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Kings of self-delusion

Everybody knows the Kings lost to the Lakers in the West finals last June ... everybody except the Kings, it seems, writes Page 2's Charley Rosen.

Updated: November 12, 2002, 12:48 PM ET
By Charley Rosen | Special to Page 2

Here's what the Sacramento Kings have been thinking -- and saying -- ever since they lost to the Lakers in the Western Conference finals back in June:

There should be an asterisk put on the Lakers' championship ... Horry's game-winning shot in Game 5 was an accident ... the NBA didn't want a small-market team in the Finals, so the refs hosed us in Game 6 ... we'll get the Lakers next time ... we're the real champs.

It's all nonsense!

The truth is every Sacramento player, ...

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