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Biggest Needs for Sacramento Kings During 2014 Offseason
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Ranking atop the Sacramento Kings' list of needs is patience. This is still a young club that almost certainly hasn't seen its best days. 

Patience may be a tough sell for an organization that remains on the outside of the playoffs looking in, but it's as important part as any to building a winning formula. Head coach Mike Malone is only one season into installing his defensive philosophy, and a young core is still trying to find its way in an incredibly competitive Western Conference.

The Kings don't have much further to go on the rebuilding front—the franchise, more or less, has all the talent it needs already in place. The finishing touches will be significant, though. 

Sacramento's cultural overhaul isn't complete. The role players may not be the best of fits. And no one would complain about having an additional veteran or two at the forefront of the rotation. These are all very doable fixes. 

Kings fans are awaiting better days, and they deserve them. The team hasn't made the playoffs since 2005-06. 

How can they return sooner rather than later? Here's one formula.

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