Return of the Roar: Kings Beat LA, Sabonis’ big week & the search for a bench big

Dec 22, 2022, 12:15 PM | Updated: 3:52 pm

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On the latest edition of Return of the Roar, Chris Watkins and Frankie Cartoscelli were joined The Kings Herald’s Brendan Nunes to break down Wednesday night’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers, dive into Domantas Sabonis’ incredible stretch of play, contemplate which current–or potential future–King is best suited for the backup center position, and much more!

Also: Would you spend $900 on a jacket?

Topics Discussed:

  • Sacramento brushes off Monday’s awful loss to Charlotte with a strong effort against the Lakers
  • Kevin Huerter breaks out of his slump in a big way
  • Buddy Hield said something…bad…about the Kings
  • Has Domantas Sabonis played his way into the “lock” category of All-Star candidates?
  • Keegan Murray is playing aggressively, and that’s huge for his development
  • Does De’Aaron Fox look fully healthy after averaging nearly 30 points per game over the past week?
  • Which internal option is the best fit for the backup center position?
  • What type of player should the Kings target if they look to upgrade the position externally?
  • Why would somebody buy a nearly $1,000 jacket at a Kings game?


The Return of the Roar podcast is a Sacramento Kings podcast hosted by Kings beat writer Frankie Cartoscelli and digital content producer Chris Watkins for Sactown Sports 1140.

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


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