Sam Amick shares his NBA Sixth Man of the Year vote

Apr 18, 2024, 8:35 AM

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NBA writers from around the league have cast their votes for this season’s slate of awards, and the Sixth Man of the Year winner will likely be one of Sacramento’s Malik Monk or Minnesota’s Naz Reid.

The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to reveal his vote for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award, share his thoughts on the Kings’ impressive Play-In win over the Golden State Warriors, and much more.

Plus: Sam thinks that Klay Thompson will be staying put in San Francisco once free agency begins.

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Topics Discussed

  • NBA Awards season is near
  • Sam says that his vote for Sixth Man of the Year went to Malik Monk
  • Why does Sam think Monk deserves the award more than T-Wolves forward Naz Reid?
  • Diving into the Kings’ impressive win over the Warriors
  • “They looked fantastic.” – Amick on Sacramento’s performance against Golden State
  • Pelicans star Zion Williamson (hamstring) will not play in Friday’s elimination game vs. the Kings
  • Other injuries have transpired during the Play-In portion of the postseason
  • If the Milwaukee Bucks lose to the Indiana Pacers, will Doc Rivers be on the hot seat?
  • Looking at some upcoming questions that the Golden State Warriors must address this offseason.
  • Sam thinks that Klay Thompson will re-sign with the Warriors

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.

More on the Kings & Sixth Man of the Year candidate Malik Monk

Senior NBA Insider believes Sacramento has ‘decent shot’ to keep Malik Monk

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will need one more win on Friday night to keep their season alive and clinch a first-round playoff berth, but the New Orleans Pelicans will stand in their way as the two teams will meet for the sixth time this season.

The Pelicans have won all five head-to-head meetings against the Kings this season, including a 135-123 triumph on April 11th at Golden 1 Center.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Pelicans coverage, beginning at 5:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 6:30 PM PST tip-off from New Orleans.

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Upcoming Schedule

  • Friday, April 19th – NBA Play-In – Sacramento Kings @ New Orleans Pelicans – 6:30 PM PST

NBA Postseason Schedule

  • Tuesday, April 16th-Friday, April 19th – NBA Play-In Tournament
  • Saturday, April 20th – NBA Playoffs (First Round) begin

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