The Sacramento Kings are having their best season in years.
It’s no coincidence that it’s occurring at the same time that De’Aaron Fox is also having his best season in years too.
The Kings are still the third-best team in the West and well on their way to their first playoff appearance in years.
When they get there, it’ll be partly due to Fox and the terrific year he’s been having.
The Kings have won 9 of the last 11 games that De’Aaron Fox has played in.
Here’s his averages over that span:
– 32.1 PPG
– 7.0 APG
– 1.9 SPG
– 56/34/80 splits pic.twitter.com/XQgRwJBfYQ
— The Lead (@TheLeadSM) March 4, 2023
According to The Lead on Twitter, the Kings have now won 9 of the last 11 games that Fox has played in.
During that time, the star guard has averaged 32.1 points, 7 assists, and 1.9 steals on a 56/34/80% stat line.
On Friday night, Fox had another great showing as the Kings took down the Los Angeles Clippers.
He posted 33 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists during that performance.
For the season, Fox has been good for 25.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 6.3 assists.
Those are the highest point and rebound totals of his career.
This comes at a time when the Kings don’t have to solely rely on Fox either.
Part of what makes this young team so successful and exciting is that they have multiple options on the floor at all times.
On Friday night alone, six members of the Kings scored in double-digits.
Players such as Domantas Sabonis, Keegan Murray, Kevin Huerter, Malik Monk, and others make this a very well-rounded and powerful team.
However, it often feels as if Fox is the leader of the squad, a role he has grown into over the years since joining the team during his 2017-18 rookie season.
The Kings are blossoming into one of the best teams in the NBA and Fox is at the center of it all.NEXT: DeMarcus Cousins Shows Love For Kings Fanbase