A chance at the postseason may have ended long ago for the Sacramento Kings, but that doesn't mean the remainder of the season is a lost cause.
The Kings can use the rest of the schedule to evaluate the current team and how things may shape up moving forward. This applies to individual players like Ben McLemore, Ray McCallum or Derrick Williams as well as the team's performance as a whole and how coach Mike Malone is adjusting to his first season as a head coach.
There are obviously talented players in place, but if the Kings want to make a big jump next season, it starts with capitalizing on the remainder of the current one. In order to do so, here are five things to watch for during the team's final games.
Unless noted otherwise, all stats courtesy of Basketball-Reference.
All stats current through games played on March 11.