Sacramento Kings Game Tickets
Team: Sacramento Kings
Home Games: Golden 1 Center
All-Time Greats: Oscar Robertson, Chris Webber, Peja Stojakovic, Mitch Richmond, DeMarcus Cousins, Nate Archibald, Mike Bibby, Jason Williams Vlade Divac, Jerry Lucas
Rivals: Los Angeles Lakers
Sacramento Kings TicketsThe Sacramento Kings went through multiple changes before actually becoming the Sacramento Kings. The team initially started out in New York state in Rochester County as the Rochester Seagrams led by Les Harrison, who also played for the team and organized it. The team was sponsored by Seagrams distillery. Harrison later became the team’s coach. In 1942, the team became the Rochester Eber Seagrams, and a year later, it was renamed the Rochester Pros. The team was renamed as the Rochester Royals in 1945, and a year later, the team won the NBL championship. In 1947, the Royals won the Division title. The team became part of the NBA in 1949. The team moved to Cincinnati in 1957 and was renamed the Cincinnati Royals. In 1972, the team moved to Kansas City and became the Kansas City Kings. In 1983, the team was purchased for $10.5 million by Sacramento businessmen who brought the team to Northern California and finally renamed it the Sacramento Kings. You can see this historic team play at live games with tickets available at StubHub.
What was the Sacramento Kings’ record in 2018?The Sacramento Kings’ record in 2018 was 39-43, finishing ninth in the NBA Western Conference.
Who are the career leaders of the Sacramento Kings?Chris Webber is considered one of the best players of the Sacramento Kings in the 2000s. Webber brought the team to the finals and was selected as the All-Star player a total of four times. Mitch Richmond is the team’s most memorable shooting guard from the 1990s. He averaged 21 points for the Kings every season during his tenure with the team. Mike Bibby was with the Kings for six seasons, and he is recognized for the winning shot he made in the Western Conference Finals as well as for being a fine starting point guard for the team. Peja Stojakovic is the Kings’ finest shooter, averaging over 20 points per game for his seasons there. Vlade Divac is considered a leader and an important player for the Kings who brought the team to the Western Conference Finals in 2002.
Who is the head coach for the Sacramento Kings?Luke Walton was most recently hired by the Sacremento Kings as their new head coach. Coach Walton worked with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors. The Sacramento Kings struggled to score major wins ever since 2006, which is when they released Coach Rick Adelman, who helped the team achieve a record of 44-38 in 2005-2006. Their last visit to the Western Conference finals was in 2002. Prior to Coach Walton’s joining the team, the Kings were led by Coach Dave Joerger. The Sacramento Kings hope to revitalize the team’s spirit and scoring with Coach Walton’s experienced guidance.
Where do the Sacramento Kings play their home games?The Sacramento Kings play home games at the Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento. The Golden 1 Center boasts great farm-to-table dining and sustainable practices within the stadium for an eco-friendly functioning. The capacity for NBA games at the Golden 1 Center is 17,608.
Who are the rivals of the Sacramento Kings?The Sacramento Kings’ biggest rival is the Los Angeles Lakers. Part of the rivalry is fueled by the fact that both teams share the same state as their home base, but the tension is mostly flamed by the psychological battles that the two teams have between their coaches. Both teams battle for the title in the Western Conference final, and the Lakers beat the Kings in 2002. The rivalry dates back to the playoffs in 1999-2000, which is when the two teams faced off on the court and the Kings won. These incidents still fuel the fan rivalry between the two teams to this day.
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