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Reassessing Expectations: How many games will the Kings win?

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The Kings' hot start makes us wonder just how good this team actually is.

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The Sacramento Kings have started the season much better than pretty much any of us expected.  Even with Tuesday's disappointing loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, and even with the controversial loss to the Memphis Grizzlies that remains under protest, the Kings are an improbable 6-5.  This is despite a brutal schedule, which some feared could derail the season before it even began.

There are optimists before every season, but I think it's fair to say that the team is exceeding expectations thus far.  A lot of folks expected this to be a 30-something win team.  But how has this start changed expectations?  It seems a good time to review and reassess just how good we expect this team to be.

A lot remains unknown about this team.  Can the bench step up when the starters are resting?  Can Nik Stauskas find his groove?  Can anything stop DeMarcus Cousins*?  Will the Kings swing a trade?

*No, nothing can stop DeMarcus.

Despite these questions, chime in. What are you expecting from the Kings?  Vote, and discuss in the comments.