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High-flying kings generate electric vibes in the city with a thirst for success

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There aren’t many NBA teams in more fun than the Kings right now.

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Winning four in a row, the lights shining on Sacramento are getting brighter yet Kings pronounce victory 153-121 Over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night at the Golden 1 Center.

Of course, not as bright as the bright purple light that shoots into the sky after every home victory

Not only have the Kings won, but they do so with a fanbase at their backs starving for any semblance of success. The team is doing well, the players are fickle, likable, and loved by the fandom and there Energy permeates throughout the team And the city that is impossible to ignore.

Speaking to reporters after the game, Kings guard Kevin Huerter, who scored 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field and 5-of-7 from 3-point range Tuesday night, discussed the atmosphere the Kings are looking forward to. Building and general atmosphere around the city.

“I think we’re just trying to give this city a good vibe, bring a positive vibe to these games, try to play for free, and tonight it was in front of a national audience,” said Huerter.

“It’s fun. You keep winning and people want to come see you play. It’s a national TV game, they’re handing out the towels, they win really big, and we’ve got good momentum here now.”

Not only did the Kings score a Gold 1 record with 153 points and 39 assists, but they did it with seven players scoring in double figures. Led by Terrence Davis’ 31 points, Sacramento had contributions from Huerter (19 points), Domantas Sabonis (17), Harrison Barnes (16), Malik Monk (15), Diaron Fox (14) and Trey Lyles (12).

In addition to the eye-catching offensive display, the Kings played well defensively (not counting Brooklyn’s garbage time) while coming up with nine steals and four blocks. For Fox, Tuesday night’s win was a perfect storm for everything Sacramento is going to come their way.

“I felt good, I felt everyone was playing well,” Fox explained. “I feel like we were doing really well in attack, defense and sharing the ball. If there was a perfect match, it would have looked like tonight.” (h/t James Hamm ESPN 1320)

Not only did the Kings make a statement with their decisive victory on the Nets, but they did so on national television and sent a message to America that the Kings are real.

“I think it was great,” Fox said of the prime-time match. “The timeouts are long… I thought it was definitely great, we feel confident as a team we could play anyone and it was great to show that on the national stage.”

“It’s electric. When you win in this city, it’s a completely different feeling. For us, we want to keep putting on a show, keep winning—not just for ourselves but for this fan base.”

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On a four-game winning streak, the Kings will take on two mediocre teams, the San Antonio Spurs and Detroit Pistons, on Thursday and Sunday before facing another tough test in the Memphis Grizzlies next Tuesday.

So far, the 2022-23 Kings have passed the test of the atmosphere, and Sacramento may be ready to explode.

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