New Orleans Pelicans
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."
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.
The Kings have yet to lose since De'Aaron Fox came back from injury. However, tonight's the first back to back of the season for the Kings and they'll face a scrappy New Orleans squad led by Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram.
Kings clinch the Pacific Division title on the road.
The Kings give the beam little rest as they handedly defeat the Pelicans.
The Kings will look to get back on track as the hobbled Pelicans come into town.
Kings flatlined early and never came back to life.
Can the Kings finally win a game where they have the rest advantage?
And the last one in Golden 1 Center for the season
The Kings have been mathematically eliminated from the play-in and I still have three games more to get through.
Kings fall into old habits and crumble under "must-win" pressure.
The Kings have ended their four game losing streak… so what now?
Sacramento played their best game of the season against a depleted New Orleans roster.
Back to .500, baby!
The Kings should, should, should have an easy one tonight.
THREE AND TWO.
The Kings have a chance to go above the 500 mark early this season and can do so against a New Orleans team missing their best player.
A sign-and-trade is complicated, but certainly not impossible.