Frankie 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.

NBA Draft Player Profile: Tristan da Silva

Is Colorado forward Tristan da Silva a player the Sacramento Kings should eye in the NBA Draft? Stiles & Watkins discuss.
6 hours ago

Rob Manfred says upgrades are coming to Sutter Health Park

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred outlined some upgrades that will be coming to Sutter Health Park before the A's arrive in Sacramento in 2025.
10 hours ago

Report: Postseason disappointments impacting Mike Brown extension

The Sacramento Kings and head coach Mike Brown have halted extension talks. Why? NBA insider Marc Stein shed some light on the process.
10 hours ago

On This Date: Mike Bibby leads the Kings to Game 5 win over Lakers

22 years ago today, Mike Bibby hit the biggest shot in Sacramento Kings history during a Game 5 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
11 hours ago

Woj: Kings, Mike Brown table extension talks

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sacramento Kings and head coach Mike Brown have tabled contract extension talks.
4 days ago

Which teams could be involved in the Malik Monk sweepstakes?

Which teams could be on the hunt for Malik Monk in free agency this summer? Allen Stiles and Chris Watkins break it down.
4 days ago

Report: Kyle Kuzma to be made available via trade this summer

According to Yahoo! Sports, Washington Wizards forward Kyle Kuzma will be made available via trade this offseason.
4 days ago

Will Inside the NBA cease to exist following next season?

If the new NBA TV deal is completed as expected, TNT will lose broadcast right after next season. What would that mean for Inside the NBA?
4 days ago

On This Date: Webber, Kings take 2-1 lead over Lakers

22 years ago today, the Sacramento Kings took a 2-1 series lead over the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.
4 days ago

NBA writer breaks down prospects the Kings could draft at 13th

Bryan Kalbrosky joined The Drive Guys to break down some NBA Draft prospects that the Sacramento Kings could target at 13th.
5 days ago

Brodie Brazil on another looming possibility for the Oakland Athletics

Brodie Brazil joined Carmichael Dave to explain why Sacramento & Las Vegas aren't the only possible landing spots for the Oakland Athletics.
5 days ago

Carmichael Dave provides update on Mike Brown-Kings extension talks

Carmichael Dave and Sam Amick summarize the latest reports regarding extension talks between Mike Brown and the Sacramento Kings.
5 days ago

David Patrick resigns from Sacramento State, joins LSU

Sacramento State Hornets head coach David Patrick resigned on Wednesday. He will join LSU as the associate head coach.
5 days ago

Domantas Sabonis named to All-NBA Third Team

For the second straight season, Sacramento Kings center Domantas Sabonis has been voted to the All-NBA Third Team.
6 days ago

Mayor Steinberg gives update on MLS-to-Sacramento efforts

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg says the city is in discussions with an investor that could reignite efforts to bring MLS to the 916.
6 days ago

Cal Expo changes course on Sacramento Republic FC match

After fan and public backlash, Cal Expo has reversed its decision to pass on Sacramento Republic FC hosting its next US Open Cup match at Heart Health Park.
6 days ago

Report: NBA formalizing TV deal with NBC, Amazon & Disney

According to the Wall Street Journal, the NBA is formalizing a TV deal with Disney, NBC, and Amazon, leaving TNT on the outside looking in.
6 days ago

Which 76ers free agents could show up on the Kings’ radar?

De'Anthony Melton, Tobias Harris, and Kelly Oubre will enter free agency this summer. Could the Kings target any of the 76ers' free agents?
7 days ago

Sacramento Kings coach Mike Brown to address UC Davis grads

Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown will deliver a speech via recorded video at UC Davis' graduation ceremonies next month.
7 days ago

Do the Kings have a Keegan Murray problem?

Carmichael Dave contemplates whether the Sacramento Kings can make a big move without including Keegan Murray in trade talks.
7 days ago

NBA Draft Player Profile: Ja’Kobe Walter

Ja'Kobe Walter is a top-ten talent among most mock drafts. Should the Sacramento Kings pick him if he falls to 13th in the NBA Draft?
7 days ago

Sacramento Republic FC President previews match vs. San Jose

Sacramento Republic FC GM Todd Dunivant joined Carmichael Dave to preview Tuesday's US Open Cup match vs. the San Jose Earthquakes.
7 days ago

Could the Sacramento Kings target a center this offseason?

Could the Sacramento Kings look to bring in a center this summer? According to oddsmakers, a big name could be on their radar.
8 days ago

Giants outfielder Luis Matos named NL Player of the Week

San Francisco Giants outfielder Luis Matos has been named National League Player of the Week following a red-hot series vs. Colorado.
8 days ago