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Kevin Huerter on the Kings-Lakers rivalry, ‘Light The Beam’ chants on the road & more

Jan 20, 2023, 9:30 AM | Updated: 9:31 am
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 09: Kevin Huerter #9 of the Sacramento Kings looks on in the first...
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(Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Sacramento Kings guard Kevin Huerter joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Friday morning to talk about the team’s five-game winning streak, share his thoughts on the Kings-Lakers rivalry, and much more.

Huerter and the Kings will look to stretch their streak to six games on Friday night when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden 1 Center. Be sure to tune in for pregame coverage beginning at 3 p.m. PST on Cattles & Ramie.

Topics discussed include:

  • Kevin explains what it was like to travel while under the weather last week
  • Still new to the Kings-Lakers rivalry, Huerter talks about how he’s getting acclimated to the history
  • “You can feel that there is a heightened sensitivity every time we play the Lakers… You can tell those games mean more to our fans.”
  • Huerter says that he has seen the video of the Doug Christie-Rick Fox punch
  • Kevin talks about the play during Wednesday’s game where Russell Westbrook threw the ball off Huerter mid-shot attempt: “That was weird…”
  • Huerter talks about his craftiness in the paint
  • The Kings players heard the ‘Light The Beam’ chants that took place near the end of Wednesday’s win in Los Angeles
  • “It’s been a long time coming. I think Kings fans are ready to stick it back to the rest of the NBA.”
  • Huerter talks about how the team adapted to win against the Lakers without Domantas Sabonis

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 9 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140. Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross. Click here for more Sacramento Kings coverage from Sactown Sports.

This interview was sponsored by Jiffy Lube.

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