It has been a difficult two seasons for the Kings and their fans in Sacramento.
On the court, the team has struggled even with the youthful talent of DeMarcus Cousins and former Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans.
Off the court, a handshake deal for a new arena in Sacramento fell through and now the team may be considering relocation in the next few seasons after dodging that bullet just last summer.
However, not all is bleak for the future of the Kings. The 2012 NBA Draft went exceptionally well for the Kings who found Thomas Robinson still on the board when they picked fifth overall.
Now with possibly one of the biggest steals of the draft, Sactown is looking to return to the exciting form of their early 2000s success.
Here are five reasons why things can only go up from here for the Kings.