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The Kings allow the Memphis Grizzlies to make a franchise-record 17 3-pointers in a 112-98 loss on Saturday at Golden 1 Center. The Kings have given up at least 15 3-pointers in a game four times this season.
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Kings veteran point guard Darren Collison is still adapting to coach Dave Joerger’s structured offense. The Kings don’t need Collison to be Superman. They just need him to be effective consistently.
Garrett Temple is the Kings’ most consistent shooting guard, but coach Dave Joerger prefers to bring him off the bench. Arron Afflalo and Ben McLemore have provided little help as the starting 2-guards.
The Kings have three games this week, starting with a road tilt Tuesday against the Nuggets. They’ll start a seven-game homestand the next day against the Heat and welcome the Clippers back to Golden 1 Center on Friday.
A by-the-numbers look at the Kings’ loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday at Golden 1 Center.
DeMarcus Cousins says the Kings “took a step back” Saturday and team members need to hold themselves accountable.
With Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns and Zach LaVine, Minnesota appears to have the makings of a dominant team. But the Timberwolves find there are no teachers quite like experience and losing.
The Golden State Warriors remain atop the list while the Brooklyn Nets are still in the cellar. Where do the Kings fall?