The move further depleted Sacramento's roster and resulted in ESPN analyst and former NBA small forward Richard Jefferson sounding off on Twitter, saying the Kings have “one of THE WORST LINEUPS in basketball.”
Yep, he used caps and everything.
Jefferson didn’t stop there.
He went on to say Harrison Barnes winning a title with the Warriors in 2015 was at least something positive, but as for the rest of the team, he’s not impressed.
Jefferson even said that despite the Kings signing point guard De’Aaron Fox to a five-year, $163 million max extension on Friday, he’s “not ready yet.”
Kings center Richaun Holmes took issue with that, replying with a meme saying, “Hold up.”
Fox’s deal is the richest in the team’s history, and the pressure will be on him to end the Kings' playoff drought, but he has more than proven himself.
The No. 5 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft averaged 21.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game last season. In his three years in the league, he has shown ... he’s ready.