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Return of the Roar: How do you feel about the Kings 17 games in?

Dec 1, 2023, 8:29 AM

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 28: De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings drives to the basket ...

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It was a roller coaster of a back-to-back for the Sacramento Kings, but the ‘Beam Team’ has won eight of its past 11 games and clinched Group C of the NBA In-Season Tournament.

On the latest edition of Return of the Roar podcast, Kings beat reporters Frankie Cartoscelli and Brenden Nunes shared their thoughts on Sacramento’s thrilling win over the Golden State Warriors, a disappointing loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, and much more.

Plus: If the Kings win on Monday night, they’re heading to Las Vegas for the NBA In-Season Tournament semifinals.

Are you excited to watch the single-elimination portion of the tournament?

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Sacramento Kings topics discussed include

  • The Kings and Warriors play another classic
  • What was behind Sacramento’s 24-point comeback?
  • Do you view the Kings as “little brother” to the Warriors?
  • Was Sacramento flat against the Clippers due to back-to-back fatigue?
  • Do the Kings need more stability in the second unit?
  • De’Aaron Fox has been incredible this season and is on the way to superstardom
  • Are you concerned with Domantas Sabonis’ struggles against physical bigs like Kevon Looney and Ivica Zubac?
  • Should fans be worried about Keegan Murray’s back injury?
  • How excited are you for Monday’s single-elimination In-Season Tournament game?
  • Looking ahead at Sacramento’s schedule

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.

When is the next Kings Game?

Sacramento will take two days off before facing two-time MVP center Nikola Jokic and the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets at Golden 1 Center on Saturday night.

The Nuggets will be playing the second game of a back-to-back after facing the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.

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

Upcoming Schedule

  • Saturday, December 2nd – Sacramento Kings vs. Denver Nuggets – 7:00 PM PST
  • December 3rd-10th: NBA In-Season Tournament Week (Schedule TBD)
  • Monday, December 4th – Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans – 7:00 PM PST**
  • Monday, December 11th – Sacramento Kings vs. Brooklyn Nets – 7:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, December 12th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Clippers – 7:30 PM PST
  • Thursday, December 14th – Sacramento Kings vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – 7:00 PM PST

** NBA In-Season Tournament Knockout Round

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