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Matt George, Sacramento sports radio host for Sports 1140 KHTK, brings you the latest in Kings news, reactions, highlights, and more. The Locked On Kings Podcast is part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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    Keegan Murray Shines in his California Classic Debut!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 13:50

    Matt George brings you a special mini edition of Locked On Kings from the Chase Center in San Francisco where Keegan Murray put on a show in his first NBA action. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Trade For Kevin Huerter!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 35:25

    Matt George reacts to the Sacramento Kings trading for Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter. Plus, Bobby Gerould tells us more about the Kings' summer league roster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Reunite the Malik Monk, De'Aaron Fox Kentucky Backcourt!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 30:28

    Matt George reacts to the Sacramento Kings signing Malik Monk to a two year deal, and shares information on Richaun Holmes' trade market value and future with the Kings. Plus more free agency reaction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What The Hell Are the Kings Doing with Donte DiVincenzo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 27:09

    Matt George reacts to the news that the Sacramento Kings are not issuing a qualifying offer to Donte DiVincenzo. Plus, Matt shares what he noticed at Kings summer league practice inside the Kings practice facility on Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How Close is the Current Sacramento Kings Roster to Making the Playoffs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 38:36

    Matt George is joined by Kings Pulse & Kings Beat contributor Brenden Nunes to discuss the Sacramento Kings' moves, or lack thereof, on draft night and how close the current roster is to accomplishing the Kings' playoff goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Don't Even Think About Kevin Durant on the Sacramento Kings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 31:02

    Matt George discusses the absurdity that is the Sacramento Kings trading for Kevin Durant and why it would be a total money-grab move that decimates Sacramento's future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Keon Ellis is a Steal for the Sacramento Kings!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 29:58

    Matt George is joined by Bama Central's Tony Tsoukalas to talk about Keon Ellis, who the Sacramento Kings signed to a two-way deal following the NBA Draft. Tony shares Keon's strengths, weaknesses, and how he has a legitimate shot at being a contributor for the main roster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Keegan Murray Says Being Drafted by the Sacramento Kings is a "Dream Come True"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 33:08

    Listen to Keegan Murray's full introductory press conference with general manager Monte McNair, followed by a brief interview host Matt George did with the 4th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Keegan Murray's "Low Ceiling" Label is "Idiotic" According to Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 38:52

    Matt George is joined by Iowa mens basketball head coach Fran McCaffery to talk about what Keegan Murray brings to the Sacramento Kings, his potential to be an all-star, and the criticisms that his upside isn't as high as others the Kings could've taken in the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sacramento Kings GM Monte McNair Says Keegan Murray Was the Best Player Available at #4 - FULL PRESS CONFERENCE

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 26:40

    Listen to Sacramento Kings general manager Monte McNair's full NBA Draft press conference from the Kings practice facility. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Select Keegan Murray with the 4th Pick in the NBA Draft!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 31:24

    Matt George reacts to the Sacramento Kings drafting Keegan Murray and shares why he feels it is the right pick that the Kings won't regret, even after letting Jaden Ivey fall to 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Final Thoughts Before the NBA Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 19:44

    Matt George shares his final thoughts and predictions on what the Sacramento Kings will do in the 2022 NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Couldn't Possibly Screw Up Another Draft, Right?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 49:47

    Matt George is joined by ESPN 1320's Damien Barling, Kings Herald's Bryant West and Return of the Roar's Chris Watkins for a Sacramento media round table on the eve of the NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    New Sacramento Kings Head Coach Mike Brown Says He's Here to Win!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 41:01

    Listen to new Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown & general manager Monte McNair's full press conference from inside the Golden 1 Center, with commentary from Matt George. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Keegan Murray Had Dinner with Kings Stars De'Aaron Fox & Domantas Sabonis!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 34:21

    Matt George discusses the latest on the Sacramento Kings' interest in Keegan Murray, Jaden Ivey's comments on not meeting with the Kings, and talks 2nd round of the draft with NBA Big Board's Rafael Barlowe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ultimate NBA Mock Draft 2022: Picks 1-6 With Rafael Barlowe, Richard Stayman, & Ryan McDonough

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 47:12

    The Ultimate NBA Mock Draft 2022 begins as the Locked On NBA local experts make the pick for their teams. Kainani Stevens is joined by Rafael Barlowe & Richard Stayman from Locked On NBA Big Board to breakdown every pick. Audacy Experts Ryan McDonough, Jimmy Patsos, and more give their analysis along with the Locked On College hosts who covered these players all year.  In the first episode, the Orlando Magic make their selection at number one but Rafael disagrees with the selection. The Oklahoma City Thunder get their guy at number two. The Houston Rockets accept their fate at number three. The Sacramento Kings jumped up in the Draft Lottery but they trade down from the 4th overall pick, who will the Kings get, and who traded up? The Detroit Pistons take a gamble at number five. The Indiana Pacers have a plan for the 6th pick.  Find out what happens in the biggest mock draft event of the year presented by the Locked On Podcast Network and Audacy, your audio home for all the sports, podcasts, music, and news that matter to you. Follow the Entire 2022 Ultimate Mock Draft on the Audacy App Follow Locked On NBA: linktr.ee/LockedOnNBA   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offers Arcade1up — Bring home a slam dunk. Introducing NBA JAM: Shaq Edition from Arcade1Up. Pre-order now to play with legends. Arcade1Up is THE place for authentic gaming experiences, featuring licensed retro games from the golden age of arcades. PrizePicks - Check out PrizePicks and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy! Built Bar - Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline - BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Rock Auto - Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Multiple Teams Want the Sacramento Kings' 4th Overall Pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 31:55

    Matt George discusses the latest rumors that multiple teams are interested in trading up for the Sacramento Kings' 4th overall pick & how that puts the Kings in a major position of power. Plus, Matt explains his draft night moves in the Locked On Ultimate NBA Mock Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jaden Ivey Doesn't Want the Sacramento Kings to Draft Him?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 30:46

    Matt George discusses the latest reports that the Sacramento Kings aren't Jaden Ivey's preferred team to draft him. Plus, Keegan Murray speaks on his potential fit with the Kings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How the Sacramento Kings Can Get the Most out of Domantas Sabonis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 39:52

    Matt George is joined by Indiana Pacers beat writer and podcast host Scott Agness. Scott shares what he feels the Sacramento Kings have to do in order to maximize Domantas Sabonis' production next season. Plus some insight on Sabonis' background, the Pacers approach to the NBA Draft, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How NBA Head Coaches Approach the NBA Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 39:44

    Matt George is joined by former Sacramento Kings head coach and television analyst Jerry Reynolds to discuss the coaches approach and perspective to the NBA Draft. Do coaches prefer fit over highest ceiling? Also, Jerry shares his thoughts on some of the top prospects in the 2022 draft class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Should the Sacramento Kings Be Interested in Zach LaVine?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 30:25

    Matt George is joined by Locked On Bulls host Haize to discuss Zach LaVine's availability, the legitimacy of the recent sign & trade rumors, and what it could take to trade for LaVine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings SHOULD NOT Draft Shaedon Sharpe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 35:56

    Matt George is joined by The Athletic's Kyle Tucker who covers Kentucky basketball. Kyle shares his perspective on the Shaedon Sharpe "circus" at Kentucky and how that could effect his NBA Draft stock. Plus, are the Sacramento Kings the right team to take the chance on Sharpe? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Aren't Good Enough to Pass on Jaden Ivey

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 39:59

    Matt George is joined by Sam Ferris, an NBA Draft analyst for Draft Dummies and one of the hosts of the Locked On NBA Big Board podcast. Sam makes a compelling argument for the Kings drafting Jaden Ivey over Keegan Murray. Also, would it be worth it for the Kings to trade up and draft Chet Holmgren? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sacramento Kings GM Monte McNair Doesn't Need To Save His Job

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 35:28

    Matt George shares why he's not concerned with Kings general manager Monte McNair making a foolish "win-now" move in order to save his job. Matt also discusses the reported playoff mandate for the Kings this season and how drafting/trading for/signing players that are good fits with De'Aaron Fox & Domantas Sabonis are key to a successful offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacrament Kings Want to Trade Up for Chet Holmgren?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 45:46

    Matt George is joined by Sacramento Kings beat writer and Return of the Roar podcast host Frankie Cartoscelli to talk about the Kings' rumored interest in trading up for Chet Holmgren, Jaden Ivey's fit with De'Aaron Fox, how Monte McNair's future effects his moves this offseason, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Should the Sacramento Kings Take a Risk or Play it Safe on NBA Draft Night?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 42:28

    Matt George is joined by NBA Draft analyst Bobby Gerould to discuss his current draft board & the safe vs risky options for the Sacramento Kings. Do the Kings need to get a superstar at #4 or is a solid NBA starter good enough? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sacramento Kings Should Consider Trading the 4th Pick for Malcolm Brogdon & the 6th Pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 40:53

    Matt George is joined by Locked On Pacers host Tony East to discuss a potential draft night trade where the Kings would swap the #4 pick and salary filler for #6 & Malcolm Brogdon. Could the Kings ask for even more than that? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jabari Smith Jr. is Out of the Sacramento Kings' Reach

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 37:22

    Matt George is joined by Justin Hokanson, who covers Auburn basketball for On3 Sports. Justin shares his local perspective on potential #1 overall pick Jabari Smith Jr, who the Sacramento Kings have very small chances of drafting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Orlando Magic Would Give the Sacramento Kings the #1 Pick For...

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 37:09

    Matt George is joined by Locked On Magic host Philip Rossman-Reich to discuss who the Orlando Magic is eyeing with the #1 overall pick in the draft & if they would be willing to trade that pick. What would the Sacramento Kings have to give up to move up to #1? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Is Jabari Smith Jr. a Lock for #1 Overall in the NBA Draft?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 30:19

    Matt George is joined by Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman to discuss Jabari Smith Jr., the top of the draft, his unusual draft board & who the best pick would be at #4 for the Sacramento Kings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    If Jaden Ivey Doesn't Fit, Should the Sacramento Kings Eventually Trade De'Aaron Fox?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 38:22

    Matt George is joined by Director of Scouting for NBA Big Board & Locked On NBA Draft host Rafael Barlowe. Rafael shares his thoughts on the top of this draft, the Sacramento Kings drafting Jaden Ivey, AJ Griffin being a perfect fit prospect, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery Says Keegan Murray Can Change the Sacramento Kings' Losing Culture

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 32:07

    Matt George is joined by University of Iowa basketball head coach Fran McCaffery to talk about potential Sacramento Kings draft pick Keegan Murray. Coach McCaffery shares some background on Murray as a person, and says he's ready for the pressure of being an immediate impact NBA player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Draft Debate: Best Talent Available vs Best Fit

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 44:24

    Matt George is joined by Fox Sports Radio college sports analyst Aaron Torres. Matt & Aaron discuss drafting for fit vs best talent available and which is the best rout for the Sacramento Kings. Plus, Aaron provides some interesting insight on Shaedon Sharpe's freshman year with Kentucky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Have To Take Paolo Banchero If He Falls

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 37:28

    Matt George is joined by Duke basketball beat writer Steve Wiseman to talk about lottery prospects Paolo Banchero & AJ Griffin. If Banchero falls to the Kings at 4, does Sacramento have to take him? Are there concerns with his fit with Domantas Sabonis & De'Aaron Fox? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings & OKC Thunder Could Be Draft Night Trade Partners?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 36:00

    Matt George is joined by Locked On Thunder host Rylan Styles to discuss a possible Sacramento Kings & OKC Thunder trade on draft night. Do the Kings have any chance at trading for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Keegan Murray is Exactly What the Sacramento Kings Need

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 33:51

    Matt George is joined by Iowa basketball beat writer Kennington Lloyd Smith III to discuss Keegan Murray's NBA upside and his near-perfect fit with the Sacramento Kings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jaden Ivey & De'Aaron Fox Could Work Great Together on the Sacramento Kings

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 36:47

    Matt George is joined by Purdue basketball beat writer Mike Carmin to discuss Jaden Ivey's college career, his NBA readiness, and how he could fit alongside De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings. Should Kings GM Monte McNair really consider drafting a guard for the 3rd straight year? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings are the Best Suitors for a John Collins Trade.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 36:20

    Matt George is joined by Locked On Hawks host Brad Rowland to discuss the possibility of a Sacramento Kings & Atlanta Hawks trade centered around John Collins. Does having the 4th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft mean the Kings can offer the best, realistic, trade package for Collins? And how much sense does Collins make next to Domantas Sabonis? Plus, Matt shares why drafting Shaedon Sharpe makes him nervous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sacramento Kings & Detroit Pistons Draft Pick Swap?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 35:32

    Matt George is joined by Locked On Pistons host Ku Khahil to discuss the possibility of the Sacramento Kings & Detroit Pistons swapping the 4th and 5th picks in the 2022 NBA Draft. Would the Pistons be willing to part with Jerami Grant or Saddiq Bey to move up just one spot? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Land the 4th Overall Pick!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 31:16

    Matt George celebrates the Sacramento Kings moving up in the NBA Draft Lottery to the 4th overall pick and discusses the likelihood of the Kings moving the pick, it's potential trade value, and the players potentially available to draft at 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Who Would the Sacramento Kings Trade the #1 Overall Pick For if They Win the Lottery?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 29:42

    Matt George discusses the slim possibility of the Sacramento Kings winning the draft lottery and how much trade value the pick would have. Plus, GM Monte McNair may be under more pressure than we realized. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    In the 2022 Locked On Lottery Mock Draft, the Sacramento Kings Select...

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 31:38

    The Locked On Podcast Network held their own draft lottery this week. Find out which pick the Sacramento Kings got and who Matt George drafted. Plus, Matt shares what he's heard about the possibility of the Kings trading the pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Can Mike Brown Get De'Aaron Fox to Play Defense?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 38:06

    Matt George is joined by Chris Manning from the Locked On Cavaliers podcast to discuss Mike Brown's time in Cleveland, lessons learned from his past failures, and his ability as a leader to get De'Aaron Fox and other Kings players to fully commit on defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mike Brown is the Best Sacramento Kings Head Coach Since Rick Adelman?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 39:52

    Matt George is joined by Bay Area radio and television personality Bonta Hill to discuss Mike Brown's influence on the Warriors over the last six years and how that can carry over to the Sacramento Kings. Plus, there are articles written about Rick Adelman when he was first hired by the Kings that have a lot of similarities to this weekend's Brown hire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Hire Mike Brown as their Next Head Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 34:35

    Matt George reacts to the Sacramento Kings hiring former Cleveland Cavaliers & Los Angeles Lakers head coach and current Golden State Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown. Is Brown the right hire? A safe hire? Monte McNair's hire? Brown will be the 12th Kings head coach since Rick Adelman was fired in 2006, the last time the Kings made the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    De'Aaron Fox & Domantas Sabonis are Already a Top NBA Duo!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 29:13

    Matt George is joined by Kings.com writer and contributor Alex Kramers to discuss his latest article with stats showing the improvement of De'Aaron Fox when Domantas Sabonis arrived and how Fox & Sabonis are on pace statistically with the best guard/big man duos in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Does Terence Davis Solve the Sacramento Kings' Shooting Issues?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 44:41

    Matt George is joined by Sports 1140 KHTK's Franklin Cartoscelli to discuss Terence Davis' shooting and his potential as the future starting two-guard. Plus, thoughts and comments on the latest in the Sacramento Kings' coaching search. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sacramento Kings Ownership is Reportedly "Impressed" by Mark Jackson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 43:34

    Matt George is joined by Kyle Madson from 95.7 The Game, the flagship radio station of the Golden State Warriors, to talk about Sacramento Kings ownership reportedly being impress by Mark Jackson, his potential fit as the next Kings head coach, and how Mike Brown's experience on the Warriors coaching staff over the last six season could help him land the Kings job. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Should Target Victor Oladipo This Offseason

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 29:26

    Matt George is joined by ESPN 1320's Jesse Tapia to discuss why the Sacramento Kings should consider signing Victor Oladipo in free agency this offseason. Even with his brutal injury history, Oladipo could be low risk, high reward for the Kings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Sacramento Kings Head Coach Finalists List is Uninspiring

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 31:24

    Matt George shares his disappointment with the list of three finalists for the Sacramento Kings head coaching job, discusses Mark Jackson's past and why he isn't worth the drama, and reluctantly selects which of the three he'd choose to lead the Kings next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Are Sacramento Kings Fans Somehow To Blame for the Playoff Drought?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 30:53

    Matt George and ABC 10's Walt Gray discuss the Sacramento Kings' losing culture and how the loyalty of Kings fans could somehow be a part of the problem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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