Davion Mitchell on how Coach Brown helped create the team’s identity

May 3, 2023, 5:00 PM

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In one season, coach Mike Brown was able to do what the past 11 coaches tried but failed to accomplish…turn the Sacramento Kings into a winning organization.

With the Kings finishing with 48 wins in the coach’s first season in Sacramento, Brown, along with general manager Monte McNair, are seen as the driving forces of change for the Kings. Guard Davion Mitchell noted in his exit interview that coach Brown helped the team shape its identity.

“He’s been a part of something we’re trying to go to, so I think people ultimately just respect him from that,” Mitchell said. “Then the people he’s coached before, all the greats he’s coached before, so I think it’s about respect from everyone. You could see that he held everyone accountable no matter who it was.”

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Additional topics discussed include:

  • Building upon his second year in the NBA
  • Doing an “okay” job on Stephen Curry during the playoffs
  • How the psychical style of playoff basketball differs from the regular season
  • Being complimented by Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr on his defense of Curry

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