• Even though the Kings have one of the worst records in the NBA, shouldnt center DeMarcus Cousins, who entered Fridays game averaging 23.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3 assists, be on the West team for the All-Star Game?
• If the Kings had acquired veteran point guard Andre Miller, 37, would he have started ahead of Isaiah Thomas or alongside him?
• Miller is in his 15th NBA season, but doesnt it seem like only yesterday that he had that great NCAA Tournament run as a junior at Utah?
• Everyone loves 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernicks swagger, but did you know he went 1-4 this season against teams still in the NFL playoffs?
• The Colts allowed the Chiefs to score 44 points and Alex Smith to throw for 378 yards, so what must the Patriots and Tom Brady be thinking?
• Jay Gruden is the Redskins eighth head coach since 1999, but if youre a Washington fan, dont you wish theyd hired his brother instead?
• When the NFL plays its first Pro Bowl: Unconferenced a new format that eliminates conferences on Jan. 26 in Hawaii, will anyone tune in?
• With the Opening Ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, just 27 days away, when should we start caring about curling?
• During the Olympics, medals will be awarded in 15 sports, but can anyone name 15 athletes on the U.S. team (and, no, Lindsey Vonn wont be there)?
• Former NBA player Dennis Rodman made a fool of himself again this week, but is that really newsworthy?
What to watch
NFL playoffs, 1:35 p.m., FOX40, and 5:15 p.m.,
Ch. 13: Seattle and New England are both favored at home.
Should Kings center DeMarcus Cousins make the All-Star team?
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Fridays poll results
Which young quarterback in this weekends NFL playoffs would you build a team around?
• Colin Kaepernick: 30%
• Andrew Luck: 54%
• Cam Newton: 3%
• Russell Wilson: 13%
Total votes: 243