The Kings Herald Show is a new bi-weekly podcast about the Sacramento Kings featuring fresh insights and old stories from Sacramento sports icon Jerry Reynolds, along with The Kings Herald’s own Will Griffith and Tony Xypteras. Join Jerry, Will, and Tony as they talk about current Kings news coupled with fascinating inside stories from Reynolds’ illustrious 35-year career with the organization.
Why the Kings are losing a ton of games, and where they go from here with Jerry Reynolds
After winning 7 of 8 games just a couple of weeks ago, the Sacramento Kings went full Kangz in February, including their longest losing streak of the season. Why did the Kings seemingly go from good to terrible in an instant? Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras break down how the Kings' season started falling apart on this episode of The Kings Herald Show.
- (3:25) What the hell happened to the Sacramento Kings?
- (11:30) What is an acceptable loss? The Philadelphia 76ers game.
- (14:00) What went wrong vs. the Orlando Magic and Tyrese Haliburton's start at point guard.
- (22:00) Falling apart vs. the Memphis Grizzlies and Luke Walton's bizarre rotation choices.
- (31:00) Disappointing performances by the Kings' key players vs. the Brooklyn Nets.
- (33:35) The Kings haven't been competitive when Richaun Holmes isn't playing.
- (38:30) Should Tyrese Haliburton start?
- (43:00) What went wrong in the dreadful Miami Heat loss?
- (54:50) DaQuan Jeffries is earning more playing time.
- (103:30) Have there been any positive developments during the losing streak?
- (109:15) Where do the Kings go from here?
- (115:00) Patreon Question of the Week.
Jerry Reynolds details how the Sacramento Kings turned their season around
Jerry Reynolds and The Kings Herald's Will Griffith and Tony Xypteras return for your regularly scheduled Kings talk with some unexpected but welcomed positivity! De'Aaron Fox appears to be taking a real leap, Tyrese Haliburton looks like the Rookie of the Year, Harrison Barnes and Richaun Holmes are playing the best basketball of their lives, and Sacramento's basketball team is winning a lot of games. Good stuff all around.
(2:15) Why have the Kings been playing so well recently?
(4:30) How much credit does Luke Walton deserve for the Kings’ recent success?
(10:45) Is the Kings’ good play sustainable?
(21:30) Are we witnessing the beginning of De’Aaron Fox’s rise to NBA stardom?
(33:15) On the Kings’ locker room chemistry
(44:45) Will the Kings remain in the playoff conversation all season?
(51:15) At what point should the Kings look for trade opportunities
(108:35) Patreon Question of the Day
Hasan Minhaj on his life as a celebrity Sacramento Kings fan, with Jerry Reynolds on The Kings Herald Show
The Kings Herald Show is back with a special interview featuring comedian, writer, actor, and most importantly, lifelong Sacramento Kings fan - Hasan Minhaj! We also had The Kings Herald's own Kevin Fippin jump on the podcast with Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras this week to talk with Minhaj about his early life growing up in the Sacramento area, and his rise to becoming the most famous and outspoken celebrity Kings fan going right now.
(4:20) Hasan Minhaj, on growing up a Sacramento Kings fan
(12:40) The important role sports plays in civic pride
(15:40) Hasan Minhaj, on being the biggest celebrity Kings fan right now
(21:15) Sacramento as a free agent destination
(25:15) Hasan Minhaj, on being at All-Star Weekend when DeMarcus Cousins was traded
(30:50) Presenting Hasan Minhaj with a gift from Jerry Reynolds and The Kings Herald
(36:55) Hasan Minhaj, on defending his Sacramento Kings fandom
(40:35) What do the Kings have to do to finally make the playoffs?
(42:30) The Luka Doncic conversation
(56:30) Buddy Hield’s future in Sacramento, and Tyrese Haliburton's ROTY campaign
(1:03:30) The toughest competitors in the NBA today
The Kings are on a historically bad defensive run. Is it time to make a change?
On The Kings Herald Show this week, Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras give their impressions on the first month of the 2020-21 NBA season, and break down a historically bad stretch of defense from your 5-8 Sacramento Kings.
(2:00) The 2020-21 Kings are a historically bad defensive team
(7:30) What changes should Luke Walton make in the starting lineup or rotation?
(11:05) Richaun Holmes appreciation
(13:30) Mavin Bagley progress report
(24:00) How can the Kings fix their defensive issues?
(31:00) At what point should the Kings bench veterans and play the kids?
(33:45) Harrison Barnes is having the best season of his career
(45:00) Should the Kings expect more out of De’Aaron Fox?
(50:20) Do the Kings have a toughness problem?
(102:00) Patreon Question of the Week
Breaking down the start of the Sacramento Kings season with Jerry Reynolds
On The Kings Herald Show featuring Jerry Reynolds this week, Jerry, Will, and Tony break down the first couple of weeks of regular season basketball for the Sacramento Kings, including Tyrese Haliburton's emergence, Marvin Bagley's struggles, and De'Aaron Fox's important year coming off his max contract signing. Timestamps:
(1:45) What has been surprising about the start of the 2020-21 season for the Kings?
(4:20) A discussion on how the Kings are playing this season stylistically with low 3-point volume and a slow pace with emphasis on controlling the paint.
(11:00) Jerry Reynold’s insight on opening nights in Sacramento history, including the debut of LeBron James.
(19:30) Analysis on Tyrese Haliburton’s first 5 games as an NBA player.
(29:00) The positives and negatives of Marvin Bagley’s start to the season, and how the Kings should handle his playing time.
(49:00) Is De’Aaron Fox playing like a max player yet?
(57:30) Patreon question of the week regarding the infamous Game 6 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals.
Sacramento Kings Preseason Review with Jerry Reynolds
On this episode of The Kings Herald Show featuring Jerry Reynolds, Jerry, Will, and Tony review the Sacramento Kings preseason, and preview the upcoming 2020-21 NBA regular season.
(1:30) General observations about the how the Kings played in the preseason.
(7:00) Is there any reason to be worried about De'Aaron Fox after a rough preseason performance?
(12:30) Did Kyle Guy earn regular season minutes with his strong preseason play?
(17:30) How did Buddy Hield look in his return to the starting lineup?
(24:30) Did any bench players before above expectations?
(36:00) Regular season predictions
(52:00) NBA award predictions
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Now, you can listen to all of it on a podcast too! Still getting it's legs, but I'm always excited to see a new episode available. Great work guys!