Breaking down Monte McNair’s quotes about the Sacramento Kings

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The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Friday morning to dive into some comments that Sacramento Kings general manager Monte McNair made about the Sacramento Kings’ roster, answered if the Kings were ever a legit threat to bring a star this summer, and much more.

Amick, Dave, and JayMarzz also discuss Sacramento’s current contract situation, break down the decision to sign Domantas Sabonis to an extension early, and contemplate what we will see from Keegan Murray in his sophomore season.

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If you haven’t already, be sure to read Sam Amick’s interview with Monte McNair here.

Topics Discussed

  • Now that the NBA offseason is hitting its quiet period, Sam says he’s going on vacation
  • Sam breaks down his interview with Sacramento Kings GM Monte McNair
  • Thoughts on McNair’s high hopes for new forward Sasha Vezenkov
  • McNair was candid during his interview with Amick and The Athletic’s Anthony Slater
  • Does Sacramento believe that they are a move away from being championship contenders?
  • The Kings’ front office believes they can retain Malik Monk in free agency next summer
  • Was McNair close to bringing OG Anunoby or Kyle Kuzma to Sacramento?
  • Sam says he’s buying what McNair is selling in reference to his confidence in this Kings roster
  • How can Keegan Murray take that next step?
  • “He seems like a dude who’s ready to step forward.” – Amick on Murray
  • What is the significance of signing Domantas Sabonis to an extension this summer?
  • Is the Sabonis-Haliburton trade the largest win-win trade in recent memory?
  • Do the Kings have a “bad contract” on the roster?
  • Malik Monk’s contract is an under-the-radar solid deal

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.

Sacramento Kings Offseason Schedule

  • August TBD– 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule release
  • September TBD– NBA training camps begin
  • October TBD – Sacramento Kings preseason begins
  • Tuesday, October 24th – NBA regular season begins

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