Sacramento Kings 2017-18 Roster Preview

The Sacramento Kings are entering a new era in the 2017-18 season. DeMarcus Cousins is gone, and the Kings have adjusted for another rebuilding process. The Kings will have one of the youngest rotations in the NBA, even with their new veteran additions. The team will likely run a more up-tempo offense next season with De'Aaron Fox replacing Cousins as the team's most important player. Here is a look at the projected starting lineup and the key rotation players for the upcoming year.

PG: De'Aaron Fox

Given that De'Aaron Fox is the future of this team, it seems likely that the Kings will find a way to fit him into the starting backcourt. The fifth overall pick in this past draft, Fox endeared himself to Kings fans by proclaiming his love for the team early and often during the draft process. Fox brings defensive intensity and ridiculous athletic tools to the Kings; he showed in Summer League that he can leverage that speed into transition buckets against elite NBA athletes: