ESPN adds Sacramento Kings vs 76ers to national broadcast schedule

Jan 3, 2024, 3:30 PM | Updated: 4:40 pm

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The Sacramento Kings are getting an additional national television game.

On Wednesday, the team announced its Friday, Jan. 12, matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers has been flexed to ESPN’s broadcast schedule. As the opening contest, tip-off is set for 4:30 p.m. PST. The Charlotte Hornets vs San Antonio Spurs will follow that game.

The second time these two teams face off will also be a nationally televised game. On March 25th, the 76ers travel west to take on the Kings on NBA TV.

The Sacramento Kings will next appear on national television facing off against a familiar foe. On Thursday, Jan. 25, the Kings travel south along I-80 to take on the Golden State Warriors, the fourth and final matchup of the 2023-24 season between the NorCal teams.

Upcoming schedule for the Sacramento Kings

  • Wednesday, January 3rd – Kings vs. Orlando Magic – 7:00 PM PST
  • Friday, January 5th – Kings vs. Toronto Raptors – 7:00 PM PST
  • Sunday, January 7th – Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans – 3:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, January 9th – Kings @ Detroit Pistons – 4:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, January 10th – Kings @ Charlotte Hornets – 4:00 PM PST

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