Sacramento Kings haven't had a winning in season in 11 years

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  1. Sajan

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    In great company with Minnesota. ;)

    Minnesota hasn't had a winning season since 2004-05.

    Some of these are projected.

    Since 2006-07
    Spurs: 11 winning seasons; 1 head coach
    Rockets: 10 winning seasons; 5 head coaches
    Mavs: 9 winning seasons; 2 head coaches
    Thunder: 8 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Celtics: 8 winning seasons; 2 head coaches
    Heat: 8 winning seasons; 2 head coaches
    Jazz: 7 winning seasons; 3 head coaches
    Grizzlies: 7 winning seasons; 7 head coaches
    Lakers: 7 winning seasons; 6 head coaches
    Warriors: 7 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Nuggets: 7 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Cavs: 7 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Bulls: 7 winning seasons; 6 head coaches
    Hawks: 7 winning seasons; 3 head coaches
    Blazers: 6 winning seasons; 3 head coaches
    Clippers: 6 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Raptors: 5 winning seasons; 3 head coaches
    Suns: 5 winning seasons; 6 head coaches
    Magic: 5 winning seasons; 6 head coaches
    Wizards: 4 winning seasons; 5 head coaches
    Pelicans: 4 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Pacers: 4 winning seasons; 4 head coaches
    Knicks: 3 winning seasons; 6 head coaches
    Pistons: 3 winning seasons; 7 head coaches
    Hornets: 3 winning seasons; 6 head coaches
    Nets: 2 winning seasons; 9 head coaches
    Sixers: 1 winning season; 5 head coaches
    Bucks: 1 winning season; 6 head coaches
    Kings: 0 winning seasons; 9 head coaches
    Wolves: 0 winning seasons; 8 head coaches
     
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    The rockets managed to have winning records even when they missed the playoffs from 2010-2012.
     
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    That team has been crap for 2/3 of their history. They go back 4 cities of a crap product. I am actually somewhat surprised they had a winning record as recent as that because it seems like they have been awful since Weber had that microfracture injury.
     
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    nice. how did u get this done lol.
    if you could add 1st round wins also next to it..should narrow down a lot of teams.
     
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    How is it possible that the spurs have had 11 winning seasons in 10 years lol. Other than that, great list.
     
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    I'm old enough to remember when they were bad, then fun to watch, now back to bad again.
     
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    It was the Rocket's "mediocrity treadmill" years that gave them so many consistent winning seasons without being contenders in most of them.

    But seriously, has anyone had to eat crow for the whole mediocrity treadmill era of Clutchfans? That became as ubiquitous on this board as the term "fake news" is nowadays. Rockets still managed to compete and win during their "down years" AND successfully rebuilt.

    Meanwhile loads of other teams that jumped off the mediocrity treadmill years (if not decades) ago...still suck. Just Morey proving people wrong again.
     
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    06-07: 58-24
    07-08: 56-26
    08-09: 54-28
    09-10: 50-32
    10-11: 61-21
    11-12: 50-16
    12-13: 58-24
    13-14: 62-20
    14-15: 55-27
    15-16: 67-15

    and they'll have another winning record this year

    16-17: Currently 53-16
     
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    Gotcha, then we should also have 11 winning seasons, our last under .500 team was 05-06 (unless you don't count a .500 season as winning).
     
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    I remember people (and I was probably guilty of it as well) criticizing the "assets approach " and saying we needed to tank for a few years and built a team like OKC. If it were that simple, every team would do it that way and there'd be no perennial losers.
     
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    Where's that little dog surrounded by flames saying, "This is fine."?
     
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    Conspiracy theory...I honestly think teams like Sac, Minny, Orlando etc..Purposely keep their teams at the bottom of the standings for "other" reasons. Just think, anytime they get good young talent they ship the talent off and go back to sucking. Anytime they get a decent coach and start moving in the right direction (ex: Mike Malone, Sam Mitchell) they fire him and have to start all over. If the team has a abundance of young bigs, they purposely draft another big at the SAME position causing a unnecessary glut. If I'm a GM of a bad team and have a bunch of young talent at one position, the LAST thing I do is bring in a player at that same position. But that's something almost ALL these bad teams do. Sacramento had ISIAAH THOMAS & BOOGIE COUSINS w/ a solid young coach in Mike Malone and go rid of ALL OF THEM. Crazy smh
     
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    7 most hopeless teams

    7. Genuinely Hopeful: Philadelphia 76ers
    6. Maybe More Hopeful Than It Seems: Los Angeles Lakers
    5. Almost Hopeful On A Good Day: Phoenix Suns
    4. Hopeless: New York Knicks
    3. Depressingly Hopeless: Orlando Magic
    2. Utterly, Disorientingly Hopeless: Sacramento Kings

    There were two main strains of hope for Kings fans in recent years: 1) DeMarcus Cousins was one of the most talented players at his position, and maybe he would put the right cast of teammates on his back and lead a charge up the standings, and 2) Cousins was one of the most talented players who might actually get traded, and maybe he would fetch a rebuild-launching package of assets in a deal.

    Both of those strains died when Vivek Ranadive and Vlade Divac shipped Cousins to New Orleans on the night of the All-Star Game: Cousins’s true believers were left wholly unsatisfied with zero playoff appearances to show for seven strained seasons, while his doubters were left wondering whether “Buddy Hield and a top-three protected pick” was a misprint or a practical joke. Predictably, Sacramento has been terrible since the trade. That’s a good thing: Sacramento is best served by tanking so that its own pick is as good as possible and then praying that New Orleans doesn’t jump up into the top three.

    Considering Ranadive’s penchant for taking bad gambles, Divac’s shaky trade record and willingness to mortgage the future in trades, Sacramento’s 11-year run of missing the playoffs and its troubles courting free agents and working out draft prospects, the Kings’ baseline of expectations is scraping rock bottom. If ownership doesn’t inspire confidence, management struggles with the basics, and the roster lacks anything close to a centerpiece and has just three or four worthwhile players and prospects (Garrett Temple, Hield, Labissiere, and Willie Cauley-Stein), what’s the plausible sales pitch to fans? The best the Kings can come up with is something like, “June’s draft is the start of a new era.”

    No doubt, Sacramento’s two 2017 lottery picks represent crucial building blocks for their next three-to-five years. They need to keep and nail both picks to have any shot at being watchable in the foreseeable future. Please, don’t blame anyone who is already bracing for something to go terribly wrong.
    1. Utterly, Savagely Hopeless: Brooklyn Nets



     
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    J.R.,

    Sacramento and Brooklyn are case studies in how to run a franchise into the ground.

    Sacramento is a joke, any way you look at it. Just a horror story of epic proportions.

    Brooklyn traded away a century's worth of draft picks (including one that turned into Damian Lillard, and this year's probable top 3 pick) for the corpses of Gerald Wallace, KG, and Paul Pierce.
     
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