SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a multi-year contract extension with normal supervisor Monte McNair.
McNair has overhauled the Kings since taking on earlier than the 2020-21 season and has the workforce in place to finish an NBA-record 16-year playoff drought. Proprietor Vivek Ranadivé stated the workforce additionally prolonged the contract for assistant normal supervisor Wes Wilcox.
“Monte is an integral a part of this group, and I’m thrilled to announce his extension,” Ranadivé stated. “Since becoming a member of the Kings, Monte and Wes have confirmed to be considerate and strategic resolution makers who’ve proven their potential to execute a long-term imaginative and prescient for the workforce. The work continues, and I’ve confidence on this entrance workplace to maintain driving our efforts ahead.”
The Kings (27-19) presently lead the Pacific Division and are in third place within the Western Convention. Sacramento hasn’t had a successful document or playoff berth for the reason that 2005-06 season in coach Rick Adelman’s final 12 months.
McNair has made a number of key strikes since taking on, together with giving an extension to De’Aaron Fox, buying and selling for two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis and Kevin Huerter, drafting gamers like Davion Mitchell and Keegan Murray, and hiring Mike Brown as coach earlier than this season.
Sacramento is off to its greatest begin for the reason that 2004-05 season. The Kings rank first within the NBA in scoring at 120.3 factors per recreation and third in subject purpose proportion at 49.5%.
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