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beephop
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December 31, 2020 3:55 pm

I haven’t watched the pre-game show in a long time. That studio looks nice. They really put some money into it (or so it looks.)

Anyways, go Kings! Marvin will probably not see the floor a lot tonight. Whiteside gonna have to step up. Kings will have their hands full with Wall, Cousins, Harden, Christian Wood, PJ Tucker. Wall and Cousins will be going for bruises. Win or lose the young guns will be icing themselves later tonight!

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December 31, 2020 4:03 pm

Happy New Year TKH-ers!

Go Kings!

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December 31, 2020 4:09 pm
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You too Rik…Go Kings!

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December 31, 2020 4:11 pm
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I miss you so much it hurts sometimes.

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December 31, 2020 4:48 pm
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Unfair. You can see the future..

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December 31, 2020 8:04 pm
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Was going to respond Rik but decided
to make you purple instead.

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December 31, 2020 4:07 pm

Go Kings!

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December 31, 2020 4:07 pm

Another test to see if the Kings are for real or not. Nice to see Kozimor in studio and I’d like to thank Kayte for her pregame insight.

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December 31, 2020 8:06 pm
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Prefer Koz so much

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December 31, 2020 4:09 pm

Cousins back in baby blues. Thank gawd we shelved the cranberry jerseys. Go Kings!

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December 31, 2020 4:10 pm

The Rocket’s mascot with the mask on is a nice touch.

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December 31, 2020 4:11 pm
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Also, it looks like Kyle Draper’s first game, wonder where the other new guy is….what was his name again, the ESPN guy.

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December 31, 2020 11:40 pm
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He’s Mark Jones

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December 31, 2020 4:16 pm

Nice cut by Bags

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December 31, 2020 4:21 pm

BAGLEY DID AN ASSIST

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December 31, 2020 4:22 pm
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Nice transition dish to Holmes for the dunk 💪🏽 Who says he can’t pass? 😂😉

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December 31, 2020 4:23 pm
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Ya but can he pass with his right hand?

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December 31, 2020 4:26 pm
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Still 45 minutes left to play, let’s see

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December 31, 2020 4:22 pm
Reply to  L-Train3.1

Leadin the break. More of this

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December 31, 2020 4:23 pm
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And he turned down a contested dunk opportunity to do it!

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December 31, 2020 4:22 pm

Bagley served that one up beautifully

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December 31, 2020 4:22 pm

Bagley with the sweet assist!
Anyone else a little mixed up with these uniforms? Looks like the Kings in their baby blues and Houston in their black unis.

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December 31, 2020 4:24 pm

Dang it, my account is still active. Damn, Hardin is F A T

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December 31, 2020 4:25 pm
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James Harden looks like he ate James Harden

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December 31, 2020 5:43 pm

Or James Corden, even.

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December 31, 2020 8:10 pm
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Didn’t start watching til 2nd qtr and was thinking James was looking a little chubby even for James

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December 31, 2020 4:24 pm

Plus rebounding, Buddy contributing when he isnt shooting well, Bagley leading the break. What an odd start to the season.

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December 31, 2020 4:25 pm

Rockets broadcast team is awful 🤦€™‚️

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December 31, 2020 4:27 pm

COJO with the deadball airball

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December 31, 2020 4:28 pm

Marvin has had some nice looks on offense, but I’m still looking forward to the day when he’s not watching layups and not contesting

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December 31, 2020 4:29 pm

How are there fans in Houston? Texas really does not care how many people live or die…

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December 31, 2020 4:31 pm
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That’s bonkers. Outdoor football stadiums at extremely limited capacity are probably ok-ish but putting anyone in the stands of an NBA arena is just gross negligence

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December 31, 2020 4:34 pm

They don’t even look all that distanced. Yikes!

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December 31, 2020 4:31 pm

I really hate seeing another team wear baby blue against us. Between that and the fans in the stand, I hope the Kings win this.

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December 31, 2020 4:31 pm

I don’t think I can take a full season of Doug.

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December 31, 2020 4:34 pm
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Why? I think he has improved quite a bit. If you are waiting for another Jerry Reynolds, you’ll wait forever.

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December 31, 2020 4:35 pm
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When he gets that guttural tone talking about Buddy Love I feel like emailing Human Resources

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December 31, 2020 4:36 pm

And 1 let’s go Fox!!!

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December 31, 2020 4:38 pm

De’Aaron “Steph Curry” Fox hit a dead ball shot from Mars right there. Love to see it.

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December 31, 2020 4:38 pm

Whiteside hasn’t been playing good basketball. Watched a layup, usual bunnies. Lazy looking

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December 31, 2020 4:41 pm
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It seems to me that he has no lift at all.

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December 31, 2020 4:39 pm

Luke Walton cannot seem to wear a mask properly.

Mr916Saechao
December 31, 2020 4:46 pm

who else doesn’t like cojo running the offense.

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December 31, 2020 4:48 pm
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People with functioning eyeballs?

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December 31, 2020 4:47 pm

I’m not liking Draper as much as I like Mark Jones when it comes to play by play.

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December 31, 2020 4:50 pm
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I was just thinking the same thing. Draper is a noticeable drop off from peaches where Jones is about the same. That said, Draper isn’t a racist so I prefer Draper.

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December 31, 2020 4:51 pm
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I have nothing against Draper so far, but I have really likes Jones. I’m just noticing the difference.

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December 31, 2020 5:47 pm
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Grant’s dog-whistling aside, I prefer Draper to Grant. Over the past 10 years or so, his shtick became tired and repetitive.

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December 31, 2020 4:49 pm

Aggressive Hali to the hoop

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December 31, 2020 4:50 pm

Lol Bagley

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December 31, 2020 4:52 pm
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Marvin – NAPG!

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December 31, 2020 4:50 pm

Please hurry up and trade CoJo

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December 31, 2020 4:51 pm

Anyone else see that Bagley turnover coming?

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December 31, 2020 4:53 pm
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Anyone with eyes watching that loose ass dribble of his

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December 31, 2020 4:53 pm

Listening to these studio bits with Kayte is very painful.

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December 31, 2020 4:57 pm

Bagley did a block!

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December 31, 2020 4:58 pm

Holmes!

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December 31, 2020 4:59 pm

I’d trade Bagley for Wood right now, but Houston wouldn’t.

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December 31, 2020 4:59 pm

James Harden no longer looks like James Harden. Houston is not going to get value for him, that should just cut bait now

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December 31, 2020 5:00 pm
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Looks like he’s gained a lot of weight too.

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December 31, 2020 5:08 pm
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Well we know he hasn’t been quarantining

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December 31, 2020 5:00 pm

I feel like we are listening to two color commentators right now.

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December 31, 2020 5:01 pm
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That is a great way to put it. Is Mark Jones working ESPN tonight?

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December 31, 2020 5:03 pm
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Right? They both have the same inflections and energy of a color guy. I almost can’t tell them apart.

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December 31, 2020 5:01 pm
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I feel like I’m listening to two €œbros€ and I’m not here for it

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December 31, 2020 5:01 pm
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It’s like listening to a guy who doesn’t really know as much about Sacramento as he does other teams.

That’s what I’m hearing anyway. That and Doug needing to take a breathe every now and again when he’s talking. LOL He spaz’s out a bit too much.

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December 31, 2020 7:13 pm
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Wish they would not feel they have to be talking all the time ! Kind of wearing !

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December 31, 2020 5:00 pm

Buddy Buckets is back!

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December 31, 2020 5:00 pm

Yeah Buddyyyyyy 🔥🔥🔥

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December 31, 2020 5:01 pm

is fox wearing ballroom slippers?

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December 31, 2020 5:07 pm

ooph, Fox jumper looking brutal today. Missing badly on his shots all over the rim

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December 31, 2020 5:10 pm

How the hell did the Rockets get Wood on his deal? The dude is on Cory Joseph money.

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December 31, 2020 5:17 pm

Same old Bagley…the ball being stripped off his hands……….AGAIN and AGAIN

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December 31, 2020 5:27 pm

Ladies and gentlemen, your third quarter Kings!

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December 31, 2020 5:27 pm

Bagley is a disaster out here on both ends

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December 31, 2020 5:28 pm
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just take him out of the game

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December 31, 2020 5:29 pm

Team Bagley is 0-7 from the field.

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December 31, 2020 5:32 pm

and his defense has been even worse

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December 31, 2020 5:27 pm

Gallo del Cielo likes our chances.

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December 31, 2020 5:28 pm
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but …. it is the third quarter

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December 31, 2020 5:28 pm
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Sky roostah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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December 31, 2020 5:28 pm

Absolute BS

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December 31, 2020 5:29 pm

blame this to Bagley, telling Hield to get out of his way, and turned it over..
He is killing the momentum

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December 31, 2020 5:30 pm

They should call team Bagley and ask if it’s ok to take him out now.

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December 31, 2020 5:31 pm

There is never a time Bagley should wave off his teammates. Exactly what we knew would happen, did happen.

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December 31, 2020 5:29 pm

Bagley isn’t even the best #35 player on the floor…

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December 31, 2020 5:29 pm

Buddy’s an idiot, bagley doesn’t have any hands and Barnes can’t make a lay up

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December 31, 2020 5:30 pm
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at least Barnes played defense….and can use BOTH hands

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December 31, 2020 5:31 pm

He gets stripped just as easily as bagley

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December 31, 2020 5:29 pm

Take Bagley out

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December 31, 2020 5:31 pm

Bagley’s hands are made out of sponge slathered in crisco

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December 31, 2020 5:35 pm

Buddy/CoJo backcourt now with Bagley still out there? Walton wants this deficit to grow

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December 31, 2020 5:36 pm

I despise this lineup

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December 31, 2020 5:36 pm

Point Guard Buddy! Dribble Dribble Turnover

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December 31, 2020 5:36 pm

Bagley sucks…

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December 31, 2020 5:36 pm

Take Bagley out.

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December 31, 2020 5:37 pm

I die little by little everytime Walton uses a lineup with CoJo as the only playmaker.

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December 31, 2020 5:38 pm

Bagley just missed a dead-ball dunk

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December 31, 2020 5:38 pm

Bagley hurting us

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December 31, 2020 5:38 pm

Harrison Barnes to the rescue

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December 31, 2020 5:39 pm

My goodness bagley is terrible tonight!! Bench that kid!

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December 31, 2020 5:39 pm
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Team Bagley probably not sending out tweets tonight

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December 31, 2020 5:40 pm
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Yet another turnover.

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December 31, 2020 5:39 pm

Bagley’s garbage.

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December 31, 2020 5:40 pm

This is so funny

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December 31, 2020 5:40 pm

Get Bagley off the floor. Horrendous

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December 31, 2020 5:41 pm
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I don’t understand why other PF/C is not getting minutes…Bagley really sucks and is costing us the game

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December 31, 2020 5:40 pm

Bagley can only use his only strong hand is a real and big problem