Ep. 7 of The Kings Beat Podcast: Is coach Luke Walton on the hot seat?

Four game losing streak has Walton's future in Sacramento in doubt

James Ham
November 16, 2021

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News 10's Sean Cunningham and James Ham from The Kings Beat break down another crazy week in Sacramento. 

Topics include head coach Luke Walton's job stability, Marvin Bagley's decision to not check into the game, the Kings' four-game losing streak and some thoughts on Dave Joerger's cancer diagnosis. 

Thanks for joining us on this new adventure! Intro music and more to come.

0:00 - Welcome in to The Kings Beat Podcast

3:55 - Walton on the hot seat?

4:55 - Ground Hog Day

9:00 - Spurs make Kings pay

11:30 - Alvin Gentry next in line if Walton can't save himself?

25:15 - Has the defense taken a step back?

28:30 - Assist percentage and the lack of ball movement

33:10 - Chimezie Metu, Kings starting power forward

36:40 - Bagley refuses to go into game

40:00 - Sean's video of Bagley incident

42:30 - Walton transparent on Bagley, without throwing him under bus

44:45 - Did the Kings botch then Bagley situation?

54:00 - The Business of Basketball: Dave Joerger

65:00 - The Business of Basketball: Iman Shumpert

71:45 - Subscribe, thank you and goodbye

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