You can’t say the Kings didn’t have their chances to beat the Spurs in San Antonio.
Sacramento was up three with time running out in regulation, meaning the defensive plan is simple — guard the arc. Instead, two defenders follow DeMar DeRozan almost all the way into the paint, meanwhile Buddy Hield losses Marco Belinelli, and…
We get five minutes of free basketball in San Antonio.
It’s not exactly a pretty five minutes — you get what you pay for — but a Dejounte Murray bucket eventually puts the Spurs up one. The Kings come down for their final possession, get a good look, and missed. Four straight times.
All that sequence needs is the Benny Hill Yakety Sax music behind it.