Basketball

A general view at the the opening of the Melbourne NBA Store at The Emporium on August 15, 2022 in ...
Joseph Jarosz

NBA Schedule Release: 10 Games Fans Can Get Excited About

The NBA released the schedule for the entire 2022-23 season today. We know what the Kings’ schedule looks like, they open the season on Wednesday, Oct. 19, against the Portland Trail Blazers. But what games should fans be excited to watch outside of Sacramento? 10 NBA Schedule Matchups Fans Should Be Excited For The New […]
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Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings drives to the basket against Nikola Vucevic #9 of the ...
Joseph Jarosz

3 Takeaways From Kings 2022-23 Schedule

The wait is over. We now know the Sacramento Kings’ schedule for the 2022-23 season. So, what did we learn? What are the important dates? Let’s break things down. First Month Since the NBA season kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 19, for the sake of keeping things simple, we’ll count the first month as Oct. […]
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De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings celebrates with Davion Mitchell #15 after a basket in the t...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings 2022-23 Schedule Released

We know the Sacramento Kings kick off the season against the Portland Trail Blazers. Now we know the remainder of the Sacramento Kings’ schedule. Sacramento starts the season with a two-game homestand, against Portland and then the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, Oct. 22. They then head to the Bay Area for their first road […]
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Sacramento Kings assistant coach and former longtime Princeton head coach Pete Carril gives instruc...
Joseph Jarosz

Jerry Reynolds Reflects On The Life of Pete Carril

Former Sacramento Kings assistant coach and Princeton head coach Pete Carril passed away on Monday at the age of 92. On Tuesday’s edition of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross, former Sacramento Kings coach and current broadcaster Jerry Reynolds joined the show to discuss his old friend and the lasting memory Carril left in […]
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1988: Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls rests on the court during a game....
Joseph Jarosz

Director Jason Hehir On The Success & Stresses of Releasing “The Last Dance”

“The Last Dance,” which takes a look at the 1998 season of the Chicago Bulls, is one of the most watched documentaries from ESPN. But did you know director Jason Hehir has a Sacramento connection? He also directed Down in the Valley, which centers around the attempted relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. That documentary […]
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De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings celebrates with Davion Mitchell #15 after a basket in the t...
Joseph Jarosz

No NBA Games Scheduled For Election Day 2022

The full NBA season comes out Wednesday, Aug. 17. But, fans will have at least one day where no NBA games are played, Election Day. On Tuesday, the league announced no games will be played on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. The choice was made as the NBA focuses “on promoting nonpartisan civic engagement and encouraging […]
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Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers is fouled by De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento King...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings Open Regular Season Against Portland Trail Blazers

We now know who the Sacramento Kings will face off against to start the 2022-23 NBA Season. The Kings open the regular season at the Golden 1 Center against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, Oct. 19. This is the first time in four years the team starts the regular season at home. The full […]
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Former basketball coach Pete Carril looks on during a college basketball game....
Joseph Jarosz

Former Kings Assistant Coach, Princeton Head Coach Pete Carril Passes Away

Pete Carril, also known as Coachie, passed away Monday at the age of 92. “The Carril family is sad to report that Coach Peter J. Carril passed away peacefully this morning. We kindly ask that you please respect our privacy at this time as we process our loss and handle necessary arrangements,” his family said […]
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Sam Merrill #25 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball against the Washington Wizards at Capital...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings Sign Guard Sam Merrill, Reports Say

According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, free agent shooting guard Sam Merrill has reached an agreement to join the Sacramento Kings. Last season, Merrill played only six games for the Memphis Grizzlies. He was drafted with the 60th pick by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2020 NBA Draft. For his career, he’s averaged a […]
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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - MAY 11: Interim Head Coach/Assistant Coach Mike Brown reacts against the Memph...
Joseph Jarosz

Kings Finalize Mike Brown’s Coaching Staff for 2022-23 Season

The Sacramento Kings and head Coach Mike Brown have announced the full list of coaches joining his staff. Brown was hired after the Kings fired Luke Walton starting last season 6-11. Alvin Gentry was named interim coach and finished the season 24-41. He has since joined the Kings’ front office staff. Members of Coach Brown’s […]
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Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings dribbles against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of ...
Joseph Jarosz

Spotrac’s Keith Smith Says Kings Could Be Much Better This Season, But A Postseason Appearance Is Still Unknown

NBA salary cap wizard Keith Smith, a contributor to Spotrac and Celtics Blog, joined Cattles & Ramie on Thursday to discuss the Sacramento Kings’ offseason and the latest Kevin Durant rumors. Smith likes the moves the team made in the offseason but wasn’t sure if it was enough to crack the playoffs in a deep […]
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NBA great Bill Russell gets introduced to the crowd during the NBA Europe Live Tour presented by EA...
Joseph Jarosz

NBA To Retire Bill Russell’s Number 6 Across League

For the first time in NBA history, a player’s number will be retired across the entire league. The NBA announced Thursday the league will honor the late Bill Russell by retiring his number 6 across the entire league. He will be the first player to hold this honor. Russell died on Sunday, July 31. Best […]
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6th man statue outside Sleep Train Arena...
Joseph Jarosz

Sleep Train Arena Demolition Underway In Natomas

The former home of the Sacramento Kings is slowly coming down. Sleep Train Arena, also formerly known as Arco Arena, is set to be torn down by this fall, sources tell Sactown Sports 1140. The demolition is a phased process, starting with the interior first before moving outside. The demolition process began earlier this summer. […]
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Harrison Barnes #40 of the Sacramento Kings shoots over Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warr...
Joseph Jarosz

ESPN’s NBA Insiders Think Sacramento Kings Miss The Playoffs In 2022-23 Season

ESPN’s NBA Insiders don’t have as much faith in the Sacramento Kings making the playoffs as the hometown fans and we at Sactown Sports do. While the Kings improved over the offseason, the Western Conference runs deep. If LeBron James and Anthony Davis can stay healthy and gel with Russell Westbrook, things will look different […]
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Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings reacts after a teammate scored a basket against the Mi...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings Open Preseason Against Los Angeles Lakers

The Sacramento Kings announced the dates of four preseason games ahead of the 2022-23 season. The Kings will play two games at home and two games on the road. The team opens its preseason schedule on Monday, Oct. 3, against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Kings wrap up their preseason with a home game against […]
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Quinn Cook of the Cleveland Cavaliers brings the ball up court during the first quarter against the...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings Sign Veteran Guard Quinn Cook, Reports Say

Quinn Cook is moving from Stockton to Sacramento. According to Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears, Quinn Cook has agreed to a one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings. Cook played for the Kings’ G League team, the Stockton Kings, last season. Cook is expected to battle Matthew Dellavedova for the team’s third point guard spot. NBA teams […]
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Kevin Durant backs up Jaylen Brown in the post....
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Report: Kevin Durant tells Nets owner to pick him or coach, GM

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant reportedly met with team owner Joe Tsai in London on Saturday and reiterated his trade request, although with a caveat. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reports Durant told Tsai he does not believe in the team’s current trajectory but told the owner that Tsai must choose between him or the leadership duo […]
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Forward Kent Bazemore warms up for the Los Angeles Lakers....
Joseph Jarosz

Kent Bazemore Signs Contract To Return With Sacramento Kings, Reports Say

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent forward Kent Bazemore to return to the team.
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Steve Kerr and Mike Brown on the sidelines....
Joseph Jarosz

Steve Kerr Says “We’re Going To Miss Mike” In Interview With The Athletic

 In an interview with The Athletic's Anthony Slater, Kerr spoke about changes to his coaching staff and how he's going to miss Mike Brown.
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Bill Russell waves to fans at an NBA game....
Joseph Jarosz

Jerry Reynolds Remembers Bill Russell’s Legacy With The Sacramento Kings

Bill Russell’s legacy will forever be remembered as one of the greatest on and off an NBA court. Ahead of the 1987-88 season, Russell signed a seven-year contract to coach the Sacramento Kings. However, he didn’t even last one season. Russell finished with a 17-41 record. He lasted one more season as the team’s general […]
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Bill Russell waves to fans at an NBA game....
Joseph Jarosz

NBA Legend Bill Russell Passes Away At 88

NBA Legend Bill Russell died Sunday, according to a statement made by his family. Russell, best known for his time with the Boston Celtics, finished his coaching career with the Sacramento Kings during the 1987-88 season. He finished with a 17-41 record. Bill Russell won eight straight titles with the Boston Celtics and 11 total […]
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Matthew Dellavedova holds the ball during the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifier match...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings Sign Guard Matthew Dellavedova

The Sacramento Kings have added a veteran guard to its roster. Matthew Dellavedova has signed with the Sacramento Kings, the team announced on social media Friday. The terms of the contract have not yet been released. Delly worked out for team officials in early July. Dellavedova spent last season playing with Melbourne United in Australia. […]
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Keegan Murray passes the ball during a summer league game....
Joseph Jarosz

Keegan Murray Recovering Following Minor Surgery

Kings rookie Keegan Murray is recovering following minor surgery on his wrist. News of the surgery came out Thursday. The procedure was first reported by James Ham and confirmed by the Sacramento Kings. Sources say recovery should be quick and Murray is not expected to miss any basketball activities. Murray was pictured with a wrap/brace on […]
20 days ago
SACRAMENTO, CA - JULY 27: Keko #7 of the Sacramento Republic FC celebrates their victory after a U....
Joseph Jarosz

Where Does Republic FC’s Win Rank Amongst The Biggest Sports Moments In Sacramento

On Wednesday night, Sacramento Republic FC defeated Sporting Kansas City in a penalty-kick thriller after a 0-0 draw in regulation. The excitement from the sold-out crowd and reaction from Sacramentans spurred a conversation on the Carmichael Dave Shot with Jason Ross: what are the biggest sports moments to happen in Sacramento? Wednesday night’s game certainly […]
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