Who should the Sacramento Kings start the 2013-14 NBA season against?

Isaiah Thomas directs traffic against the Chicago Bulls. (Photo: Steven Chea)

Who will the Sacramento Kings open the 2013-14 regular season against?  That will be unveiled in less than a week on an NBA TV special on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 3 pm PT.  But who should the Kings open the regular season against is a completely different question.  We took to Twitter to find out what fans think and here’s how they weighed in.

A look at where and who the Kings started the season against over the last 10 years

  • 2012: At Chicago against the Bulls (Result: 87-93 loss)
  • 2011: At Sacramento against the Lakers (Result: 100-91 win)
  • 2010: At Minneapolis against the Timberwolves (Result: 117-116 win)
  • 2009: At Oklahoma City against the Thunder (Result: 89-102 loss)
  • 2008: At Minneapolis against the Timberwolves (Result: 96-98 loss)
  • 2007: At New Orleans against the Hornets (Result: 90-104 loss)
  • 2006: At Minneapolis against the Timberwolves (Result: 83-92 loss)
  • 2005: At Oklahoma City against the Hornets (Result: 67-93 loss)
  • 2004: At Dallas against the Mavericks (Result: 98-107 loss)
  • 2003: At Sacramento against the Cavs (Result: 106-92 win)
  • Record in season openers over the last 10 season: 3-7



About: Jonathan Santiago

Jonathan Santiago serves Cowbell Kingdom as senior editor specializing in writing, podcasting and video production. He also handles the majority of CK’s day-to-day beat coverage of the Kings.