Top 30 Moments in Sacramento Kings History: Part 3 Finale (1-10)

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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.