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The Kings’ roster at a glance

OMRI CASSPI

FORWARD, No. 18

▪ Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 225

▪ Age: 26

▪ Experience: Sixth season

▪ Prior to NBA: Maccabi Tel Aviv, Israel

▪ Comment: Popular player returns to add three-point shooting and energy to a team that desperately needs both.

DARREN COLLISON

GUARD, No. 7

▪ Height: 6-0 ▪ Weight: 175

▪ Age: 27

▪ Experience: Sixth season

▪ Prior to NBA: UCLA

▪ Comment: The Kings are looking for stability, playmaking and defense from their new point guard, add some words here pleae.

DeMARCUS COUSINS

CENTER, NO. 15

▪ Height: 6-11 ▪ Weight: 270

▪ Age: 24

▪ Experience: Fifth season

▪ Prior to NBA: Kentucky

▪ Comment: This could be the season Cousins makes his first All-Star team and leaves no doubt he’s the best center in the NBA.

REGGIE EVANS

FORWARD, No. 30

▪ Height: 6-8 ▪ Weight: 245

▪ Age: 34

▪ Experience: 13th season

▪ Prior to NBA: Iowa

▪ Comment: Evans adds grit on the court and a much-needed veteran presence in the locker room.

RUDY GAY

FORWARD, No. 8

▪ Height: 6-8 ▪ Weight: 230

▪ Age: 28

▪ Experience: Ninth season

▪ Prior to NBA: Connecticut

▪ Comment: Great wing scorer will be asked to do more as a leader and defender in his first full season with the Kings.

RYAN HOLLINS

CENTER, No. 5

▪ Height: 7-0 ▪ Weight: 240

▪ Age: 30

▪ Experience: Ninth season

▪ Prior to NBA: UCLA

▪ Comment: The Kings were looking for athleticism and defense off the bench at center, and they believe they have that in Hollins.

CARL LANDRY

FORWARD, No. 24

▪ Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 248

▪ Age: 31

▪ Experience: Eighth season

▪ Prior to NBA: Purdue

▪ Comment: Injuries prevented Landry from being the reliable scorer off the bench the Kings expected when he signed before last season.

RAY McCALLUM

GUARD, No. 3

▪ Height: 6-3 ▪ Weight: 190

▪ Age: 23

▪ Experience: Second season

▪ Prior to NBA: Detroit

▪ Comment: McCallum came on strong at the end of his rookie season, but he will have a hard time finding playing time as the third point guard.

BEN McLEMORE

GUARD, No. 23

▪ Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 195

▪ Age: 21

▪ Experience: Second season

▪ Prior to NBA: Kansas

▪ Comment: The athletic guard needs be a more consistent shooter and defender this season.

ERIC MORELAND

FORWARD, No. 25

▪ Height: 6-10 ▪ Weight: 218

▪ Age: 22

▪ Experience: Rookie

▪ Prior to NBA: Oregon State

▪ Comment: The Kings hope the standout from summer league can develop into a contributor, especially on defense.

RAMON SESSIONS

GUARD, No. 9

▪ Height: 6-3 ▪ Weight: 190

▪ Age: 28

▪ Experience: Eighth season

▪ Prior to NBA: Nevada

▪ Comment: The veteran adds experience and versatility at guard, and the kings will play him at both spots.

NIK STAUSKAS

GUARD No. 10

▪ Height: 6-6 ▪ Weight: 205

▪ Age: 21

▪ Experience: Rookie

▪ Prior to NBA: Michigan

▪ Comment: His three-point shooting, ability to handle the ball and heady play will earn him playing time.

JASON THOMPSON

FORWARD, No. 34

▪ Height: 6-11 ▪ Weight: 250

▪ Age: 28

▪ Experience: Seventh season

▪ Prior to NBA: Rider

▪ Comment: The longest-tenured Kings player came into camp in the best shape of his career looking to establish his spot in the rotation.

DERRICK WILLIAMS

FORWARD, No. 13

▪ Height: 6-8 ▪ Weight: 240

▪ Age: 23

▪ Experience: Fourth season

▪ Prior to NBA: Arizona

▪ Comment: The second overall pick from the 2011 NBA Draft still needs to prove he is a consistent shooter, rebounder and defender.

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