After years of struggle where they did not make the playoffs, The Sacramento Kings are having a fantastic season and could make some noise in the playoffs this year. When the season ends, they are going to be shifting their focus on making key moves to improve for the 2023-2024 NBA season.
While they should mostly focus on their upcoming playoff run, there are some moves they should at least have in their minds if they want continued success next season.
1. Rework Domantas Sabonis’ contract
Domantas Sabonis has been instrumental in the Kings’ success this season. With his contract going through the 2023-24 season, the Kings can potentially work on extending it so he can stay with the Kings for years to come.
Domantas has been a rebounding machine and is also averaging close to 20 points per game. If the Kings want to be contenders for an extended period, then they should extend his contract. They are going to have to put up a big number for him to stay with the Kings.
2. Show Mike Brown appreciation for a job well done
Coach Mike Brown has done a great job this season. With experience in the NBA for many years, Brown has respect among his peers so the players and coaches respect his work ethic. Kings fans are finally rejoicing in how great of a job Mike Brown has done. The Kings have a great chance to get to 50 wins this year, and that says a lot.
3. Keep developing Kevin Huerter
Kevin Huerter has been a huge for Sacramento this year. With the playoffs approaching quickly, the Kings want to make a run and they’ll need Huerter to help them make some noise in the playoffs.
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The Kings’ 2022-23 season has been a fun one to watch for fans. Hopefully, the Kings can keep making noise as the regular season comes to an end soon.