Robby Kalland on how close the Kings are to becoming legit contenders

May 22, 2023, 2:50 PM

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During Monday’s edition of Cattles & Ramie with Ramie Makhlouf and Jay Johnson, the guys were joined by Senior Writer for Uproxx Sports Robby Kalland to dive into all of the latest storylines from around the NBA Playoffs, share thoughts on Carmelo Anthony’s retirement, and much more.

Plus: Are the Sacramento Kings following in the footsteps of the Denver Nuggets?

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Topics Discussed

  • Which team’s 0-3 deficit is more surprising: The Boston Celtics or Los Angeles Lakers?
  • “It was stunning to see [the Celtics] completely quit… I never would have thought that would happen.”
  • Why are the Celtics so out of whack during this series against Miami?
  • Who is more to blame for Boston’s struggles: The coaching or the players?
  • Is LeBron James starting to show signs of age during this series against Denver?
  • “It is surprising to see him play this way… It’s just weird to watch.”
  • How will recently retired forward Carmelo Anthony be remembered?
  • How close are the Sacramento Kings to following the Denver Nuggets’ footsteps?
  • “They have to figure out what their core is beyond [De’Aaron] Fox and [Domantas] Sabonis.”

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Thursday, June 22– 2023 NBA Draft
  • Friday, June 30– Free Agent negotiating period begins
  • Thursday, July 6– Free Agents can begin signing deals
  • Friday, July 7–Monday, July 17– NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
  • August TBD– 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule release
  • Late September – Training camp begins

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