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Kings end longest playoff drought in NBA history, secure first postseason berth since 2006
The Sacramento Kings have officially ended the longest playoff drought in NBA history.
Sacramento punched its postseason ticket Wednesday night with a 120-80 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers to secure its place in the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2006, snapping the longest active playoff drought across North America’s “Big 4” sports (the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL).
“We want to do bigger things, but 16 years – that’s a long time,” Kings star De’Aaron Fox said. “So that feels great just being able to get that off us.”
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