Isaiah Thomas couldn't remember being a part of one. Neither could Jimmer Fredette.

"A losing season?" Fredette said Tuesday. "I don't know if I've ever had a losing season."

For the Kings' rookie guards, this has already been a season of adaptation – to the NBA game, its physical toll, the demanding schedule with little time for practice or recovery.

As their first season nears an end, they said, the circumstances of the finish are just as new.