The Real 2002 NBA Champions: Grantland gives the Kings their Due

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Zach Lowe & the Gran­land net­work recently exam­ined the legacy of Chris Web­ber and his Kings teams in depth. I swore by those teams, and in all the objec­tive analy­sis, the very real belief among many insid­ers, ana­lysts and fans still remains – the real NBA camps of 2002 were the Sacra­mento Kings.

Here’s the whole thing, in two related parts…

The Chris Web­ber Hall of Fame Case

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9682949/chris-webber-hall-fame-case

&

The C-Webb Rab­bit Hole: 17 Stray Thoughts from the Chris Web­ber Era

http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/74981/the-c-webb-rabbit-hole-17-stray-thoughts-from-the-chris-webber-era

 

Damn, those Kings were cool. And they prob­a­bly should have been cham­pi­ons. - Zach Lowe

Dev Kabir Malik has a clinically alarming dependence on basketball and spends most of his time watching, analyzing, writing and even playing a little pickup (and some 2K too). In the little time he has left, he dabbles with design, art & music.