• 2019-2020 Sacramento Kings Season Recap to date

    2018-2019 Record                 Home Record               Road Record

            39-43                                     24-17                            15-26

    2019-2020 Record                 Home Record               Road Record

             28-36                                     14-17                            14-19

    Fun Facts for the season

    -The Kings currently hold the longest active playoff drought and are tied for the second longest streak in NBA history at 13 consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance (2005-2006 first round loss to the Spurs)

    -Harrison Barnes doesn’t provide enough on the court to produce per-game standard league value despite being one of the more durable players in the league as he has played in 95.8% of games over his last 4 seasons (Has only missed 13 out of a possible 310 games since 2016-17)

    -Richaun Holmes might have found a permanent home in Sacramento, his third NBA team in his first 5 seasons, and he was one of the biggest winners for any fantasy GM who drafted him before this season as he was unranked (according to Yahoo! and ESPN) while he was able to produce a career-high 4th/3rd round per-game value

    -The Kings will have a decision to make this offseason with their starting shooting guard as they benched Buddy Hield (64 games, 44 starts) towards the end of January in favor of Bogdan Bogdanović (53 games, 20 starts). Hield already signed an extension with the Kings for just over $90M and the team will have to decide if it makes sense for them to bring back Bogdanović, who is set to become a restricted free agent once the season concludes, while they already have a shooting guard locked up through the 2023-24 campaign.

    -Kings fans will have to wait another season to see what they have in their 2018 second overall draft pick, Marvin Bagley, as the forward was only able to suit up in 13 games this year due to a sprained foot

    -De’Aaron Fox sees a huge boost in value when looking at 8- (5th round) vs 9-cat (8th round) leagues due to the 3.2 turnovers he averaged so far this season (14th most out of qualified players)

    -Nemanja Bjelica was the beneficiary of injuries sustained in the Kings’ frontcourt as saw a career-high in minutes per game this year (28.5 minutes per game vs career mark of 21.8) and was able to capitalize on the additional opportunity by breaking into the top-100 in per-game value for the first time in his five-year career

    For a closer look at how the season has gone, be sure to check out our Season So Far series. The Kings’ entry can be found right here.

    Rosterable in 12-team 8/9-cat leagues (per-game value)

    -Richaun Holmes (4th round/3rd round)

    -Buddy Hield (5th round/6th round)

    -De’Aaron Fox (5th round/8th round)

    -Nemanja Bjelica (8th round/7th round)

    -Bogdan Bogdanović (10th round/11th round)

    Showed flashes of fantasy value in 12-team 8/9-cat leagues (per-game value)

    -Harrison Barnes (9th round/8th round from Oct 23 through Dec 2 and since Feb 3)

    Rosterable in standard points leagues

    (This is Yahoo’s standard scoring system, we’ll be using them as a reference for the rankings but obviously things will be different in your league if you use a custom scoring format or play on ESPN/CBS/Fantrax)

    -Buddy Hield (4th round)

    -De’Aaron Fox (5th round)

    -Nemanja Bjelica (7th round)

    -Richaun Holmes (8th round)

    -Bogdan Bogdanović (9th round)

    Flashes of value in standard points leagues:

    -Harrison Barnes (9th round since Feb 12)

    Predicting standard league relevant players for 2020-21 season

    -Richaun Holmes (all formats)

    -Buddy Hield (all formats)

    -De’Aaron Fox (all formats)

    -Marvin Bagley (all formats)

    -Bogdan Bogdanović (points leagues)

    Potential for standard league value for 2020-21 season

    -Bogdan Bogdanović (8/9-cat)

    -Nemanja Bjelica (all formats)

    -Harrison Barnes (all formats)

    Upcoming Notable Free Agents

    -Bogdan Bogdanović (restricted)

    -Jabari Parker (player option of $6.5M in 2020-21)

    -Nemanja Bjelica (team option of $7.15M in 2020-21)

    -Kent Bazemore (unrestricted)

    -Alex Len (unrestricted)

    -Harry Giles (unrestricted)

    -Yogi Ferrell (unrestricted)

    Key Additions

    -Jabari Parker (acquired via trade)

    -Alex Len (acquired via trade)

    -Kent Bazemore (acquired via trade)

    Key Departures

    -Trevor Ariza (traded to Blazers)

    -Dewayne Dedmon (traded to Hawks)

    -Wenyen Gabriel (traded to Blazers)

    -Caleb Swanigan (traded to Blazers)

    Upcoming Draft Picks

    -2020 first round pick

    -2020 second round pick

    -2020 second round pick (via Detroit)

    -2020 second round pick (least favorable out of Golden State, Houston and Miami)

    -2021 first round pick

    -2021 second round pick

    -2021 second round pick (via Memphis)

    -2022 first round pick

    -2022 second round pick

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