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Kayte Christensen on Kings vs. Lakers & SAC’s inconsistencies

Mar 6, 2024, 9:33 AM

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 29: De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings is guarded by Austin R...

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On the heels of another head-scratching loss, the Sacramento Kings hope to get back on track when they face their old rival, the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBC Sports California analyst Kayte Christensen joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Wednesday morning to preview Kings vs. Lakers, try to make sense of Sacramento’s latest meltdown, and much more.

Plus: Kayte discusses why she thinks the Kings’ recent players-only meeting is important for this group.

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Topics Discussed

  • Dave keeps it simple to start: “What’s wrong with this team?”
  • Kayte gives her take on what went wrong down the final stretch of Monday’s loss to Chicago
  • What is behind Sacramento’s losses to shorthanded teams?
  • Kayte thinks that there is “a mental component” to the Kings’ head-scratching losses
  • Another aspect of Sacramento’s struggles is that the West has gotten better
  • “The inconsistencies suck, but I hope that it benefits them in the long run.”
  • The Kings held a players-only meeting last week that was spearheaded by Trey Lyles
  • A big matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers will take place on Wednesday night
  • Kayte says the matchup to watch will be Domantas Sabonis vs. Anthony Davis
  • “I want to see what I saw during the first three quarters against Chicago. Build on that.”

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross.

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will travel to Los Angeles on Wednesday night as they will look to create more space between themselves and the 10th-seed Lakers in the Western Conference standings.

With a win on Wednesday, the Kings can secure the regular season series and all tie-breaker scenarios between themselves and the Lakers. Sacramento has beaten Los Angeles in both matchups this season, with the most recent matchup taking place at crypto.com Arena on November 15th.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Lakers coverage, beginning at 6:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:30 PM PST tip-off from downtown Los Angeles.

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Upcoming Schedule

  • Wednesday, March 6th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Lakers – 7:30 PM PST
  • Thursday, March 7th – Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs – 7:00 PM PST
  • Sunday, March 10th – Sacramento Kings vs. Houston Rockets – 3:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, March 12th – Sacramento Kings vs. Milwaukee Bucks – 7:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, March 13th – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 7:00 PM PST

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