Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1986-2020 NBA Sacramento Kings
1976-85 NBA Kansas City Kings
1973-75 NBA KC/Omaha Kings
1958-72 NBA Cincinnati Royals
1950-57 NBA Rochester Royals
1949 BAA Rochester Royals
1946-48 NBL Rochester Royals

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2003 59-23 Lost Conference Semifinals
1951 41-27 Won NBA Finals
1948 44-16 Lost NBL Championship
1947 31-13 Lost NBL Championship
1946 24-10 Won NBL Championship

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 31-41 Missed Playoffs
2019 39-43 Missed Playoffs
2018 27-55 Missed Playoffs
2017 32-50 Missed Playoffs
2016 33-49 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 12 Tyrese Haliburton PG
2018 1 / 2 Marvin Bagley III PF
2017 1 / 5 De'Aaron Fox PG
2017 1 / 10 Zach Collins C/PF
2016 1 / 8 Marquese Chriss PF

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1995-20 26 Geoff Petrie
1970-88 16 Joe Axelson
1959-69 11 Pepper Wilson
1949-58 10 Les Harrison
1990-94 5 Jerry Reynolds

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
2000-20 21 Robert Hernreich
2000-20 21 Maloof Family
1993-99 7 Eli Broad
1993-99 7 Robert Maguire
1993-99 7 Jim Thomas
1984-92 9 Joseph Benvenuti
1984-92 9 Gregg Lukenbill
1974-83 10 Leon Karosen
1974-83 10 H. Paul Rosenberg
1974-82 9 Ray Evans
1967-73 7 Jeremy Jacobs
1967-73 7 Max Jacobs
1964-66 3 Warren Hensel
1963 1 Louis M. Jacobs
1960-63 4 Thomas E. Woods
1959 1 Frank E. Woods
1949-58 10 Les Harrison
1949-58 10 Jack Harrison
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