Recently, a purple hue has been lighting the sky of Sacramento, California, and it’s time that we as a nation discuss it. The Sacramento Kings have put the NBA on notice this year, and I have to say, I’ve noticed them, noticing me, noticing them.
The Kings are America’s Team, and rightfully so.
It feels like a lifetime ago that Mike Bibby, Peja, C-Webb, and the boys were lighting up the NBA in SAC-Town. It’s time to appreciate the Kings.
As it looks right now, the Kings may never lose again. The team is tied with the Indiana Pacers with the longest active winning streak in the league this season. Sacramento has taken down the Lakers, Nets, Grizzlies, and the reigning champion Golden State Warriors during the seven-game stretch.
This has been an incredible ride, and I say we ride it till the wheels fall off, which could be a long time. This team is meant to last.
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) November 23, 2022
To be good in this league, a team must be efficient on offense. The Kings are precisely that. The Kings rank in the top 10 in these offensive categories: points per game (8th), assists per game (8th), field goal percentage (1st), and 3-point percentage (5th). The team is led by the most underrated core in the entire league, with De’Aaron Fox, Domantas Sabonis, Malik Monk, and one of KD’s favorites to watch, Kevin Huerter.
There’s still time to catch Sac fever. The Kings will be in action again on Wednesday night when they travel to Atlanta to extend the winning streak to eight against the Hawks. My loyalties lie with the Charlotte Hornets, but my west coast fever’s only prescription is more beaming of light in Sacramento.
A franchise left in the dark for so long is finally taking its rightful place on the main stage. Tonight, we beam!