Jerry Reynolds is cautiously optimistic about Friday against the Pelicans

Apr 17, 2024, 4:14 PM | Updated: 4:16 pm

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 04: Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings goes up for a sl...

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 04: Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings goes up for a slam dunk over Jonas Valanciunas #17 of the New Orleans Pelicans in the first quarter of an NBA In-Season Tournament Knockout Round game at Golden 1 Center on December 04, 2023 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Should Kings fans feel confident about Friday’s play-in game against the Pelicans? Jerry Reynolds is optimistic, to a certain extent.

Sacramento Kings Icon, Jerry Reynolds, joined The Drive Guys Wednesday to talk about the upcoming play-in matchup between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings. They also discussed the Kings’ win over the Golden State Warriors, the rise of Keegan Murray and Keon Ellis and giving the coach staff and front office their flowers.

All that and more on Sactown Sports.

“I haven’t forgot the five butt-whoppings that the Pelicans put on the Kings [this year],” Jerry Reynolds said Wednesday. “I mean, I am optimistic, I really am. I believe that the Kings can, and I believe they will, win. But to go in there like we’re gonna roll these guys ‘oh yeah, all right.'”

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Additional topics discussed include:

  • How satisfying was the Kings’ win over the Warriors for Jerry Reynolds?
  • What were the keys to victory for the Kings last night?
  • Were the Warriors caught off guard by the Kings’ play Tuesday?
  • Was Keegan Murray the star of the game?
  • Jerry’s thoughts on “next man up” mentality
  • Is Keon Ellis more than just a guy, what could his elevation be moving forward?
  • Why did Keon Ellis go undrafted?
  • Should the Kings feel confident about Friday’s matchup with the Pelicans?
  • Is Jerry optimistic about making the playoffs?
  • Should we give Mike Brown and Monte McNair their flowers?
  • Could the Kings be a true contender next season?

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Jerry Reynolds.

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