Improving De’Aaron Fox leading the way as Kings surprise rest of NBA

The 2018-2019 NBA Season is approaching the ten game marker, so is it too early to draw some conclusions from the standings?  There are a handful of surprises so far both on the positive and negative side.  The Sacramento Kings are pleasantly surprising their fan base with a 6-3 mark.  The Raptors are 9-1.  As expected the Warriors look great at 9-1.  The Denver Nuggets are off to a very fast start and could be a force this year.  The Bucks are off to a 7-1 start.

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It’s a long, grinding season with plenty of time left, but for now some key teams are struggling such as the Rockets, Lakers, Thunder, and Cavaliers.  Click on any team to check out the schedule of upcoming games.


The Kings fell in love with point guard De’Aaron Fox prior to the 2017 NBA Draft. He was their target early on, and there wasn’t even a question in their mind when he fell to the fifth overall selection. For Fox, the feeling was mutual. Sacramento was where he […]

“I think last year, the difference was we didn’t have an identity, we didn’t know how we wanted to play, we didn’t know what we wanted to do,” Fox told reporters following the win in Atlanta. “And this year, we know we’re trying to run, we’re trying to get the ball up and down the court and we’re trying to get as many possessions as possible. If that surprises you, then that’s you.”

It’s early, but Fox is clearly improved in his sophomore season. He’s posting 19 points, 7.8 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 32.6 minutes per game. He’s also the leader of a young Kings team that is shocking the NBA with each and every unexpected win.

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