In the 2012-2013 NBA season, John Salmons started in 72 of the 76 games that he appeared in for the Sacramento Kings. As the Kings try to reclaim their former glory and rebuild around some solid young players, DeMarcus Cousins, and a newly constructed front office, Salmons is still a part of their outlook for the 2013-2014 season. As the Kings primary starter at the three last year, Salmons was largely unimposing with his play. He averaged just 8.8 points, three assists, 2.7 rebounds and 0.7 steals in 30 minutes per game while shooting a paltry 39.9 percent from the floor. To his credit, Salmons did knock down a solid 37.1 percent of his attempts from long-distance. As I said, Salmons looks like he’s going to once again be a big part of the Kings’ rotation. However, as they try to rebuild, I’m not so sure that he should be.
Kings Need to Phase John Salmons Out of Rotation
Rant Sports | Oct 26