Kings’ 2012 preseason includes three exhibitions against Lakers

The Sacramento Kings announced their 2012-13 preseason schedule yesterday.  DeMarcus Cousins and company will play seven exhibition games en route to their regular season opener on Halloween against the Chicago Bulls.

The Kings will have three home preseason games, beginning with a match-up against Goran Dragic and the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, Oct. 10th.  They conclude their Power Balance Pavilion schedule with a meeting against former Kings forward Carl Landry and the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, Oct. 17th.

Three Kings’ road contests will be played against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.  Their first meeting is Friday, Oct. 19th in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center  The Kings conclude their preseason schedule six days before the regular season opener on Thursday, Oct. 25th against the Lakers at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.

After the jump, the Kings’ entire 2012 preseason schedule.

Date Opponent Venue Gametime
Wednesday, October 10 Suns Power Balance Pavilion (Sacramento, CA) 7:00 pm
Monday, October 15 Blazers Power Balance Pavilion (Sacramento, CA) 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 17 Warriors   Power Balance Pavilion (Sacramento, CA) 7:00 pm
Friday, October 19 @ Lakers Thomas & Mack Center (Las Vegas, NV) 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 21 @ Lakers Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA) 6:30 pm
Monday, October 22 @ Suns US Airways Center (Phoenix, AZ) 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 25 @ Lakers Valley View Casino Center (San Diego, CA) 7:00 pm

In bold: home games


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