Kings 2015-16 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

August 12th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Sacramento Kings are in desperate need of stability, and a new slate can provide hope that the team will ultimately find some.

Sacramento has been trapped in NBA purgatory for the past nine seasons after getting bounced in the first round of the 2006 playoffs, and the 2014-15 campaign represented one of the stranger years in franchise history. 

After the Kings fired Mike Malone 24 games into the season, Tyrone Corbin played the role of interim head coach for 28 unspectacular games (the Kings went 7-21 during that span) before George Karl was brought aboard to lead the team into a new era. 

However, the final 30 games under Karl's watch didn't offer much in the way of optimism. The Kings went 11-19 during that stretch, and that uneasy feeling carried over to the offseason, when trade rumors involving star center DeMarcus Cousins started making the rounds. 

But Cousins is still donning purple in California's capital, which means the Kings have a shot to crack 30 wins for the first time since the 2007-08 season. 

Even though their championship odds are sitting at an uninspiring ...

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