Justin Jackson is looking to be the Kings’ two-way spark plug

When the Kings nabbed Justin Jackson with No. 15 in June, a handful of conflicting thoughts went through my head. I wasn’t sold on Jackson going that high. While his improvements at North Carolina were evident, he still had some obvious flaws and a lower ceiling than you’d like out of a top 15 ... More

De’Aaron Fox is leading the Kings’ cultural revolution

“I thought it was time to start over.” That line from Vlade Divac’s interview with the Sacramento Bee’s Ailene Voisin provides a nice summation of his reasoning behind the DeMarcus Cousins trade. After years of undergoing the scrutiny that came with Cousins’ presence in the organi... More

Analyzing why Fox will have a better career than Ball and Fultz

“With the 5th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select, De’Aaron Fox,” commissioner Adam Silver echoed during the 2017 NBA draft. After those words came out of Silver’s mouth, Fox’s biggest dream became a reality. After years of AAU basketball, Team USA assignments and a ... More

Analysis: Polish versus Upside with Jayson Tatum and Josh Jackson

The Sacramento Kings find themselves in an interesting spot this Thursday. With the 76ers trading for the first pick, their ability to trade up seems far slimmer, while the uncertainty behind who they’ll be able to select at five has only grown. The Boston Celtics will likely be deciding ... More

Fox’s flaws, potential and fit in Sacramento

De’Aaron Fox spent the majority of his freshman season at Kentucky wavering on most draft boards. Lacking the serviceable jumper and overall polish needed to compete with guards like Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball, it wasn’t until recently that Fox sparked a revitalization of sorts — both ... More

Analysis: Lauri Markkanen or Zach Collins?

The Sacramento Kings will be the only team in the 2017 draft with two picks in the top ten and they will have to select them wisely. Depending on what player is left at the fifth pick (Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson or De’Aaron Fox), will determine who the Kings will draft at No.10. Although the ... More

Mitchell’s point guard potential should be considered at #10

This offseason yields new challenges for a Sacramento Kings squad looking to rebound from the midseason trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans. With Buddy Hield now the focal point of their rebuild and little in regards to long-term talent, the 2017 NBA Draft presents a pair of Vlade ... More

The two draft scenarios for the Sacramento Kings that makes sense

The long awaited verdict of where the Kings will select in the 2017 NBA Draft is now over. With a little luck combined with the remnants from the DeMarcus Cousins trade, the Kings were awarded the 5th and 10th pick in the first round. As Cousins made his way out of Sacramento, most thought that ... More

Analysis: Jonathan Isaac and Jayson Tatum should be on Sacramento’s radar

The Sacramento Kings will have to fill the void at two positions come June, and they will have an opportunity to do so with two picks in the later top ten of the draft. The only way that doesn’t happen is if the lottery balls bounce in a very strange way. Let’s just leave it at that. With a ... More

Analysis: Frank Ntilikina and Dennis Smith Jr. should be on Sacramento’s radar

As the NBA moves along with the trend of dominant scoring point guards, the Sacramento Kings have remained stagnant in its search for a point guard that has star qualities. Now that the regular season has ended, the Kings are currently seeking a new sought out point guard to continue the ... More