A look at the Sacramento Kings upcoming 2022-2023 season

We’re hoping the team really balls out

The crowd at Sacramento Kings Fan Fest 2022

Kings fans filled the arena yesterday for Fan Fest 2022

Photo by SACtoday Staff

Kings fans have a lot to be excited about headed into the 2022-2023 season — which tips off Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Much like the title of an old Lil’ Wayne mixtape, Kings fans are hoping tha drought is over and that the team can finally earn a playoff berth for the first time since the 2005-2006 season.

Here are a few tidbits to help you get excited:

  • The Kings hired Mike Brown to be the team’s new head coach, who has only posted two losing seasons in his eight years in the role for other teams.
  • The team’s lineup has changed dramatically following last season’s trade to acquire Domantas Sabonis.
  • The Kings selected Keegan Murray with the No. 4 overall pick in June’s NBA Draft, who was later named the NBA Summer League MVP.
  • ESPN’s Marc Spears has predicted Murray will win Rookie of the Year honors, and that the team will make the playoffs.
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