Kings Pulse



An in-depth Sacramento Kings podcast hosted by Brenden Nunes, part of the Pulse Podcast Network. Breaking down each game that passes by, previewing the upcoming, and talking with local and national reporters on anything Kings related.


  • Current thoughts on the 2021 draft prospects

    01/06/2021 Duración: 56min

    The NBA Draft is going to be one of the primary ways that the Sacramento Kings can improve their roster this season. We dive into where we are at with the current pool of prospects and our thoughts on who fits well with the De'Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton both at the top and in the 9/10 range.

  • Richaun Holmes pending free agency

    26/05/2021 Duración: 01h10min

    Richaun Holmes impending free agency is one of the biggest headlines of this offseason and will have major effects on the future of the Sacramento Kings franchise. We talk about his importance to the team, areas of growth, strengths and weaknesses, where he ranks among the league's centers,

  • Luke Walton will remain head coach into 2021-22

    18/05/2021 Duración: 48min

    It was reported that Luke Walton will remain the head coach of the Sacramento Kings for the 2021-22 season. So..... yeah. Greg Wissinger and Tim Maxwell join the show to give our thoughts and reactions.

  • The future of Luke Walton in Sacramento

    12/05/2021 Duración: 01h30min

    We are joined by Jill Adge, who is one of the most well-researched people out there when it comes to potential free-agent head-coaching candidates this coming offseason to talk about Luke Walton and his future in Sacramento. There has been mixed reporting recently that we run through and we also touch on Monte McNair's recent interview with James Ham.

  • Let's talk about Marvin Bagley

    04/05/2021 Duración: 52min

    Tyrese Haliburton has gone down with an injury that we are still unsure the severity of and Marvin Bagley has returned to the lineup. We talk about what Bagley has shown this season, his future, and how Sacramento has handled his development.

  • A casual 49 point loss, the 49ers draft pick, and movies w/ Greg Wissinger

    29/04/2021 Duración: 57min

    It's a fifty-point loss to the Utah Jazz without Donovan Mitchell or Mike Conley. We are joined by Greg Wissinger as we talk about the Chimezie Metu and Damian Jones signings, Tyrese Haliburton's future, and a bunch of other non-basketball related topics from movies, alcohol, the weather, and why the 49ers should absolutely not pick Mac Jones.

  • Evaluating Monte McNair + GSW & DAL Notes

    27/04/2021 Duración: 01h03min

    With nearly an entire season under his belt, Monte McNair has shown us very little during his time as Sacramento's general manager. Rich Ivanowski joins us to debate if we are able to label McNair as a good or bad GM based on the moves we have seen so far. We also touch on Haliburton's elite 4th quarter vs. Golden State, and the win against the Dallas Mavericks on back-to-back nights.

  • Should De'Aaron Fox be considered a superstar?

    20/04/2021 Duración: 51min

    De'Aaron Fox has been playing out of his mind, and it's far from the first time we have seen him do so this season. With the level of play that Fox has reached, we break down where the developments in his game have come from with Greg of The Kings Herald and also talk about what caliber of player he could be long term. Also, what is the ideal way to form a team around Fox?

  • Committing to the Youth w/ Will Griffith

    13/04/2021 Duración: 57min

    The Sacramento Kings have now lost seven games in a row, and we talk about the team needing to commit to the youth, moving on from DaQuan Jeffries, the percentage chance we give the Kings of making the play-in, our draft crushes, and more.

  • A Roller-Coaster of a Season

    09/04/2021 Duración: 42min

    The Kings have now dropped five games in a row after losing to the Detroit Pistons and Minnesota Timberwolves in back-to-back games. We touch on what has gone wrong for this team as of late, the confusing lineup change, and look forward.

  • 5 straight wins & first impressions of the new additions

    30/03/2021 Duración: 46min

    The Sacramento Kings have now won their last 5 games, and 7 of their last 8. We talk about how the stellar play of De'Aaron Fox has lead to that, the new additions play, question the ceiling of Tyrese Haliburton, and give some updated thoughts on the trade deadline.

  • Trade Deadline reactions w/ Tim Maxwell

    25/03/2021 Duración: 58min

    The trade deadline has come and gone and the Sacramento Kings made no moves that alter the direction of the franchise in one way or another. We are joined by Tim Maxwell, of the Kings Herald, to talk about why we are disappointed while also doing our best to find a sliver of optimism for the future.

  • Cap Implications of the Deadline w/ Tim Maxwell

    19/03/2021 Duración: 01h15min

    Tim Maxwell joins the show to break down why Sacramento needs to move on from Harrison Barnes or Buddy Hield or risk losing Richaun Holmes in the offseason. We dive into some of our ideal outcomes leading up to the March 25th deadline and future teambuilding around De'Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton.

  • Full 2021 Trade Deadline Primer

    17/03/2021 Duración: 01h25min

    We spend nearly 90 minutes breaking down the trade deadline from the Sacramento Kings' perspective. They are clearly sellers heading into March 25th and Harrison Barnes is a seemingly hot commodity. We break down potential deals for Barnes, Buddy Hield, Nemanja Bjelica, Richaun Holmes, Hassan Whiteside, Cory Joseph. We also debate if the Kings should inquire about John Collins or Aaron Gordon and how we would feel if no deals were made.

  • What to watch for in the second half of the season

    12/03/2021 Duración: 54min

    One half the season is in the books and the second half has begun with the Sacramento Kings emerging victorious over the shorthanded Houston Rockets. We spend a majority of the episode talking about what we will be watching for in the remaining games of the schedule and close with notes on March Madness.

  • Potential of Barnes to Boston w/ Adam Taylor

    09/03/2021 Duración: 55min

    Harrison Barnes continues to get linked to the Boston Celtics with the trade deadline approaching. I am joined by Adam Taylor, who covers the Boston Celtics for Celtics Blog, to talk about the assets that Sacramento should be interested in and work through some potential deals.

  • Draft prospects outside the top-5

    05/03/2021 Duración: 55min

    This episode was recorded live on Locker Room. We touch on the Lakers and Trail Blazers games but mainly talk about the potential lottery talents that could be available for Sacramento outside of the obvious top-5 candidates.

  • The Rookie of the Year race

    02/03/2021 Duración: 39min

    The Sacramento Kings rookie, Tyrese Haliburton, is a contender for some hardware this season. We break down where he stands in the Rookie of the Year race alongside LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman, and Immanuel Quickley.

  • No Silver Linings

    27/02/2021 Duración: 51min

    The Sacramento Kings finally got one win! But, it was only against the Detroit Pistons by single digits and there is not much reason for optimism.

  • Bagley's progress, Woodard/Ramsey update, & Jalen Johnson draft profile

    22/02/2021 Duración: 59min

    The Kings have lost 7 games straight now, but there has been promising development shown from Marvin Bagley that we dive into. De'Aaron Fox's effort levels seem to come and go. We update how Robert Woodard and Jahmi'us Ramsey have been performing and debate how they should be handled. And we close with giving a draft profile on Duke's Jalen Johnson.

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