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Kings Daily: Team must make presence felt

Sacramento Kings head coach David Joerger holds the first quarter stat sheet as he watches the game against the Memphis Grizzlies during their game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. Following the loss, Joerger said he plans to give some of his younger players more time on the court.
Sacramento Kings head coach David Joerger holds the first quarter stat sheet as he watches the game against the Memphis Grizzlies during their game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. Following the loss, Joerger said he plans to give some of his younger players more time on the court. hamezcua@sacbee.com

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Furillo: Kings need to make presence felt

Said Kings coach Dave Joerger about the team’s home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. “They didn’t feel us at any point.” The coach says he has a plan to make the Kings’ presence better felt, and he intends to play some of the different, younger cards in his hand.

Voisin: Kings need speedy Collison to kick in new gear

Kings veteran point guard Darren Collison is still adapting to coach Dave Joerger’s structured offense. The Kings don’t need Collison to be Superman. They just need him to be effective consistently.

Kings hope to strike gold on road before long homestand

The Kings have three games this week, starting with a road tilt Tuesday in Denver. They’ll start a seven-game homestand the next day against the Heat and welcome the Clippers back to Golden 1 Center on Friday.

Kings have headache at shooting guard

Garrett Temple is the Kings’ most consistent shooting guard, but coach Dave Joerger prefers to bring him off the bench. Arron Afflalo and Ben McLemore have provided little help as the starting 2-guards.

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