The Sacramento Kings are preparing to have a big second half of the season.
No one expected the Kings to make the playoffs this season. They had too many ball stoppers and no true point guards. Their roster was flawed.
The team was dead under former head coach Paul Westphal. After a slow start and a baby fit with DeMarcus Cousins, Westphal was fired and the Kings turned to assistant coach Keith Price.
With Smart as head coach, the Kings' losing ways have continued but have found some positives to their season.
Cousins has really taken off and rookie point guard Isaiah Thomas has been playing out of his mind. Their improved play will lead to a big second half for the Kings.
Here are four predictions for Kings going into the second half: