NBA Mailbag: Are the Kings and Rockets Playoff Contenders?

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Sports Illustrated

By Chris Mannix Let’s jump right into this week’s Mailbag, which you can always submit questions for on X and Instagram. Got more to say? Fire off an email to Mannix! What’s up with my Kings? With [De’Aaron] Fox back they are back to scoring a ton. But what about the defense? Are they ever going to be good enough on that end to be a real contender? -Jerome, Oakland. You’re right about the offense, Jerome. Sacramento’s offensive rating is 14 points better with Fox on the floor, thanks largely due to the 32.2 points per game he is averaging this season. He scored 73 point…

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