Sep 13, 2015; Lexington, KY, USA; Vlade Divac vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the Sacramento Kings (L) talks with owner Vivek Ranadiv (R) during the Alumni Game between North Carolina and Kentucky at Rupp Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports
The Sacramento Kings are a small market team and they have struggled with small market problems since day one. Money troubles and luring all-star talent to the team are always going to be issues for organizations like the Kings.
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But the Kings ownership, who don’t mind spending some dough, and the beneficial revenue sharing of the CBA aside, small market troubles don’t go away if you just throw money at it. You also can’t just copy and paste the “How To Conquer The NBA Playbook” from San Antonio. That system just cannot be reproduced without Pop.
But there are some things the Kings front office can do to start improving things for the immediate future. There has never been a better time than now for the Kings to improve their cow-town woes. Here are 5 keys to Sacramento’s small market success, in a very particular order, so pay attention.
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