From prince to the pauper

Updated: April 1, 2004, 10:45 AM ET
By Scott Howard-Cooper | Special to ESPN.com

At least their fans aren't soft.

Rolling out the red carpet and holding the door open only goes for the Sacramento defense now, a Kings problem that has existed all season but reaches a critical stage as the playoffs approach and opponents continue to run layup lines down the lane. It's everyone else that has become demanding.

Chris Webber is getting booed inside Arco Arena, and that's a story.

It's a story because that doesn't happen in Sacramento. The Lakers, the referees -- ...

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