Found August 08, 2013 on Taking Bad Schotz:
It’s hard to remember, but there actually was a time when the Sacramento Kings were a respectable franchise. In fact, the Kings of the early 2000s probably would have walked away with a championship or two if it weren’t for the Kobe-Shaq duo. Photo Credit: Hector Ameczua | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo  Mike Bibby ran the fastest pace offense in basketball, with backcourt mate Doug Christie locking up on the defensive end. Small forward Peja Stojakovic had the best set shot in basketball, while Chris Webber dominated inside, averaging 27 ppg and 11 rpg. Vlade Divac flopped and added great passing skills with a midrange jump shot, completing one of the most dynamic starting lineups in the 2000s. Backups included big man Scott Pollard, the quick and crafty Bobby Jackson, and at the time young studs Hedo Turkoglu and Gerald Wallace. Under head coach Rick Adelman, the Kings earned the best record in the NBA, averaging 104.6 points per game. After handling the Jazz and Mavericks rather eas...
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