Sam Amick on where the Sacramento Kings will be at the end of the season

Mar 28, 2024, 12:46 PM

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The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined “The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross” on Thursday morning to talk about the Sacramento Kings playoff positioning, officiating in the league post-NBA All-Star game and Draymond Green’s latest ejection.

With 10 games left in the season, the Kings find themselves in an arms race for the sixth and final playoff spot with the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks, a team Sacramento will meet again Friday night.

“If you didn’t know and you just looked at the standings and saw the Mavs are somewhat in the middle of the pack just like the Kings, but since March 1st, in the stretch where they’ve won nine out of ten games, they have the second-best defense in basketball. That’s with Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving in your backcourt,” Amick said.

Additional topics discussed include:

  • Glen Taylor announces that the Minnesota Timberwolves are no longer for sale
  • The Kings flat-out got their butts kicked by the Mavericks on Tuesday
  • Since March 1st, Dallas has had the second-best defense in the league
  • How officiating in the league has changed since the All-Star game
  • Player reaction to officiating this year
  • Draymond Green’s latest ejection and how Stephen Curry feels about his teammate’s issues

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Sam Amick.

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