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#14, Sacramento Kings, 28-54
Thomas Robinson fell to them in the draft, and the Kings nabbed him to pair him with DeMarcus Cousins
in the frontcourt
. But Cousins is unhappy, Tyreke Evans
has regressed, and the team’s off-court situation is in turmoil. Isaiah Thomas
is my pick for Most Improved Player
, and the other 3 members of the core are good. But this team has no bench, no true passing point guard
, very little chemistry, and no money. It looks to be a frustrating season for the Kings, who need a lot of luck to play more than 82 games.
#15, Phoenix Suns, 26-56
To me, the Suns are the one team in the West
with no chance to make the playoffs. They are done with Steve Nash
and are now in rebuilding mode. They added a few nice pieces this offseason, but they just don’t have the elite scorer, the lockdown post defender, or the experienced point guard play to take them anywhere.
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