Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images That would leave them on the outside of the playoff picture. The national media hasn’t exactly acknowledged the Kings’ existence heading into the NBA restart, seemingly forgetting Sacramento altogether in discussions regarding the Western Conference no.
The former No. 2 overall pick has been preparing to play more center for the Kings. By the time the Sacramento Kings play their next game on July 22, 134 days will have passed from their last game on March 8.
The list of NBA teams temporarily closing their practice facilities continues to grow, as the Sacramento Kings have shut down their facility after a member of their traveling party tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.
Photo by PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP via Getty Images I don’t know how the NBA is going to pull this off without a hitch. After having three players test positive for the coronavirus, the Sacramento Kings received some more bad news.
Jimmer Fredette will be looking for a new team. Fredette signed a two-year deal with Greek league team Panathinaikos last year. However, his contract has been cut short by a year, making him a free agent.
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Bazemore will be an unrestricted free agent this fall. The Sacramento Kings added quite a few players to their roster before this year’s trade deadline (four to be exact), and the player who’s made the most immediate impact has been Kent Bazemore.
Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images He’s not relying on anything carrying over from the Kings’ last 20 games before the shutdown. It’s been nearly four months since the Sacramento Kings played an NBA game.
Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The NBA’s hiatus hasn’t changed Fox’s feelings about staying in Sacramento. Before the NBA indefinitely suspended its season in March, the Sacramento Kings were playing some of their best, most consistent basketball of the season and De’Aaron Fox was at the center of the success they enjoyed.
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Bagley’s health isn’t Walton’s only concern. The Sacramento Kings finished the first part of the NBA season on a hot streak, winning 13 of their last 20 games, but notably absent from that stretch of play was second-year big Marvin Bagley III.
On the same day organizations, leagues, and athletes throughout the sports world honored George Floyd, the unarmed African-American man who was killed while in Minneapolis police custody on May 25, with "Blackout Tuesday" social media posts, one individual lost his job.