Sam Amick on how Mike Brown is driving the Kings to be great

Oct 26, 2023, 8:31 AM

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The wait is over. NBA basketball is BACK!

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to break down his latest piece on Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown, discuss how Brown’s approach to the season can push the Kings closer to contending for a title, and much more.

Plus: Is Sacramento in a place to make a win-now move this season?

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Amick on Mike Brown & More

  • Sam’s new article about the Kings dropped on Thursday morning. Be sure to check it out here!
  • Mike Brown’s message to his players this season: “Good is the enemy of great.”
  • Can Brown’s more aggressive approach translate to the floor?
  • Amick: “It seems like the players understand the method behind the madness, so they’re willing to buy in.”
  • Breaking down how Brown has grown as a head coach over the years
  • Are the Kings in a place to make a ‘win now’ move this season?
  • Amick says that Sacramento had an interest in Jrue Holiday before the All-Star ended up in Boston
  • “They don’t mind sharing with you that when any player of interest becomes available, they’re going to look into it.”
  • How do the Kings view Brown’s definition of “greatness”?
  • What is Philadelphia’s plan for James Harden?
  • Sam says it feels like Harden is entering the “I’m only here so I don’t get fined” phase

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 Kings Game?

Sacramento will return home to face the rival Golden State Warriors on Friday night in a game that ESPN will carry nationally.

The meeting between the Kings and Warriors will mark the 11th time over Sacramento’s past 15 games that these two Northern California heavyweights have met.

Friday’s home opener will be the Kings’ first of three matchups against Golden State during the season’s opening month, with the teams set to meet in Golden State next Wednesday, November 1st.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Warriors coverage, beginning at 5:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:00 PM PST tip-off from downtown Sacramento.

Sacramento Kings 2023-24 Regular Season Schedule

  • Friday, October 27th – Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST (Home Opener)
  • Sunday, October 29th – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 6 PM PST
  • Wednesday, November 1st – Sacramento Kings @ Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST
  • Saturday, November 4th – Sacramento Kings @ Houston Rockets – 5 PM PST
  • Monday, November 6th – Sacramento Kings @ Houston Rockets – 5 PM PST

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