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Kings legend Doug Christie and NBC Sports California insider James Ham bring you comprehensive NBA coverage of all things Sacramento Kings. Don't miss their in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front-office personnel, alumni and fellow media members, as well as everything you need to know about the state of your Kings. Check out all new episodes every Friday during the basketball season!

Purple Talk: A Sacramento Kings Podcast NBC Sports Bay Area/California

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    • 4.4 • 92 Ratings

Kings legend Doug Christie and NBC Sports California insider James Ham bring you comprehensive NBA coverage of all things Sacramento Kings. Don't miss their in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front-office personnel, alumni and fellow media members, as well as everything you need to know about the state of your Kings. Check out all new episodes every Friday during the basketball season!

    Kings land Monte McNair to run basketball operations moving forward

    Kings land Monte McNair to run basketball operations moving forward

    Doug Christie and James Ham breakdown the addition of new GM Monte McNair

    • 37 min
    Scars of 9/11 don’t inhibit Vivek Ranadive

    Scars of 9/11 don’t inhibit Vivek Ranadive

    The Sept. 11 attacks occurred exactly 19 years ago, changing the way we travel and the framing of political issues while also initiating a spasm of new-age jingoism, with religion at its core. For Sacramento Kings co-owner and chairman Vivek Ranadive, a native of India, there was a detectable sense of concern, even danger. That his memories have not faded is apparent in his appearance as a panelist on “Race in America: A Candid Conversation.” Also, 49ers defensive lineman Solomon Thomas shares his experiences of being racially profiled and how constantly needing to explain yourself can be "exhausting."

    • 25 min
    Discussing Kings' list of front office candidates with Doug Christie

    Discussing Kings' list of front office candidates with Doug Christie

    Doug Christie and James Ham breakdown the current candidates for the Kings front office job on the latest episode of Purple Talk.

    • 49 min
    What should Sacramento Kings look for in 2020 NBA Draft?

    What should Sacramento Kings look for in 2020 NBA Draft?

    Doug Christie and James Ham delve into the Kings' options at pick no. 12 and the Buddy Hield situation.

    • 51 min
    Kings' Harrison Barnes talks coronavirus, the bubble and Vlade Divac

    Kings' Harrison Barnes talks coronavirus, the bubble and Vlade Divac

    Kings small forward Harrison Barnes joins NBC Sports California's James Ham on the Purple Talk podcast.

    • 14 min
    Recapping draft lottery, changes to Kings front office with Doug Christie

    Recapping draft lottery, changes to Kings front office with Doug Christie

    Doug Christie and James Ham delve into the Kings' lottery luck and the changes to the front office.

    • 53 min

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4.4 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

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Premier Kings podcast. My only complaint is that it is not regular.

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Episode 175 was great. Keep up the great content.

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