Sacramento Kings have second easiest schedule in WC for rest of season

Jan 12, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) high fives shooting guard Ben McLemore (16) after the play against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second quarter at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

We’re just a few weeks away from the first half of the NBA season completing and needless to say, it’s been a rough one for the Kings.

The schedule makers weren’t kind to Sacramento, who through 36 games, have had the second most difficult schedule in the league – this according to Ed Kupfer, an analyst for the Houston Rockets.

Kupfer went through every team and ranked not only the strength of schedule so far for NBA teams, but also the remaining strength of schedule. Thankfully, the second half of the season is about to get a lot less difficult for Sacramento who ranks as having the second easiest schedule for the rest of the season in the Western Conference.

The ranking would be even better if the Eastern Conference wasn’t so pitiful, but only the Utah Jazz are statistically supposed to have an easier schedule than Sacramento moving forward in the Western Conference.

Not shockingly, Utah also had the most difficult schedule in the NBA – right above Sacramento.

You can read the entire chart below:

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Topics: Sacramento Kings

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