Kings assistant coach Jay Triano says he’s impressed with Domantas playing hurt

Dec 30, 2022, 7:00 AM
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On Thursday, Kings assistant coach Jay Triano joined Cattles & Ramie to discuss splitting the recent back-to-back games with the Denver Nuggets, Domantas Sabonis playing hurt, Davion Mitchell being awarded his first Defensive Player of the Game chain and more.

Topics discussed include:

  • Why Domantas Sabonis impressed assistant coach Triano in his return from an injured hand
  • Sabonis’ experience helps lead the Kings on both offense and defensive side of the ball
  • If Domas is better defensively this year than expected
  • What the staff is considering for the last play of the game, what’s discussed in the huddle and how early the coaching staff starts planning the end-of-game play
  • How many plays are designed for an end-of-game situation and how often the team practices them
  • Malik Monk was option 1 and De’Aaron Fox was option 2 in Wednesday night’s game-winning situation against the Nuggets
  • What made Davion Mitchell so good defensively Wednesday night
  • Why the Kings don’t need to see a dominant Fox every night and throughout the whole game

Click here to listen to the full interview with Jay Triano.

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