Franklin Cartoscelli

Franklin 'Frankie' Cartoscelli is a Sactown Sports 1140's Sacramento Kings beat writer and a co-host of the Return of the Roar podcast. A native of Yuba City, Frankie grew up watching the early-2000's Kings teams, spending countless nights at ARCO Arena over the years before being hired by the franchise--fresh out of college--as an Events & Fan Experiences intern. After working four seasons with the Kings and two seasons with the Sacramento Republic FC's communications team, Frankie joined Sactown Sports 1140 and has been covering NBA basketball since the 2020-21 season. Outside of Frankie's love for Sacramento Kings basketball, he is a die-hard New York Yankees fan and an avid moviegoer.

Celtics end game on massive run as Kings’ losing skid hits two games

The Boston Celtics used a massive 35-4 run to hand the Sacramento Kings its second-straight loss on Friday night
3 hours ago

Sacramento’s seven-game winning streak ends in Atlanta

Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks brought Sacramento's seven-game winning streak to a halt on Wednesday night
2 days ago

The Sacramento Kings are on their best offensive streak in over 57 years

The Sacramento Kings have been scoring in bunches during their longest winning streak in almost 20 seasons.
3 days ago

Kevin Huerter on his return to Atlanta, Sacramento’s winning streak & more

Sacramento Kings guard Kevin Huerter joined Dave & Jason to discuss the team's seven-game winning streak, his return to Atlanta & more
3 days ago

Sacramento’s winning streak hits seven after thrilling win over Grizzlies

The streak continues for the Sacramento Kings. De'Aaron Fox scored 32 points to top Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.
3 days ago

Will Ja Morant suit up against the Kings tonight?

Injured star guard Ja Morant could suit up against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night after originally being ruled out
4 days ago

Could the 49ers & Jimmy Garoppolo reunite in 2023?

The Athletic's Matt Barrows joined the show to discuss Monday's game between the 49ers & Arizona Cardinals
4 days ago

Which teams are pretenders & contenders in the NFC?

Former NFL quarterback Sean Salisbury joined Jason Ross to discuss which teams in the NFC are contenders or pretenders
4 days ago

Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé says he ‘wants success’ for the city, fans

Ranadive sat down with Carmichael Dave to break down the team's six-game winning streak, talk about the beam, and much more
4 days ago

Report: Aaron Judge to meet with San Francisco Giants on Tuesday

The reigning American League Most Valuable Player is reportedly set to sit down with the Giants on Tuesday
4 days ago

De’Aaron Fox named Western Conference Player of the Week

From former teammates to NBA Players of the Week. Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for his efforts during the week of November 14-20th. Fox’s former teammate Tyrese Haliburton received the Eastern Conference honors as the Indiana Pacers guard averaged 21.0 points, four rebounds, and 11 assists […]
4 days ago

Domantas Sabonis on lighting the beam, playing with De’Aaron Fox & more

Sacramento Kings center Domantas Sabonis spoke to the media following Sunday's win over the Detroit Pistons
5 days ago

Kevin Huerter discusses win over Detroit, six-game winning streak & more

Kings guard Kevin Huerter spoke to the media following Sunday's win to recap Sacramento's six-game winning-streak
5 days ago

Sacramento Kings win sixth-straight game for first time since 2005

The streak continues for the Sacramento Kings as they won their sixth-straight game on Sunday night vs the Detroit Pistons
5 days ago

Kings rookie Keegan Murray set to return on Sunday vs Detroit

Sacramento Kings rookie Keegan Murray is probable to return on Sunday afternoon against the Detroit Pistons
6 days ago

Fox, Monk lead Kings to fifth-straight win

The Sacramento Kings have won five-straight games and are now 8-6 on the season after their blowout win over the San Antonio Spurs.
8 days ago

Linden’s Aaron Judge wins American League MVP award

Free agent outfielder and Linden native Aaron Judge has won the American League Most Valuable Player award.
8 days ago

Preview: Kings aim for fifth-straight win against Spurs

Can the Sacramento Kings light the beam for the fifth-straight game? Here's what you need to know for Kings vs Spurs
9 days ago

Sam Amick on the Kings: ‘It’s fun. They’ve been playing great.’

The Athletic's Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross to discuss Sacramento's recent play & much more
9 days ago

Return of the Roar Podcast: Beam me up! Kings win fourth-straight

The Sacramento Kings have won four-straight games and seven of their past nine! Frankie & Chris talked all about it on the latest ROTR
9 days ago

Kayte Christensen on if the Sacramento Kings’ strong play is sustainable

Sacramento Kings broadcaster Kayte Christensen joined Dave & Jason to recap last night's electric TNT game between the Kings & Nets
10 days ago

TD on TNT: Davis’ huge night paces Kings to 153-point outburst in win over Nets

Terence Davis was locked in during Sacramento's incredible 153-121 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.
10 days ago

De’Aaron Fox shares his thoughts on the ‘Beam Team’ nickname

De'Aaron Fox spoke to the media before Tuesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets about fans wearing Band-Aids and his play of late.
10 days ago

Domantas Sabonis says bring on the Band-Aids and lasers

Domantas Sabonis spoke to the media before Tuesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets about the excitement behind the Band-Aids and lasers.
10 days ago