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Sam Amick on LeBron James’ future, the Kings offseason & more

May 25, 2023, 8:30 AM | Updated: 9:45 am

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 22: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers sits on the bench prior...

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The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to talk about the latest storylines around the NBA including LeBron James’ future, Jimmy Butler’s impact on the Miami Heat, and much more.

Plus: How aggressive will the Sacramento Kings be this offseason after getting a taste of the NBA Playoffs?

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Topics Discussed

  • Are the Denver Nuggets a “boring” team to cover?
  • Is the media failing fans of the NBA in creating this narrative that Denver is boring?
  • Sam tells a story of how he tried to interview Nikola Jokic’s two brothers
  • How impactful has Jimmy Butler been during the NBA Playoffs?
  • Amick on Butler’s play during the postseason: “It’s remarkable to watch… He makes guys better.”
  • Are we in the greatest era of superstars in NBA history?
  • Will LeBron James retire this summer?
  • What kind of changes will the Sacramento Kings look to make this summer?
  • “I would be surprised if [they didn’t push it].”

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

Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross.

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
  • September TBD– NBA training camps begin

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