The Kings on Sunday went head to head with the Rockets in a summer league game, and fell short 85-73 in Las Vegas.
Four Kings finished with double-digit points, with rookie Malachi Richardson posting a game-high 20.
The Syracuse product had 13 first-half points, and also finished the game with a team-high seven rebounds.
Big man Willie Cauley-Stein followed up Richardson, putting in 11 points and corralling six rebounds.
Guard David Stockton had 14 points, while guard Retin Obasohan had 10 points.
Skal Labissiere, a 2016 pick out of Kentucky, finished with four points.
After undergoing a precautionary MRI, Sacramento's top pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Georgios Papagiannis, also debuted, finishing with eight points in 18 minutes.