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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - MAY 12: Rudy Gobert #27 of the Minnesota Timberwolves looses the ball whil...

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Are the Minnesota Timberwolves out of gas?

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to preview a huge Game 6 matchup as the Denver Nuggets attempt to advance to the Western Conference Finals.

Plus: Sam shares his feel for head coaching openings around the NBA.

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Topics Discussed: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves & NBA coaching openings

  • Sam is in Minneapolis to cover Game 6 of Timberwolves vs. Nuggets
  • Talking about Denver’s superstitious approach to the turnaround in this series
  • Aaron Gordon hasn’t been allowed at team dinners since the team continues to win
  • Sam walks viewers through downtown Minneapolis
  • Does Nikola Jokic care more about basketball than the public thinks?
  • The Timberwolves’ backs are against the wall in tonight’s Game 6
  • “They look to me like they’re done.” – Sam on Minnesota
  • Has Donovan Mitchell played his last game with the Cleveland Cavaliers?
  • Looking at head coaching openings–or in the Phoenix Suns’ case, hirings–around the NBA
  • Who is on the Los Angeles Lakers’ shortlist for their opening?
  • Will the Sacramento Kings use their 13th pick in the NBA Draft?
  • Sam thinks the Kings will move the pick: “They have to make a move.”

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross.

When is the next NBA off-season date of interest?

The NBA Draft is now a two-night event.

Wednesday, June 26th, will act as the first night of the 2024 NBA Draft, where the Sacramento Kings will make their first-round selection (13th). The second round of the draft will be held on Thursday, June 27th, where the Kings will use its 45th overall pick.

Sacramento hasn’t had a first-round pick since 2022, when it selected Iowa product Keegan Murray with the fourth overall pick.

Stay locked into Sactown Sports for all of your Kings draft coverage, including player profiles, reports regarding pre-draft workouts, draft night coverage, and much more.

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 26-Thursday, June 27th – 2024 NBA Draft
  • Sunday, June 30th – Free Agent negotiating window opens (3 PM PST)
  • Saturday, July 6th – Free Agents can officially sign contracts
  • July 12-22nd – Las Vegas Summer League
  • July 27-August 11th – 2024 Olympic Games
  • Friday, September 27th – NBA training camps begin

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