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Intense but calm, first-year Kings coach Dave Joerger has minimized the drama and has the club on the heels of the Denver Nuggets for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
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DeMarcus Cousins feels good about the Kings’ postseason prospects and wants to stay with the team. He’s eligible to sign a five-year contract extension worth up to $219 million this summer.
Chris Webber – who played 14 seasons in the NBA, nearly half of that time with the Kings – was named one of 14 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday. Inductees will be announced April 3.
How do the Kings compare to the rest of the NBA teams statistically? See here in our photo gallery.
After years of campaigning to be in the Skills Challenge, Kings’ All-Star DeMarcus Cousins likes what he’s seen from the big men as they’ve now won it for the second consecutive season. New York’s Kristaps Porzingis beat Cousins in the opening round and went on to win the title.
Indiana’s Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, Houston’s Eric Gordon dethrones Golden State’s Klay Thompson in the 3-point contest and Porzingis shows he has skills.
The Bee’s Jason Jones says this season’s MVP race figures to be as tight as any in recent memory. As of now, he’d vote for Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook.
Golden State (first) and Brooklyn (last) continue to hold their spots from previous weeks. Where do the Kings rank?