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.
Luke Walton is out, Alvin Gentry is in, and the Kings remain the Kings
The Kings Herald Show returns to break down Monte McNair's decision to fire Luke Walton, Alvin Gentry's head coaching tenure in Sacramento thus far, De'Aaron Fox's resurgence, Marvin Bagley's reappearance, and everything in-between.
Hear all that more from Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras on this episode of The Kings Herald Show
(1:30) Was it a good decision to fire Luke Walton?
(4:00) How do you feel about the Alvin Gentry era so far?
(10:00) Was pace really a problem under Luke Walton?
(18:30) Have your expectations for the Kings changed after firing Luke Walton?
(28:00) What do you think of Marvin Bagley’s return to the rotation?
(37:30) Is De’Aaron Fox back?
(41:30) Why is Tyrese Haliburton struggling?
(50:00) Patreon Question of the Week
Breaking down Luke Walton‘s hot seat, and how the Kings can improve from here with Jerry Reynolds
Drama is back in Sacramento following a report from Sam Amick and Shams Charania in The Athletic detailing Luke Walton's future as head coach of the Kings, and it sounds like his tenure could be coming to an end sooner than anticipated. Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras talk all about that report and more in this episode of The Kings Herald Show.
(1:55) Is it too soon to freak out about the Sacramento Kings?
(4:30) Have the Kings lived up to expectations thus far?
(9:30) Can the Kings be a playoff team with Chimezie Metu in the starting lineup?
(15:15) Is De’Aaron Fox back?
(20:00) Are you worried about the fit between Fox and Tyrese Haliburton?
(25:00) What do the Kings need to do to improve over the next two weeks?
(33:00) Luke Walton is reportedly on the hot seat. Is it justified?
(48:40) How much blame does Monte McNair deserve for Luke Walton’s tenure as Kings head coach?
(53:30) The Marvin Bagley conversation, part I Lost Count
Jerry Reynolds breaks down the first two weeks of the Sacramento Kings season
The Kings Herald Show is back with some regular season basketball to talk about! The Sacramento Kings are 3-3 with big wins over some of the better teams in the NBA, but De'Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton are struggling. How long can Harrison Barnes and Richaun Holmes hold it together while Fox and Hali try to break out of their slumps? Listen to Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras break it all down on this episode of The Kings Herald Show.
(1:20) First impressions on the 2021-22 Sacramento Kings season
(10:40) How is Moe Harkless working out in the starting lineup?
(12:00) Why is De’Aaron Fox struggling to start the season?
(21:30) Why is Tyrese Haliburton also struggling to start the season?
(26:30) Breaking down the first 6 games of Davion Mitchell’s NBA career
(32:00) How does the Buddy Hield sixth man experience look so far?
(35:30) Are the Kings playing like a play-in/playoff team overall?
(46:50) What do we need to see from the Kings over the next two weeks of basketball?
2021-22 Sacramento Kings Season Preview with Jerry Reynolds
The 2021-22 Sacramento Kings season is finally here. Listen to Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras break down all the headlines and notes heading into the first week of the NBA regular season in Sacramento.
(1:00) Did the Kings do anything in the preseason to give you optimism heading into the regular season?
(8:24) Marvin Bagley’s availability and expectations heading into the regular season.
(21:00) What if the Kings start slow due to a difficult opening schedule?
(41:30) How many games do you think the Kings will win this season?
(45:00) NBA Award predictions
(1:05:00) Which young Kings player besides Tyrese Haliburton will have a breakout year?
(1:11:40) Reynolds Wrap
Sacramento Kings Preseason Preview with Jerry Reynolds
The Kings Herald Show featuring Jerry Reynolds, Will Griffith, and Tony Xypteras returns to talk Sacramento Kings preseason basketball, expectations, lineups, rotations, goals, predictions, and more!
(2:00) What does a GM and head coach look for in the preseason?
(3:15) What should we expect from more established players like Fox and Haliburton in the preseason?
(4:00) Do preseason expectations change for less established players?
(5:30) How important is the 2021 preseason for Marvin Bagley?
(8:55) Should Kings fans buy into the training camp hype?
(12:00) Will Monte McNair look to make a big move before the season starts?
(16:00) Is this roster well balanced like Monte McNair suggests?
(20:00) How much of the three guard lineups will we actually see this season?
(27:20) What can we expect from Davion Mitchell in his rookie season?
(39:10) How good can Tyrese Haliburton be?
(43:40) What would make this a successful season for the Sacramento Kings?
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.
(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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I listen to many NBA podcasts, podcasts that cover the league and podcasts that cover individual teams. I don’t think there are any better than this one with Jerry Reynolds. He’s clever and witty. He knows basketball as only someone with decades of fulfilled passion could. If you love hoops, good stories, and original ways to describe players and play, then you’ll love the Kings Herald podcast with Jerry.
The best Kings podcast
These guys know the Kings front and back and provide excellent, honest analysis. And Jerry Reynolds is a treasure that must be protected at all costs. Love the pod!
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