Even though Kenny Smith only played two and a half seasons with the Sacramento Kings, he still remains one of the best-known and best loved Kings in spite of playing out the string for a triptych of poor teams from 1987 to 1990. Smith endured the powder blue uniform era that featured a series of much-respected but ultimately lottery-bound players like Wayman Tisdale, Jim Petersen, Danny Ainge, Ed Pinckney, Ralph Sampson and Antoine Carr.
Those teams would be a welcome replacement to some current Kings fans, frustrated at the thought of yet another misspent lottery pick being wasted on misspent youth in the upcoming draft, the final Sacramento draft for longtime general manager Geoff Petrie. Petrie will be replaced when his contract runs out at the end of this month, and the Kings’ new ownership group is making the rounds to try and establish a front office to blow this all up.
A front office that could include Mr. Smith, currently a famed and much-respected TNT analyst. Here’s USA Today’s Sam Amick’s talk with Kenny:
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"We've been talking; we've been talking," Smith said. "That's all I'm going to say."