The Sacramento Kings front office wants to maintain long-term flexibility while improving the core of the team.
This game had no business being this close, but the Kings secured another win.
Kings use every last brain cell to with 4th straight.
The Bucks rise to a title took 8 seasons. The Kings are in the second season of relevance.
The lack of size in the Kings main rotation players continues to be a big disadvantage against large teams like the Pelicans.
Mike Brown put it best: "They flat out kicked our a** for four quarters. I am sorry for Sacramento fans who came out and spent their money today."
After falling to the Portland Trailblazers, the Sacramento Kings discovered a defensive tenacity on the road trip that hopefully continues.
Minnesota got big games from stars Gobert and Anthony Edwards while Sacramento fought hard but ultimately came up short once again on night two of a back to back.
Let's take a look at what the four teams that beat the Kings are doing well and what that means for Sacramento later this season.
Sacramento is one of the worst 2nd quarter teams in the entire league. What's the deal?
Mike Brown has been waiting for a game like Monday, and it might be just the beginning for Sacramento
"These guys can flat-out shoot." The Kings' record-breaking shooting night wasn't just about a hot hand, it was a cohesive offense full of players that know their roles and are willing to share the ball.
Monte McNair has put Mike Brown in an awkward position.
Reviewing 4 examples of how Brown encourages feedback from players.
What a finish!
Let's talk Davion Mitchell, Keegan Murray defense and more, and more, and then more!
De'Aaron Fox scored 28 points, Keegan Murray broke out of his slump, and the Kings electric offense shot 59% from the field.
The Kings have yet to really get into a groove early in the season and will look to right the ship after a terrible offensive performance against this same Rockets squad on Saturday.
Brown called out the team's body language from missing shots following the loss to the Houston Rockets.
With the support of his teammates and coaches, Huerter had the game he needed Sunday.
The Kings look to start their season as disruptors of the natural flow of the NBA’s elites but will face another uphill battle if they want to establish themselves as playoff, or championship, contenders.