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Sam Amick expects the Kings to be active during the NBA Draft

Jun 20, 2024, 9:01 AM

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We are less than one week away from the 2024 NBA Draft.

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to share his thoughts on the Sacramento Kings’ plans, how aggressive he expects GM Monte McNair to be during draft week, and much more.

Plus: Thoughts on the Detroit Pistons firing head coach Monty Williams and the conclusion of the NBA Finals.

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NBA coaching search updates

  • Sam is back home after covering the NBA Finals
  • Why did the Detroit Pistons fire Monty Williams?
  • There are whispers that Williams’ “heart wasn’t in” the Pistons job
  • Who could Detroit look to as their next head coach?
  • Is JJ Redick a candidate for the Pistons job?

How will the Sacramento Kings approach the NBA Draft?

  • How will the Sacramento Kings approach next week’s NBA Draft?
  • The Kings hold the 13th pick in the draft, Will they use the pick on a player or package it in a trade?
  • “I just don’t think [the Kings] are in the draft business right now… I would lean towards them getting something done.”
  • Sam thinks the Kings will be aggressive during the draft to add a big piece to this roster
  • “They need another piece. I think they’re going to be very active this week.”
  • Why didn’t Pascal Siakam want to be traded to Sacramento during the deadline?

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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