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With rookies De’Aaron Fox, Frank Mason III, Justin Jackson and Harry Giles added to an already young Sacramento Kings team, coach Dave Joerger is focused on the future. Coaches around the league and Kings veterans praised Joerger’s work last season. But he still needs time.
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Giles arrives in Sacramento with a huge skillset. But he also brings questions about his health after playing sparingly at Duke. The Kings took a high-risk, high-reward gamble with the young forward.
DeMarcus Cousins has been improving his physique since the season ended – so much so that New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry feels comfortable referring to the three-time All-Star as a “point center.”