The Kings 2014 summer league championship was recognized Friday by a float banner in Thomas & Mack Center.
As for the 2015 summer league, there’s plenty of work to do.
The Kings committed 24 turnovers that led to 36 points for Toronto in a 90-68 loss to the Raptors.
“We turned it over too much,” said Kings assistant coach Chad Iske. “Gave them easy baskets and I think they hit a lot of tough shots.”
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The Kings shot 37.1 percent. James Anderson led the Kings with 15 points.
Anderson was the only Kings who looked comfortable on offense most of the game.
But the biggest problem was the Kings inability to generate good offense consistently.
“We have to create open shots,” Iske said. “We’d like to play with a litter faster tempo and try to create shots in transition. If not we have to attack and not shoot the ball on the first attack. Let’s get to the second or third attack.”
First-round pick Willie Cauley-Stein had 11 points and five rebounds. Sim Bhullar grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds.
But the Kings couldn’t hold on to the ball. Anderson and Bhullar each had five turnovers. Every King that played had at least one turnovers.
“It was all right,” Cauley-Stein said. “It didn’t go like I thought but we had some good things that came out of it even though we lost.”
Norman Powell led the Raptors with 20 points.
Guards Corey Hawkins (sprained right ankle) and David Stockton (sprained left ankle) did not play Friday. Iske said Hawkins should be able to play Sunday when the Kings face Denver.