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Henry Turner says Keon Ellis is his Kings ‘dawg’ of the year

May 17, 2024, 7:50 AM | Updated: 7:52 am

Keon Ellis #23 of the Sacramento Kings dribbles during the second half against the New York Knicks ...

Keon Ellis #23 of the Sacramento Kings dribbles during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on April 04, 2024 in New York City. The Knicks won 120-109. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

(Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Do the Sacramento Kings need more fiery players in the rotation? Henry Turner absolutely believes that is the case for the Kings to have success next season.

The High Flyer, Henry Turner, joined The Drive Guys Thursday to talk about the Sacramento Kings’ 2023-24 season. The guys discuss what went wrong with the current roster, some adjustments that could be made, and more stories from Turner’s playing days. Plus, was Keon Ellis the “dawg” of the year for The High Flyer?

All that and more on Sactown Sports.

“[Keon Ellis] really showed me a lot man and I’m gonna tell you why. I’m so proud of this young man, because when you gotta get it from the mud, when you got to get it from the dirt, you know. He wasn’t drafted high, he wasn’t a guy that came in with a big name. He wasn’t a guy that came in and said, ‘okay, we really want to get this guy look’, this dude had to go down to the G League and work.”

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Additional topics discussed include:

  • Who is Henry’s Dawg of the Year for the Kings?
  • Could Keon Ellis start for the Kings next season?
  • Do the Kings need more feisty players won the roster?
  • Henry lists some x-factors the Kings should be interested in adding this offseason
  • Henry shares stories of playing against Michael Jordan and other feisty players back then
  • Why was Henry Turner’s rookie season so difficult for him?
  • What irked Henry the most about the Kings’ 2023-24 season?
  • Was the 2023-24 season a failure for the Kings?
  • What should the Kings do with Kevin Huerter moving forward?
  • Who scares Henry the most in the Western Conference next season?
  • Where is Henry at on the Malik Monk situation?

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Henry Turner.

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