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Return of the Roar: Kings 28th in defensive rating post-ASB

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Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings at Crypto.com Arena on November 15, 2023 in Los Angele...

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Frankie Cartoscelli and Brenden Nunes joined Stiles & Watkins Wednesday afternoon to discuss the Sacramento Kings’ poor defense post-All-Star break, address the recent fan criticisms of head coach Mike Brown, and more. The weekly Kings Roundtable functions as this edition of the Return of the Roar podcast.

In their six games post-All-Star break the Kings have managed a 3-3 record, of course with two losses coming against middle of the pack Eastern Conference teams without their best players, in Golden 1 Center.

Recently, Mike Brown has received what we believe to be unfair criticism from fans on social media, and we dove into that topic on this episode of Return of the Roar. Should blame instead be shifted to the front office?

Frankie, Brenden, Chris, and Allen debated many other topics including the Kings struggles at home, took calls from listeners, and plenty more on this episode of Return of the Roar.

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will travel to Los Angeles on Wednesday night as they will look to create more space between themselves and the 10th-seed Lakers in the Western Conference standings.

With a win on Wednesday, the Kings can secure the regular season series and all tie-breaker scenarios between themselves and the Lakers. Sacramento has beaten Los Angeles in both matchups this season, with the most recent matchup taking place at crypto.com Arena on November 15th.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Lakers coverage, beginning at 6:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:30 PM PST tip-off from downtown Los Angeles.

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Upcoming Schedule

  • Wednesday, March 6th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Lakers – 7:30 PM PST
  • Thursday, March 7th – Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs – 7:00 PM PST
  • Sunday, March 10th – Sacramento Kings vs. Houston Rockets – 3:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, March 12th – Sacramento Kings vs. Milwaukee Bucks – 7:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, March 13th – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 7:00 PM PST

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