Sacramento's Mt. Rushmore

Who would make up Sacramento's Mt. Rushmore? On and off the court?

LeBron James recently commented that he wants to be on the NBA's Mount Rushmore, sparking discussion on the interwebs regarding who would currently reside on said Mount Rushmore.  Today around SB Nation NBA, we decided it would be fun to determine who would be on the Mount Rushmore of each franchise.

For the Kings, we're going to focus on the Sacramento era.  Apologies to Tiny Archibald, Oscar Robertson, Jack Twyman, and Maurice Stokes, who I would put forth as the non-Sacramento Rushmore of the franchise's history.

NBA Mount Rushmore Day

For Sacramento, there's yet another qualification.  Do we focus on the players, or the organization as a whole?  On the court, we can refer to our previous efforts to determine the Top 50 Sacramento Kings.

From that list we would have a Rushmore of Chris Webber, Mitch Richmond, Vlade Divac, and Peja Stojakovic.  I would agree with those four.  In fact, the only challenger I would consider is DeMarcus Cousins.  If he continues on the progression we've seen thus far, he'll be there someday.  But for now, I would say it's too early.

Then of course we have the off-court Rushmore.  We're talking about KJ and Vivek Ranadive, obviously.  But who else goes up there?  The problem, of course, is that there were so many people involved in saving the Kings.  How do you determine who else goes up there?  Does Ron Burkle make the cut?  Even though he's not part of the ownership group now, "You've got Burkle?" was a turning point.  Is Mark Mastrov there, as the original whale?

In the comments, feel free to argue who deserves inclusion.  Argue against the players I've selected.  Argue over who should be on the off-court Rushmore.  And of course, photoshops are encouraged.

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