Sam Amick on the Sacramento Kings’ rough start to the season

Nov 9, 2023, 8:39 AM | Updated: 8:50 am

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - OCTOBER 25: Keegan Murray #13 of the Sacramento Kings in action during the s...

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It’s been a rough start to the 2023-24 season for the Sacramento Kings.

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to break down what has been going wrong for the ‘Beam Team,’ discuss the Kings’ shooting woes, and dive into Monday night’s lineup changes that head coach Mike Brown implemented.

Also: Are you excited for the NBA In-Season Tournament?

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Topics Discussed Include

  • Does Draymond Green get more leeway than any other NBA player when it comes to yelling at officials?
  • Twin brothers Keegan and Kris Murray went head-to-head last night
  • Sam gives his take on the Kings’ struggles without De’Aaron Fox
  • “I don’t know how I feel to this point. They just don’t look good at all.”
  • While Mike Brown has emphasized defense, the results haven’t been there for Sacramento
  • Sam (as well as many others) is confused by the Kings’ three-point struggles
  • Was it surprising to see Brown shake things up by starting Keon Ellis on Wednesday?
  • Three starters–Keegan Murray, Kevin Huerter, and Harrison Barnes–have struggled to start the season
  • Which player should fans worry about the most?
  • How have teams received the NBA’s In-Season Tournament so far?
  • Previewing Friday’s Kings vs. Oklahoma City matchup

When is the next Sacramento Kings Game?

Are you ready for some NBA In-Season Tournament action?

Sacramento will play its first Group Play game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden 1 Center on Friday while debuting their new court and City Edition uniforms.

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

Upcoming Schedule

  • Friday, November 10th – Sacramento Kings vs. Oklahoma City Thunder** – 7 PM PST
  • Monday, November 13th – Sacramento Kings vs. Cleveland Cavaliers – 7:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, November 15th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Lakers – 7:00 PM PST
  • Friday, November 17th – Sacramento Kings @ San Antonio Spurs – 4:30 PM PST
  • Sunday, November 19th – Sacramento Kings @ Dallas Mavericks – 4:30 PM PST

** NBA In-Season Tournament Group Play

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