Kayte Christensen on why Kings-Hornets wasn’t SAC’s worst loss

Jan 3, 2024, 8:47 AM

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 02: Malik Monk #0 of the Sacramento Kings is guarded by P.J. Washi...

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The Sacramento Kings were 15-point favorites heading into Tuesday night’s game against a Charlotte Hornets team that had lost 11 straight games.

Unfortunately for those in attendance at Golden 1 Center, the Kings suffered a 111-104 loss in what many are calling the worst loss of the season.

NBC Sports California analyst Kayte Christensen joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Wednesday morning to give her take on whether or not Sacramento’s latest loss is “the worst of the season,” give her take on Mike Brown’s rotation changes, and much more.

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Topics Discussed

  • Was the loss to Charlotte the worst loss of the season?
  • Kayte says Tuesday was “a weird game.”
  • Sacramento’s 21 turnovers were “uncharacteristic”
  • “There’s going to be games where [the Kings] just don’t have it.”
  • “This team has much higher expectations than it did a year ago… Over the course of 82 games, you’re going to have some bad games.”
  • Thoughts on Mike Brown’s decision to change up the starters by swapping out Kevin Huerter for Chris Duarte

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.

More on Kings vs. Hornets

Hornets snap 11-game skid, beat sluggish Kings

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will play the second game of a back-to-back on Wednesday night against an Orlando Magic team that has been one of the NBA’s biggest surprises this season.

Orlando will also be playing its second game in as many nights after facing the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center on Tuesday. The Kings are 0-4 on the second night of a back-to-back this season.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Magic coverage, beginning at 5:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:00 PM PST tip-off from Golden 1 Center.

Upcoming Schedule

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

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