Dec 21, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) after committing an offensive foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second quarter at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
3. Kings Fall In Game 7 To Lakers: Game 7 is the most pivotal game the Kings needed to win in its Sacramento history. With the series in Conference Finals tied 3-3, both the Kings and Lakers were one win shy of advancing to the NBA Finals.
Although the purple and white played a hard fought game, the Kings fell short to the Lakers in overtime 112-106 (highlights here). To this day it’s the closest the Sacramento Kings has been to achieving the ultimate goal of winning an NBA championship.