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November 6, 2014 Updates

The Kings have received a lot of praise nationally for starting the season 3-1, largely because of the low expectations most have for them. Malone isn’t exactly overjoyed about the acclaim. “We haven’t done a damn thing yet,” Malone said. “So let’s not get too happy about being 3-1 in an 82-game season.” Malone offered a bit of perspective to his players. “I told them (Wednesday) morning Philadelphia started out 3-0 last year,” Malone said. “Big deal, so what, right?” Sacramento Bee

Arguably the biggest sneakerhead in the NBA, Nate Robinson isn't about that keeping his kicks in the closet life. He's not even saving them for pre and post-game stunting. When Nate gets his hands on a fresh pair, he intends to wear them on the court, just as he did in tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings. While everybody else was parading around in team colored sneakers from their respective brands, Nate was playing in the colorful 'Miro' Air Jordan 7 Retro from 2008. This shoe came dangerously close to making Our (Least) Favorite Colorway of Every Air Jordan list, but we know there's a lot of you out there who disagree. Sole Collector

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Zach Lowe: For better or worse, you’ll always be known as the guy picked last. Where did you watch the draft? When did you know you were getting picked — like, sometime around the 58th pick? Or when it was announced? Isaiah Thomas: I was actually at the gym at the University of Washington. My family was at my apartment complex, watching. I left them there and went to the gym with a few teammates. We were just shooting around, getting on the phone, looking at the draft, and shooting some more — trying to get my mind off things. And when picks just kept going, man, I was getting so frustrated. Zach Lowe: So you were at least monitoring it, even between shots. Isaiah Thomas: My guys were monitoring it. I was trying to shoot and keep my mind off of it. I was calling [my agent], like, “Yo, what’s going on?” I remember the Lakers had four second-round picks. They said they were interested in me, and would like to draft me. After their fourth pick [no. 56] went by, I didn’t think I was going to get drafted. Grantland

October 28, 2014 Updates

They’ll also be active on the trade market, and I’d love to see them either move Jason Thompson or use him as a backup center. In Gay, Derrick Williams, and even Omri Casspi, the Kings have the tools to play small-ball lineups, but that will be a tiny feature of their rotation as long as Malone starts the Cousins-Thompson duo. The rising cap has renewed interest in Thompson as a bench big, according to several sources across the league. Grantland

The Kings are going to be entertaining! Owner Vivek Ranadivé has pitched the idea to the team’s brain trust of playing 4-on-5 defense and leaving one player to cherry-pick, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The Kings aren’t actually going to do that, but their D-League might, and it shows Ranadivé is committed to pushing boundaries in his search for an offbeat brand of “position-less” ball. Grantland

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THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN KINGS HISTORY

DeMarcus Cousins and Jason Thompson are the only current Kings in a list with more NBA royalty than you would expect.

   

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