As we near the midpoint of the 2018-19 season–and with the Sacramento Kings continuing to defy expectations and remain in the thick of things in the ultra-competitive Western Conference playoff race–it’s time we look at where certain Kings stand in their hopes of being respected across the league.
Buddy & Fox
For starters, the Sacramento back court has an All-Star pairing of De’Aaron Fox and Buddy Hield, although both are capable of earning the All-Star merit on their own accord. There have been a number of bright spots and reasons for the Kings’ success thus far, but none more so than Fox and Hield.
Fox has improved across the board statistically and on both ends of the floor. He enters the new year averaging 18.3 PPG and nearly 8 assists a night, while scoring efficiently and bringing it on the defensive end on a nightly basis. The leadership qualities just…