Out with the old, in with the new, and guess which NBA franchise didn’t relocate to Seattle? Any conversation about events that transpired in 2013 and developments that might occur in 2014 begins and ends with the team that pulled off the biggest upset of the year: the Kings.
There is a new owner, a new general manager, a new coach. True, the Kings always have a new coach, but this is different. Vivek Ranadive (owner) and Pete D’Alessandro (general manager) wanted Michael Malone and believe he’s doing a good job despite the team’s record.
The pertinent question asked and answered: Who do you want teaching DeMarcus Cousins, Isaiah Thomas, Ben McLemore, among others, during the demolition and construction of a franchise?
While Kings fans sip the bubbly and enjoy the prolonged and indefinite honeymoon – for obvious reasons – here are a few more thoughts, observations, predictions and reflections on the sports world, as it turns.