NBA writer says the Kings’ decision to extend Domantas Sabonis was smart

Aug 9, 2023, 9:36 AM | Updated: 9:39 am

Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings reacts after a teammate scored a basket against the Mi...

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This NBA offseason has seen some of the biggest stars in the game receive paydays that are almost too big to believe.

Fox Sports’ NBA writer Yaron Weitzman joined Jay Johnson and Zakariah to talk about the latest extensions for Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis and Sacramento Kings center Domantas Sabonis, question Joel Embiid’s future in Philadelphia, and much more.

Plus: Should Kings fans expect another impressive season in 2023-24?

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Topics Discussed

  • How should Kings fans feel about this team entering the 2023-24 season on the heels of last season’s success?
  • Should Sacramento Kings fans temper their expectations?
  • Why did the Los Angeles Lakers sign Anthony Davis to such a large extension (three years, $186 million)?
  • Did the Kings overpay Domantas Sabonis (five years, $217 million)?
  • “If I’m the Kings, you’re coming off the best season in years, Sabonis was a key of that. Lock everyone in and be ready to go to build this thing going forward.”
  • Is there any chance that Joel Embiid could look to be traded out of Philadelphia?
  • “I would be stunned if he didn’t end the season with the 76ers.”

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