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Jerry Reynolds calls LeBron James “the greatest player” ever

May 22, 2024, 9:31 AM | Updated: 9:35 am

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The Drive Guys were joined Tuesday by Sacramento Kings’ legend Jerry Reynolds. Reynolds has functioned as the Kings’ head coach, general manager, color broadcaster, and plenty more. When speaking with the guys, the conversation began with recent LeBron James and Larry Bird All-Time comparisons.

Jerry Reynolds is more than familiar with Bird, both having grown up in French Lick, Indiana and was able to provide stellar insight. In his opinion, James is more comparable to Magic Johnson than Bird, but he had high praise for the NBA’s all-time leading scorer.

Jerry Reynolds referred to James as “the greatest player” who has ever played.

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Other topics discussed with Jerry Reynolds:

  • Malik Monk’s looming free agency
  • Should Mike Brown be extended ASAP?
  • What is a reasonable head coach contract in 2024?
  • How can the Sacramento Kings continue to improve in the offseason?
  • Derrick Jones Jr. and other free agency options
  • And plenty more!

When is the next Sacramento Kings 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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