Though James Anderson, right, has been called the best defender for the Sacramento Kings, it hasn’t guaranteed a lot of playing time for a team last in the NBA in defense. ... Anderson (5) drives past the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Richard Jefferson (24) during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Cleveland.
Though James Anderson, right, has been called the best defender for the Sacramento Kings, it hasn’t guaranteed a lot of playing time for a team last in the NBA in defense. ... Anderson (5) drives past the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Richard Jefferson (24) during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Cleveland. Tony Dejak The Associated Press
Though James Anderson, right, has been called the best defender for the Sacramento Kings, it hasn’t guaranteed a lot of playing time for a team last in the NBA in defense. ... Anderson (5) drives past the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Richard Jefferson (24) during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Cleveland. Tony Dejak The Associated Press
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Jason Jones, Sacramento Kings beat writer

Anderson’s defense praised, but offense has kept him on Kings’ bench

March 22, 2016 05:32 PM

UPDATED March 23, 2016 07:26 AM

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