Sam Amick breaks down the latest updates on Pascal Siakam

Jan 11, 2024, 8:35 AM

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: Pascal Siakam #43 of the Toronto Raptors dribbling the ball lo...

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It’s been a rumor-heavy week as the NBA speeds towards the February 8th trade deadline.

One of the most-talked-about players this trade season has been Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, who reportedly would not welcome a trade to the Sacramento Kings.

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to relay the latest updates surrounding Sacramento’s pursuit of Siakam, breakdown the current market for the All-Star forward, and much more.

Topics Discussed

  • Sam shares what he has been covering over the past week
  • Is Darvin Ham’s job safe in Los Angeles?
  • What did Sam learn about Pascal Siakam’s future with the Raptors?
  • “The prospect of him signing an extension with the Raptors is not off the table yet.”
  • Amick says if the trade market remains stagnant, Toronto could sign Siakam or conduct a sign-and-trade this summer
  • Are the Kings out on Siakam?
  • “He’s not excited about that possible situation and would very likely not re-sign.”
  • Why is Siakam deterred from playing in Sacramento?
  • What did Toronto want in return from the Kings in a potential Raptors trade?
  • Amick says that during “significant” talks, Toronto was interested in a package that included Harrison Barnes, Kevin Huerter, and Davion Mitchell.
  • Could Sacramento revisit talks in the future, even if Siakam isn’t interested in re-signing?
  • “It’s not just the Kings… [Siakam] is not indicating that he is open to signing with any team that he is traded to.”
  • What other names and teams could be active during the February 8th trade deadline?
  • Amick says Charlotte and Chicago are teams to watch this trade season
  • The Bulls are asking for multiple first-round picks in return for Alex Caruso

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

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When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

After starting the road trip against two teams with a combined winning percentage of .124, the heat will turn up for Sacramento before returning home.

Friday night’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers will be the first of three upcoming matchups against 2022-23 playoff teams. After facing the 76ers on ESPN, the Kings will travel to Milwaukee and Phoenix before flying back to Sacramento.

The Kings have lost nine straight games against the 76ers, with their most recent win coming on February 2, 2019. Sacramento has not beaten Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center since December 19, 2017 (lost the past five games).

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. 76ers coverage, beginning at 3:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 4:30 PM PST tip-off from the ‘City of Brotherly Love.’

Upcoming Schedule

  • Friday, January 12th – Sacramento Kings @ Philadelphia 76ers – 4:30 PM PST
  • Sunday, January 14th – Sacramento Kings @ Milwaukee Bucks – 4:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, January 16th – Sacramento Kings @ Phoenix Suns – 6:00 PM PST
  • Thursday, January 18th – Sacramento Kings vs. Indiana Pacers – 7:00 PM PST
  • Monday, January 22nd – Sacramento Kings vs. Atlanta Hawks – 7:00 PM PST

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