This year's mid-major sensation showcases his talents for the Kings.
Exploring topics surrounding the Sacramento Kings with Aaron Bruski of NBC Sports ProBasketball Talk.
A season review of the Sacramento Kings versatile guard.
A look at Marcus Thornton
's 2011-12 season with the Sacramento Kings.
Very seldom does a rookie second-round pick come in and make an immediate impact like Isaiah Thomas did for the Sacramento Kings. Coach Keith Smart inserted Thomas into the starting line-up on February 17th
and the rest was history. The rookie finished the season averaging 11.5 points, 4.1 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 25.5 minutes per game. Standing at 5-foot-9, the last pick of the 2011 NBA Draft out-shined all but one player in his entire draft class - top selection, Kyrie Irving.
The Sacramento Kings win their season finale against a short-handed Los Angeles Lakers team.
Previewing the final game of the Sacramento Kings' season against the Los Angeles Lakers
The Sacramento Kings came out red hot in Oklahoma City, pinning a 40 point first quarter on the Thunder. But even after shooting a scorching 82 percent from the field through the first 12 minutes, it wasn’t enough to stop Oklahoma City, who came away with a 118-110 victory.
, the NBA’s leading scorer, finished with 32 points and nine rebounds in the victory. The Kings did a nice job of limiting Russell Westbrook
, who finished with only 13 points, six assists and eight rebounds. Daequan Cook
gave the Thunder a nice lift of the bench in James Harden's
absence (consussion). Cook scored 19 points on 4-for-7 shooting from long range.
DeMarcus Cousinsmatched Durant’s 32 after nearly missing the game due to suspension. The Kings starting center learned he was eligible to play shortly before the loss after his 13th
technical of the season was rescinded. After struggling through a miserable year, Travis Outlaw
had a break out game. He scored 20 points, grabbed seven rebounds and made four steals. Forward Jason Thompson
scored 22 points and Tyreke Evans
added 18 as the Kings dropped to 21-44 on the season.