Sam Amick shares updates on James Harden’s trade request

Oct 12, 2023, 9:35 AM

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The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to share his observations from Denver Nuggets training camp, relay the latest updates on the James Harden saga, and much more.

Amick also dives into the top storyline from the Sacramento Kings’ preseason, the status of new forward Sasha Vezenkov.

Why is Vezenkov currently out of head coach Mike Brown’s rotation? Could Vezenkov’s push for a rotation spot make other players better in the process?

That and more, below:

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Topics Discussed Include:

  • Sam shares what he experienced at Denver Nuggets media day last week
  • Do the Nuggets have a weakness at the two-spot following Bruce Brown’s exit?
  • Is Reggie Jackson a candidate for Sixth Man of the Year?
  • Denver prioritized extending second-year wing Christian Braun
  • What is the latest on James Harden’s future with the Philadelphia 76ers?
  • Philadelphia is “scouring the league looking for more draft capital” in a potential Harden trade
  • Would there be any players involved in a trade between the 76ers and Los Angeles Clippers
  • Amick says Clippers guard Terance Mann would likely be included in a trade for Harden
  • Sam shares his thoughts on Sacramento Kings forward Sasha Vezenkov’s first games with his new team
  • Thoughts on Vezenkov having to earn his rotation spot
  • Can players like Kevin Huerter and Chris Duarte benefit from having Vezenkov push them in practice?

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 2023-24 Preseason Schedule

  • Sunday, October 15th – Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors – 6:30 PM PST
  • Wednesday, October 18th – Sacramento Kings @ Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST
  • Thursday, October 19th – Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz – 7 PM PST

Sacramento Kings 2023-24 Regular Season Schedule

  • Tuesday, October 24th – NBA regular season begins
  • Wednesday, October 25th – Sacramento Kings @ Utah Jazz – 6 PM PST (Season Opener)
  • 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

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