Sam Amick on why the Monte McNair extension happened now instead of the offseason

Jan 26, 2023, 8:22 AM | Updated: 3:12 pm
Kings General Manager Monte McNail speaks to the press at media day....
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The Athletic‘s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to talk about the Sacramento Kings’ move to lock general manager Monte McNair into a three-year contract extension.

Amick and the guys discuss what the move means for the Kings both now and in the future, while also contemplating what McNair’s extension means for other members of Sacramento’s front office.

Topics Discussed:

  • Sam shares his thoughts on what the Monte McNair extension means for the Kings
  • What was the final push behind the McNair deal getting locked in now?
  • “Monte’s representation was pushing–with Monte’s blessing–to get something done.”
  • How much leverage did McNair have with the Kings?
  • Is there a chance that any members of Sacramento’s front office could go elsewhere?
  • Will McNair’s new deal affect his decision-making when making trades or deals with long-term ramifications?

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