Kevin Huerter breaks down first Kings season with JJ Redick
May 19, 2023, 11:12 AM
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After finishing his first year with the Sacramento Kings, sharpshooting guard Kevin Huerter sat down with former NBA guard JJ Redick on The Old Man and the Three podcast with JJ Redick & Tommy Alter to break down a memorable 2022-23 season.
During the 37-minute interview, Huerter dives into all aspects of Sacramento’s impressive season, including the Beam, ‘Headband Huerter’, playing for Mike Brown, and what making the playoffs meant for this city and fanbase.
In his first season with the Kings, Huerter established career-highs in points per game (15.2), field goal percentage (48%), three-point field goal percentage (40%), and made three-point field goals (205).
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- JJ talks about the ongoing ‘animosity’ between himself and Kings fans
- How long did it take for Kevin to realize that Sacramento fans are different?
- “It was a special year. Hopefully that energy continues year after year.”
- Will the beam every be retired?
- What was it like for Huerter to rock the headband for the whole season?
- Kevin talks about what it’s like to play for head coach Mike Brown
- Huerter says Brown is hard on star guard De’Aaron Fox
- Diving into how Sacramento’s top-ranked offense worked this season
- Kevin talks about the dribble-hand-off dynamic between himself and Domantas Sabonis
- How did Golden State slow down the Kings offense during the NBA Playoffs?
- When did Sacramento begin to build momentum this season after being looked at as an afterthought for so long?
- Was this season a success or failure?
Sacramento Kings Offseason Schedule
- Thursday, June 22– 2023 NBA Draft
- Friday, June 30– Free Agent negotiating period begins
- Thursday, July 6– Free Agents can begin signing deals
- Friday, July 7–Monday, July 17– NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
- August TBD– 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule release
- September TBD– Sacramento Kings training camp begins
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