Bobby Marks on how the perception of Sacramento has changed around the NBA

May 26, 2023, 3:45 PM

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During Friday’s edition of Cattles & Ramie with Ramie Makhlouf and Whitey Gleason, the guys were joined by ESPN’s NBA Front Office insider Bobby Marks to talk about the Sacramento Kings’ successful season, contemplate what moves the team can make this summer and much more.

Plus: Will upcoming rookies and free agents view Sacramento differently following this season’s playoff run?

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Topics Discussed

  • How many steps did the Kings take towards becoming an NBA Finals contender this season?
  • “Denver is the gold standard, and there isn’t any reason why this [Kings] roster can’t be there next year or the year after that.”
  • How important is it for Sacramento to find a team to take Richaun Holmes’ contract off the roster?
  • Marks thinks that Trey Lyles is an “important” piece of the Kings bench
  • How much has the perception of the Kings changed around the NBA regarding upcoming rookies and free agents?
  • “I think it is a destination spot, just based on when you win games, players want to go there.”
  • Marks talks about Sasha Vezenkov’s value around the league
  • Should Sacramento fans worry about Domantas Sabonis’ free agency next summer?

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NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Thursday, June 22– 2023 NBA Draft
  • Friday, June 30– Free Agent negotiating period begins
  • Thursday, July 6– Free Agents can begin signing deals
  • Friday, July 7–Monday, July 17– NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
  • August TBD– 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule release
  • Late September – Training camp begins

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