Return of the Roar Podcast: Viva Las Vegas

Jul 12, 2022, 1:19 PM

(Chris Watkins/Sactown Sports 1140)...

(Chris Watkins/Sactown Sports 1140)

(Chris Watkins/Sactown Sports 1140)

NBA Summer League is in full swing as the Sacramento Kings have started its Las Vegas slate of games with a 1-1 record after facing first-overall pick Paolo Banchero’s Orlando Magic and sixth-overall pick Bennedict Mathurin’s Indiana Pacers.

On the latest edition of the Return of the Roar podcast with Frankie Cartoscelli and Chris Watkins, the guys were joined in Las Vegas by the Kings Pulse Podcast and The Kings Herald‘s Brenden Nunes to discuss their first experiences of NBA Summer League, break down Sacramento’s first two games and more.

Topics discussed on the podcast:

  • Las Vegas Summer League is like Coachella for NBA fans
  • Takeaways from Sacramento’s 1-1 start
  • Keegan Murray is making a run for Summer League MVP
  • Outside of Murray, which player(s) can make an impact on next year’s team?
  • Kings fans are falling in love with Keon Ellis
  • Does Neemias Queta deserve to be the third-string center over Alex Len?
  • More!

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.

For more episodes of the Return of the Roar podcast, click here.




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