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The Kings believe players such as Garrett Temple are vital to ending the franchise’s losing culture. Temple is contributing on and off the court with his versatility and professionalism.
The Kings were 1-2 last week, losing to the powerful Clippers and Spurs by single digits, and ending a four-game losing streak with a heart-stopping win over the Raptors. Those factors contribute to the Kings’ average ranking of 23.3.
When Michael Jordan inducted Russell Westbrook into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame last week, he paid the Thunder star a nice compliment. Westbrook and the Thunder (8-6) will visit the Kings (5-9) on Wednesday at Golden 1 Center.