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Sam Amick on the NBA Playoff races, A’s move to Sacramento

Apr 4, 2024, 8:39 AM | Updated: 8:40 am

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)...

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

It’s been a wild week of sports for the city of Sacramento.

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to share his thoughts on the news that the Oakland A’s will be moving to Sutter Health Park in 2025, dive into the NBA Playoff race, contemplate where the Kings could finish in the standings, and more.

Plus: What has happened to the Los Angeles Clippers?

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Topics Discussed

  • The Oakland A’s are moving to Sacramento from 2025-28 with an option for a fourth season
  • Sam shares his thoughts on the big news and says attendance will be crucial during the A’s tenure in Sacramento
  • Knicks star Julius Randle is out for the remainder of the season
  • Diving into the state of the Western Conference playoff race
  • The Los Angeles Clippers have struggled since the All-Star break
  • What has gone wrong for the Clippers down this final stretch?
  • Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford will step down at the end of the season
  • Kings assistant coach Jordi Fernandez could be in line for a head coaching job this summer
  • Sam says he was impressed by Stockton Kings head coach and NBA G-League Coach of the Year winner Lindsey Harding.

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.

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will travel to the East Coast for a four-game trip that begins on Thursday night against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

The Kings and Knicks battled it out at Golden 1 Center on March 16th, with New York doing enough to scrape out a 98-91 win in a game that saw Sacramento nearly post a season-low in field goal percentage (35%) while also struggling from deep (27%).

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Knicks coverage, beginning at 3:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 4:30 PM PST tip-off from New York City.

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Upcoming Schedule

  • Thursday, April 4th – Sacramento Kings @ New York Knicks – 4:30 PM PST
  • Friday, April 5th – Sacramento Kings @ Boston Celtics – 4:30 PM PST
  • Sunday, April 7th – Sacramento Kings @ Brooklyn Nets – 4:30 PM PST
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Sacramento Kings @ Oklahoma City Thunder – 5:00 PM PST
  • Thursday, April 11th – Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans – 7:00 PM PST

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