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Expectations for Fox This Year

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Expectations for Fox This Year 

Post#1 » by codydaze » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:38 pm

What are your expectation for Swipa this year?

1) What do you think his season averages and/or %s look like at the end of the year?

2) What type of accolades, if any, does he get this year?

3) Biggest area of improvement you'd like to see?

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1 - I see him averaging around 18/10/5 and would really like to see him get up to 80% at the free throw line. I think with another year and some more size he'll start getting some more calls at the rim so hopefully he can convert on them at a higher clip. He ranked 35th among players qualified for the leaderboard in FTR so he was already getting to the line at a solid rate of .378 but getting to over .400 and converting at a higher clip could boost his scoring numbers. The only reason I don't have his scoring numbers higher is because I think Buddy and Bagley emerge as go to scorers for us so in turn I do think Fox reaches 10 assists a night.

2 - I have Fox as a borderline all-star guy this year, if we're winning enough I think he might be able to sneak in, even in the loaded West. We probably only get one this year regardless of how we're performing and I think it will be between him and Buddy. I think he takes another leap on the defensive side of the ball this year and will be in the conversation for an All-Defense team. He dropped this tweet the other day...

Read on Twitter


3 - What I really want to see Fox do this year is solidify himself as one of the top floor generals in the league. He made huge improvements last year in controlling the pace but he still needs some improvement in running the half court game, that's where our offense stalled a lot of the time last year. I'd also like to see him get his shooting percentages up across the board. 40% from deep and 80% from the line would be incredible. But I'd take 37-38% from deep as long as the volume increases.
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Re: Expectations for Fox This Year 

Post#2 » by dckingsfan » Thu Aug 1, 2019 2:31 pm

This is probably the most important thread here... I think so goes Fox, so goes this team on both sides of the ball. If he moves into the discussion of all NBA defenders - we are definitely talking the playoffs now that we have rim protectors as well.
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Post#3 » by SacKingZZZ » Thu Aug 1, 2019 7:58 pm

I want to see him make his teammates better, but most of all become the face of this teams defense. He's got the ability so now it's time to see the drive.
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Post#4 » by blind prophet » Fri Aug 2, 2019 6:39 pm

I'm not sure about the numbers, don't really care about them much either.

But we should have much better spacing this year, meaning Fox should be able to get to the basket more, and also find players in good position should the defense collapse.

So more team assists in general, higher fg% as a team, more FT's as a team too.
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Post#6 » by BoogieTime » Thu Aug 8, 2019 1:35 am


IM hearing good things about De’aaron and Marvin in the practices so far
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Post#7 » by dckingsfan » Thu Aug 8, 2019 1:38 pm

BoogieTime wrote:

IM hearing good things about De’aaron and Marvin in the practices so far

Cool - any links?
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Post#8 » by BoogieTime » Thu Aug 8, 2019 4:02 pm

dckingsfan wrote:
BoogieTime wrote:

IM hearing good things about De’aaron and Marvin in the practices so far

Cool - any links?


Mainly twitter

With Bagley it’s John Schuhmann of NBA.com quoting Jerry Coleangelo as saying Bagley/White have been the standouts so far at US select practice

Marc Stein yesterday on twitter said Fox was standing out when the media was let in. Tony Jones of Athletic said Fox/Mitchell were standing out.
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Post#10 » by nolang1 » Thu Aug 8, 2019 8:25 pm



I'm sure he's playing well but at this point he's also the only healthy PG left besides Kemba.
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Post#11 » by Sacramento_King » Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:45 am

Fox is playing so well in this scrimmage. Picks his spots well and attacks at the right time, looks to involve teammates and using his speed on defensive side Very impressive
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Post#12 » by simonbampfield » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:15 am

The expectations for Fox this year is to take this team over along with Bagley. The latter might not be ready for that fully so Fox needs to limit the amount of time he is passive during games.
Last season I think he was worn down around AS break, but hopefully that was due to a full NBA off season.
If he can increase his 3s taken and keep his percentages around the same then I will be happy.
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Post#13 » by TacoBell » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:02 am

More consistent 3 point shooting, and more free throws a game. The Kings have so many scoring options on the team and Fox is a very unselfish player so he should put up 8 or 9 assists, 17 or 18 points 5 rebounds with better efficiency. It'll be exciting to see.
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Post#14 » by dckingsfan » Today 3:37 pm

U.S.A. Basketball officials were stunned Saturday morning to learn that De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings had chosen to remove his name from consideration for the final 12-man roster mere hours before the team’s flight to Australia for three more exhibition games and a handful of practices.

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