Basketball The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time  

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A list of the best Sacramento Kings of all time. The Sacramento Kings have moved cities more than any other team in NBA history. Joining the NBA in 1949 as the Rochester Royals, the team experienced success. The Royals won its only championship, defeating the New York Knicks in 1951. These early Rochester teams featured nine future Pro Basketball Hall of Famers like Arnie Risen, Maurice Stokes and Jack Twyman. In 1957, the team left Rochester for Cincinnati.

In Cincinnati, Oscar Robertson established himself as one of the best players in basketball history. The team was a constant contender with Robertson averaging a triple double in some season and winning the MVP Award and was a nine-time All Star. But management broke up those great teams and the best players in team history ended up being traded away, as was Robertson.

After moving to Kansas City and changing its name to the Kings, the team moved to Sacramento in 1985. It took the Kings a while, but at the end of the 1990s, the Kings finally had its most prosperous period since its early days. Franchise icons like Chris Webber, Mike Bibby, Peja Stojakovic and Vlade Divac carried Sacramento as far as Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals in 2002. The Kings lost to the Lakers in that controversial series, but the players on that team remain some of the most beloved in Kings history.

This is a list of the best Sacramento Kings of all time. If you see someone who should be on this list and isn't, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think should be considered the best player in Royals/Kings history.
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1
709 123
Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2
627 139
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Power forward, Center

3
360 99
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Point guard

4
510 201
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time

5
423 139
Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Shooting guard

6
488 173
Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Small forward

7
369 122
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Point guard

8
325 79
Jason Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
bigulcards added Point guard

9
354 139
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Center

10
306 125
Jerry Lucas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Power forward, Center

11
209 73
Doug Christie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Shooting guard

12
149 100
Rudy Gay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
surag added Small forward

13
154 62
Kevin Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

14
115 82
Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
wiabux added Power forward, Center

15
166 83
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
wiabux added Point guard

16
87 27
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johnny-hernandez added Point guard

17
117 71
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Center

18
37 2
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LaSagnaBall added De'Aaron Fox Point guard

19
102 71
Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Power forward, Center

20
127 83
Tyreke Evans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

21
96 75
Reggie Theus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Guard

22
53 12
Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
DSteff23 added Shooting guard, Small forward

23
104 71
Jack Twyman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

24
62 33
Hedo Türkoğlu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
CMCSS03 added Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

25
65 62
Otis Birdsong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

26
58 42
Dražen Petrović is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
vince-bramich added Shooting guard

27
86 106
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
jessen-cheng added Point guard

28
63 47
Lionel Simmons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
wiabux added Small forward

29
92 66
Maurice Stokes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Power forward

30
68 56
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Center

31
36 14
Kenny Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard

32
24 25
LaSalle Thompson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

33
46 46
Willie Cauley-Stein is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Forward

34
15 24
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Small forward

35
60 51
Scott Wedman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Small forward

36
51 52
Arnie Risen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Center

37
47 41
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Small forward

38
29 31
Scot Pollard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

39
55 45
Wayne Embry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Center

40
22 26
Francisco García is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Shooting guard, Small forward

41
33 5
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Marc Moses Navales added Point guard

42
24 22
Corliss Williamson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Small forward, Power forward

43
21 10
Nick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

44
18 29
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johnny-hernandez added Center

45
48 40
Tom Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
Small forward

46
24 3
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
DSteff23 added Power forward, Center

47
10 14
Phil Ford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard

48
23 25
Marcus Thornton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

49
14 23
Walt Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Shooting guard, Small forward

50
36 46
Ben McLemore is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sacramento Kings of All Time
James Gent added Shooting guard