Sacramento Kings: Analyzing the team’s 3 biggest offseason questions

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Whenever the Sacramento Kings season has officially concluded, the team will face several important questions that could alter the franchise entirely.

If the 2019-20 season for the Sacramento Kings is describable in a few words, it was a roller-coaster ride from start to finish. As the season started, the team possessed a fully-loaded roster that was still reasonably young but could still potentially contend for a spot in the postseason.

After having started the season with five straight losses, the hope of a rejuvenated team in Sacramento making their way into the postseason faded, no matter how early it was.

The Kings secured some wins here and there as the season went on, but nothing they did provided hope of long-term success.

Things got worse for the Kings as the season progressed, as they racked up six straight defeats from January 10th to the 22nd. Desperate for a spark that could revitalize this depleted lineup, head coach Luke Walton swapped two players in the starting lineup and revamped this Kings team entirely.

That move consisted of Walton swapping Buddy Hield to the bench in favor of Bogdan Bogdanovic, and the Kings thrived due to it.

After the move on January 24th, Sacramento rallied to win 13 out of their next 21 games and elevated themselves back into contention for the postseason.

Unfortunately, just as the Kings played their best basketball of the season, the NBA suspended operations due to COVID-19. With the Kings possibly having played their last game of the season due to a possible cancellation, the team has several essential questions if that is the case.