Originally posted on hecmanhoops  |  Last updated 11/19/12
At 2-7 the Sacramento Kings needed to blame someone for their failures. Anyone! Psst, hey coach, let’s blame Isaiah Thomas, everyone’s doing it. He destroyed the Raptors, Pacers, Continental Basketball Association and the New York Knicks so it’s ok, let’s blame Isaiah, nobody will care. But wasn’t that the other Isaiah Thomas? Yes, but they are both around the same height, black and play point guard, nobody will notice, just do it! Hurry! And with that amazing advice, Keith Smart benched his starting point guard who was only playing 23 mpg to begin with. Clearly it was all Isaiah’s fault! So out goes Isaiah, in comes Aaron Brooks at point guard. Out goes James Johnson at small forward, in comes John Salmons. Nevermind the fact that John Salmons played and excelled only as a shooting guard while playing for Milwaukee and Chicago. Just ignore that, he’s now the Kings new starting small forward! How did that work out last year for the Kings, Keith? In terms of fantasy, where does this ...
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