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Kings assistant coach Jay Triano explains why De’Aaron Fox’s game is different this year

Nov 18, 2022, 8:52 AM
De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings shoots a three-point basket against Lonnie Walker IV #4 of ...
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 11: De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings shoots a three-point basket against Lonnie Walker IV #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half at Crypto.com Arena on November 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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On Thursday, Kings assistant coach Jay Triano joined Cattles & Ramie to discuss Keegan Murray’s health, De’Aaron Fox’s improved play, and the biggest defensive adjustments the Kings can make, especially at the end of games.

Topics discussed include:

  • The different starting lineup options with Keegan Murray out with an injury.
  • How the depth of the team has helped the Kings.
  • If the Kings played harder because they were on national television in a game against the Brooklyn Nets.
  • Statistically, De’Aaron Fox is shooting his second-highest percentage from the three-point line in his career. Coach Jay Triano explains how that has come about.
  • The Kings try to attempt 40 three-point shots a game and the coaches challenge the players to get smart shots in games.
  • Describing the style of basketball the Kings try play in each and every game
  • How the team “bought-in” to the culture and style of Mike Brown faster than he’s seen in the past
  • What the team can do to improve its defensive rating

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

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