Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins chats with head coach Michael Malone following Team USA practice. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

DeMarcus Cousins needs to crack “core eight” to make Team USA roster

Cousins may need to star for Team USA to make the squad More

Isaiah Thomas watches the Kings take on the Thunder from the bench. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

Sunday Musings: Heroes come and go

One last look at the departure of Isaiah Thomas More

DeMarcus Cousins confused by the lack of a call on the court against the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

Sunday Musings: DeMarcus Cousins and his golden opportunity with Team USA

Cousins looks like a lock for Team USA More

Derrick Williams attacks the basket against the D-League Select Team (Photo: Morgan Ragan)

Derrick Williams’ summer league experiment achieved nothing

Williams fails to impress during shortened summer league stint More

Ben McLemore and Derrick Williams. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

2014 Las Vegas Summer League in review

Major takeaways from the Kings' championship run in Las Vegas. More

Quincy Acy floats one over the top of the D-League Select's defense. (Photo: Morgan Ragan)

Sunday Musings: Quincy Acy shows the NBA he’s more than just blue collar

Former second round pick Quincy Acy auditions for the entire NBA More

Derrick Williams, Ben McLemore, Brendan Lane and Jared Cunningham (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

Early takeaways from Las Vegas Summer League

A quick look at the positives and negatives through three summer league games More

Isaiah Thomas all smiles as the Kings take on the Houston Rockets. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

Sunday Musings: Reconciling the loss of Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas finds a new home with the Phoenix Suns More

Ben McLemore celebrates a thunderous jam against the Atlanta Hawks at 2013 NBA Summer League. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

Seven things to ponder as Sacramento Kings tip off 2014 NBA Summer League

What to watch as the Kings get set to compete in Las Vegas. More

Ben McLemore drives to the rim against the Atlanta Hawks in 2013 Las Vegas Summer League. (Photo: Jonathan Santiago)

Sacramento Kings position battles at Vegas Summer League

Kings gear up for Summer League competition More