The 2018-2019 NBA schedule was released today. The entirety of the schedule can be found here, while some important dates are listed below.
The Kings will open the season at home against the Utah Jazz on October 17th at 7:00pm PT. Marvin Bagley and Harry Giles will get the pleasure of trying to score in the paint against The Stifle Tower, Rudy Gobert, while De’Aaron Fox faces off against the high-octane offense of Donovan Mitchell.
National TV Games
NBATV – 10/26 vs Washington Wizards
NBATV – 11/19 vs Oklahoma City Thunder
TNT – 11/29 vs Los Angeles Clippers
NBATV – 12/19 vs Oklahoma City Thunder
NBATV – 2/4 vs San Antonio Spurs
Bagley vs Jaren Jackson Jr. - Wednesday, October 24th, 7:00pm PT
Bagley vs Trae Young – Thursday, November 1st, 4:30pm PT
Bagley vs Deandre Ayton – Tuesday, December 4th, 6:00pm PT
Bagley vs Luka Doncic – Sunday, December 16th, 4:00pm PT
Longest Road Trip
The Kings will be gone from January 17th – January 27th, a six game road trip that starts in Charlotte and ends against the Clippers.
Longest Home Stand
The Kings will end the season in Portland on April 10th, with their last game in Sacramento on April 7th.
- 7 of the Kings first 10 games will be on the road
- 8 of their first 12 games will be against playoff teams from last season
- The Kings have an 11 game stretch from 11/4 - 11/25. Their opponents during that that time: Bucks, Raptors, Wolves, Lakers, Spurs, Grizzlies, Rockets, Thunder, Jazz, Warriors, Jazz
- The Kings lead the league with 15 back-to-backs