How a training camp so brutal that players were throwing up helped set the stage for the most surprising season in the NBA

The Sacramento Kings have had the most surprising season in the NBA. Most expected the Kings to be among the worst teams in the league, but instead, they are .500 with 16 games remaining, with a chance to make the playoffs. One staple of the Kings’ success has been their insistence on pushing the ball. They are one of the fastest teams in the league and ran so hard in training camp that some players allegedly threw up. The Kings have exceeded expectations this year, and though their path forward may be a little murky, they are one of

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