SACRAMENTO KINGS

De’Aaron Fox appreciates the stability that comes with extending Mike Brown

Jun 20, 2024, 10:37 AM | Updated: 10:55 am

De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings speaks to head coach Mike Brown in a break against the Toro...

TORONTO, ON - MARCH 20: De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings speaks to head coach Mike Brown in a break against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of their basketball game at the Scotiabank Arena on March 20, 2024 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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 Mark Blinch/Getty Images)

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De’Aaron Fox is hosting a kid’s basketball camp at the Hardwood Palace from June 17th through June 21. On Wednesday, Fox spoke with the media at the camp in Rocklin about a handful of topics, including the recent extension of Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown.

With two seasons in the book, Brown earned a three-year, $30-million extension this offseason. Since being drafted to Sacramento with the fifth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Fox has dealt with plenty of turnover with head coaches.

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“If you count Alvin (Gentry), this is my fourth coach,” De’Aaron Fox said. “I came into a situation that was anything but stable. But, for us, I feel like we got better. Obviously, we kind of took a step back. We won two less games, but we dropped six spots, especially with the way that the West is going. But, like I said, just having that stability helps in the long run, I feel like.”

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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