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Kings retire Peja Stojakovic’s jersey (VIDEO)

Peja Stokakovicof

Peja Stokakovicof


The Sacramento Kings have been one of the worst franchises in the league in terms of wins and losses, essentially since their inception. But there was a stretch where the team played an entertaining style of basketball that resulted in eight straight postseason appearances, and Peja Stojakovic was a big part of that before being traded in 2006.

Sacramento retired Peja’s jersey on Tuesday, which was a well-deserved honor considering all he meant to those Kings teams.

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Stojakovic was a three-time All-Star while playing for Sacramento, and had his best statistical season in 2004 when he averaged 24.2 points and 6.3 rebounds while playing 40.3 minutes per contest.