Kings' coaching staff has plan in place for De'Aaron Fox, Domantas Sabonis

Dynamic duo ready to build something new in Sacramento

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De’Aaron Fox slid between media members on Thursday afternoon, settling into an all too familiar spot as the focal point of a scrum.

Post practice scrums used to be the standard in the pre-covid world, but after two years of zoom calls and podiums interviews, the process will take time to become completely comfortable again, both for reporters and players.

This is Fox’s sixth season in Sacramento. He knows the usual suspects who will ask questions and it won’t take him long to figure out the new faces as well. Many of the group have watched Fox grow from a brash, 19-year-old kid with Dragonball Z spikes in his hair and all the confidence that comes from starring at Kentucky, to the full grown man he is today.

The speedy point guard will turn 25 in December. He married his long-time girlfriend Recee Caldwell this summer and entered a new phase of both his personal and professional life.

Fox has seen too much in his time with the Kings. He’s playing for his fourth head coach and he’s coming off one of the more disappointing seasons of his career. But like everyone else, he has a renewed excitement about the direction of the team, especially with Mike Brown and his coaching staff.

“I’ve been part of the organization, but this is an entirely different team from any of the past five that I’ve had,” Fox told reporters following day 3 of training camp on Thursday.

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