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Jerry Reynolds on where the Kings stand following the DeMar DeRozan deal

Jul 9, 2024, 6:49 AM

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 04: DeMar DeRozan #11 of the Chicago Bulls goes up for a shot on De'...

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Nope, it’s not a dream–DeMar DeRozan is a Sacramento King.

Franchise legend Jerry Reynolds joined The Drive Guys this week to share his thoughts on the signing, contemplate where Sacramento ranks in the Western Conference following the move, how DeRozan’s arrival could help Domantas Sabonis, and much more.

Plus: Will DeRozan help or hurt the Kings on defense?

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Topics Discussed: DeMar DeRozan

  • Does Jerry like the fit of DeRozan in Sacramento?
  • Is DeRozan the best free agent signing in Kings franchise history?
  • “Monte [McNair] and his staff did a great job… There is plenty left in the tank.”
  • Jerry says Sacramento’s offense could be better than it was during the 2022-23 season
  • “You can really be hard to guard.”
  • How will DeRozan impact the offense from a schematic standpoint?
  • Will the Kings’ defense take a hit following the trade? Jerry doesn’t think so.
  • “It’s a scoreboard, not a guardboard.”
  • Where does Jerry have Sacramento in the Western Conference following the trade?
  • Will DeRozan’s signing help Domantas Sabonis?

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When is the next Sacramento Kings off-season date of interest?

The 2024 California Classic will continue on Tuesday night as the Kings face the Charlotte Hornets at Golden 1 Center.

Sactown Sports 1140 will have all of your Sacramento Kings coverage for the California Classic, Summer League, free agency, and much more!

Sacramento Kings 2024 Summer Schedule

California Classic | Golden 1 Center | Sacramento, CA

  • Tuesday, July 9th – vs. Charlotte Hornets – 7:00 PM PDT

California Classic | Chase Center | San Francisco, CA

  • Wednesday, July 10th – vs. Golden State Warriors – 7:00 PM PDT

NBA 2K25 Summer League | Thomas & Mack Center/Cox Pavilion | Las Vegas, NV

  • Friday, July 12th – @ Memphis Grizzlies – 3:00 PM PDT (NBA TV)
  • Monday, July 15th – vs. Utah Jazz – 7:00 PM PDT (ESPNU)
  • Wednesday, July 17th – @ New York Knicks – 12:30 PM PDT (NBA TV)
  • Thursday, July 18th – vs. Washington Wizards – 4:00 PM PDT (ESPN)
  • Final game TBD

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • 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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