utah lost. Jimmer did not play. DEAL with it because your whining sure as hell wont do anything.
1 year, 1 month ago on Road Reaction Postgame Show: Sacramento Kings 112, Utah Jazz 102
and he gets traded... the timing is real lol
1 year, 2 months ago on Luc Mbah a Moute making swift transition into Sacramento Kings starting unit
The Floppers are one of the cheapest teams in the NBA and every time i watch them play, especially CP and Crawford, they do a great job of reassuring that for me. They flop anytime they can when a player is around them, im just glad that last nights game did not end on some cheap "flop" play and that it was won fair and square by the Clips. However, i enjoyed Boogie absolutely destroying Blake and Jordan, that was worth it for me even if they ended up losing, which is not really a surprise to be quite honest. And boogie can be boogie, he gets shots fired his way every time; OJ Mayo calling him mentally retarded.. LOL and all the other players. But that's what makes Boogie unique and im cool with that. He wants to win and loves his teammates and that's never a bad thing. Boogie keeps getting better and better and haters like CP are just salty that they have a bunch of talent on their teams and wont ever have a clipper banner hanging from the rafters in staples center lol, that's why they covered all the Laker ones lol.
1 year, 2 months ago on Sunday Musings: DeMarcus Cousins makes a stand against Chris Paul
@ChrisDoster @Dima2k @TABDOG The pleasures of owning your own business, sure you wouldn't know :) So what was it kid, mom beating you as a kid, drunken father? Perhaps someone raped you in elementary? Work with me kid. Thus compelling you to hate the world around you? Must be a tough life being a behind the monitor tough guy, hope all goes well for you, send me your paypal btw, ill send some cash for your pity broke self. Hey you might get a suite too ;)
1 year, 2 months ago on So you want to coach the Sacramento Kings?
@ChrisDoster @Dima2k @TABDOG How about you get that campaign going? Seems like your head is so far up Jimmers *ss that you cant see straight anymore :) I love Morons like you, so out of reality clenching on the failures of others while themselves living with their broke families and in your moms basement. Hey ask her! Maybe she'll help you fund the campaign LOL! Hell, ill donate some money to you aswell :)
@ChrisDoster @Dima2k @TABDOG If its that obvious why do you keep attacking the fans? Are you really that ignorant, can you not use your brain for half a second to understand that the fans have no say in this whether they buy the jerseys or not?! Can you not understand for once that its all in the GM's hands and that its obvious Malone is just obeying orders. For f**k sake. Open your eyes, Jimmer's gone. If you want to make a difference, try not putting that much effort into your posts by bashing Sacramento but go start a #FreeJimmer campaign, you seem to have a lot of time on your hands and not enough things in real life to care about.
@TABDOG @Dima2k At this point and time i think its pretty obvious Jimmer is not in the hands of coach Malone anymore but rather listening to what Kings management is telling him to do, which may or may not be to play Jimmer. I dont know whats going on but we can sort of tell that Jimmer is on his way out and its just a matter of time. HINT* why Malone put everyone else in EXCEPT Jimmer. You really think Malone has some kind of beef with Jimmer or some kind of vendetta against him? Highly doubt it. He's just doing what he is told too.
The kings are in a tough spot no doubt. Good coaches with lengthy resumes are either taken by good teams already or arnt interested in coaching the kings. Then you have guys like Malone, who are working up the ladder, take the opportunity and take the coaching job. Its unfair to blame the coaches over and over and over again, because as you can tell, its a similar and repetitive situation no matter how many new coaches we hire. I think its time we settle with a coach and let him go through the "good and the bad" with the players, that way they grow as a team together, and not as individuals. I like Malone and can see how hard hes trying, but effort has to come willingly from the players, the coach should not be the one in charge of forcing it out of players whether they want to or not. A player must understand that a coach is only a coach and are the ones blamed if the players perform poorly and its not fair to the coaches. The team really needs to step up, we need some trades, we need another big to help cousins, have to stop playing like one-on-one ball like an AAU team and start passing the ball to open players rather trying to force something on your own. There's a lot of work that is needed with this team, but like James mentioned, "Rome wasn't built in a day.."
@KDsmooth @Dima2k I agree with you 100% man but this has been discussed before. Many agree that some type of trade is a few days/weeks from happening and it seems like Malone wants nothing to do with Jimmer and him being in the lineup because it does look pretty bad when you have players like Ndaiye (spell) playing 15+min tonight and Jimmer had zero.
It not a matter of if he's going to get traded anymore, its when. Sad to see him go because i was super excited when we drafted him but who i am i too say anything, just a fan at the end of the day..
Even without Jimmer, kings need to make some major moves in their lineup if they want to win games and stop playing like a high school AAU team ffs. Look at the Memphis tonight, it just surprised me how unselfish they play, its amazing, i guess im just not use to seeing that from the kings and im amazed when other teams do it lol.
1 year, 2 months ago on Sunday Musings: The Isaiah Thomas conundrum
@KDsmooth I would hold up on the "far better" kind of a reach there bud. IT's all around skills are better then what Jimmer has to offer and that's what makes IT the obvious choice over Jimmer. Nuff said.
@gregsactly @jrorlowski I couldn't agree with you more! What's a 7'0" 240lb powerhouse doing sitting on the bench?!? Malone are you blind? Hes an absolute beast and is the best player on the kings. :) Im tired of this franchise, why do they hate a potential superstar like Hamady and keep him on the bench? Im sure Malone hates him!! #FreeNdiaye
1 year, 2 months ago on CK Press Box Report: Detroit Pistons 97, Sacramento Kings 90
@ChrisDoster @zeke22 @Cowbb You're saying Jimmer is the best player on the Kings right now?
1 year, 2 months ago on Marcus Thornton breaks out of early season slump
This isnt reddit. I know you have an emotional attachment to Jimmer, but seriously?
1 year, 2 months ago on With the Sacramento Kings struggling, Jimmer Fredette gets another shot
@Cowbb The fact that they are "trying to find the right pieces that play together" and did not give Jimmer a single minute tonight is a strong indication that he is on his way out very soon since they have or want no part of him in the possible lineups that work. What would be really sad is if they keep him benched and trade him around the deadline.. that would be just plain wrong, you're playing with the kid now, let him go to another team. Its obvious that he wont be around for long but have the decency to send him off sooner and not later.
Good points. Yeh, it'll suck to see Jimmer go like that too but i do have hope for the Kings, and i do think, if they dont trade him, they they'll find a place for him and will allow him to get some serious/good minutes.
Cant necessarily predict that off of one player in the NBA. What about all those "college sensations" that made it to the NBA but did not get too far? One name... Adam Morrison. One of the most popular players in the nation in 2005-2006 averaging around 28ppg in college. In no sense am i saying Jimmer will turn out like Morrison, because he's already made it further then that, but you gotta look both ways before crossing the road.
@silverdog Even that, im pretty sure kings will be getting a top 7 pick this draft again, if not higher, and there's a huge amount of talent in this draft year. Chad Ford and many others agree that this years will be similar to 2003 draft class, if not better. Lets hope that's true and cross our fingers that Kings land one of those stars.
@ChrisDoster @JustinLee4 Well said! Honestly.. I'll admit, sometimes we forget that its an entertainment business and focus and get caught up on different aspects, starting to make it personal and technical and all that BS..Guilty!.. lets face it, kings wont be a championship contender anytime soon so whats the point of benching players like Jimmer and rarely giving him any minutes... Let the man play, he has a huge fan base and is not a bad player, sure he makes some bad decisions but so does every other player in the NBA, they are humans believe it or not and there is no point of having someone like Jimmer sit on the sidelines all game when the team itself is playing terrible, could argue otherwise if the kings were like 7-0 but damn, they are no where near that. Let him play, i mean ffs Travis outlaw gets minutes and i cringe every time i watch him.. Again, well said man.
@drewnusser Thornton is garbage right now tbh. I dont even know why he is starting, i would much rather have ben start or even Jimmer...
Everyone is always talking about IT, GV, Ben, Jimmer... but no ones talking about how horrible JT is. I literally cringe in fear every time JT has the ball in his hands and starts to dribble... and i know for a fact that im not the only one doing so. idk.. hes just been struggling sooo much and Patterson is not doing any good either starting.. I cant wait for Carl Landry to get back that's for sure. Hes a solid player who can actually score unlike JT smh.. There's a lot of problems with the current team and it looks like we are well on our way to another 20-60 season.. we'll see how all this plays out and am very curious as to the changes that Malone will make this next few days.
1 year, 2 months ago on CK Press Box Report: Portland Trail Blazers 96, Sacramento Kings 85
@JustinLee4 @Dima2k @Cowbb just like the other 145 no-calls in the game.. oh ok makes sense.
@Cowbb What are your thoughts on the Jimmer play around the 2min mark in the fourth quarter? That turnover led to 3 points on the other side of the court. I dont recall exactly how it went but i do know someone was trailing him or was sitting at the wing, not sure thou...
@al asifyouknow I agree with you, Ben needs to start over Thornton. He keeps improving with more and more time.
@Sackingssuck You want some Jimmer memorabilia or something? Jimmer fans are starting to remind me of Justin Beiber fans... good job. Going to stop replying to someone as blinded and illiterate as you.
1 year, 2 months ago on Road Reaction Postgame Show: Golden State Warriors 98, Sacramento Kings 87
@mjmill @Dima2k Typical blinded fan. Turn your head away from the facts and completely ignore them because you don't want to be proven wrong, i love it!
1 year, 2 months ago on Sacramento Kings decide not to pick up the fourth year option on Jimmer Fredette
@Sackingssuck Do you even watch the NBA? Teams like the Spurs go to the Finals because they have FOUR hall of famers- Duncan, Ginobili, Parker, and coach Pop.
Please stop embarrassing yourself with the lack of NBA knowledge and sheer blindness of Jimmer's college stardom.
@mjmill @Dima2k Many can pick out certain instance when the player did do good and act as if all 82 games could have been played that way.
Im glad you asked about the struggle. Here we go..
For starters, he has struggled with his shot. During the time he actually plays in the game, MOST of the time hes been very bad. He commits most of his turnovers in pick-and-roll situations, where Fredette loses the ball 14.8 percent of the time. Fredette has been such an ineffective pick-and-roll ball handler because he doesn’t put much pressure on defenses when he uses ball screens.In college, Fredette was a pretty good playmaker. Defenses frequently chose to double-team him to limit his scoring, and that opened passing lanes for Fredette to find his open teammates. NBA defenders are a big step up from the Mountain West Conference, and Fredette doesn't attract double teams like he used to. Instead, Fredette has to create his own passing lanes against one-on-one defenders, and he hasn't yet shown an ability to break down his man and open up the floor. Fredette lacks the athletic ability to finish over help defenders. Last season stats, Fredette played 11 percent of the Kings’ total shooting guard minutes, and opposing players average 26.3 points per 48 minutes against him there. Since he hasn’t been making up for his defense by scoring effectively, there’s no reason to have Fredette on the court.
Fredette’s pick-and-roll defense is a glaring issue. He was such an overwhelming scorer in college that his teams rarely asked him to commit to defense, so Fredette hasn’t learned good habits. Usually, he is also a step slower and a couple inches shorter than the players he guards, and Fredette’s attempts to make up for his athletic deficiencies leads to poor defensive technique. Fredette also struggles when trying to stop other guards one-on-one on the perimeter. Opposing teams know this, and they attack him with quick ball handlers.
When players isolate against Fredette they are looking to exploit his lack of athletic ability. So far in his career, he hasn’t been quick enough to stay in front of his man on a consistent basis. It hasn’t only been lightning-quick guys like Roddy Beaubois who blow by Fredette; it’s been fast but not exceptionally speedy guards like George Hill. That's why Fredette can’t guard NBA shooting guards. Most of them are good enough shooters that you can't give them an extra step as a cushion, but that’s the only way Fredette can hope to stay in front of them. His best hope on defense is to play off his man and hope he misses a long jumper. That’s not good defense.
When Fredette comes off screens away from the ball, he averages just 0.636 points per possession. That puts him in the bottom 20 percent of all NBA players. He’s shooting 16.7 percent and committing turnovers 27.3 percent of the time. Since Fredette is a great shooter, people might expect him to be a better offensive threat when he works off screens. But moving with the ball and shooting the ball are two separate talents. Getting open off screens requires a lot of technique, and Fredette doesn't really understand the art of moving without the ball yet. When Fredette moves without the ball, he runs in straight lines, rarely changes his pace, and almost never creates contact with his defender. This allows his defenders to "lock and trail" him, so when Fredette receives a pass the defense is already smothering him. With the defense too close for a catch-and-shoot, Fredette is forced to create a shot using his dribble. Once that happens, the defense has already won — they’ve forced Fredette away from his strength, which is shooting, and right back to his weakness, which is creating his own shot with the dribble.
I can go more in depth but its not worth it, especially if a blinded Jimmer fan just refuses to believe this.
@SSSDMC15 @Dima2k @silverdog Did not make any claims, all speculation.. Im far from a professional when it comes to this. I love jimmer and was super excited when he was drafted. I was mad at first when Jimmer had limited minutes and did blame Westphal for that. But the inevitable hit me that he would remain benched for the remainder of the season, especially with the rise of I. Thomas. Once they acquired Greivis Vásquez i knew it was over for Jimmer.
I may have come across as someone who has hatred towards Jimmer but its more towards his fans. After reading stupid and pointless fanboy comments, i was done.
The main point everyone seems to miss is "its business" its not a personal thing or vendetta they have against Jimmer, just plain business. The fans take it out of context and make it personal and emotional..
1 year, 2 months ago on Sacramento Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro explains Jimmer Fredette decision
@silverdog Im with you on the fans. PLEASE, for the love of truly passionate kings fans, get rid of Jimmer. His fans are worse than him and everyone knows once he will get traded and sit on the bench for that team, the fans will go whining and crying again claiming "joke of a franchise" and all the other nonsense they cry about. The funny thing is, a handful of NBA analysts predicted that jimmer was all hype before and during the draft, i guess they're NBA analysts for a reason right.
@JustinLee4 That's a ridiculous claim, sorry.
Lol at all these "Jimmer is the greatest" fans. Im gonna die laughing once he DOES get traded and ends up sitting on the bench for that "Joke of a franchise" lol. Sure he was an amazing player in college, but like many predicted, he would not be able to take that game to the NBA, and surely, he has been struggling. I just want him traded already so all these Jimmer fans stfu and get off the kings franchise. Im sure if it were another franchise, you'd all be whining the same exact way. AND ofcourse, i forgot all of you Jimmer fans probably have better basketball knowledge than the GM's and managers of the kings, i mean they are getting a six-figure salary for being stupid right? Seriously thou, take your whining to and ESPN forum or something please, this is getting pretty ridiculous and to an extent childish :/.
Hopefully they play them the same as they did in the pre season. Cousins looked unstoppable plowing through Blake and Jordan.
1 year, 2 months ago on Game 2 Preview: Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers
@mjmill Why attack the organization? Its not like jimmer would all of the sudden make this a 50+ win team. Logic... They will get rid of Jimmer no question, they got Thomas and Vásquez who are both better than Jimmer.
1 year, 2 months ago on Cowbell Kingdom Podcast Ep 117: Deuce Mason on Sacramento Kings season opener, Jimmer Fredette
Jimmer does not fit in with the Kings. With Thomas and Vásquez being unquestionably better than he is, its time to trade Jimmer. Im sure there are teams looking for someone like Jimmer and are eager to acquire him, Kings shouldn't keep holding on to him. Ill go as far as saying trade Jimmer and JT for someone, maybe even throw thorton in there as well.
1 year, 2 months ago on Decision day arrives for Sacramento Kings and Jimmer Fredette
@ChrisDoster @ukrainenotweak Jason Williams passing skills alone make him a better player than Jimmer.
1 year, 5 months ago on Greg Oden chooses the Miami Heat
There's no doubt about signing Cousins. Hes easily a Top 5 big guy and deserves it. Like Joe mentioned, who cares about his attitude, hes a highly developed center and "attitude" is easier to fix than talent. It would be very sad if we lose Cousins, it would just be plain dumb to let him go, he deserves a max contract.
1 year, 6 months ago on Poll: What should the Sacramento Kings do about DeMarcus Cousins?