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Jason Jones and Ailene Voisin on Thursday, June 29, 2017, analyze pressing questions facing the new-look Sacramento Kings this offseason, including the draft, free agency, De'Aaron Fox, Bogdan Bogdanovic and how to measure the team's success. Video by Hector Amezcua Photos by Sacramento Bee, Associated Press
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Bogdanovic wants to introduce his teammates to Serbian food and better cheeseburgers 1:16

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Buddy Hield has fun trying to spell the names of NBA players 2:12

Buddy Hield has fun trying to spell the names of NBA players

Skills challenged? Buddy Hield says NBA must see him as more than a scorer 0:50

Skills challenged? Buddy Hield says NBA must see him as more than a scorer

Bogdan Bogdanovic says he will be in the 3-point contest one day 1:00

Bogdan Bogdanovic says he will be in the 3-point contest one day

Skal Labissiere talks about fixing defensive breakdowns 1:30

Skal Labissiere talks about fixing defensive breakdowns

'I had to be the bad guy': Matt Barnes gets ring, reflects on career 5:09

'I had to be the bad guy': Matt Barnes gets ring, reflects on career

De'Aaron Fox and Kings need to be more aggressive, get to the free throw line 1:07

De'Aaron Fox and Kings need to be more aggressive, get to the free throw line

Willie Cauley-Stein on facing DeMarcus Cousins and his expanded role on offense 2:31

Willie Cauley-Stein on facing DeMarcus Cousins and his expanded role on offense

DeMarcus Cousins still has love for fans and city of Sacramento 4:33

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Garrett Temple's career-high 23 points not enough to overcome slow start by the Kings 1:42

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Jason Jones, who joined The Sacramento Bee in 2002, has covered the Kings since 2008. Jones, a UC Berkeley graduate, also has covered high school sports, the Oakland Raiders and the Sacramento Monarchs for The Bee. Contact him at jejones@sacbee.com. Twitter: @mr_jasonjones

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