Training camp preview and ‘30 Questions‘ with Jerry Reynolds
The Kings Herald Show returns just as your Sacramento Kings arrive in town for training camp and media day to take an early look at the 2021-22 season. Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras answer several questions from our annual September '30 Questions' series highlighting some of the most pressing topics that could make or break an important season of basketball in Sacramento.Timestamps:
- (1:50) Jerry Reynolds’ take on offseason #musclewatch and what the Kings are working on right now.
- (10:20) What do you look for heading into media day, training camp, and the preseason?
- (12:20) Should the Kings be focusing on acquiring talent, or building culture?
- (16:15) Will the Kings be an average defensive team this year?
- (21:50) Can Davion Mitchell win a Defensive Player of the Year award at some point during his career in the NBA?
- (26:40) Which young Kings can earn a spot in the rotation this season?
- (31:30) Is Marvin Bagley’s time with the Kings finished?
- (39:00) How long will Luke Walton be coach of the Sacramento Kings?
- (44:00) Chris Webber, Rick Adelman, and Yolanda Griffith get inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame.
- (58:30) Jerry Reynolds shares some of his favorite Bill Russell stories
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