Return of the Roar: De’Aaron Fox returns & the Kings are rolling

Nov 14, 2023, 4:06 PM | Updated: Nov 15, 2023, 10:01 am

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - OCTOBER 25: De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings in action during the sec...

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De’Aaron Fox is back, and so is the Sacramento Kings’ impressive offense from last season.

On the latest edition of Return of the Roar podcast, Kings beat reporters Frankie Cartoscelli and Brenden Nunes sat down with Chris Watkins to break down Sacramento’s three-game winning streak, look at the difference in the ‘Beam Team’s offensive numbers with and without Fox, discuss the recent changes made to Mike Brown’s rotation, and much more.

Plus: What are your expectations for the Kings’ six-game road trip?

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Sacramento Kings Topics Discussed

  • The Kings are rolling after three-straight wins
  • De’Aaron Fox is back following a five-game absence
  • Sacramento’s offense is lethal with Fox
  • How impactful have Keegan Murray and Kevin Huerter been during this win streak?
  • Mike Brown makes a rotation shakeup by playing Keon Ellis over Davion Mitchell
  • Is the writing on the wall for Mitchell?
  • What does Ellis have to do to keep his rotation spot?
  • Thoughts on the NBA In-Season Tournament: Are you buying in after seeing the product?
  • Looking ahead to Sacramento’s six-game, two-week road trip
  • What are your expectations for the trip?
  • Who will defend San Antonio Spurs phenom Victor Wembanyama?
  • Predictions for the road trip

The Return of the Roar podcast is a Sacramento Kings podcast hosted by on-air host Chris Watkins and Kings beat writers Frankie Cartoscelli and Brenden Nunes for Sactown Sports 1140.

Click here for more episodes of the Return of the Roar podcast.

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When is the next Sacramento Kings Game?

With a three-game home stand in the books, Sacramento will embark on a ten-day, six-game road trip that will take them away from Northern California until after Thanksgiving.

The trip will begin on Wednesday night as the Kings will face the Los Angeles Lakers in front of a national audience on ESPN.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Lakers coverage, beginning at 5:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:00 PM PST tip-off from downtown Los Angeles.

Upcoming Schedule

  • Wednesday, November 15th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Lakers – 7:00 PM PST
  • Friday, November 17th – Sacramento Kings @ San Antonio Spurs – 4:30 PM PST
  • Sunday, November 19th – Sacramento Kings @ Dallas Mavericks – 4:30 PM PST
  • Monday, November 20th – Sacramento Kings @ New Orleans Pelicans – 5:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, November 22nd – Sacramento Kings @ New Orleans Pelicans – 5:00 PM PST

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