Jan 10, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Sacramento Kings head coach Keith Smart talks with center DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers defeated the Kings 112-85. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

A Poll: What Will the 2012-13 Sacramento Kings Win-Loss Percentage Be?

Jan 10, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Sacramento Kings head coach Keith Smart talks with center DeMarcus Cousins (15): Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

It’s that time of year to make your prediction of what you believe the win-loss percentage will be for the Sacramento Kings at the end of this season.

How optimistic or pessimistic do you feel about the team?

A poll follows at the end, but I thought you might appreciate a brief review of how the team has done over the past few seasons. Let’s take a walk down memory lane, beginning with the last season the team actually made the NBA Playoffs:

  • 2005-06 NBA Season

This was the season Ron Artest was acquired in a trade and made the bold prediction the team would make the playoffs…and they did, with 44 W-38L and a .573 winning percentage. This placed the team 4th in the Pacific Division.

  • 2006-07 NBA Season

The season started with Head Coach Rick Adelman, but ended with Eric Musselman. The team missed the playoffs, ending with 33 W-49 L and a .402 win percentage.

  • 2007-08 NBA Season

Eric Musselman was replaced by Reggie Theus. The team missed the playoffs, ending with 38 W-44 L and a  .463 win percentage.

  • 2008-09 NBA Season

The season began with Reggie Theus, but ended with Kenny Natt. The team missed the playoffs, ending with the worst record of the 2008-09 season. It had the distinction of making the list of the Worst 50 Teams in NBA History, with 17 W – 65 L and a .207 win percentage.

  • 2009-10 NBA Season

Paul Westphal was hired and Tyreke Evans was Rookie of the Year. The team missed the playoffs with 25 W-57 L and a .305 win percentage.

  • 2010-11 NBA Season

DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth in the draft. The team did not may the playoffs with  24 W-58 L and a  .293 win percentage.

  • 2011-12 NBA Season

The season started with Paul Westphal, but ended with Keith Smart. The team missed the playoffs with 22 W -44 L and a .333 win percentage.

  • 2012 -13 NBA Season

This is Keith Smart’s team. How do you feel the team will do? Please make your prediction in the poll that follows. Also, there is a bonus question asking if you think the team will make the NBA Playoffs this season.

Which of the following Win-Loss Percentages best represents how you feel the Sacramento Kings will do in the 2012-13 NBA Season?

  • I think the team will win 40 -50 % of their games: Win 33-41 games (26%, 37 Votes)
  • I think the team will win 30 -40% of their games: Win 25 - 32 games (26%, 37 Votes)
  • Bonus: I do not believe the team will make the 2013 Playoffs (24%, 34 Votes)
  • Bonus: I think the team will make the 2013 Playoffs (16%, 23 Votes)
  • I think the team will win 20-30% of their games: Win 17-24 games (6%, 8 Votes)
  • I think the team will win more than 50% of their games: Win over 41 games (4%, 5 Votes)
  • I think the team will win less than 20 % of their games: Win 16 or fewer games (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 142

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