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Mark Jones says he can’t think of a fanbase more passionate than Sacramento Kings fans

Jan 23, 2023, 4:06 PM
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Sacramento Kings TV play-by-play broadcaster Mark Jones joined Deuce & Mo for their inaugural show to talk about the atmosphere changing in Sacramento, De’Aaron Fox’s national perception and more.

Topics discussed include:

  • Why the matchup against the Grizzlies is a real litmus test for the Kings
  • How De’Aaron Fox has positively responded to Coach Mike Brown this season
  • What the Sacramento Kings’ defense can to limit the Grizzlies
  • Mark Jones expects a second-half-of-the-season surge by the Kings’ defense because “Mike [Brown] is too good a defensive coach and Jordy [Fernandez] does a fantastic job at that end of the floor.”
  • How the fan energy and passion has been phenomenal so far this season
  • “If you asked me to rank the top three [fanbases], I’d give us the top two on the podium and you can argue over third place.”
  • His colleagues at ESPN are asking what’s going on in Sacramento
  • What Domantas Sabonis does better than Nikola Jokić
  • De’Aaron Fox has always been an elite point guard, but his game is getting noticed because the team is winning.

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