Sacramento Kings Tickets

Sacramento Kings Tickets

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Sleep Train Arena serves as Sacramento Kings home. With the Kings being the only major professional North American sports team hailing from Sacramento the smallest in NBA arena gets used for plenty of non-sporting events through the year. The venue’s capacity is just over 17000 and there was a need to build a bigger and more up to date venue for the franchise and the city.

For melancholy driven fans it’s the last chance to purchase Sacramento Kings tickets for this arena as in 2016 the franchise will be moving to Golden 1 Center. The venue is also in Guinness World Record book for loudest sports roar reaching 126 decibels in 2013.

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About Sacramento Kings

The franchise has been the oldest operating professional basketball franchise in the country; established in 1923 in Rochester as the Rochester Seagram’s, joined the NBL in 1945 as the Rochester Royals where the team has won its lone NBA championship.

Due to small size of the market the team moved to Cincinnati in 1957 and in 1972 the franchise played their games partly in Kansas City and Omaha and were known as Kansas City- Omaha Kings, eventually becoming Kansas City Royals three years later and after struggle to find financial success the team moved once more, in 1985 to become Sacramento Kings as we know them now.

The franchise has had some success in the city of Sacramento mainly towards the end of the nineties and beginning of the century claiming their last playoff berth in 2006. The Kings are members of Pacific Division in Western Conference and they won the division title twice, their colours are purple, silver, black and white and Slamson the Lion has been the team’s mascot since 1997.

The Kings’ head coach is well experienced George Karl, who has won over 1000 games as a coach, was named the NBA Coach of the Year in 2013 and he also coached four NBA All-Stars teams in his long career. He also led one of his teams to NBA finals too, which they had lost.

Former Sacramento Kings player, Vlade Divac, whose number 21 is retired by the team, is responsible for putting the Kings roster as the team’s manager and his main pieces are DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo and Steph Curry.

Home-grown center Cousins, was drafted by the team in first round of 2010 Draft and since then he grew into a team’s leader by being a top scorer and also grabbing plenty of rebounds. He also became only the fourth player in NBA history to record 20+ points, 20+ rebounds, 10+ assists and 5+blocks in a single game. In 2015 he was named to NBA All-Star Team.

Rondo, who led the league in assists twice in 2012 and 2013, was also NBA leader in steals in 2010 and won NBA title playing for Boston in 2008, joined the Kings in 2015 during the off season after having quite a few successful years in NBA in various teams. Playing at point guard position he can distribute the ball evenly to his teammates.

Another important signing of 2015 was of Seth Curry, younger brother of current NBA MVP Stephen Curry. His great ability at three point shooting was one of the reasons why the Kings wanted him as the team lacked a deep threat for many years.

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