Network to Present 82 Regular-Season Games and Two Preseason Games from Mumbai, India

 

Hall of Famer Mitch Richmond Joins Network as Analyst for “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live”

 

Complete Game Day Coverage with “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live” Shows

to Originate from Exclusive Set at Golden 1 Center for Home Games

 

Comprehensive Kings and NBA Coverage via “MyTeams by NBC Sports”

Mobile App and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 27, 2019 – NBC Sports California today announced its coverage of the Sacramento Kings for the 2019-20 NBA season, which includes 82 regular-season games, along with two preseason games from Mumbai, India; former King and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Mitch Richmond will join the network as an analyst for select pre- and postgame shows; game-day coverage with Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live shows; and Kings and NBA news and analysis, insider reports and video via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app and NBCSportsCalifornia.com. 

 

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The 2019-20 Kings regular season on NBC Sports California gets underway on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. when the Kings visit the Phoenix Suns. Calling all the action for Kings games on NBC Sports California will be the announcing team of Grant Napear and Doug Christie, with Kayte Christensen-Hunter handling sideline reporter duties for home games and select away games.  Jerry Reynolds will once again join longtime broadcast partner Napear and provide color commentary for select games this season.

 

In addition to the 82 regular-season games, NBC Sports California will televise two preseason games from the NSCI Dome in Mumbai, India: Friday, Oct. 4 vs. Indiana Pacers at 6:30 a.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5 vs. Indiana Pacers at 6:30 a.m.

 

NBC Sports California’s 2019-20 Sacramento Kings telecast schedule:

 

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Friday

10/4

at

Indiana Pacers

(Preseason from Mumbai, India)

6:30 AM

Saturday

10/5

vs

Indiana Pacers

(Preseason from Mumbai, India)

6:30 AM

Wednesday

10/23

at

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Friday

10/25

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Saturday

10/26

at

Utah Jazz

6:00 PM

Monday

10/28

vs

Denver Nuggets

7:00 PM

Wednesday

10/30

vs

Charlotte Hornets

7:00 PM

Friday

11/1

vs

Utah Jazz

7:00 PM

Sunday

11/3

at

New York Knicks

3:00 PM

Wednesday

11/6

at

Toronto Raptors

4:30 PM

Friday

11/8

at

Atlanta Hawks

4:30 PM

Tuesday

11/12

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Friday

11/15

at

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Sunday

11/17

vs

Boston Celtics

12:30 PM

Tuesday

11/19

vs

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Friday

11/22

at

Brooklyn Nets

4:30 PM

Sunday

11/24

at

Washington Wizards

3:00 PM

Monday

11/25

at

Boston Celtics

4:30 PM

Wednesday

11/27

at

Philadelphia 76ers

4:00 PM

Saturday

11/30

vs

Denver Nuggets

2:00 PM

Monday

12/2

vs

Chicago Bulls

7:00 PM

Wednesday

12/4

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Friday

12/6

at

San Antonio Spurs

5:30 PM

Sunday

12/8

at

Dallas Mavericks

4:00 PM

Monday

12/9

at

Houston Rockets

5:00 PM

Wednesday

12/11

vs

Oklahoma City Thunder

7:00 PM

Friday

12/13

vs

New York Knicks

7:00 PM

Sunday

12/15

at

Golden State Warriors

5:30 PM

Tuesday

12/17

at

Charlotte Hornets

4:00 PM

Friday

12/20

at

Indiana Pacers

4:00 PM

Saturday

12/21

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

Monday

12/23

vs

Houston Rockets

7:00 PM

Thursday

12/26

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:00 PM

Saturday

12/28

vs

Phoenix Suns

6:00 PM

Sunday

12/29

at

Denver Nuggets

5:00 PM

Tuesday

12/31

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

2:00 PM

Thursday

1/2

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

7:00 PM

Saturday

1/4

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

7:00 PM

Monday

1/6

vs

Golden State Warriors

7:00 PM

Tuesday

1/7

at

Phoenix Suns

6:00 PM

* Friday

1/10

vs

Milwaukee Bucks

7:00 PM

* Monday

1/13

vs

Orlando Magic

7:00 PM

* Wednesday

1/15

vs

Dallas Mavericks

7:00 PM

Saturday

1/18

at

Utah Jazz

6:00 PM

Monday

1/20

at

Miami Heat

2:00 PM

Wednesday

1/22

at

Detroit Pistons

4:00 PM

Friday

1/24

at

Chicago Bulls

5:00 PM

Monday

1/27

at

Minnesota Timberwolves

5:00 PM

Wednesday

1/29

vs

Oklahoma City Thunder

7:00 PM

Thursday

1/30

at

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Saturday

2/1

vs

Los Angeles Lakers

7:00 PM

Monday

2/3

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:00 PM

Friday

2/7

vs

Miami Heat

7:00 PM

Saturday

2/8

vs

San Antonio Spurs

7:00 PM

Monday

2/10

at

Milwaukee Bucks

5:00 PM

Wednesday

2/12

at

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Thursday

2/20

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

7:00 PM

Saturday

2/22

at

Los Angeles Clippers

12:30 PM

Tuesday

2/25

at

Golden State Warriors

7:30 PM

Thursday

2/27

at

Oklahoma City Thunder

5:00 PM

Friday

2/28

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

Sunday

3/1

vs

Detroit Pistons

3:00 PM

Tuesday

3/3

vs

Washington Wizards

7:00 PM

Thursday

3/5

vs

Philadelphia 76ers

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/7

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/8

vs

Toronto Raptors

6:00 PM

Wednesday

3/11

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/15

vs

Brooklyn Nets

6:00 PM

Tuesday

3/17

vs

Dallas Mavericks

7:00 PM

Thursday

3/19

at

Houston Rockets

5:00 PM

Saturday

3/21

at

Orlando Magic

4:00 PM

Sunday

3/22

at

New Orleans Pelicans

4:00 PM

Tuesday

3/24

at

Cleveland Cavaliers

4:00 PM

* Thursday

3/26

vs

Atlanta Hawks

7:00 PM

* Sunday

3/29

vs

Indiana Pacers

6:00 PM

* Tuesday

3/31

vs

San Antonio Spurs

7:00 PM

* Thursday

4/2

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

7:00 PM

* Saturday

4/4

vs

Los Angeles Lakers

7:00 PM

* Sunday

4/5

vs

Cleveland Cavaliers

6:00 PM

Tuesday

4/7

at

San Antonio Spurs

5:30 PM

Thursday

4/9

at

Minnesota Timberwolves

5:00 PM

Saturday

4/11

at

Denver Nuggets

6:00 PM

Tuesday

4/14

at

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Wednesday

4/15

vs

Golden State Warriors

7:00 PM

 

82 regular-season games, 2 preseason games

Dates and times subject to change

* Grant Napear & Jerry Reynolds on broadcast

 

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBC Sports California’s Kings telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand.  Note: NBC Sports California/Kings On Demand is available only in the Kings’ broadcast territory. 

 

Kings Pregame Live, Kings Postgame Live – Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and game previews on Kings Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Kings Postgame Live will give viewers an in-depth game breakdown with stats and highlights, locker room interviews, and a preview of the next game.  Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live are hosted by Jim Kozimor.  Mitch Richmond will join Kozmior for select Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live shows, Kings analyst Jerry Reynolds will join Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live shows from Golden 1 Center, and Kayte Christensen-Hunter will join Kozimor in-studio for select shows when the team is on the road. 

 

Additional analysis will be provided by Kings Insider James Ham, Grant Napear, Doug Christie and Kayte Christensen-Hunter.  During home games, the network will broadcast Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live from its exclusive set at Golden 1 Center. 

 

Richmond, a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2014, was originally selected by the Golden State Warriors as the fifth overall pick of the 1988 NBA Draft and won the NBA Rookie of the Year award. In 14 NBA seasons with four teams – Warriors (1988-91), Kings (1991-98), Washington Wizards (1998-2001), and Los Angeles Lakers (2001-02) – he posted averages of 21.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.2 steals and 35.2 minutes played in 976 games and was a six-time NBA All-Star and five-time All-NBA selection.  A two-time Olympian, Richmond won a gold medal with the United States Olympic Basketball Team at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and a bronze medal in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.  He finished his NBA career with 20,497 points, 3,801 rebounds and 3,398 assists.  In 2003, Richmond’s No. 2 jersey was retired by the Kings, a team Richmond led in scoring for seven straight seasons from 1991-92 to 1997-98, averaging 23.3 points per game, and for which he scored 12,070 points, third highest in franchise history.  Richmond was a coach on the men’s basketball team at St. John’s University from 2015-2019.

 

MyTeams by NBC Sports, NBCSportsCalifornia.comNBC Sports California offers live streams of its Kings games to NBC Sports California subscribers, along with its game-day shows Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live, via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app.

 

MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com delivers complete Kings and NBA coverage – showcasing Kings Insider James Ham and NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh – all season long, featuring in-depth news and analysis; daily insider reports; extensive live video of player, coach and front office personnel interviews and press conferences; a robust line-up of on-demand video; podcasts; and content from the network’s news programming.

 

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