Sacramento Kings announce opening night roster
Oct 23, 2023, 1:17 PM
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Are you ready for some Sacramento Kings basketball?
As we move within 48 hours of the regular-season opener in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Kings announced its opening night roster and coaching staff for the 2023-24 season.
You can check out Sacramento’s full roster below:
Kings Announce 2023-24 Opening Night Roster
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) October 23, 2023
With several members of last year’s Pacific Division champions returning for another season in the purple and black, there are some new faces that have joined the Kings in 2023-24.
EuroLeague MVP forward Sasha Vezenkov tops the list of new players to watch, while shot-blocking center JaVale McGee and third-year wing Chris Duarte have also joined ‘The Beam Team.’
Sacramento has three rookies on the roster for this year, including Folsom native and Saint Mary’s product Jordan Ford.
34th overall selection Colby Jones turned heads during preseason, while forward Jalen Slawson will get plenty of looks with the Kings’ G-League squad in Stockton.
Current Sacramento Kings roster breakdown by position
- De’Aaron Fox
- Davion Mitchell
- Malik Monk
- Kevin Huerter
- Colby Jones
- Jordan Ford (two-way)
- Keon Ellis (two-way)
- Harrison Barnes
- Keegan Murray
- Chris Duarte
- Trey Lyles
- Sasha Vezenkov
- Kessler Edwards
- Jalen Slawson (two-way)
- Domantas Sabonis
- Alex Len
- JaVale McGee
HEAD COACH: Mike Brown (College – San Diego)
ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH: Jordi Fernandez (College – INEFC)
ASSISTANT COACHES: Jay Triano (College – Simon Fraser), Doug Christie (College – Pepperdine), Luke Loucks (College – Florida State), Leandro Barbosa (Brazil)
ASSISTANT COACH/DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: Dutch Gaitley (College – Temple)
ASSISTANT COACHES/PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: Deividas Dulkys (College – Florida State), Jawad Williams (College – North Carolina)
PLAYER DEVELOPMENT COACH: Jimmy Alapag (College – Cal State San Bernardino)
SR. DIRECTOR OF COACHING ANALYTICS AND STRATEGY: Robbie Lemons (College – Stanford)
HEAD VIDEO COORDINATOR/SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO HEAD COACH: Charles Allen (College – Houston)
SR. DIRECTOR, ATHLETE HEALTH: Jas Randhawa (College – Vancouver Island University (BC))HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER: Joel Noland (College – Weber State University)
Next time, it’s for real.
The Kings will open their 2023-24 regular season on Wednesday night in Salt Lake City, Utah, for a matchup against the Utah Jazz.
Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Jazz coverage, beginning at 4:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 6:00 PM PST tip-off from downtown Salt Lake City.
Sacramento Kings 2023-24 Regular Season Schedule
- Wednesday, October 25th – Sacramento Kings @ Utah Jazz – 6 PM PST (Season Opener)
- Friday, October 27th – Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST (Home Opener)
- Sunday, October 29th – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 6 PM PST
- Wednesday, November 1st – Sacramento Kings @ Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST
- Saturday, November 4th – Sacramento Kings @ Houston Rockets – 5 PM PST
- Monday, November 6th – Sacramento Kings @ Houston Rockets – 5 PM PST