Kenyon Murray was ‘in awe’ of Keegan’s 47-point game

Dec 19, 2023, 8:46 AM

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 02: Keegan Murray #13 of the Sacramento Kings poses for a photo at...

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(Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

On the heels of his career-high 47-point performance during Saturday night’s win over the Utah Jazz, Keegan Murray is playing the best basketball of his young career.

Following a 25-point performance on Monday night, Murray is averaging 25.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.4 steals on 58 percent shooting from the field and a red-hot 60 percent from three-point range (on 6.6 attempts per contest) over his past five games.

During Monday’s edition of The Drive Guys, Kevin Gleason and Kyle Draper were joined by Keegan’s father, Kenyon, to discuss his son’s career night, growth as an NBA player on both ends of the floor, and much more.

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Topics Discussed Include

  • Kenyon is celebrating his 50th birthday by hopping on with the guys
  • How does it feel to see the city of Sacramento embrace Keegan as their own?
  • “It’s super cool to see… The way that Sacramento has embraced Keegan and our family has been wonderful.”
  • Kenyon says he and his family were watching Keegan’s 47-point game from home in Iowa
  • “We’ve seen him go off, but it was just a different feeling… It was more awe than anything else.”
  • When did Kenyon get the feeling that something special was happening?
  • What did Kenyon say to his son after the game?
  • Keegan picked up a Facetime from his mother “on the first ring.”
  • What is the best basketball advice Kenyon has ever given Keegan?
  • Is Keegan “just scratching the surface?”
  • Diving into Keegan’s growth as a defender
  • Kenyon says that he and his wife, Michelle, continue to handle the “grown up duties” for Keegan and his twin brother Kris.
  • Talking about Kenyon’s podcast and show, Leave Your Legacy

Listen to The Drive Guys with Kevin ‘Whitey’ Gleason and Kings broadcaster Kyle Draper from 2 – 6 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

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When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will continue its six-game home stand on Wednesday night against a Boston Celtics team that has looked like an NBA Finals favorite so far this season.

Boston will be on the second night of a back-to-back after facing the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco on Tuesday night.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Celtics 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, December 20th – Sacramento Kings vs. Boston Celtics – 7:00 PM PST
  • Friday, December 22nd – Sacramento Kings vs. Phoenix Suns – 7:00 PM PST
  • Saturday, December 23rd – Sacramento Kings vs. Minnesota Timberwolves – 7:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, December 26th – Sacramento Kings @ Portland Trail Blazers – @ 7:00 PM PST
  • Friday, December 29th – Sacramento Kings @ Atlanta Hawks – 4:30 PM PST

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