Each Sunday, The Bee publishes the Kings’ NBA rankings for various statistics through the previous Friday.
This past week, the Kings were 10-16 through their first 26 games, just as they were last season through the same number of games.
Obviously, the Kings are not the same team they were a year ago. They have a new coach, several new faces and they call the NBA’s newest arena their new home.
But what has changed in a year?
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This season, the Kings are much better in points allowed than last season. They're shooting free throws at a better percentage, and turning the ball over less.
But they're struggling to score at the same rate as last season, and dropped from fourth in the league in average assists per game to 15th.
Here is a side-by-side comparison of the Kings and how they’re faring in those various statistical categories:
The Bee’s ranking
Opponent’s shooting percentage
Free throw pct.
Longest winning/losing streak