Some Tuesday links to start the morning.
Sacramento Bee: Changing the Kings' losing culture is going to take time
Jason Jones has some quotes from Michael Malone, DeMarcus Cousins and Isaiah Thomas about what unnamed Kings are doing/not doing right now. Boogie, per usual, steals the show.
"It's about the effort, and the effort's not there," Cousins said. "It's clear it's not there. They've got to get their heads out their butts right now, and we've got to come out here and play."
I'm not going to lie: I'm not real comfortable with DeMarcus Cousins complaining about effort.
Cowbell Kingdom: Why Damian Lillard isn't a King
Want to punch something? Okay!
Sacramento Bee: Malone offers no hints on lineup changes
It's a secret.
Sacramento Bee: Fredette could play more despite defense
One thing Jones totally ignores in his requisite Jimmer piece is that the current starting two-guard, Marcus Thornton, has been hideous on defense. Jimmer's not that bad on defense, and in fact has looked quite decent this year.
Cowbell Kingdom: Jimmer gets another shot
Here's Ham on that topic.
Yahoo! Sports: Is Andrew Wiggins the best prospect in the 2014 draft?
Big double-header in college basketball tonight, starring Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle and like 20 other Kentucky freshmen who will play in the NBA.
SBNation.com: Dante Exum leaning toward draft
Speaking of which, the Australian guard who looks like a top-five pick is apparently leaning toward entering the derby.
SBNation.com: No more 'Hello Kitty' backpacks
Details of the NBA's anti-bullying memo to teams.